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 736 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
3 days ago
EOW
$8,790/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - CVORFastaff Travel Nursing
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Marysville, California
Fastaff Travel Nursing
5 hours ago
The Estimated Weekly Total is based on working the listed number hours per week and includes available stipend amounts; eligibility may vary subject to company policy and applicabl ...
$5,952/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - CVORLead Healthstaff
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Newport Beach, California
Lead Healthstaff
a month ago
Lead Healthstaff Job ID #39660. Pay package is based on 8 hour shifts and 40 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined. Posted job titl ...
$5,894/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - CVORLead Healthstaff
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Marysville, California
Lead Healthstaff
a month ago
We need a Surgery - CVOR Travel RN to make a positive impact on patient care! $5680.00 Estimated Gross Weekly! There are Travel Nurses and then there are Travel Lead-ers! Lead He ...
$5,680/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - CVORFastaff Travel Nursing
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Stamford, Connecticut
Fastaff Travel Nursing
5 hours ago
The Estimated Weekly Total is based on working the listed number hours per week and includes available stipend amounts; eligibility may vary subject to company policy and applicabl ...
$5,675/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - CVORHost Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Las Vegas, Nevada
Host Healthcare
4 hours ago
Why choose Host Healthcare? Because a great Host provides a worry-free travel experience and always puts your needs first. Our passionate and transparent team members have made H ...
$5,670/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - CVORFastaff Travel Nursing
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Minot, North Dakota
Fastaff Travel Nursing
4 hours ago
The Estimated Weekly Total is based on working the listed number hours per week and includes available stipend amounts; eligibility may vary subject to company policy and applicabl ...
$5,392/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - CVORFastaff Travel Nursing
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
Fastaff Travel Nursing
5 hours ago
The Estimated Weekly Total is based on working the listed number hours per week and includes available stipend amounts; eligibility may vary subject to company policy and applicabl ...
$5,272/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - CVORFastaff Travel Nursing
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
New Haven, Connecticut
Fastaff Travel Nursing
5 hours ago
The Estimated Weekly Total is based on working the listed number hours per week and includes available stipend amounts; eligibility may vary subject to company policy and applicabl ...
$5,198/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - CVORIntellaPro
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Atlanta, Georgia
IntellaPro
5 hours ago
EPIC Charting, COVID Vaccine Required, ACLS/BLS Facility is able to cancel 2 shifts per 13 week contract On call & Call back required Scrub role (209307)
$4,130/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - CVORArrow Healthcare Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Saginaw, Michigan
Arrow Healthcare Staffing
3 hours ago
0 Call Required
$4,120/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - CVORArrow Healthcare Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Detroit, Michigan
Arrow Healthcare Staffing
3 hours ago
Various - 0, 0, or 0 + call and weekend rotation
$4,120/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - CVORtrustaff
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Wenatchee, Washington
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 ...
$4,104/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - CVORMynela Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Santa Monica, California
Mynela Staffing
2 hours ago
Mynela Staffing Job ID #8. Pay package is based on 8 hour shifts and 40 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined.
$3,944/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - CVORtrustaff
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Bismarck, North Dakota
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 ...
$3,816/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - CVORADEX Healthcare Staffing LLC
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Charlotte, North Carolina
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. Opportunity for extension upon successful comple ...
$3,786/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - CVORADEX Healthcare Staffing LLC
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Wilmington, North Carolina
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. Opportunity for extension upon successful comple ...
$3,766/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - CVORLead Healthstaff
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Orange Park, Florida
Lead Healthstaff
2 hours ago
We need a Surgery - CVOR Travel RN to make a positive impact on patient care! $3672.00 Estimated Gross Weekly! There are Travel Nurses and then there are Travel Lead-ers! Lead He ...
$3,672/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - CVORTotalMed Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Charlotte, North Carolina
TotalMed Staffing
3 hours ago
TotalMed Job ID #691766. Pay package is based on 10 hour shifts and 40 hours per week (subject to confirmation). Posted job title: Registered Nurse - Cardiovascular Operating Room ...
$3,578/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - CVORProvidence Health Care Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Orange Park Medical Center
Orange Park, Florida
Providence Health Care Staffing
2 hours ago
Providence Health Care Staffing Job ID #547100. Pay package is based on 8 hour shifts and 40 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined. ...
$3,510/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - CVORMedPro Healthcare Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Santa Monica, California
MedPro Healthcare Staffing
2 hours 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 ...
$3,348/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - CVORTotalMed Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Melbourne, Florida
TotalMed Staffing
5 hours ago
TotalMed Job ID #691455. Pay package is based on 8 hour shifts and 40 hours per week (subject to confirmation). Posted job title: Registered Nurse - Cardiovascular Operating Room T ...
$3,116/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - CVORTotalMed Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Orange Park, Florida
TotalMed Staffing
2 hours ago
TotalMed Job ID #674329. Pay package is based on 8 hour shifts and 40 hours per week (subject to confirmation). Posted job title: Registered Nurse - Cardiovascular Operating Room T ...
$2,737/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 Stability Healthcare (107), American Mobile Healthcare (91), and Advantis Medical (77).

How Much Do CVOR Nurse Jobs Pay?

For jobs available on Vivian as of Friday, December 3rd 2021, the average weekly salary for a Cardiovascular Operating Room Nurse is $3,339, but can pay up to $5,952 per week.

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  • min - $1,109
  • avg - $3,339
  • max - $5,952

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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Fastaff Travel Nursing
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
Fastaff Travel Nursing
5 hours ago
The Estimated Weekly Total is based on working the listed number hours per week and includes available stipend amounts; eligibility may vary subject to company policy and applicabl ...
$5,272/wk
Travel contract
Fastaff Travel Nursing
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Minot, North Dakota
Fastaff Travel Nursing
4 hours ago
The Estimated Weekly Total is based on working the listed number hours per week and includes available stipend amounts; eligibility may vary subject to company policy and applicabl ...
$5,392/wk
Travel contract
Ascend National Healthcare Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Orange Park Medical Center
Orange Park, Florida
Ascend National Healthcare Staffing
4 days ago
Ascend National Job ID #8. Pay package is based on 8 hour shifts and 40 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined.
$3,036/wk
Travel contract
Mynela Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Washington, District Of Columbia
Mynela Staffing
2 days ago
Mynela Staffing Job ID #6. Pay package is based on 12 hour shifts and 36 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined.
$4,995/wk
Travel contract
Mynela Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Weston, Florida
Mynela Staffing
2 days ago
Mynela Staffing Job ID #8. Pay package is based on 12 hour shifts and 36 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined.
$3,276/wk
Travel contract
Mynela Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Weston, Florida
Mynela Staffing
2 days ago
Mynela Staffing Job ID #3. Pay package is based on 10 hour shifts and 40 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined.
$3,640/wk
Travel contract
Ardor Health Solutions
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Weston, Florida
Ardor Health Solutions
5 days ago
Location: Weston, FL Setting: Hospital Employment Type: Traveler Cardiovascular Operating Room - CVOR to join our travel team in Weston, FL! This is a full time travel contr ...
$3,294/wk
Travel contract
Ardor Health Solutions
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Weston, Florida
Ardor Health Solutions
5 days ago
Location: Weston, FL Setting: Hospital Employment Type: Traveler Cardiovascular Operating Room - CVOR to join our travel team in Weston, FL! This is a full time travel contr ...
$3,660/wk
Travel contract
Stability Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Parkersburg, West Virginia
Stability Healthcare
21 hours ago
Stability Job ID #264688. Pay package is based on 8 hour shifts and 40 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined. Posted job title: CVO ...
$2,667/wk
Travel contract
Stability Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Springfield, Illinois
Stability Healthcare
21 hours ago
Stability Job ID #259748. Pay package is based on 8 hour shifts and 40 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined. Posted job title: CVO ...
$2,559/wk
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