USA Nursing Program

Becoming a Nurse in the USA

The O’Grady Peyton U.S. nursing employment and jobs program is designed to help expand your nursing career.  From the moment you apply to our international nursing program, you'll receive end-to-end support on every step of the nursing license, U.S. visa and sponsorship process. We are dedicated to the professional and personal success of both you and your family. Use the following checklist to get started, and start the application process today:

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Nursing Application

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If you have successfully completed a recognized education program, including minimum general and professional hours; are fluent in English; and have a minimum of 12 months’ experience in a clinical setting, your skills could be in great demand in the United States. You can learn more about the program’s requirements here


Don't have all the requirements? We may still have solutions for you. Apply today to get started.


NCLEX-RN Examination

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The NCLEX-RN is a mandatory U.S. nurse licensing exam. We can assist you with license application paperwork and will help you prepare for the exam with educational materials, practice exams and seminars. Once you are ready to take your exam, O’Grady Peyton International can assist you in finding the nearest NCLEX test center. You can still apply for the program while you prepare to take the exam.

Visa Sponsorship

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Permanent Residency Visas (Green Card). Once you have your registered nurse (RN) license, we’ll begin the visa sponsorship process for you. O’Grady Peyton International will sponsor you and your immediate family members. We will also apply for your Visa Screen™ certification, a credentialing program that confirms you have completed a required screening program for healthcare professionals.

Registered Nursing Jobs in the USA: After Accepted to the Program


Nursing Job Placement

O’Grady Peyton International’s placement team works hard to ensure that your nursing job in the U.S. is a great fit for you and the healthcare facility. Job opportunities are available at more facilities than ever before because of:

  • The strong relationships that O’Grady Peyton International has built with hospitals across the United States.
  • The quality and professionalism of our nurses
  • The fact that we are an AMN Healthcare Company
  • 24-hour assistance

In addition, O’Grady Peyton will prepare you and your family for arrival in the United States and make your transition as smooth as possible. From the time you enter the U.S., an O’Grady Peyton International meet-and-greet representative will be available to help you ease into your new life, particularly during your first week. Your representative will help you and your family with essential tasks, such as opening a bank account, buying household items, getting a driver’s license and, if necessary, purchasing a car and getting car insurance.

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O'Grady Peyton Nursing Testimonials

At O'Grady Peyton, we pride ourselves on the valuable relationships we build with international nurses who trust us to help them make the transition to lucrative nursing jobs in the most respected healthcare facilities across the United States.

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Nursing Program Benefits

Working with O'Grady Peyton as an International nurse comes with a lot of great benefits. Not only will you get end-to-end support as you make your way to this country, but you'll also have medical insurance, dental insurance and other perks that will help you feel secure as you make your move to the U.S.