Vascular Surgery Nurse Career Guide

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A Vascular Surgery Registered Nurse (RN) is a specialized nurse who plays a crucial role in the care of patients undergoing vascular surgery procedures. These nurses provide comprehensive care to individuals with vascular conditions, assisting in surgeries and managing post-operative recovery to promote optimal vascular health.

Essential Job Functions:

Vascular Surgery RNs assess patients' vascular health, assist in surgical procedures


To become a Vascular Surgery RN, individuals typically complete a diploma, associate degree in nursing (ADN), or Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program. Earning a BSN is recommended for a deeper understanding of surgical and vascular nursing.

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Related certifications

After completing nursing education, aspiring Vascular Surgery RNs must pass the NCLEX-RN exam to obtain licensure. Gaining experience in surgical or vascular units is valuable for developing the skills necessary for this specialty.

State licenses process and requirements

All 50 states require state licensure to become a professional nurse. Review the step-by-step process to obtain or renew your RN license in each one.
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Successful Staff and Travel Vascular Surgery RNs possess strong critical thinking skills for assessing complex vascular cases and providing specialized care. Attention to detail, communication skills for collaborating with surgical teams and the ability to remain composed in high-pressure situations are essential.

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Vascular Surgery RNs work closely with vascular surgeons and other healthcare professionals to prepare patients for surgery, assist during procedures and manage patients' post-operative recovery. They monitor patients' vital signs, administer medications, ensure proper wound healing and educate patients about post-operative care.

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Vascular Surgery Nurse

The average salary for a Vascular Surgery Nurse is $2,452.00 per week.

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Pros & Cons

Becoming a Vascular Surgery RN offers several advantages. It allows nurses to work closely with surgical teams and make a significant impact on patients' vascular health. The demand for vascular surgeries and specialized nursing care is projected to continue growing, providing job security and opportunities for professional growth. This specialty also offers the chance to develop expertise in vascular health

Vascular Surgery Nurse Jobs

View job details for Zanesville, OHTravel ContractZanesville, OHTravel Nurse RN - Vascular SurgeryIDR Healthcare$2,452/wk
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View job details for Clinic And Schar CancerStaff PositionClinic And Schar CancerRegistered Nurse (RN) - Vascular SurgeryFairfax, VA$36-54/hr
View job details for Tampa General HospitalStaff PositionTampa General HospitalRegistered Nurse (RN) - Vascular SurgeryTampa, FL
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View job details for Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort WorthStaff PositionTexas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort WorthRegistered Nurse (RN) - Vascular SurgeryFort Worth, TX
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