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Travel Nursing
in Pennsylvania

Discover Travel Nursing in Pennsylvania

Becoming a travel nurse in Pennsylvania is a great way to see this beautiful state located between the Atlantic seaboard and the Midwest. As a travel nurse, you’ll meet new people, get to explore a new state, learn about different cultures and demographics of people, and so much more.

At Supplemental Health Care, our recruiters have the tools necessary to help you find the right travel assignment in PA. Whether you’re hoping for better pay and perks or you want to spend some time traveling around Lake Erie or Lehigh Valley, working in Pennsylvania is possible. Our expert staff is here to make your dreams of a travel nurse role a reality!

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 Search Pennsylvania Travel Nursing Jobs

Looking for a travel nursing job in Pennsylvania? Use our job search feature below to see all the available opportunities across the state, filter by your own nursing specialty, and learn more about each unique assignment.

Pennsylvania as a Travel Nurse

Pennsylvania is known as the Keystone State thanks to its location. It touches several regions including the Atlantic seaboard, Midwest, Northeast, and South, making it a common hub for travel and also a highly unique place to work. The state is home to the Pennsylvania Dutch region as well as bustling historical cities like Pittsburgh and Philadelphia. As a travel nurse in PA, you’ll broaden your skills while working with new and interesting patient populations.

So, whether you’re hoping to settle close to Lake Erie in the Northeast or you want to be in the center of the busy city life in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania has plenty to offer you as a travel nurse. With a career in this state, you’ll be able to expand your knowledge and make a difference for the patients you work with.

SHC WeConnect App

Enhance Your Job Search with SHC WeConnect

The SHC WeConnect app is your all-in-one platform for managing your career with our travel nursing agency.

With just a few taps on your mobile device, the app connects agency nurses with a wide range of nurse staffing positions, enabling you to search for assignments, set up job alerts, and apply for positions across the US.

The app provides a seamless experience, making it easier than ever to manage each stage of your experience. With SHC WeConnect, travel nurses can take control of their job search and stay connected in real-time throughout the process. Available for download now in the App Store and Google Play.

Travel Nursing Pay

Better Pay for Doing What You Love

Pennsylvania is just around the average pay rate for travel nurses. At 2% lower than the national average, Pennsylvania's lower cost of living can put you at an advantage for travel nursing in the state. When you look at travel nursing rates, remember that the pay you can expect will depend on a number of factors including where you live within the state, how much experience you have, your specialties, and other factors.


Travel housing

Finding Your Home Away from Home

At Supplemental Health Care, we know that taking on the challenge of travel nursing is a big step. We want to help you find a comfortable landing as you make a transition to your new assignment. That’s why we have a dedicated support team for your travel nursing assignment in Pennsylvania that will help you sort through a number of travel housing options across the state.

Our goal is to help you find the right home based on all your wants and needs. SHC's travel housing department will assist you with the search to make finding your new space simple.


More Rewards with SHC

On top of all the amazing perks of travel nursing, you’ll earn exclusive benefits working with SHC. In addition to great assignments, we make it possible for caring travel nurses to continue to work with us assignment after assignment - in Washington and wherever you choose next!

From 401k retirement plans to voluntary individual benefits including whole life insurance, short term disability, accident, and pet insurance, Supplemental Health Care has you covered.

Education & Licensure

Advance Your Career

Supplemental Health Care supports your nursing career and recognizes the value of increasing accessibility to professional education and advancement. We support upskilling programs and scholarship opportunities for nurses so you can further your education and advance your nursing career.

As of September 5, 2023, Pennsylvania is now part of the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC), which means travel nurses with a multistate nursing license can practice throughout the state. Visit the Pennsylvania Department of State to learn more about the necessary qualifications for travel nurses and how to apply.

Explore Top Locations & Specialties in PA

The state of Pennsylvania boasts numerous opportunities for travel nurses in search of their next adventure. From the bustling atmosphere of large cities to the serene beauty of small towns, travel nursing in Pennsylvania is an ideal way to explore all that the state provides.

Here are some best destinations and most in-demand specialties for travel nurses in Pennsylvania:

top locations

  • Erie, PA
  • Harrisburg, PA
  • Lancaster, PA
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Reading, PA
  • York, PA

Top Specialties

  • Critical Care (CCU) Nurse Jobs
  • Home Health Nurse Jobs
  • Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Nurse Jobs
  • Medical-Surgical (Med-Surg) Nurse Jobs
  • Nurse Manager Jobs
  • Oncology Nurse Jobs
  • Operating Room (OR) Nurse Jobs
  • Psychiatric (Psych) Nurse Jobs
  • School Nurse Jobs
  • Skilled Nursing (SNF) Nurse Jobs
  • Step Down Nurse Jobs
  • Telemetry (Tele) Nurse Jobs

Get Started with SHC

Travel nursing jobs are in high demand in hospitals and healthcare facilities across the country and we have so many travel nursing opportunities available right now! Our dedicated team is excited to connect with you in the next step of your travel nursing journey.

If you're ready to take the next step, fill out our short contact form below to get started travel nursing with Supplemental Health Care!

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