Travel Nursing Jobs in North Carolina

Our nurses love travel nursing jobs in North Carolina! Known for friendly people and award-winning barbeque, North Carolina is full of rich history alongside modern, urban hubs like Charlotte and Raleigh-Durham. Stunning in every season, check out the Great Smoky, Blue Ridge and Appalachian Mountains for hiking, biking and other outdoor activities. For less-strenuous views, cruise coastal Route 12 or the winding Blue Ridge Parkway – attractions in themselves. Check out our available North Carolina travel nursing jobs below.

Travel Nurse Across America is the travel nursing agency for you – in North Carolina 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 North Carolina.

Specialty Openings
CathLab RN 4 View Jobs
CVOR RN 1 View Jobs
ER RN 2 View Jobs
ICU RN 11 View Jobs
LD RN 2 View Jobs
MedSurg RN 33 View Jobs
Oncology RN 2 View Jobs
OR RN 5 View Jobs
PACU RN 3 View Jobs
PCU RN 32 View Jobs
PED RN 2 View Jobs
PICU RN 4 View Jobs
TELE RN 36 View Jobs
Ped ER RN 1 View Jobs

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More about North Carolina

Old North State

From the tallest mountains east of the Rockies to the longest stretches of seashore on the East Coast, North Carolina's diverse natural wonders are sure to inspire visitors.

The Outer Banks' barrier islands contain hundreds of miles of beaches far from madding crowds. For folks who prefer more lively beach environs, the Cape Fear coast in the south has beach resorts, miniature golf courses, and nightclubs.

Between the coast and the mountains lies North Carolina's prosperous and populous Piedmont region. This area offers fine dining and a wide array of cultural and historical attractions.

The majestic Appalachian Mountains provide seclusion and recreation in the west, where hundreds of small towns nestle amid peaks, waterfalls, and whitewater rivers. The Eastern Cherokee Indian Reservation is located just east of the Tennessee border.

Carolina Barbecue

What hamburgers and pizza are to the rest of the country, barbecue is to North Carolina.

But don't expect chicken and ribs slathered in a tomato-based sauce. Instead, you'll get shredded or sliced boneless pork that has been roasted for hours, served with various kinds of vinegar or pepper sauces. A barbecue sandwich (called simply "a barbecue") consists of chopped pork and coleslaw on a hamburger bun. If you have a heartier appetite, order a barbecue plate, and your mound of pork will arrive accompanied by hush puppies and cooked vegetables.

Another favorite is Brunswick stew - chicken, lima beans, corn, a little salt pork, and sometimes potatoes and squirrel meat, in a tomato base.

The beverage of choice is sweetened iced tea. Barbecue establishments rarely serve alcohol.

Coastlines and Ridgelines

North Carolina stretches from east to west in intriguing steps that rise in elevation until they end at the Blue Ridge.

Along the Atlantic, the low-lying barrier islands come to a point at Cape Hatteras to protect the marshy waters of Pamlico Sound, where brown pelicans nest among the dunes. Westward from the sea, the Atlantic Coastal Plain reaches nearly halfway across the state to the fall line. This sudden rise in elevation marks the beginning of the large landform known as the Piedmont Plateau.

Across the Piedmont, forests of pine and oak skirt urban centers and tobacco fields. The region's lakes and rivers welcome migrating waterfowl and encourage pockets of moisture-loving vegetation such as mushrooms and insectivorous pitcher plants.

As the western edge of the Piedmont region nears the Blue Ridge Mountains, huge monadnocks - abrupt hills of granite and quartzite - loom above the wooded hills.

The western fifth of the state is given entirely to mountains, with many of the ancient, rounded crests exceeding 6,000 feet (1,829 meters).

This is rugged forest land. A hiker can start in a grove of oak and hickory, trek up through birch, beech, and maple, and eventually reach spruce and fir forests at the highest elevations. In the under story - and in the unforested places in the higher elevations called balds - blossoms of orange azalea, purple rhododendron, and pink mountain laurel brighten the slopes from May through June.

North Carolina RN Licensure

class="dl-horizontal">North Carolina Licensure Process

Compact State


Walk thru


Temporary license

process time frame is 7-14 days upon receipt of fingerprint cards or Livescan (cards must be mailed from the board of nursing to the traveler once the application is submitted, this can take up to 2 weeks). Nurse will need to complete Endorsement Application.

Total Estimated fee for a temporary license- $150 for application and $38 for background check.

Permanent license

process time frame – 6-8 weeks

Total Estimated fee for a permanent license: $218.00

NC Board of Nursing

Mailing Address

North Carolina Board of Nursing
P.O. Box 2129
Raleigh, NC 27602

Physical Address

North Carolina Board of Nursing
4516 Lake Boone Trail
Raleigh, NC 27607

Phone Numbers

Phone: 919-782-3211
Fax: 919-791-9461