Requirements to work in the U.S as an International Registered Nurse

Our requirements to work in the U.S. as a Registered Nurse

We employ registered nurses from all over the globe to continue their nursing career in the U.S. If you are a registered nurse from abroad or a recent nursing graduate from the U.S., you can apply with us at any time on our website, however, to be eligible to join us in your nursing journey in the U.S. you will need the following: 

Educational Qualifications

  • A BSN or a Nursing Diploma equivalent to an Associate Degree in the U.S. 

Nursing Experience

  • 1 - 5 years of experience working in a hospital in an acute care setting. The number of years experience you will need is dependent on a variety of factors such as, but not limited to:
    • Your qualification. If you have a BSN we will only require you to have 3 years of experience. Whereas if you have a Diploma you will need at least 5 years of experience. 
    • If you have recently graduated from the U.S. or Canada you will be able to apply with us straight from University. Find out more. 
  • You will need to currently be working in an acute care role in a healthcare setting. 

Other Requirements 

  • You will need to have passed the NCLEX-RN before we can offer you an interview. 
We often get asked if you will need your IELTS before applying with us. The simple answer is no! You will need to pass the IELTS later on in our application process, but there is no reason to wait until you score the perfect score before starting your application with us.  

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Are you ready to start your application with the best in healthcare? Apply here or fill in the form below to begin your adventure in the U.S.

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