OR nurses play a vital role in the health and safety of patients before, during, and after semi-invasive and invasive procedures. From educating and supporting the patient pre-op to administering medications and checking vital signs during and after an operation, nurses work with other members of the care team to increase the chances of positive outcomes.
Operating room nurses are typically in demand because they're highly skilled professionals with specific education and experience. Working through NurseChoice as an OR nurse, you can take on contracts that range on average from 3 to 13 weeks in a variety of locations and environments. We help qualified RNs connect with assignments in underserved rural areas, on special projects, and in rapid or crisis response situations.
These high-paying travel OR nursing jobs are sought after by RNs who want to expand their resume, help patients and see the country. NurseChoice offers assignments across the nation, and our recruiters can help you plan your next career move.
Rapid Response OR Nursing Jobs
Rapid response OR nurses are able to hit the ground running quickly when they tackle a new assignment. Newly opened hospitals looking to staff up surgical wings or hospitals adding new surgery wings both often hire short-term rapid response OR nurses, and you might also find yourself working on special projects related to surgical needs.
Crisis Nursing Jobs in the Operating Room
Natural disasters and other unplanned emergencies can also lead to short-term nursing needs in ORs. A hurricane or an earthquake, for example, can stretch regional hospital resources, and crisis-response OR nurses can help stand in the gap to care for more patients during such times.
Compensation and Benefits of an OR Crisis Nurse
OR nurses who answer the call to staff temporary crisis jobs through NurseChoice can earn up to $3,669 per week while on assignment. They also get access to a wide range of benefits including a guaranteed pay program for RNs taking on short-term assignments with 48-60 hours per week.
Other benefits include free housing or housing stipends, 401(k)s with matching, optional health benefits, and support from recruiters in planning and managing your travel nursing career.
Start Your Contract Nursing Career with NurseChoice
NurseChoice recruiters are ready to help you plan out your next assignment — or two or three if you like to think ahead. Start your journey as travel or crisis-response OR nurse by applying today.
*Disclaimer: Wages for OR nurse jobs are based on average rates and may be impacted by facility budgets and seasonality and may include a combination of taxable and non-taxable earnings and reimbursements.
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