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Travel Nurse Contract Template

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This easy-to-use travel nurse contract sample covers compensation, duties, facility policies, and employment terms for temporary nursing assignments.

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Travel Nurse Contract Template

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This Travel Nurse Contract ("Contract") is entered into on (Effective Date), by and between:

Identification of the Parties


[Employer.FirstName][Employer.LastName], a (Type of Legal Entity) organized and existing under the laws of (State/County), with its principal place of business located at [Employer.StreetAddress][Employer.City][Employer.State][Employer.PostalCode] ("Employer").

Travel Nurse

[Nurse.FirstName][Nurse.LastName], a licensed and qualified nurse whose primary residence is located at [Nurse.StreetAddress][Nurse.City][Nurse.State][Nurse.PostalCode] and whose license number is (License Number) ("Travel Nurse").

The Employer and the Travel Nurse shall be referred to herein as the "Parties."

This Contract sets forth the terms and conditions under which the Travel Nurse agrees to provide nursing services to the Employer temporarily, and the Employer agrees to engage the Travel Nurse for such services, all in accordance with the terms and conditions contained herein.

Position and Responsibilities

Job Title

The Travel Nurse shall assume the position of (Job Title) for the duration of this contract. They agree to perform all duties associated with the specified job title in accordance with industry standards, professional practices, and the policies and procedures established by the healthcare facility or agency.

Scope of Duties

The Travel Nurse shall provide nursing services, including but not limited to assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of patient care in accordance with the healthcare facility's policies and procedures.

The Travel Nurse shall adhere to all applicable laws, regulations, and standards governing nursing practice, including maintaining licensure and certifications required for this contract.

The Travel Nurse shall collaborate with healthcare professionals, follow established protocols, and contribute to the interdisciplinary team to ensure the delivery of high-quality patient care.

They shall maintain accurate and timely documentation of all patient care activities, including assessments, interventions, and outcomes, in accordance with facility policies and regulatory requirements.

They shall participate in ongoing education and training as required to maintain and enhance professional competence and stay informed about advancements in nursing practice.

Schedule and Hours

The Travel Nurse’s regular work schedule shall be (specified hours) per (day/week), with additional hours and overtime as required by the healthcare facility to meet patient care needs.

The Travel Nurse acknowledges that scheduling variations may occur, including but not limited to changes in shift assignments, rotation schedules, and on-call requirements, as determined by the healthcare facility.

The Travel Nurse shall be responsible for accurately recording worked hours, including overtime, and submitting such records to the designated representative of the healthcare facility promptly.

Compensation and Benefits


The Travel Nurse shall receive a base pay of $(insert amount) per (insert period), payable (insert frequency). The pay shall be subject to applicable withholding taxes and deductions as required by law.


Overtime compensation shall be provided for hours worked in excess of (insert standard hours) per week at a rate of (insert overtime rate) times the regular hourly rate in accordance with applicable labor laws and regulations.


The Travel Nurse may be eligible for performance-based bonuses at the Employer's discretion. Bonus criteria and amounts, if any, shall be determined and communicated by the Employer in writing.

Reimbursement of Expenses

The Travel Nurse shall be reimbursed for reasonable and necessary expenses incurred in performing duties, including but not limited to travel expenses, lodging, and meals. The Nurse shall submit appropriate documentation for reimbursement per the Employer's policies.

Health and Retirement Benefits

The Travel Nurse may be eligible to participate in the Employer's health and retirement benefit plans, subject to the terms and conditions outlined in the respective plan documents. The specifics of such benefits, including eligibility criteria and contribution details, shall be provided separately.

Other Perks or Allowances

The Travel Nurse may receive additional perks or allowances as determined by the Employer, which may include, but are not limited to, housing allowances, transportation allowances, or other benefits. The nature and terms of such perks or allowances shall be outlined in a separate agreement or communication provided by the Employer.

Terms of Employment

Start Date

The term of employment under this Travel Nurse Contract ("Contract") shall commence on (insert specific start date) ("Start Date"). The Travel Nurse ("Employee") shall report to the designated work location on the Start Date, prepared to fulfill the duties and responsibilities outlined in this Contract.

Duration of Contract

The initial term of this Contract shall be for a period of (insert number of months) months, commencing on the Start Date ("Initial Term"). Upon completion of the Initial Term, this Contract may be extended or renewed at the Employer and Employee's mutual agreement, subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein.

Renewal and Termination Provisions


  1. Any renewal or extension of this Contract beyond the Initial Term shall be documented in writing and shall specify the terms and conditions of the renewal period.

  2. The parties may mutually agree to renew this Contract for successive terms, each specified term in writing.

Termination by Employer

  1. The Employer reserves the right to terminate this Contract at any time, with or without cause, upon written notice to the Employee.

  2. In the event of termination by the Employer without cause, the Employee shall be entitled to receive compensation for services rendered up to the effective termination date.

Termination by Employee

  1. The Employee may terminate this Contract upon written notice to the Employer, provided that such notice is given within a reasonable time frame and in accordance with the terms of this Contract.

  2. In the event of termination by the Employee, the Employee shall fulfill any remaining obligations and responsibilities as outlined in this Contract up to the effective termination date.

Termination for Cause

  1. Either party may terminate this Contract immediately upon written notice if the other party breaches any material term or condition of this Contract.

  2. Termination for cause shall not relieve the breaching party of any liabilities or obligations incurred before the effective termination date.

Effect of Termination

  1. Upon termination of this Contract, the Employee shall promptly return any property or materials belonging to the Employer.

  2. Termination of this Contract shall not affect any rights or obligations that, by their nature, survive the termination, including but not limited to confidentiality, indemnification, and dispute resolution provisions.

Licensing and Certification

Representation of License Status

The Travel Nurse hereby represents and warrants to the Healthcare Facility that as of the effective date of this Agreement and throughout the term of this contract, the Nurse possesses and shall maintain in good standing all licenses, permits, and certifications required by the relevant regulatory bodies and authorities for the provision of nursing services in the jurisdiction where the services are to be rendered.

Notification of Changes

The Travel Nurse shall promptly notify the Employer in writing of any changes in the status of their licenses, permits, or certifications, including, but not limited to, renewals, suspensions, revocations, or any disciplinary actions taken by the licensing or certifying authorities.


The Employer reserves the right to independently verify the status of the Travel Nurse's licenses, permits, and certifications at any time during the term of this Agreement. The Travel Nurse agrees to cooperate fully with such verification process and provide all necessary documentation and information to confirm the validity of their licenses, permits, and certifications.

Responsibility for Maintaining Valid Certifications

Obligation to Maintain Valid Certifications

The Travel Nurse acknowledges and agrees that it is their sole responsibility to ensure that all certifications required for the performance of the nursing services under this Agreement are valid, up-to-date, and in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.

Timely Renewals

The Travel Nurse shall promptly initiate and complete any necessary certification renewal processes before expiration, ensuring no disruption in nursing services. The Travel Nurse shall bear all costs associated with the renewal of certifications.


In the event that the Travel Nurse fails to maintain valid and current certifications, and such failure results in any liability, loss, or harm to the Employer, the Travel Nurse agrees to indemnify and hold the Employer harmless from any and all claims, damages, costs, and expenses arising out of or related to such failure.

Immediate Notification of Lapse

The Travel Nurse shall immediately notify the Employer in writing of any lapse, suspension, or revocation of certifications that may affect the Travel Nurse's ability to perform nursing services under this Agreement.

Governing Law

This Travel Nursing Contract falls under the jurisdiction and legal procedures of (State). Legal action related to this Contract may only be filed in (State) courts. The parties agree to personal jurisdiction in these courts.

Any party must file a legal claim related to this Contract within (Number) days of the event or waive the right to sue. If a court deems any provision of this Contract invalid or unenforceable, that part will be removed and the remainder enforced.

If one party sues to enforce this Contract, the court may award reasonable attorneys' fees and costs to the prevailing party.







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