San Diego Travel Nursing

Travel nursing opens up many opportunities to explore every corner of the US in depth, and San Diego, California is no exception. Take part in all the spoils of residential life with a tourist twist!

Why would anyone pass on the opportunity to experience San Diego for three months while getting paid? The answer is, they don’t!


Cross San Diego off your travel nursing bucket list

A notoriously friendly city on California’s southernmost coast, San Diego has earned a reputation as a fantastic place both to live and to visit.

Search JobsWhat sets San Diego apart is their famous climate, considered to be some of the most reliably pleasant temperatures in the nation no matter the time of year. With an average temperature of 70 degrees, they say it’s the closest you can come to the perfection of Hawaii—but still here on the continent with no hours-long plane rides!

With the excitement of a major metro, great weather, and access to the beach, travel nursing in San Diego is a frequently requested location for those who are curious about life on the coast. And, with many well-respected healthcare facilities in the area, there are a wide range of San Diego travel nursing jobs to choose from.

Browse our current openings in San Diego


What to do while on assignment in San Diego

Mission Beach, San Diego, California -- travel nursing readyThe welcoming temperatures will ensure your stay while travel nursing in San Diego will be comfortable and full of fantastic happenings.

The weather allows many opportunities to get outdoors and enjoy a truly special combination of activities. You can find yourself swimming and surfing in the morning at one of the fantastic beaches, snowboarding down the slopes at Big Bear later that day.

Spend your afternoon off riding a bike through Mission Bay or strolling through their nationally recognized zoo. Another perk about the life in San Diego is access to sensational wildlife preserves. One of the local favorites is La Jolla Cove, which protects seals and sea lions.


Important things to know about travel nursing in San Diego

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  • Other than perfect weather, you should expect to taste some of the best Mexican food in the US. Being so close to Mexico, San Diego is home to an abundance of fantastic locally inspired cuisine.
  • Balboa Park is a gorgeous example of what San Diego parks have to offer. Residents can even take advantage of free admission to select attractions inside the park every Tuesday.
  • If you are unable to take your car along with you, there are many public transportation options available, including a trolley. You can, however, bike throughout the city to nearly all locations.
  • Not licensed in California? trustaff can help you get your CA license! Learn more about the benefits of being a trustaff traveler

San Diego travel nursing jobs

Travel jobs in San Diego run the gamut from standard 13-week assignments to 6, 10, or even as long as 22-week contracts for all specialties, modalities, and technical areas.

Not only do we provide all our traveling nurses with great pay, benefits, and 24/7 support, but with access to the best positions at local facilities, working with trustaff puts you in control and allows you to select the assignments that appeal to you.

Apply nowWhether you’re just getting started or you’re an experienced traveler, trustaff’s team of career specialists are always at the ready to help you become the most successful traveling nurse you can become! Contact us at 877-880-0346 or apply online today.


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