5 Things You’ll Love About Travel Nursing in West Virginia

post by Kristina Thomas

Are you seeking a new location to explore? West Virginia is a great place for a travel nursing assignment. The Mountain State has many nationally ranked hospitals who are eager to fill shortages. As a travel nurse, you will play a vital role in providing quality healthcare access to rural communities. You will also enjoy the fruits of your labor with plenty of activities to keep you busy, while creating new adventures along the way. Here are 5 reasons to consider West Virginia your new home for the next 13 weeks.

1. Low Cost of Living

The cost of living in West Virginia is much cheaper than other places in the United States. Housing is the main contributor to the low cost. You can save some serious cash renting a property in West Virginia! Check out these Airbnb rentals (right now first responders can take 10% off their purchase). 

2. High Demand for Travel Nurses 

We offer plenty of travel nurse assignments in West Virginia. Many facilities in the area are very friendly to first-time travel nurses, especially in Charleston, WV. In Charleston, travel nurses will gain experience working in a Level 1 Trauma Center, which is a resume booster. Our current openings include ICU, MS/Tele Travel RN specialties. New specialty positions for West Virginia are posted daily.

3. Compact Licensure

West Virginia is a member of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing organization.  Under the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC), nurses can practice in other NLC states, without having to obtain additional licenses. This is just another reason, taking a WV travel nurse assignment saves you money & time! Do not forget this sweet deal, with Vero RN, we also offer a $500 licensure & certification credit to all our travel nurses

4. Natural Beauty & Scenic Locations

West Virginia is a beautiful destination for nature lovers. The hills and hollows throughout the state contain many natural wonders, from craggy peaks to high-altitude waterfalls. The state is nestled within the Appalachian Mountains and fosters numerous picture-perfect national & state parks including Kanawha State Forest, New River Gorge National River, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, Bluestone National Scenic River, Gauley River National Recreation Area, and more. 

5. Plenty of Outdoor Adventure Activities 

Do you enjoy whitewater rafting, kayaking, ziplining, ATV & off-roading, hunting, fishing, camping, stargazing, hiking, or any other outdoor sports? Then look no farther than West Virginia. 

Throughout the state, you'll find many regions that offer thrills and experiences that will last a lifetime. When you're ready to see the city, Charleston, WV is a charming town that has shopping, restaurants, and plenty of festivals & activities that are worth exploring. 

Start your next travel nurse assignment with Vero RN. Apply online today or contact our recruiting team to discover new opportunities. 

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