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Travel Neurology Nurse Jobs

Neurology nurses, also called neuroscience nurses, are registered nurses who specialize in treating patients diagnosed with brain and nervous system disorders. Neuro nurses may encounter and treat a wide array of conditions, including strokes, encephalitis, multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer’s disease, and Parkinson’s disease. They may also work with patients showing signs of neurological problems caused by a traumatic brain injury or spinal cord injury. 

Neuroscience is one of the most complex areas in the healthcare field. Neurology nurses who pursue this specialty have ample opportunities to make a profound difference in their patients’ lives by helping them recover from serious injuries and/or deal with lifelong impairments.

Neurology nurses are in-demand specialists on Vivian, where you’ll find neurology nursing jobs plentiful at leading facilities around the country.

We currently have 102 matching Neurology Nurse jobs.

View job details for Travel Nurse RN - NeurologyAccess Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Neurology
Cheyenne Regional
Cheyenne, Wyoming
Access Healthcare
14 hours ago
$3,119/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - NeurologyAccess Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Neurology
Cheyenne Regional
Cheyenne, Wyoming
Access Healthcare
14 hours ago
$3,119/wk
Travel Contract
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - NeurologyAccess Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Neurology
AMITA Health Saint Joseph Medical Center
Joliet, Illinois
Access Healthcare
2 days ago
$3,092/wk
Travel Contract
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - NeurologyAccess Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Neurology
AMITA Health Saint Joseph Medical Center
Joliet, Illinois
Access Healthcare
2 days ago
$3,092/wk
Travel Contract
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - NeurologyKPG Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Neurology
Cheyenne, Wyoming
KPG Healthcare
15 hours ago
$2,668/wk
Travel Contract
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - NeurologyKPG Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Neurology
Cheyenne, Wyoming
KPG Healthcare
15 hours ago
$2,668/wk
Travel Contract
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - NeurologyDestination Travelcare
Travel Nurse RN - Neurology
Cheyenne, Wyoming
Destination Travelcare
13 hours ago
$2,627/wk
Travel Contract
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - NeurologyDestination Travelcare
Travel Nurse RN - Neurology
Cheyenne, Wyoming
Destination Travelcare
13 hours ago
$2,627/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - NeurologyAureus Medical Group - Nursing
Travel Nurse RN - Neurology
Falls Church, Virginia
Aureus Medical Group - Nursing
19 hours ago
Interested in the Washington, D.C. area? Come work in this 833-bed, northeastern Virginia hospital that is consistently ranked among the top healthcare providers in the US. This ho ...
$2,412/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - NeurologyDestination Travelcare
Travel Nurse RN - Neurology
Pinehurst, North Carolina
Destination Travelcare
19 hours ago
$2,236/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - NeurologyEthos Medical Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - Neurology
Greenville, South Carolina
Ethos Medical Staffing
12 hours ago
$2,171/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - NeurologyArdor Health Solutions
Travel Nurse RN - Neurology
Pinehurst, North Carolina
Ardor Health Solutions
19 hours ago
Location: Pinehurst, NC Setting: Hospital Employment Type: Traveler Medical Surgical Neurology - M/S Neuro to join our travel team in Pinehurst, NC! This is a full time trav ...
$2,171/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - NeurologyMynela Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - Neurology
The Christ Hospital
Cincinnati, Ohio
Mynela Staffing
5 hours ago
$2,076/wk
Travel Contract
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - NeurologyJackson Nurse Professionals
Travel Nurse RN - Neurology
Fort Worth, Texas
Jackson Nurse Professionals
a day ago
Exciting travel positions are open for Registered Nurses with experience caring for patients for a 13 week contract assignment at a state-of-the-art area hospital. Enjoy a supporti ...
$2,050/wk
Travel Contract
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - NeurologyJackson Nurse Professionals
Travel Nurse RN - Neurology
Fort Worth, Texas
Jackson Nurse Professionals
a day ago
Exciting travel positions are open for Registered Nurses with experience caring for patients for a 13 week contract assignment at a state-of-the-art area hospital. Enjoy a supporti ...
$2,050/wk
Travel Contract
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - NeurologyTotalMed Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - Neurology
Orlando Regional Medical Center
Orlando, Florida
TotalMed Staffing
a day ago
$1,937/wk
Travel Contract
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Travel Nurse RN - Neurology
Orlando Regional Medical Center
Orlando, Florida
TotalMed Staffing
a day ago
$1,937/wk
Travel Contract
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - NeurologyFocus Staff
Travel Nurse RN - Neurology
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Focus Staff
a day ago
$1,755/wk
Travel Contract
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - NeurologyMynela Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - Neurology
VCU Medical Center
Richmond, Virginia
Mynela Staffing
5 hours ago
$1,748/wk
Travel Contract
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - NeurologyJackson Nurse Professionals
Travel Nurse RN - Neurology
Smithtown, New York
Jackson Nurse Professionals
a day ago
Exciting travel positions are open for Registered Nurses with experience caring for patients for a 13 week contract assignment at a state-of-the-art area hospital. Enjoy a supporti ...
$1,710/wk
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What are the best agencies for Neurology Nurse jobs?

The agencies on Vivian that currently have the most Neurology Nurse jobs are Ardor Health Solutions (15), Destination Travelcare (10), and Focus Staff (10).

What does a neurology nurse do?

Neurology nurses treat patients with neurological injuries and disorders, including head and spinal trauma from accidents and illnesses that affect the brain and/or nervous system. The diverse range of neurological issues they may handle means their duties can greatly vary based on their assigned patients. Specific duties may include:

  • Assisting with post-operative recovery

  • Providing wound or surgical site care

  • Performing detailed serial physical assessments and neurological exams

  • Administering medications and tests

  • Monitoring neurological function

  • Assisting with physical rehabilitation, mobility, and activities of daily living

  • Collaborating with healthcare teams on medical or pharmacological interventions

  • Assisting physicians with procedures

  • Evaluating patients’ responses to treatment

  • Keeping accurate patient records

  • Providing educationand comfort to patients and their families

Neurology nurse salary

In December 2020, PayScale reported the average annual salary for staff neurology nurses was $70,065, or about $1,347 weekly and $33.68 hourly. During this same period, neurology nursing jobs on Vivian paid a gross average weekly salary of $1,697. This salary may include untaxed compensations, such as meal per diems and housing allowances for neurology nurses who claim a permanent tax-home.

Where do neurology nurses work?

Neuroscience nursing is a broad specialty with several employment opportunities in inpatient and outpatient settings. Many neuro nurses are part of the neurology department at hospitals, but they may also work in the stroke unit or intensive care. They can work for outpatient clinics, rehabilitation facilities, long-term care facilities, and home care agencies. Experienced neurology nurses also may find employment within neuroscience specialists’ offices and travel nurse staffing agencies.

What skills make a good neurology nurse?

A good neurology nurse has a comprehensive understanding of nervous system anatomy and physiology, and vast knowledge of neurological conditions and diseases. Patients struggling with neurological issues can behave unpredictably and healing and rehabilitation can take time, so neuro nurses must have keen assessment and monitoring skills combined with lots of patience and sensitivity. They’re compassionate communicators with enormous empathy to help patients with long-term, potentially life-long, disabilities learn how to cope with their situations. Strong interpersonal skills, stamina, and being detail-oriented are also top traits needed to succeed in neurological nursing.

How to become a Neurology Travel Nurse

The first step towards a career as a neurology travel nurse is becoming a registered nurse. This requires earning an Associate Degree in Nursing or a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, passing the NCLEX-RN, and fulfilling any other state licensing requirements. RNs typically need Basic Life Support certification and neurology positions may require Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support certification.

Although not usually required, it’s a good career move to earn Certified Neuroscience Registered Nurse credentialing from the American Board of Neuroscience Nursing. Most travel neurology nurse positions require two or more years of recent neurology experience.

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The island of St. Thomas, in the U.S. Virgin Islands (U.S.V.I.), is a haven for turquoise waters, pristine beaches, and water sports of all kinds. The weather borders on perfect with mild temps year round, and an ocean breeze that keeps you cool at night. St. Thomas is also a hot spot for travel nurses!…
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Posted on Feb 20, 2021
One of the biggest benefits of travel nursing is being able to move around freely and explore the country, often making significantly more money than you would as a staff nurse. Travel nursing pay is often based on demand for nurses, and travel nurses need to decide if you are willing to be flexible with…

Need for nurses in Indiana during pandemic raises their prospects for higher pay

Posted on Nov 25, 2020
Indiana’s rise in cases means there is a need for traveling nurses here in Indiana. In fact, Hundreds of those positions are open across the state right now. News8 David joining us now. The president of Indiana’s hospital association said increasing hospitalizations are putting a strain on hospitals which creates staffing shortages in Indiana and…

Day in the Life: COVID-19 ICU Nurse

Posted on Nov 11, 2020
As the nation’s daily count of COVID-19 cases continues to rise, we are again seeing a major demand for nurses and travel nurses in facilities across the country. For some of us, we have experienced this public health catastrophe in waves, while others have been working COVID crisis contracts since March. Either way, nurses have…

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