What is Per Diem?

What is Per Diem?

Per Diem Jobs for Nursing, Allied Health, and Healthcare Support Professionals

Per diem: Nursing and healthcare jobs with flexible options

If you like the freedom to decide where and when you want to work — while earning great pay and benefits — then per diem is for you. Per diem nursing and allied jobs are typically created to fill short-term staffing gaps or provide additional coverage during busy periods. As a per diem healthcare professional, you can be called for a same-day shift, block booking opportunities a few weeks out, or even longer contracts that include temp-to-perm and direct hire.

Per diem nursing, allied health and non-clinical jobs are available at a variety of locations, including doctor’s offices, clinics, hospitals, long-term care or rehab centers, and other facilities. And, because of the last-minute nature of per diem roles, medical professionals are well-compensated for their ability to accept immediate work.

Why choose per diem nursing or allied health jobs?

Whether you’re a nurse, therapist, medical coder or administrative assistant, we can help you find a great per diem job in your area. Nursefinders’ healthcare professionals choose per diem positions for a variety of reasons, including:

  • Great pay. Supplement your part-time or full-time work with additional hours. While some people pick up shifts in addition to their existing jobs, many healthcare professionals choose to work only months out of the year; others make per diem work their full-time career.
  • Work-life balance. Because you have control over your schedule, you choose when and where you want to work. Nursefinders specializes in both short and long-term contracts.
  • Job experience. By working in a variety of facilities and environments, you’ll gain career-advancing skills and experience. We offer top-quality healthcare jobs at great locations. Find a Location Now.
  • The ability to explore. Whether you’re considering a career move or simply want to test the waters in different specialties, departments, or healthcare facilities, per diem is a great way to explore new roles or employers.


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