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Your Travel Assignment

Who Is a Traveler?

Travelers are hired to work in short-term assignments, usually to address critical staffing shortages. The period of assignment typically lasts for 6 to 8 weeks, the longest being 13 weeks. Being a traveling nurse allows a professional to make good money while having the chance to work in different states and places of the professional’s choosing. They can choose to renew their contract or move to a different assignment once their contract ends. As a medical staffing agency, we recommend to nurses who are interested in this position to have a minimum of 12 months recent acute care clinical experience so they can be comfortable to work in this environment. We encourage our employees to demonstrate their best core values, be highly engaged, and be open and willing to work through any change on any assignment.

Why Work with Safari Healthcare?

  • We appreciate your motivation to get up and go to work every day. Our team will work tirelessly to assign you to great paying job assignments.
  • We hire all qualified persons without discrimination.
  • We are committed to investing in your work ethics.
  • We have endless career options

Pay & Salaries

Making money as a traveler depends on location and need. Availability to work on short notice to address critical staffing shortages or crisis response is guaranteed to always pay better regardless of the state or the city of assignment. You will be paid on a weekly basis. The pay period starts on Sunday midnight and runs through Saturday before midnight.


Housing/ Lodging

Safari Healthcare Associates has worked with different hotel and housing communities to ensure that our travel healthcare professionals have ample accommodation. We understand where you choose to work is important, but we also make sure that where you choose to stay is safe while you are on assignment. They are located within 20 miles radius of your assigned workplace and are located in thriving neighborhoods, the urban settings, or the lakeshore life you’re searching for.


Traveler Licensure Requirement

If this is your first time or if you are considering taking on a travel assignment, be assured that we will facilitate the process for you every step of the way. We provide guidance to obtaining license in the state of your job assignment via endorsement process.


Team Culture

The Safari Healthcare Associates team members will provide you with the knowledge and information that can guide you in making informed decisions about your travel assignment. Our team of recruiters values your quick feedback with our onboarding strategy of getting hired in three days.


  • Medical Coverage Options
  • Dental Coverage Options
  • Vision Plan
  • Life Insurance
  • Short & Long Term Disability
  • Health and Dependent Care Spending Accounts
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holiday Pay
  • Retirement Plans
  • Wellness Programs


Safari Healthcare Associates offers up to ten $1,000 scholarships each year for students entering or currently pursuing an accredited nursing program. If you are interested in applying for our scholarship program, please submit your application today!
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Your Team

Our team is composed of recruiters, payroll specialist, and travel and credentialing specialist who do their best to find qualified and capable staff for healthcare business. They also ensure that our heacare professionals are provided with the assistance they need before, during, and afte being assigned to their work locations.

Nursing Scholarships

We want to help our nurses excel and continue their professional development while they are working with us. Thus, we help them grow professionally through our nursing scholarship and training program. If you want to learn more about this, please do not hesitate to give us a call.

Will I Be Given Orientation?

Yes. We want to make sure that you are fully prepared before your assignment. We also make sure that you are assigned to a position and a facility that matches your skills and qualifications.

Are You Always Available to Answer Inquiries and Concerns?

Yes. The Safari Healthcare Associates team is always here for you. Their responsibility is to ensure that you feel comfortable and safe in your assignment. In case you have concerns or questions, all you have to do is call.

Can I Travel with My Family?

Yes. The Safari Healthcare Associates team can also help you find ways to figure out the travel and accommodation details to ensure your family’s comfort as you travel and stay in your assignment location.

Can I Travel with My Pets?

Yes. In fact, we can even give you pet-friendly accommodations where you are free to bond with your pets when you are off-shift.

How Long Are Assignments?

The assignments for travel nurses vary depending on their contract, but it typically lasts for 13 weeks. However, you can also find longer or shorter assignments depending on your preferences.

You can apply here or request a staff.