Why Coast

What we do

Build mutually beneficial relationships and offer personalized attention, time and care.

Work with you to find the right opportunities that match your skill set, wants and needs.

Nurture both short and, more importantly, long-term success.

Offer freedom of choice on where you work, how often and when.

Present a diverse set of opportunities including master booking, travel, and permanent placement staffing.

Listen! We are consistently there to help you at a moment’s notice.

Strive to get better and grow right along with you every day. Maintaining high standards is critical to our success.

What we don’t do

Hire just anyone! Caregivers must go through extensive screening to ensure top quality.

Break promises. Our reputation is important to us, and your respect means everything.

Treat you like a number. We understand each clinician as an individual with unique needs. We get to know you and find assignments that meet your requirements. 

Offer strict schedules. Nurses have the flexibility to choose their own assignments.

Offer limited positions. Coast has thousands of nursing and allied positions available with new assignments opening up by the minute.

Leave you in the wind. Our customer service team is here to help you 24/7.

Set the bar low. Coast partners with top hospitals around the country and selects exceptional nurses to fill their demands.

Who We Are

Coast Medical Service is a leading healthcare staffing agency for travel nurses. Since 1979, we have helped health care workers, ranging from registered nurses to allied health care workers and licensed vocational nurses, to expand their personal and career horizons through travel roles. Our nurse staffing agency has also helped hospitals across the United States find high-quality temporary help that meets their unique needs for weeks or months at a time.

What Sets Coast Medical Service’s Nurse Staffing Agency Apart?

Our healthcare staffing agency is strongly committed to excellence. By linking top-tier medical professionals with top-notch medical care providers, we are delivering effective, efficient, competent, and safe patient care. Our passionate team works aggressively to foster work environments where all travel workers and their employers are deeply valued and highly respected. We promise to always listen to our clients and treat them like family, as we see them as nothing less.

Our Track Record As a Nurse Staffing Agency

Due to our nurse staffing agency’s dedication to boosting the quality of medical care provided today, we have grown 100 times during the past decade. In addition, we have been listed among the Inc. 5000’s most quickly growing private American companies. The Los Angeles Business Journal also listed us in its list of Los Angeles’s top 100 most quickly growing companies.

How We Help Nurses

If you are interested in travel nursing opportunities, we are here to meet your unique needs. We have helped thousands of nurses to find travel nursing roles to boost their earnings, fulfill their genuine desire to help others, and satisfy their wanderlust. Travel nursing opportunities are available in several specialty areas, including operating room, psychiatry, intensive care unit, and medical-surgical nursing. Travel nurses have the flexibility to choose their assignments throughout the United States, such as in Florida, Texas, and California.

We would be happy to speak with you about your goals and needs so that we can present to you opportunities that fit your wants. With our help, you can take advantage of every opportunity available to you to enjoy financial, professional, and personal growth through travel nursing.

How We Help Medical Facilities

If you reach out to us from a hospital or clinic, we will work with you to secure a trustworthy and reliable nurse who can start at your facility right away. Our commitment to satisfying you, our highly valued client, will be unwavering from start to finish.

Experience the Coast Medical Service Difference Today

At Coast Medical Service, there are a number of reasons for nurses to choose us, including the flexible schedules, top pay, and consistent shifts we offer at choice hospitals. Medical facilities also love us for the strong relationships and solid customer service we deliver time and time again. Get in touch with our highly rated nurse staffing agency to find your perfect travel nurse or health care facility match today!

Why others love our healthcare staffing agency

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Freedom and flexibility!

YOU choose the work schedule that best suits your lifestyle.

Top Pay.

Earn the compensation you deserve for a job well done.

First-class facilities.

Work at some of the top hospitals in California and nationwide.


Meet new people or mingle with your favorite work friends at your preferred facilities.

24/7 care.

We’re always available (literally) to step in and help handle any situation or simply lend an ear to listen.

We are Joint Commission certified

Coast is committed to delivering a higher standard of service to our clients. We received our Health Care Staffing Services (HCSS) certification from the Joint Commission, the nation’s number one accreditor, after undergoing a comprehensive evaluation of our expert staffing services. Our certification showcases the quality and safety of Coast’s health care staffing services nationwide.

Our goal is to always provide a consistent level of service. If for any reason there is dissatisfaction with our service or the service provided by one of our healthcare professionals or facilities, we encourage you to contact Coast to discuss the issue. Coast Medical Service has processes in place to resolve complaints in an effective and efficient manner. Any individual or organization that has a concern about the quality and safety of patient care delivered by Coast Medical Service's healthcare professionals or client facilities, which has not been addressed by Coast Medical Service management, is encouraged to contact the Joint Commission at www.jointcommission.org or by calling the Office of Quality Monitoring at 630.792.5636.


"I love that Coast gives me the freedom to choose my own schedule and always respects my days off. I get to work at top hospitals when I want to work and enjoy holidays, weekends and vacations with my friends and family. I've been with Coast for a long time and couldn't imagine a better work situation for my lifestyle. "

-Larry M. Coast RN since 1995

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