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Traveler’s Guide to Nursing and Allied Health: Assignment Opportunities in Bridgeport, Connecticut

Nestled along the Long Island Sound coast is Bridgeport, Connecticut, the state’s most populous city. Officially known as “Park City” for its 35 public parks, Bridgeport is a popular destination for travel nurses searching for lucrative assignments at a scenic location. Home to three museums and the University of Bridgeport, Paier College, and Housatonic Community College, Bridgeport is rich in tradition, history, and community. The city’s diverse population is spread among several tight-knit neighborhoods, and Explorers will enjoy a vibrant restaurant scene featuring lots of fresh seafood, including lobster.

Bridgeport has miles of beautiful shoreline, annual festivals, and regional sports to enjoy. The city is also just an hour and a half train ride to New York City, where Explorers can take on all the Big Apple’s attractions. During one of the hottest summers on record, Explorers will welcome the city’s cooler temperatures, with lows in the 60°s in August and September.


Bridgeport Highlights

Seaside Park Enjoy the beach, bathhouse, ball fields, trails, picnic areas, and 325 acres of lush grounds. Explorers can also visit a natural wildlife preserve.

Ursa Gallery From street block to auction block, see one-of-a-kind pieces at Ursa Gallery. Paintings, sculpture, design, and more, Ursa brings the best of art to downtown Bridgeport.

Black Rock This picturesque neighborhood is known for its panoramic views, popular seawall park, and marinas. Explorers will enjoy Captain’s Cove Seaport, St. Mary’s by the Sea, and Fayerweather Island Lighthouse.

Fayerweather Island Lighthouse Built in 1823 and made of stone and wood, the lighthouse stands 47 feet tall. The structure is not open, but Explorers can walk across the breakwater to get an up-close view.

Bridgeport to Port Jefferson, NY Ferry Enjoy the beauty of the Long Island Sound aboard a ferry from Bridgeport to Port Jefferson. Shop at specialty stores, find unique gifts, and choose from myriad restaurants and bars.

Assignments are now available for Operating Room, Intensive Care Unit, Telemetry, Medical Surgical/Telemetry, Emergency Department Nurses, and more in Bridgeport and neighboring New Haven, Connecticut. Explorers, contact MedPro Healthcare Staffing today and start your assignment in Connecticut!



Founded in 1983, MedPro Healthcare Staffing is a Joint Commission-certified provider of temporary and contract healthcare staffing services to facilities across the United States. Travelers can access all of MedPro’s premium jobs through the MedPro Experience+ (MPX+) app. MPX+ puts the power in travelers’ hands. Users have 24/7 real-time access to jobs, applications, credentials, assignment details, and more. They’ll get custom job alerts, one-click apply, and can access their timesheets and view details such as base pay, overtime, and meals per diem.

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