Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Travel Nursing Jobs

Stability Healthcare places NICU travel nurses in Level I, II, III and IV units across the country. Working with top medical teams at some of the best facilities.

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Start your easy and fast search of Stability Healthcare's nationwide Neonatal Intensive Care Unit traveling nurse jobs here. Our mission is to provide the adventure and exploration of travel, along with the comforts of home!

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Nursing Job Description

NICU nurses provide care for newborns needing close monitoring due to premature birth, defects, infection, or other medical conditions requiring surgery or therapy. As a Neonatal Intensive Care Nurse, you'll work under the direction of a physician, caring for the newborn, and helping to educate parents.

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Nurse Job Requirements

  • Active BLS from the American Heart Association and Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) credential
  • Active professional license within the state of practice
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certifications from the American Heart Association are required.
  • Specialty-related certifications are preferred and may be required for specific positions
  • Experience as a NICU nurse
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience as an RN

Neonatal Intensive Care Nurse Salary

According to the United States Bureau of Labor and Statistics (BLS), Registered Nurses in the United States earn an average of $80,010 a year. NICU nurses are among the highest-paid nurses. The typical NICU nurse income is approximately 19% greater than the median wage for a registered nurse at this hourly rate.

RNs working in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) earn an average yearly pay of $60,375, while Neonatal Nurse Practitioners earn an average annual compensation of $93,122, according to Payscale.

Benefits Of Traveling With Stability Health

Our Stability Healthcare recruiter will work with you to plan out various assignments for your travel career in advance. You get the following benefits with Stability Healthcare:

Health Insurance

Stability Healthcare incentives and benefits enhance Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Nurse’s compensation. Such as

  • Day 1 Premium Insurance:  Starting on the first day of your assignment, you will be covered by premium insurance (medical, dental, vision, and life insurance).
  • $15,000 Company-paid Life/ADD Insurance.


Financial Benefits

Travel Nurses can earn more money with various assignments. Still, the good news is that it’s not only the money that attracts people to work as a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). With bonuses, extra shift compensation, stipends, and above-average compensation, travel nurses can significantly improve their earnings in a short period of time.

Stability Healthcare’s incentives and advantages help Neonatal Intensive Care Unit nurses earn more money. Such as the following:

  • PTO for All Nurses
  • Travel Reimbursement
  • Referral Bonuses
  • Extra Hours Bonus
  • Guaranteed Stipend
  • Paid Compliance Costs


Career Benefits

If you apply to position yourself as a strong candidate for a NICU travel nurse career you will get many benefits. Stability Healthcare’s  jobs offer many benefits, such as

  • Nationwide Jobs
  • Prestigious Facilities
  • 401 (k) Plan
  • Joint Commission Certified


Are you looking for a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) career option? Check our job opportunities at Stability Healthcare and start a new step in your career!