Relocating to the United States

The United States of America is the world’s largest economy by nominal GDP. The major contributors to GDP are finance, real estate, insurance, professional and business services, and healthcare sectors.

To this day, the US is one of the most attractive destinations for prospective professionals worldwide. Immigration process can be demanding and lengthy, however, the effort you put into this can be highly rewarding. Expats must meet specific criteria to be eligible to live and work there permanently. It is essential to understand all the legal requirements you need to meet to get visa or work permits. From busy and glamorous locations to more peaceful surroundings, the US has something to offer for every lifestyle.

The cost of living and salaries may differ from state to state. The ever-growing job market in the USA provides plenty of jobs, career and growth opportunities for qualified professionals in all sectors. To find the right job, you need to know where to look.

Should you choose the US as your new home and a place to grow in your career, we will walk you through the steps needed to get the required documentation and land your dream job.

Employment opportunities

Your ability to prove your good work results matters like everywhere else. In the US, hard work brings rewarding benefits.

Work and social benefits

Employers often offer various benefits depending on each employer. The most common benefits include health and life insurance, paid medical leave, paid vacation or retirement accounts.


US continuously maintains the culture of diversity and inclusion.

Cost of living

Cost of living highly depends on location.

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As a Medical Practitioner working in the US, you are required to meet the following minimum requirements:

Health Care Assistant

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BSc Nursing or equivalent

Registered Nurse [RN]

Special requirements
Nurse must have passed NCLEX before the application process in the USA can commence.

Preferably 2 years, but experience is not mandatory


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Average registered nurse salaries vary significantly from state-to-state. In the United States overall, the average registered nurse salary is between $75,330 and $80,010. California, with RN salaries averaging $120,560, is the highest-paying state for nurses as of May 2020 (according to the BLS).


The process is described in more detail on the candidate's page. For the United States, the process for medical applicants is as follows:

Register with I Work Overseas.

Let us know you want to work in the USA. You can do this by filling in the Application Form online, contact one of our recruiters near you or by sending us an email to You can also reach out to us on Messenger / WhatsApp / IG / LinkedIn.

For the United States:
Make sure you have your NCLEX exam passed as well as having a date close when you can do the IELTS exam [if you still have to sit that exam].

Let's Get Started!

Our Job Coach will welcome you aboard! Before we proceed, we would like to get to know you and explain the process in more detail, explain the documents you need to submit and discuss what is it you are looking for, where would you like to relocate to and how you see professional development in the future.

Based on the information you have provided and the discussions we have had, the Job Coach will prepare your Career Profile, an essential part of the recruiting process. Your Career Profile is at the core of the application process. This is what Clients will see and how they will decide whom to consider.

A solid Career Profile increases your chances of being hired!

A professional portfolio is a great way to showcase your talents and achievements. For Employers, your Career Profile is like a window into you, your work, skills and experience.

Your Job Coach will help you with building your professional portfolio highlighting your most essential skills and increasing your chances of getting noticed by the right employer. Let’s make your experience and skills look impressive at the first glance!

Part of this stage may be an additional interview with one of our Senior Recruiters to dot the i's and cross the t's.

Let's get you ready for your Job Interviews!

You may already have gained some experience with Interviews, but solid preparation and practice is what it takes to get you successfully through the Job Interviews with Employers. Your Job Coach will assist you with preparations for those interviews.

Finding your perfect new position!

We help you through the Employer's selection process and when you are both happy to take it to the next level, the Employer issues a written offer for you to review.

If you need any help with these formalities or have questions, we are at your side. Once you are happy with the conditions offered, you can sign the Employment Contract and you are on your way to a new future!

Relocating to the United States to start your new life!

With your Contract signed, it is time to get ready to move! With our help, all paperwork has to be put in order, Visa applied for and tickets arranged. You are good to go!

Relocating is not a simple thing, this is going to be a massive change for you, we know! That is why we want to make this transition as easy as possible!

When you arrive at the airport, we will be there to take you to your new accommodation, assist you with settling in and introduce you to your new Employer.

Stay in touch!

You are now part of I Work Overseas Community! If you want, you can stay in touch. If you have questions, problems, or just want to pass by and say 'Hi!' --> we are there!

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Please know that your safety is our priority and you always have 'that one' contact (or the whole IWO Community really) you can reach out to and seek advice.


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