Travel Nursing Assignments in Oregon
By Nanette Wiser, contributor
If you love hiking, biking, crafts fairs and artsy communities, an Oregon travel nursing assignment is for you. Oregon has so many festivals and outdoor adventures for nurses seeking the ultimate thrill while advancing their careers.
People are friendly, summers mild and winters perfect for cross-country skiing. Wine tastings and other foodie delights blossom from craft brews to salmon and bodacious blueberries.
Begin your Oregon adventure at these most popular travel nursing locations. On your time off, be sure to visit Bend, Eugene and Salem. Send us a postcard!
Portland: Home to one of the finest nursing schools and universities, Portland is a hip, urbane oasis with amazing coffeehouses and music. Explore Portland’s Downtown Cultural District, The Pearl District, the performing arts scene and Powell’s, the world’s largest independent bookstore and dozens of cool neighborhoods selling handmade arts and clothes. Known as the City of Roses.
Tillamook: Located on the Oregon Coast, you can explore lighthouses, forests and shell the mighty Pacific here. If you moo-ve to this picturesque city, you’ll be in the heart of Oregon’s dairy country and home to the Tillamook Cheese Factory. It’s a kayaker’s paradise (Tillamook, Trask and Wilson rivers) and the gateway to the Three Cape Scenic Loop
Corvallis: This charming Oregon State University college town is located in the Willamette Valley, home to Oregon’s fine wines and farms. Mountain biking, hiking, river rafting plus performing arts, cuisine and festivals attract cool folks with a laid-back vibe.
Small but Beautiful - Oregon Travel Nursing Assignments
If you like to kayak, white water raft and hike, then Clackamas is a definite stop on your Oregon road trip. In the south Willamette Valley, Springfield’s farmer’s markets and adjacent wineries plus hiking and biking day trips are an all-year affair. Don’t miss Dorris Ranch, Oregon’s oldest farm, for filberts. Hillsboro is Oregon’s fifth largest city and home to techies (Intel) and wineries. From here, you can visit Mt. Hood and the snow-covered Coast Range.
NursesRx is recruiting RNs for travel nursing jobs in Oregon. Demand is high and we need experienced nurses in many specialties. Happy begins with NursesRx!
Oregon Resources for Travel Nurses
● Licensing Information - Oregon State Board of Nursing (NursesRx will do this for you!)
● Oregon Nurses Association
● Travel Oregon
● Oregon Events
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