Travel Nursing Jobs in Kentucky

Our Kentucky travel nursing jobs will show you how the Bluegrass State shines. Home to bourbon distilleries, bluegrass farms and legendary horses, Kentucky is full of rich history and fun attractions. Larger cities like Lexington and Louisville provide the right mix of small-town hospitality and big-city convenience, plus play host to world-famous thoroughbred racing. Throughout the state, follow the Kentucky Bourbon Trail to tour the state’s top distilleries at your own pace. Unique to Kentucky, see Mammoth Cave, the world’s longest cave system offering several different levels of cavern tours led by park rangers. See our recently posted travel nursing jobs in Kentucky below.

Travel Nurse Across America is the travel nursing agency for you – in Kentucky and across the country! We offer competitive travel nursing pay, excellent benefits and personal service to each of our nurses.

Here’s a list of travel nursing jobs by occupation and specialty. Click on your specialty to see all of the positions available in Kentucky.

Specialty Openings
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TELE RN 1 View Jobs

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More about Kentucky

In the Cumberland Plateau, along the state's southeastern border, forests of oak, hickory, hemlock, and pine cloak the slopes of the Pine and Cumberland mountain ranges. Beneath the forests lie extensive beds of bituminous coal.

North-central Kentucky holds one region within another. The Knobs is a roughly horseshoe-shaped region of forested terrain that varies from cones to rounded hills and escarpments. Inside the horseshoe lies Kentucky's Bluegrass region. Limestone has weathered into soil just right for growing rich grass. Thoroughbred horse farms take advantage of the grass, their white rail fences stitching neatly across level fields of green velvet.

To the south lies the Pennyrile (sometimes spelled Pennyroyle), famous for its sinkholes and caves, including Mammoth Cave. The center of this region contains a vast, treeless area which gives way to farmlands in the south, nearer the Tennessee border.

West of the Pennyrile, the Jackson Purchase is a place of cypress swamps and wetlands where egrets and great blue herons nest. Low hills interrupt the flatness, and woods flourish between the farms.

In the northwest, just along the Ohio River, is the Western Coal Field. Although much of this land has been strip-mined, the farmland along the Ohio River is as pastoral as any in the state.

Kentucky RN Licensure

Kentucky Licensure Process

Compact State


Walk thru


Temporary license

process time frame – 14 days

Total Estimated fee for a temporary license- no additional fee

Permanent license

process time frame – 4 weeks

Total Estimated fee for a permanent license: $166.50

KY Board of Nursing


Kentucky Board of Nursing
312 Whittington Pky, Suite 300
Louisville, KY 40222

Phone Numbers

Phone: 502-429-3300
Toll free: 1-800-305-2042
Fax: 502-429-3311

updated 9/26/2013 cdc