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 514 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
7 days ago
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$8,790/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - CVORLead Healthstaff
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Newport Beach, California
Lead Healthstaff
2 months 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 - CVORHost Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Las Vegas, Nevada
Host Healthcare
4 days 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 - CVORADEX Healthcare Staffing LLC
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
White Plains, New York
ADEX Healthcare Staffing LLC
5 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 ...
$5,646/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - CVORTotalMed Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Coeur D Alene, Idaho
TotalMed Staffing
a day ago
TotalMed Job ID #692809. 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 ...
$4,941/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - CVORArdor Health Solutions
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Bismarck, North Dakota
Ardor Health Solutions
a day ago
Location: Bismarck, ND Setting: Hospital Employment Type: Traveler Cardiovascular Operating Room - CVOR to join our travel team in Bismarck, ND! This is a full time travel c ...
$4,736/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - CVORStability Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Omaha, Nebraska
Stability Healthcare
a day ago
Stability Job ID #272661. Pay package is based on 10 hour shifts and 40 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined. Posted job title: CV ...
$4,672/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - CVORTotalMed Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Seattle, Washington
TotalMed Staffing
21 hours ago
TotalMed Job ID #693577. Pay package is based on 10 hour shifts and 40 hours per week (subject to confirmation). Posted job title: Registered Nurse - Cardiovascular Operating Room ...
$4,349/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - CVORADEX Healthcare Staffing LLC
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Saint Louis, Missouri
ADEX Healthcare Staffing LLC
a day 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 ...
$4,275/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - CVORADEX Healthcare Staffing LLC
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
North Kansas City, Missouri
ADEX Healthcare Staffing LLC
a day 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 ...
$4,189/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - CVORAdvantis Medical
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
West Orange, New Jersey
Advantis Medical
4 hours ago
Advantis Job ID #206857. 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: CVOR ...
$4,147/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - CVORCatapult Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
St. Alexius Health Bismarck MBO 4000
Bismarck, North Dakota
Catapult Healthcare
21 hours ago
Catapult Healthcare Job ID #8223. Pay package is based on 8 hour shifts and 36 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined.
$4,087/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - CVORStability Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Seattle, Washington
Stability Healthcare
19 hours ago
Stability Job ID #272971. Pay package is based on 10 hour shifts and 40 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined. Posted job title: CV ...
$4,079/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - CVORFocus Staff
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Seattle, Washington
Focus Staff
21 hours ago
Focus Staff Job ID #a1q4w000006IHOZAA4. Pay package is based on 12 hour shifts and 36 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined. Posted ...
$3,863/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - CVORAdvantis Medical
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Seattle, Washington
Advantis Medical
21 hours ago
Advantis Job ID #206565. 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: CVOR ...
$3,756/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - CVORMedPro Healthcare Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Livingston, New Jersey
MedPro Healthcare Staffing
3 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 ...
$3,744/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - CVORFocus Staff
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Roanoke, Virginia
Focus Staff
11 hours ago
Focus Staff Job ID #a1q4w000006II1iAAG. Pay package is based on 12 hour shifts and 36 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined. Posted ...
$3,645/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - CVORAdvantis Medical
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Roanoke, Virginia
Advantis Medical
17 hours ago
Advantis Job ID #206705. 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: CVOR ...
$3,571/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - CVORMedPro Healthcare Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Roanoke, Virginia
MedPro Healthcare Staffing
16 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 ...
$3,276/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - CVORAscend National Healthcare Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Portsmouth Regional Hospital
Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Ascend National Healthcare Staffing
21 hours ago
Ascend National Job ID #0. Pay package is based on 12 hour shifts and 36 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined.
$3,229/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - CVORCatapult Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Penn Highlands Dubois
Dubois, Pennsylvania
Catapult Healthcare
21 hours ago
Catapult Healthcare Job ID #7986. Pay package is based on 8 hour shifts and 40 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined.
$3,191/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - CVORArdor Health Solutions
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Boise, Idaho
Ardor Health Solutions
a day ago
Location: Boise, ID Setting: Hospital Employment Type: Traveler Cardiovascular Operating Room - CVOR to join our travel team in Boise, ID! This is a full time travel contrac ...
$3,144/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - CVORHost Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Host Healthcare
15 hours ago
Registered Nurse - CVOR position in Portsmouth, NH. If you are interested in this position, please contact your recruiter and reference Job #551567 Why choose Host Healthcare? ...
$2,948/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - CVORHost Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Seattle, Washington
Host Healthcare
11 hours ago
Registered Nurse - CVOR position in Seattle, WA. If you are interested in this position, please contact your recruiter and reference Job #732881 Why choose Host Healthcare? Bec ...
$2,585/wk
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CVOR Nurse FAQs

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), Advantis Medical (78), and Lead Healthstaff (50).

How Much Do CVOR Nurse Jobs Pay?

For jobs available on Vivian as of Tuesday, December 7th 2021, the average weekly salary for a Cardiovascular Operating Room Nurse is $3,457, but can pay up to $5,894 per week.

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  • min - $1,463
  • avg - $3,457
  • max - $5,894

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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Stability Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Bridgeton, Missouri
Stability Healthcare
5 days ago
Stability Job ID #271810. 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 ...
$5,057/wk
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Advantis Medical
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Norfolk, Virginia
Advantis Medical
4 days ago
Advantis Job ID #147088. 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: RN-C ...
$2,047/wk
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Host Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Norfolk, Virginia
Host Healthcare
2 months ago
Registered Nurse - CVOR position in Norfolk, VA. If you are interested in this position, please contact your recruiter and reference Job #632915 Why choose Host Healthcare? Bec ...
$2,238/wk
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TotalMed Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Burlington, Vermont
TotalMed Staffing
8 days ago
TotalMed Job ID #670896. Pay package is based on 10 hour shifts and 40 hours per week (subject to confirmation). Posted job title: Registered Nurse - Cardiovascular Operating Room ...
$3,465/wk
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TotalMed Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Austin, Texas
TotalMed Staffing
9 days ago
TotalMed Job ID #664249. 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 ...
$3,167/wk
Travel contract
TotalMed Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Austin, Texas
TotalMed Staffing
8 days ago
TotalMed Job ID #664254. 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 ...
$3,141/wk
Travel contract
TotalMed Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Orange Park, Florida
TotalMed Staffing
4 days 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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TotalMed Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
St. Louis, Missouri
TotalMed Staffing
9 days ago
TotalMed Job ID #667181. Pay package is based on 10 hour shifts and 40 hours per week (subject to confirmation). Posted job title: Registered Nurse - Cardiovascular Operating Room ...
$2,472/wk
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TotalMed Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Norfolk, Virginia
TotalMed Staffing
8 days ago
TotalMed Job ID #659964. Pay package is based on 9 hour shifts and 40 hours per week (subject to confirmation). Posted job title: Registered Nurse - Cardiovascular Operating Room T ...
$1,927/wk
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MedPro Healthcare Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - CVOR
Bridgeton, Missouri
MedPro Healthcare Staffing
4 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 ...
$4,428/wk
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