Contract nursing jobs

Contract nurses provide full-time, quality care within a specific span of time. If you love nursing, but need a more flexible way to work, Elite365 can help.

Ins and outs of temporary nursing jobs

Temporary nursing jobs let you pursue nursing on your terms, in a way that matches your location preference, lifestyle and schedule. Whether your goal is to earn extra money, or to gain exposure to a variety of healthcare organizations and types of care, Elite365 can help you find the right fit to meet your needs.

  • Schedule flexibility, whether nursing is your primary focus or a secondary career
  • Ability to earn a competitive salary and benefits
  • Greater choice of geographic work locations and facility types
  • Work-life balance for reduced stress and more down time between assignments

Types of temporary nursing jobs

This is a snapshot of the types of temporary nursing roles we help fill:

Contract nursing jobs

Contract nursing jobs offer the flexibility of full-time employment over a shorter, temporary work commitment of weeks or months. It’s an opportunity to earn extra money and learn additional skills on your terms.

Contract-to-hire nursing jobs

Contract-to-hire jobs take the pressure off making a permanent commitment upfront, especially if you’re unsure of your long-term situation, but leaves the door open to becoming a direct, full-time hire down the line.

Types of nursing licenses

These are the licensed healthcare professionals we place for temporary positions:


Registered Nurses (RNs) must have passed the NCLEX-RN exam and be licensed by a state board of nursing. They can fill contract nurse roles or travel nurse jobs.


Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs)/Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVNs) work under RN or physician supervision and provide basic nursing care.


Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) work under RN supervision and are certified to assist with care delivery in long-term care settings.

Contract nurse salary

Earn extra money to support your goals

While earnings differ depending on type of temporary nursing position and the location of job, the average annual pay for a contract nurse in the U.S. is $94,674* a year.

*ZipRecruiter salary data

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How to become a contract nurse with Elite365


Apply to be an Elite365 nurse.

Take 15 minutes to complete the one-time registration.


Get placed, get to work.

Work with expert Elite365 staff to find your ideal placement.


Work & grow your nursing career.

Embrace your role at a world-class hospital system or medical facility with the support of our dedicated team behind you.


Make the most of the experience.

Let Elite365 help you take advantage of all types of contract nursing opportunities and help you reach your future goals.