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Pediatric Travel Nurse Jobs

Pediatric registered nurses (RNs) have a passion for working with children and their families. In a travel position, these individuals can combine this passion with a love of adventure, serving others in healthcare settings across the United States.

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Pediatric Nurse Job Qualifications

Pediatric nursing is a challenging yet gratifying profession — if you already have experience in this field, you know this firsthand. That's why we ask that you have one or two years of experience in the pediatrics field before applying to be a travel nurse. Those first years in a pediatric unit can help you build skills and confidence in your abilities before traveling and make getting acclimated to new places easier in the future.

Trustaff also requests that you have an active license or certification in the state where you want to work. This can make the transition much easier for you and your new employer. Overall, we look for an enthusiastic sense of adventure with a desire to help young children and their families.

Pediatric Nurse Job Description

As a pediatric travel nurse, you will play a key role in many children's lives. Whether you are in a dedicated pediatric hospital or another child healthcare facility, you may come in contact with several diseases, illnesses, surgical procedures or cancers. Your most important responsibility in this role is to serve as an advocate for your patients — especially those who cannot speak for themselves. 

While each day can look different, your general skills in pediatric nursing will be vital during every shift, even when you change locations. Some tasks you will be responsible for include:

  • Monitor patients and their vital signs

  • Assist doctors or nurse practitioners with pediatric procedures

  • Administer proper medications, IV lines and more

  • Update charts regularly 

  • Stay in close communication with all members of the care team

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Pediatric Travel Nurse Salary and Benefits

A pediatric travel nurse's salary provides competitive pay rates, varying based on where you work and your years of experience. With Trustaff, we offer high-paying, exclusive travel nursing positions in all 50 states. Regardless of where you want to go to cross off an item on your bucket list, we have your back.

On top of receiving weekly direct deposits, the benefits of travel nursing jobs with Trustaff include:

  • Medical, vision and dental insurance

  • 401k with employer match

  • Travel assistance and housing

  • Licensure reimbursement and CEU assistance

  • Joint Commission certification

  • Referral and completion bonuses

  • Ingenovis Health ACT program perks

Why Become a Trustaff Traveler?

We want our employees to feel encouraged and connected, which is why we foster community among our team members, no matter where you are. Join our conversations on Facebook, Instagram, TikTok or X, formerly known as Twitter, to get to know travel nurses just like you. We also provide education opportunities to further your career knowledge, professional skillset and personal wellness. Check out our Ingenovis Health ACT program for additional resources.

Find the perfect travel job

Trustaff has thousands of healthcare jobs. Apply online today or contact us for more information.