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Travel Nursing Jobs in Iowa

The Hawkeye State's picturesque prairies, farmland, and rolling hills are the perfect location for travel nurses who crave tranquility and rural landscapes. This family-friendly destination has travel nursing jobs in CT Tech, Pediatric OR, Pediatric Oncology, and most other specialties hiring today. Come to Iowa for peace & quiet and advance your career at the same time. You're sure to be glad you did.
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You can choose to work with one of our dedicated recruiters and receive white glove service while they do all the work for you, or you can apply directly on one of the thousands of jobs. Either way, we take the stress and hassle out of finding your next dream travel assignment.

Popular Places to Visit in Iowa

Dutch culture in Iowa represented by windmills spread across fields green and yellow colored farmland.
Fruit and vegetable produce arranged in crates and boxes on a table in Downtown Farmer's Market in Iowa.
Sioux City buildings in Iowa with a cylindrical structure and tall office buildings encased on reflective glass windows.
Tall grass fields in Iowa meadows surrounded by nature at sunset with the sun shining through buildings and grass blades.
Des Moines is the state capital and is centrally located geographically, making it the perfect location for your next travel nursing job. The Downtown Farmers Market is a can't miss attraction for travel nurses. Keep your fridge stocked, support local and small businesses, and learn about the community, all in a delightful afternoon of fun. Artistically inclined travelers need to look no further than Cedar Rapids, northeast of Des Moines, for a rewarding assignment. Visit the studio where Grant Wood painted "American Gothic," stop by the NewBo City Maret, and have free fun at the National Czech and Slovak Museum & Library. Davenport's City Scavenger Hunt Excursion is a scavenger hunt you can enjoy alone or with your crew. Have a great time competing while you explore and learn about your temporary home. Sioux City is a hub for medical care in the Hawkeye State. Don't miss the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center or the Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center when enjoying your free time. Sound good? Explore Advantis Medical travel nursing jobs in Iowa below.

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Advantis Medical knows you're going places. We're the travel nurse agency to support your travel nurse career from day one on with highly competitive pay, the most desirable roles, and dedicated personal support.

Travel Nursing in Iowa:
Did you know?


  • You can experience Dutch culture, including windmills, tulips, and yummy baked goods in Pella, Iowa.
  • Iowa produces the most pork and corn in the nation. You can get a great salad in this state, but why?
  • It's worth the drive to Madrid, Iowa to get a selfie on the highly photogenic High Trestle Trail Bridge. (Pro tip: check it out at night to see a spectacle in blue lights)
  • Burlington, Iowa is home to "Snake Alley," the most crooked street on earth!
  • John Wayne, born Marion Robert Morrison, was born in Winterset, Iowa.

Interested in Iowa travel nurse jobs?
Volksweg Trail in Pella, Iowa with a straight cement road leading down the middle between groves of green trees and grass on a sunny game. Rows of corn ready to harvest in Iowa on a sunny day. Bike/pedestrian trail in Madrid, Iowa called high trestle trail with green grass and a cement bridge.

Iowa Travel Nurse FAQs

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What license do you need to travel nurse in IA?

Iowa Board of Nursing
Contact information
Website: https://nursing.iowa.gov/
Phone: 515.281.3255

Fees

Timing
Processing Time: 2 - 8 weeks
Valid for: 30 days (temp); 3 years (perm)
Renewal Schedule: every 3 years by the 15th of the month following the licensee's birth month


How much can a traveling nurse make in Iowa?

Indeed.com estimates the average travel nurse salary in 2022 at $109,139 but this can vary widely by location, specialty, and demand. This is significantly higher than $77,600, the average salary for a staff nurse in 2022, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. 

What is the highest-paying travel nursing agency in Iowa?

Advantis Medical negotiates for the highest-paying travel nursing jobs in Iowa. All our travelers qualify for free concierge service. Chat with your recruiter to learn how we can help you land the job of your dreams quickly and hassle-free!

What are the benefits of working with Advantis Medical?

Advantis Medical offers comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage, along with 401(k) plans that start on day one. Experience the Gold Standard in clinician care with the convenience of weekly direct deposit, housing & travel assistance, and a personal concierge for onboarding & credentialing. Interested in traveling with a friend? Advantis offers $500 per traveler that you refer so it’s never been easier to travel with friends or family.

How much does travel nurse housing cost in Iowa?

Your Advantis Medical Support Team can help you find housing in Iowa within your budget. Our Travel Coordinator will even book your living arrangements if you’d like! We do not provide agency housing. Instead, our travelers get a generous stipend and any help needed to get settled. This gives you the freedom to live where you want and lets you pocket any leftover money, too! Agency-provided housing, on the other hand, is deducted from your paycheck. Either way, you pay for your living arrangements.