Travel CVOR Nurse Jobs

CVOR nursing takes place in a high-acuity environment where patients receive surgical interventions for cardiovascular and thoracic problems, including open-heart surgeries. Cardiovascular operating room nurses excel as key members of the cardiovascular surgical team, providing high-quality care, and always ensuring patient safety. Cardiac procedures are often intense, requiring a high level of focus, and CVOR nurses face the challenges of a fast-paced, lifesaving position that many find highly rewarding.

CVOR nursing is a top recruited specialty on Vivian with hundreds of CVOR nurse jobs posted from facilities around the nation.

CVOR nurse salary

CVOR nurses earn very competitive wages due to the complex nature and advanced training required in these positions. RNs working in the CVOR earn $96,036 annually, which breaks down to about $1,847 weekly and $46.18 hourly.

Per 2019 salary data compiled by Vivian, travel CVOR nurses earn an average of $2,032 per week. Travel nurses who claim a permanent tax-home often earn even more by taking advantage of tax-free stipends, such as housing allowances and per diems for meals that further increase their overall compensation package.

We currently have 665 matching CVOR Nurse jobs.

View job details for Travel Nurse RN - CVORTrinity Health FirstChoice
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
St. Agnes Hospital
Fresno, California
Trinity Health FirstChoice
4 days ago
EOW
$6,710/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - CVORLead Healthstaff
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Fresno, California
Lead Healthstaff
a month ago
We need a Surgery - CVOR Travel RN to make a positive impact on patient care! $8582.00 Estimated Gross Weekly! There are Travel Nurses and then there are Travel Lead-ers! Lead He ...
$8,582/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - CVORADEX Healthcare Staffing LLC
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
White Plains, New York
ADEX Healthcare Staffing LLC
7 hours ago
Travel or local RN needed for ASAP start. Min 2+ years recent hospital experience required. Must be able to start within 2-4 weeks. Contract is for 3x12hr shifts per week. Opportun ...
$6,150/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - CVORLead Healthstaff
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Oxnard, California
Lead Healthstaff
a month ago
We need a Surgery - CVOR Travel RN to make a positive impact on patient care! $5793.60 Estimated Gross Weekly! There are Travel Nurses and then there are Travel Lead-ers! Lead He ...
$5,793/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - CVORCoast Medical Service
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Sacramento, California
Coast Medical Service
22 days ago
2+ Years of recent and relevant experience required Unencumbered license in-hand at time of application for state(s) where assignment is located R ...
$5,764/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - CVORADEX Healthcare Staffing LLC
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Atlanta, Georgia
ADEX Healthcare Staffing LLC
4 hours ago
Travel or local RN needed for ASAP start. Min 2+ years recent hospital experience required. Must be able to start within 2-4 weeks. Contract is for 3x12hr shifts per week. Opportun ...
$5,190/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - CVORLead Healthstaff
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Rancho Mirage, California
Lead Healthstaff
4 hours ago
We need a Surgery - CVOR Travel RN to make a positive impact on patient care! $4740.96 Estimated Gross Weekly! There are Travel Nurses and then there are Travel Lead-ers! Lead He ...
$4,740/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - CVORADEX Healthcare Staffing LLC
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Atlanta, Georgia
ADEX Healthcare Staffing LLC
4 hours ago
Travel or local RN needed for ASAP start. Min 2+ years recent hospital experience required. Must be able to start within 2-4 weeks. Contract is for 3x12hr shifts per week. Opportun ...
$4,674/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - CVORADEX Healthcare Staffing LLC
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Tacoma, Washington
ADEX Healthcare Staffing LLC
6 hours ago
Travel or local RN needed for ASAP start. Min 2+ years recent hospital experience required. Must be able to start within 2-4 weeks. Contract is for 3x12hr shifts per week. Opportun ...
$4,365/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Silverdale, Washington
ADEX Healthcare Staffing LLC
6 hours ago
Travel or local RN needed for ASAP start. Min 2+ years recent hospital experience required. Must be able to start within 2-4 weeks. Contract is for 3x12hr shifts per week. Opportun ...
$3,893/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - CVORtrustaff
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Rancho Mirage, California
trustaff
6 hours ago
CVOR Registered Nurse for a 13-week travel contract.The Cardiovascular Operating Room (CVOR) Nurse works in operating rooms to treat open-heart patients. CVOR RNs perform cardiovas ...
$3,720/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - CVORADEX Healthcare Staffing LLC
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Las Vegas, Nevada
ADEX Healthcare Staffing LLC
6 hours ago
Travel or local RN needed for ASAP start. Min 2+ years recent hospital experience required. Must be able to start within 2-4 weeks. Contract is for 3x12hr shifts per week. Opportun ...
$3,699/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - CVOROloop Health
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Midland Memorial Hospital
Midland, Texas
Oloop Health
6 hours ago
$3,360/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - CVORLead Healthstaff
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Midland, Texas
Lead Healthstaff
4 hours ago
We need a Surgery - CVOR Travel RN to make a positive impact on patient care! $3168.00 Estimated Gross Weekly! There are Travel Nurses and then there are Travel Lead-ers! Lead He ...
$3,168/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - CVORArdor Health Solutions
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Midland, Texas
Ardor Health Solutions
4 hours ago
Location: Midland, TX Setting: Hospital Employment Type: Traveler Cardiovascular Operating Room - CVOR to join our travel team in Midland, TX! This is a full time travel con ...
$2,851/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - CVORtrustaff
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Dallas, Texas
trustaff
4 hours ago
CVOR Registered Nurse for a 13-week travel contract.The Cardiovascular Operating Room (CVOR) Nurse works in operating rooms to treat open-heart patients. CVOR RNs perform cardiovas ...
$2,772/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - CVORStability Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Midland, Texas
Stability Healthcare
4 hours ago
$2,721/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - CVORFocus Staff
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Midland, Texas
Focus Staff
5 hours ago
$2,673/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - CVORArdor Health Solutions
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Gainesville, Florida
Ardor Health Solutions
4 hours ago
Location: Gainesville, FL Setting: Hospital Employment Type: Traveler Cardiovascular Operating Room - CVOR to join our travel team in Gainesville, FL! This is a full time tr ...
$2,267/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - CVORtrustaff
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Rock Hill, South Carolina
trustaff
5 hours ago
CVOR Registered Nurse for a 13-week travel contract.The Cardiovascular Operating Room (CVOR) Nurse works in operating rooms to treat open-heart patients. CVOR RNs perform cardiovas ...
$2,200/wk
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What are the best agencies for CVOR Nurse jobs?

The agencies on Vivian that currently have the most CVOR Nurse jobs are trustaff (112), Stability Healthcare (101), and MedPro Healthcare Staffing (84).

How Much Do CVOR Nurse Jobs Pay?

For jobs available on Vivian as of Friday, October 15th 2021, the average weekly salary for a Cardiovascular Operating Room Nurse is $3,050, but can pay up to $8,582 per week.

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  • min - $1,330
  • avg - $3,050
  • max - $8,582

What does a CVOR nurse do?

As part of the cardiovascular surgical services team, CVOR nurses provide direct patient care in the CVOR surgical suite. They take on a variety of responsibilities that require an abundant array of skills, including caring for cardiovascular patients before, during, and after surgical procedures. CVOR nurses coordinate the entire operating room regarding sterility and the availability of functioning equipment and appropriate supplies for each procedure. They also assist surgeons during operations, which may include operating cardiopulmonary bypass machines and monitoring vital signs. Other common duties include:

  • Overseeing sterilization procedures

  • Administering prescribed medications

  • Applying dressings

  • Providing after-care instructions and educating patients and family

  • Maintaining records of surgical outcomes

  • Completing patient charting

Where do CVOR nurses work?

Most CVOR nurses work in hospital operating rooms and specialize in cardiovascular surgeries. They may also work in dedicated cardiovascular surgery centers.

What skills make a good CVOR nurse?

Good CVOR nurses have excellent teamwork and communication skills because working in the cardiovascular OR requires a highly cohesive team effort. CVOR nurses have advanced knowledge of all types of cardiac operative procedures, which helps hone their lifesaving skills. They have enhanced technical skills that allow them to operate and troubleshoot complex machinery. CVOR nurses possess strong organizational skills to effectively coordinate care across the CVOR and excellent attention to detail to ensure quality monitoring and patient safety. Other desirable skills that top the list include verbal and written communications, time management, assessment, advocacy, critical thinking, and interpersonal skills.

How to become a CVOR Travel Nurse?

To become a CVOR travel nurse, individuals must have an active RN license. This requires an associate or a bachelor’s degree in nursing from an accredited nursing program, passing the NCLEX-RN and completing state licensing requirements. Certification in Basic Life Support is required and many facilities prefer, and sometimes require, Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support certifications.

Due to required surgical assisting skills, many employers prefer a BSN degree or higher and Certified Perioperative Nurse certification, which can be obtained from the Competency & Credentialing Institute and is the only accredited certification for perioperative RNs. Transitioning to the CVOR requires hands-on experience in cardiovascular treatment, critical care, and/or operating room procedures with most travel CVOR nursing positions requiring one to two of recent RN experience in a cardiovascular operating room environment.

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MedPro Healthcare Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Midland, Texas
MedPro Healthcare Staffing
10 days ago
MedPro Healthcare Staffing, a Joint Commission-certified staffing agency, is seeking a quality CVOR registered nurse (RN) for a travel assignment with one of our top healthcare cli ...
$2,556/wk
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Ardor Health Solutions
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Tacoma, Washington
Ardor Health Solutions
a month ago
Location: Tacoma, WA Setting: Hospital Employment Type: Traveler Cardiovascular Operating Room - CVOR to join our travel team in Tacoma, WA! This is a full time travel contr ...
$4,446/wk
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Focus Staff
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Tallahasee, Florida
Focus Staff
2 days ago
$1,774/wk
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Focus Staff
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Tallahasee, Florida
Focus Staff
3 days ago
$1,774/wk
Travel contract
ADEX Healthcare Staffing LLC
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Atlanta, Georgia
ADEX Healthcare Staffing LLC
10 days ago
Travel or local RN needed for ASAP start. Min 2+ years recent hospital experience required. Must be able to start within 2-4 weeks. Contract is for 3x12hr shifts per week. Opportun ...
$5,190/wk
Travel contract
Ardor Health Solutions
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Midland, Texas
Ardor Health Solutions
a month ago
Location: Midland, TX Setting: Hospital Employment Type: Traveler Cardiovascular Operating Room - CVOR to join our travel team in Midland, TX! This is a full time travel con ...
$2,851/wk
Travel contract
Lead Healthstaff
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Midland, Texas
Lead Healthstaff
a month ago
We need a Surgery - CVOR Travel RN to make a positive impact on patient care! $3168.00 Estimated Gross Weekly! There are Travel Nurses and then there are Travel Lead-ers! Lead He ...
$3,168/wk
Travel contract
Stability Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Midland, Texas
Stability Healthcare
9 days ago
$3,006/wk
Travel contract
MedPro Healthcare Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Orlando, Florida
MedPro Healthcare Staffing
10 days ago
MedPro Healthcare Staffing, a Joint Commission-certified staffing agency, is seeking a quality CVOR registered nurse (RN) for a travel assignment with one of our top healthcare cli ...
$2,268/wk
Travel contract
ADEX Healthcare Staffing LLC
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Tacoma, Washington
ADEX Healthcare Staffing LLC
11 days ago
Travel or local RN needed for ASAP start. Min 2+ years recent hospital experience required. Must be able to start within 2-4 weeks. Contract is for 3x12hr shifts per week. Opportun ...
$4,365/wk
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