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Med Surg Travel Nursing

2019 Job Trends

(If you’re here for a HOT Med Surg Travel Nurse job, scroll down to the bottom!)

It’s awesome to start looking at Med Surg travel nursing job trends and numbers. The travel healthcare industry can change quickly. Where the hot jobs are and what settings are in highest demand for travel nurses is not the same year to year. As you are deciding where to go next or if you are even ready to take the leap, knowing the market is very important.

In the past, the only way to find out this information was actually calling recruitment companies. Not only is this time consuming, you have to know the right questions to ask and you have to hope the recruiter you got on the phone is telling you the full truth.

But no longer. We are thrilled to have this resource for you so you have a great resource to see what the Med Surg Travel Nurse job trends look like for you today. This is a compilation of dozens of agencies, big and small, that shared their data with us so we could create something really special for you- travel physical therapists!

 And keep on coming back- We will have brand new job trends out every quarter!

Med Surg Travel Nursing

Estimated Number of Job Openings by State

Summer Forecast 2019

When you start researching or talking to travel nursing companies one thing you will hear is “We staff in all 50 states”.

As you can see below, that is just not true. While they might be able to staff in all 50 states hypothetically, that does not mean there are actually travel nurse job openings in all 50 states.

This map is a compilation of a large percentage of the whole entire Med Surg travel nursing job market. If you’re looking to start a contract in the next month, use this information to help you decide where you should be setting your sights.


🔥 What this means for Med Surg Travel Nures…

The market is HOT for Med Surg Travel Nurses. Although we’ve seen more previously, this is still a great outlook! The more jobs in the system means more chances to land your dream job! We say it’s time to get talking to a recruiter and land that dream job!

Med Surg Travel Nursing Tips from Nomadicare…

We think some hot areas to consider right now are:

  • California

  • Virginia

  • Georgia

  • East Coast States

But always remember that flexibility still is and always will be key! We’ve seen other months with more job availability, so although it’s hot, we know it has been hotter! With travel nursing it is always important to remember to be flexible on your location even with so many jobs available. We may be seeing over 300 Med Surg travel nursing jobs (and that’s a lot!), but they are spread out throughout the country.

Overall, get your shorts on because it is looking hot hot hot this quarter! If Med Surg Travel Nursing is even just crossing your mind, get talking to a recruiter while it’s hot out there!

Our advice to Med Surg Travel Nurses: Talk to a rockstar recruiter, stay flexible and open, and we think there’s a good chance you could land that dream travel job!


Please remember that we at Nomadicare are basing all statistics and estimates on this page on information provided by our recruiters and partners. It is here to give you our very best estimate on the job market this quarter with information we have in hand.

Looking good out there! check out these hot Med surg (Including Med surg/telemetry) TRAVEL nursing jobs below and get matched to the recruiters who have these jobs!