Making the Move: Puerto Rico

Calling all registered nurses in Puerto Rico – If you’re looking to experience nursing in the States, make lasting friendships, and provide you and your family with life-changing opportunities, then Conexus MedStaff can help you.

The U.S. has a world's worth of climate and geographic variety in one country, making it one of the best places to explore. Whether you want to spend your free time enjoying the outdoors, long drives throughout the country, or simply spending quality time with family and friends – the U.S. has something for you!

That’s not all, read our other reasons why the U.S. could be the next chapter of your journey.


As a nurse in Puerto Rico, you have an opportunity to earn a lot more in the U.S.

To put things into perspective, the U.S. is the third-highest paying country in the world for registered nurses, behind Iceland and Luxembourg. The national average salary in the U.S. for nurses is approximately $68,000, compared to $27,257 in Puerto Rico. With this in mind, it’s hard to ignore the financial benefits of moving to the U.S. 

Not only can you earn more, but you could also have more free time to explore what the U.S. has to offer as full-time nurses typically working between 36 and 40 hours per week vs. longer work weeks in Puerto Rico.


Right now, the U.S. is experiencing a significant nursing shortage. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, an additional 203,700 nurses are needed each year up to 2026 to fill newly created positions and replace retiring nurses. 

Not only does this mean the U.S. is bursting with opportunities for international nurses, but nurses are guaranteed job security for their futures. On top of this, U.S. hospitals are giving nurses more authority in the workplace, meaning that registered nurses are not only given their time to shine, but they’re also continuously encouraged to expand their knowledge and experience.

A move to the U.S. can also be good for your family. Everyone is entitled to free education, so any children you have or that are born while you’re in the U.S. will have access to some of the best education standards in the world. 

In addition, every culture, language, and custom can be found in the U.S., which makes the land of opportunity a richer and more exciting place for you to live and grow.

Closer Than You Think

For nurses from Puerto Rico, making the move to the U.S. is straightforward. With the help of the Conexus team, you and your family could be living and working in the U.S. in as few as 12 months on a Green Card, permanent residency visa, if you choose permanent residency. However, our help goes much further than visa sponsorship and placing you in a healthcare facility that’s right for you. 

The Conexus team mentors and educates our nurses for the duration of their contract. To make sure you get the best possible start, we assist you with housing, banking, transportation, shopping, and finding the right school for your children. In short, we’ll help you get to where you want to be in your career and you life.

What Are You Waiting For? 

Get in touch with our team or apply now, so that Conexus can turn your American dream into reality.

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