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Travel Nursing Jobs in Arkansas

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Discover Travel Nursing Jobs in Arkansas

Explore Arkansas’ most iconic, totally photographable, and unique landmarks with these ideas. When you take a job in Arkansas you’re surrounding yourself with the breathtaking beauty that makes up The Natural State. Dig for diamonds at Crater of Diamonds State Park. Visit a Presidential Library filled with must-see, rotating exhibits. Experience award-winning Southern cuisine. And definitely, do not forget to take a picture. 

What to See and Do in Arkansas

For the Adventure-Seeker

Some of the must-visit places in Arkansas are situated around the state’s natural and wild areas. These regions are beloved by hikers, campers, and even bikers.

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  1. The Buffalo National River Explore America’s first National River, one of the only free-flowing rivers left in the country. The natural beauty stretches from the Upper Buffalo Wilderness in the Ozark Mountains to the lower portion of the river — both filled with hikes, floating routes, and iconic bluffs. Oh, and it’s now an International Dark Sky Park so grab your binoculars! Be sure to check out the National Park site for more information.
  2. The Ouachita Mountains Situated around Hot Springs, the wilderness that makes up the Ouachita region is filled with lakes, creeks, and an intricate trail system. If you’re an outdoorsy person, this is your spot!
  3. North Central ArkansasThis region is home to the the best trout fishing in the country, massive cave systems, and pristine lakes. The adventures are as diverse as the landscape. Whether you decide to float one of the notable river systems or ride on standout mountain bike trails, spend your day off in North Central Arkansas for a one-of-a-kind adventure. Plan your North-Central trip here.


For the Foodie

While on assignment in Arkansas, be sure to check out Little Rock’s growing culinary scene which features award-winning chefs, restaurants, and delicious Southern cuisine.

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  1. One Eleven & 42 — These Little Rock mainstays are as iconic as they are delicious. One Eleven, located in the historic Captial Hotel is where you’ll find James Beard award-winning chef and legendary cuisine. 42, located in President William J. Clinton Library features delicious food in a modern museum setting.
  2. Unique Food Festivals From the World Cheese Dip Festival to the Arkansas Cornbread Festival, you’ll find that Little Rock plays host to numerous food festivals year-round. Whether you’re into food truck festivals or margarita and wine fests, Arkansas has something for you.
  3. @ The Corner & Local Eateries One thing Arkansas is known for: farms. Local restaurants honor those who built Arkansas by crafting farm-to-table menus using locally-sourced products. A TNAA staff favorite, @TheCorner is a modern diner and we highly recommend it!
More about Arkansas

Arkansas has more than 50 state parks for camping and outdoor recreation. Fishing, canoeing, and all sorts of water sports are especially popular. You can also tour historic districts in the major cities or pick a road for a scenic drive.

Although the Ozark Mountains may be more widely known, the Ouachitas offer some fascinating natural curiosities. In and around the city of Hot Springs, hydrothermal activity generates 40 springs of clear, hot water. To the south is an unusual diamond-bearing volcanic vein that is exposed at the surface near Murfreesboro.

You can also visit unique attractions like the William J. Clinton Presidential Library and Museum and the extremely popular Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art for rotating exhibits.

Arkansas RN Licensure

Temporary License Time-Frame: 3-5 business days
Permanent License Time-Frame: 3-5 business days
Compact (eNLC): Yes
Walk-Through: No
Cost: $30 (temporary license), $125 (permanent license)
Application Requirements: N/A
Nursys: Yes
Livescan Fingerprinting: Yes
Renewal Requirements: Nurses born in odd-numbered years renew in odd years, and those born in even years renew in even years. Active licensed practical nurses, registered nurses, and advanced practice nurses must complete the continuing education requirement by one of these methods prior to each biennial renewal:
Earn 15 contact hours of appropriately accredited practice-focused activities; OR
Hold a current nationally recognized certification/recertification; OR
Complete a minimum of one college credit hour course in nursing with a grade of C or better during licensure period.
Renewal Date: Every 2 years
Telephone Number: 501.686.2700