Here you can find answers to common questions about the travel nursing field and requirements that our travel nursing program. If you have further questions, please feel free to contact us. 


Do you help with state licensing requirements?

Our recruiters will assist in calling the state board to help with any questions you may have.

Do you offer referral bonuses for bringing in a new traveler?

Yes, we offer a referral bonus after the referred party completes their first two weeks of work.

How do you manage housing?

Our recruiters will always assist in finding you the best housing options that fit your needs. We have contacts all over the US at hotels and extended stays that we can utilize to get you the best rates possible.

How is compensation structured?

Employees are paid weekly via direct deposit. In order to obtain tax free stipends, you must maintain a home more than 50 miles away from the facility. The government will allow you to earn tax free money as long as your place of employment is far enough away that you have to stay overnight prior to returning home. You can still be a travel nurse if you do not maintain a home more than 50 miles away, however you will not be eligible for the tax free stipends.

How long do I need to commit to ATC?

Most travel assignments are 13 weeks. After that it is up to you if you would like to stay at the facility longer.

May I travel with a friend or pet?

Yes, please let your recruiter know this prior to them looking for housing.

What are the requirements of becoming a travel nurse?

Because facilities like the travel nurses to hit the ground running, most require 2 years of core staff experience in your specialty prior to becoming a travel nurse. A BLS from the AHA is required for every position and depending on your specialty other certifications may be required. Our credentialing department will let you know what certifications are needed.

What kind of facilities are your opportunities?

Hospitals, Rehab Centers, Nursing Homes, Skilled Nursing Facilities