Nestled between Washington and Northern California, Oregon is one of the most geographically diverse states in the country. You can be driving sweeping roads through old-growth forests one day and crossing an arid desert the next—right after you catch a concert in downtown Portland!

With flourishing industry and agriculture, Oregon is a powerful economic force with cities to match. Nurses are in high demand due to the growing population, and it's a great place to spend your time!

Considering taking your next travel nursing job in Oregon? Take a closer look at what it has to offer.


Nursing jobs in Oregon


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Oregon is the 9th largest state in America and with well over 4 million residents, there's never been a greater need for skilled healthcare professionals. trustaff has ongoing openings for healthcare travelers who are ready to step in and provide great care.

Current needs include but are not limited to:
• Telemetry RNs
• Labor & Delivery RNs
• Emergency RNs
• OR RNs
• Pediatric RNs

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What to do during your assignment

Oregon is famous for the ample bodies of water that fuel its dynamic landscape. Not only is it one of only 3 contiguous US states to border the Pacific (those perfect beach sunsets!), it's also home to stunning waterfalls, winding rivers, and the deepest lake in the entire country.

Crater Lake National Park, located in the south part of the state, was formed when a volcanic eruption triggered the central collapse of this 12,000 foot peak in the Cascade Mountain Range. The result was something truly incredible to behold! Crater Lake is over 1,900 feet deep at its lowest points and you could submerge all of New York City's One World Trade Center beneath the surface with room to spare.

Near the center of the state, the city of Bend serves as a perfect hub for all things exploration. Centrally located between mountains, rivers, and volcanic remnants, it's been dubbed the 'Outdoor Playground of the West.' Visit the Bend Farmers Market or watch a concert from an outdoor patio before you spend your day off exploring the nearby lava tubes!

Make the most of your adventure

Located at the northwest-most point in the state, Portland is a mecca for arts, music, film, and food and well-known for its vibrant personality. Take a morning walk through the neighborhood (after a stop for Voodoo Doughnuts) and you'll see plenty of bike riders, free-spirits, and maybe even a movie being filmed.

From Pioneer Courthouse Square, known as 'Portland's Living Room,' walk up the bank of the Williamette through McCall Park before heading inland. You'll find hole-in-the-wall shops and local restaurants flourish here in Portland and there's no better way to spend an afternoon than by exploring the city.

Getting your Oregon nursing license

Not licensed in the state of Oregon yet? trustaff can help! As part of our services, we offer all our travelers assistance with getting licensed in new states and will reimburse you for your license fees.

Getting your Oregon nursing license is a step-by-step process. Oregon is not currently participating in the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC), so you'll need to get an Oregon-specific nursing license if you don't have it already.

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What other travelers are saying about working in Oregon

"COME TO OREGON!! That's all I can say. This has been my favorite assignment and I'm hoping to extend here in the next few weeks!"

"I've been working in the ER in Eugene for the past few months. I love having a set lunch break (priorities, haha!) and I've made a lot of friends."

"Portland is my kind of place. I came here to test the waters and see how I liked it, and it's definitely a keeper. The hospital here is soooo traveler friendly. Best orientation I've ever had."

"I'm here working with another traveler - on our off days we head to the beach, eat the seafood and visit tide pools. Or go camping in the dense woods along one of many beautiful rivers. Go to the many breweries, wineries, visit the hot springs, the waterfalls. There's a ton to do."

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