Iowa nursing jobs are as varied as the beautiful landscape in this unique state. You have the vibrant capital of Des Moines and charming, small rural towns that dot the state. While none of the cities are really large, there is always something going on.
Iowa is often overlooked as a travel nurse destination but, there are many wonderful places to visit. Des Moines is the capital and largest city in the state. They have everything you would expect from a city it's size, and more.
Great restaurants, art galleries, nightlife, museums, theater and opera. It's located a stone's throw away from numerous fun outdoor activities like biking, golfing and hiking and amusement parks.
The Missouri River and Mississippi River are both great opportunities for the normal water activities. Fishing, camping, swimming and boating are all enjoyed enthusiastically. They also offer the excitement of riverboats for not only a slow stroll down the river but, for the casinos, as well. There are many available to choose from.
The Amana colonies, just outside of Cedar Rapids, offer a taste from the Amish. Yes, taste! You'll enjoy some of the finest home style, German cooking offered in the United States. Wine tastings, artwork, crafts and a beautiful landscape are also draws to this charming community.
Iowa travel nurse jobs will surprise you. The Hawkeye State has great midwestern values and friendly people. You'll be sure to find your specialty at a quality hospital with great pay. And when you are done with work, play will be waiting.
Iowa is also very close to many other midwestern cities you might enjoy. Chicago, Minneapolis, St. Louis, and more are an easy drive for a nice weekend.
When you are ready to check into a nursing job in Iowa, be sure to see our page on the Iowa Board of Nursing to learn all of the requirements to obtain your Iowa nursing license and check into the great Iowa nursing jobs available.
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