Travel Nurse Mississippi

Mississippi travel nursing

Travel Nurse Mississippi are some of the happiest in the country. Travel Nurses in the area are charmed by the famous Southern hospitality of the locals- after all, no one can appreciate warmth, generosity, and geniality like a nurse, right? Mississippi has been nicknamed “The Hospitality Sate.” And it’s no wonder why!

Travel Nurse Mississippi Map

Travel Nurse Mississippi

Mississippi is known as the birthplace of American music, but what’s more than that is the way the land itself sings. Rivers crisscross the great state, and every gurgle, every splash is a symphony of love and life. Honeybees buzz through meadows, whispering their sweet melodies to magnolias and mist flowers. The call of mockingbirds echo through the state. Mississippi is a state filled with the sounds of life, and nurses enjoy that, having dedicated their lives to preserving life.

Rivers That Run Through Mississippi

For the travel nurse who enjoys the water and outdoors Mississippi may be the perfect place for you. “Mississippi” actually comes from the Alogonquin term meaning “big river.” This fact is entirely unsurprising, considering that Mississippi has an innumerable amount of rivers. The main ones, though, are Big Black River, Chickasawhay River, Leaf River, Mississippi River, Pearl River, Yazoo River, Tombigbee River, and Tallahatchie River. These rivers give Mississippi’s soil an abundance of fertility, which is why farm life in the area is so active. Agriculture is the state’s biggest industry. Cotton, soybeans, corn and rice all grow in abundance here. Other important industries in Mississippi include: textile production, electronics production, fishing, transportation and manufacturing.


Mississippi is home to an abundance of flora and fauna. The state animal is the white-tailed deer, and the official state insect is the honeybee. The official tree is the magnolia. Mississippians are incredibly fond of the state’s wildlife. There is definitely not a shortage of outdoors-man in Mississippi. And, should work ever become too stressful for the travel nurse, you can always escape into the woods for a weekend camping trip.

If the natural world is not the best for you, you will be happy to know that Mississippi also has urban areas. Jackson, the capitol of Mississippi, is the most heavily populated city in the state. Over 170,000 people call Jackson, Mississippi their happy home! Jackson has tons of interesting culture for a travel nurse Mississippi. Restaurants of all varieties are available. You will surely find a new favorite dish somewhere in the city- there’s something here for everyone! Looking for entertainment? Jackson is a hotspot for young up and coming artists of all varieties. Many of the bars, clubs, and restaurants have live music for your listening pleasure. There are also parks and cafes, if live music doesn’t suit you.

But maybe a sprawling urban environment is not what you had in mind either. Worry not! Mississippi has plenty of charming suburbs, and so you will surely find the right environment for you to live in. The overall population of the state is 2.9 million, which means that overall, the state avoids being overpopulated. You will always have elbow room in Mississippi as a travel nurse!

Being a travel nurse Mississippi is rewarding and comfortable. It is a surefire way to move your career in a great direction while still getting to experience the happy, simple lifestyle Mississippi has to offer. You will never regret your decision to work in this great state, and with such great people.

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Cheryl Roby, RN

Cheryl J. Roby is a Registered Nurse and retired US Army Reserve Nurse Major. She has more than 30 years of nursing experience and 26 years of military experience in the Army Nurse Corp. During her nursing career, she has traveled as part of her military experience visiting many of the 50 states and to South Korea. She was trained as an Army Medic during the Vietnam era and later as an OR tec. She went on to become a Licensed Practical Nurse and then completed her nursing training as a Registered Nurse. She was then commissioned as an officer in the Army Reserves. She appreciated the challenge of working in various specialties and expanding her clinical and professional skill sets. Her time in the Army Reserves and California National Guard gave her the opportunity to travel to most of the 50 states and work in other medical facilities. During her career, she had the opportunity to work in several specialties to include, OR, Occupational Health, Hospice, Sexual Assault Team, Forensic/ Correctional Nurse, Nurse Case Manager for developmental disabilities, Parish Nursing as well as a Nurse Entrepreneur.

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