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 225 matching Neurology Nurse jobs.

View job details for Travel Nurse RN - NeurologyAureus Medical Group - Nursing
Travel Nurse RN - Neurology
Bismarck, North Dakota
Aureus Medical Group - Nursing
10 days ago
This health system is dedicated to providing high quality health care close to home for people in central and western North Dakota, eastern Montana, and northern South Dakota. They ...
$5,065/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - NeurologyLead Healthstaff
Travel Nurse RN - Neurology
Bloomington, Illinois
Lead Healthstaff
16 hours ago
We need a Med-Surg - Neuro Travel RN to make a positive impact on patient care! $4920.30 Estimated Gross Weekly! There are Travel Nurses and then there are Travel Lead-ers! Lead ...
$4,920/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Neurology
Bloomington, Illinois
Lead Healthstaff
16 hours ago
We need a Med-Surg - Neuro Travel RN to make a positive impact on patient care! $4856.40 Estimated Gross Weekly! There are Travel Nurses and then there are Travel Lead-ers! Lead ...
$4,856/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Neurology
Bloomington, Illinois
Lead Healthstaff
11 days ago
We need a Med-Surg - Neuro Travel RN to make a positive impact on patient care! $4856.40 Estimated Gross Weekly! There are Travel Nurses and then there are Travel Lead-ers! Lead ...
$4,856/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - NeurologyAscend National Healthcare Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - Neurology
Geisinger Community Medical Center
Scranton, Pennsylvania
Ascend National Healthcare Staffing
13 days ago
Ascend National Job ID #1. Pay package is based on 12 hour shifts and 36 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined.
$4,720/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - NeurologyArdor Health Solutions
Travel Nurse RN - Neurology
Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania
Ardor Health Solutions
an hour ago
Location: WILKES BARRE, PA Setting: Hospital Employment Type: Traveler Medical Surgical Ortho/Neuro - M/S Ortho/Neuro to join our travel team in WILKES BARRE, PA! This is a ...
$4,377/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - NeurologyAdvantis Medical
Travel Nurse RN - Neurology
Rapid City, South Dakota
Advantis Medical
2 hours ago
Advantis Job ID #198848. 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: SD - ...
$4,147/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Neurology
Rapid City, South Dakota
Ardor Health Solutions
an hour ago
Location: Rapid City, SD Setting: Hospital Employment Type: Traveler Medical Surgical Ortho/Neuro - M/S Ortho/Neuro to join our travel team in Rapid City, SD! This is a full ...
$4,147/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - NeurologyAdvantis Medical
Travel Nurse RN - Neurology
Madison, Wisconsin
Advantis Medical
an hour ago
Advantis Job ID #184666. 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 job title: WI ...
$4,032/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Neurology
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Focus Staff
an hour ago
Focus Staff Job ID #a1q4w000004C0GyAAK. 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 ...
$4,020/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Neurology
Abilene, Texas
Advantis Medical
an hour ago
Advantis Job ID #194070. 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 job title: New ...
$3,456/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Neurology
Richmond, Virginia
Ardor Health Solutions
an hour ago
Location: Richmond, VA Setting: Hospital Employment Type: Traveler neurology - Neuro to join our travel team in Richmond, VA! This is a full time travel contract position. ...
$3,456/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - NeurologyAdvantis Medical
Travel Nurse RN - Neurology
New Bern, North Carolina
Advantis Medical
2 hours ago
Advantis Job ID #199992. 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: Medi ...
$3,226/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Neurology
Cincinnati, Ohio
Ardor Health Solutions
an hour ago
Location: Cincinnati, OH Setting: Hospital Employment Type: Traveler Medical Surgical Ortho/Neuro - M/S Ortho/Neuro to join our travel team in Cincinnati, OH! This is a full ...
$3,110/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Neurology
Houston, Texas
Advantis Medical
an hour ago
Advantis Job ID #188990. 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: Trav ...
$2,995/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Neurology
Missoula, Montana
Ardor Health Solutions
2 hours ago
Location: Missoula, MT Setting: Hospital Employment Type: Traveler Medical Surgical Ortho/Neuro - M/S Ortho/Neuro to join our travel team in Missoula, MT! This is a full tim ...
$2,995/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Neurology
Utica, New York
Ardor Health Solutions
an hour ago
Location: Utica, NY Setting: Hospital Employment Type: Traveler neurology - Neuro to join our travel team in Utica, NY! This is a full time travel contract position. Requir ...
$2,880/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - NeurologyAdvantis Medical
Travel Nurse RN - Neurology
Richmond, Virginia
Advantis Medical
2 hours ago
Advantis Job ID #138413. 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: TRAV ...
$2,880/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Neurology
Arlington, Texas
Advantis Medical
2 hours ago
Advantis Job ID #187727. 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: TRAV ...
$2,880/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Neurology
Falls Church, Virginia
Advantis Medical
2 hours ago
Advantis Job ID #158114. 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 job title: RN ...
$2,794/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Neurology
Pinehurst, North Carolina
Ardor Health Solutions
an hour 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 ...
$2,419/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Neurology
Falls Church, Virginia
Advantis Medical
an hour ago
Advantis Job ID #134309. 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 job title: RN ...
$2,235/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Neurology
Charleston, West Virginia
Advantis Medical
an hour ago
Advantis Job ID #196630. 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: Medi ...
$1,981/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Neurology
Charleston, West Virginia
Ardor Health Solutions
an hour ago
Location: Charleston, WV Setting: Hospital Employment Type: Traveler Medical Surgical Neurology - M/S Neuro to join our travel team in Charleston, WV! This is a full time tr ...
$1,981/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Neurology
Tallahassee, Florida
Advantis Medical
2 hours ago
Advantis Job ID #137493. 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 job title: Reg ...
$1,642/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 (54), SSM Health (48), and Advantis Medical (40).

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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Advantis Medical
Travel Nurse RN - Neurology
Springfield, Missouri
Advantis Medical
4 hours ago
Advantis Job ID #153638. 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: Trav ...
$3,686/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Neurology
St. Louis, Missouri
Advantis Medical
5 hours ago
Advantis Job ID #190646. 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: Medi ...
$3,180/wk
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Advantis Medical
Travel Nurse RN - Neurology
St. Louis, Missouri
Advantis Medical
9 hours ago
Advantis Job ID #187540. 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: Medi ...
$3,180/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Neurology
Houston, Texas
Advantis Medical
a day ago
Advantis Job ID #189015. 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: Trav ...
$2,995/wk
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Advantis Medical
Travel Nurse RN - Neurology
Hudson, Florida
Advantis Medical
14 hours ago
Advantis Job ID #192058. 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: SEAS ...
$2,880/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Neurology
Seattle, Washington
Advantis Medical
5 hours ago
Advantis Job ID #172966. 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 job title: Med ...
$2,465/wk
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Advantis Medical
Travel Nurse RN - Neurology
Tallahassee, Florida
Advantis Medical
5 hours ago
Advantis Job ID #197574. 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 job title: Reg ...
$2,298/wk
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Advantis Medical
Travel Nurse RN - Neurology
Dallas, Texas
Advantis Medical
11 hours ago
Advantis Job ID #138194. 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: TRAV ...
$1,958/wk
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Ardor Health Solutions
Travel Nurse RN - Neurology
New Bern, North Carolina
Ardor Health Solutions
8 hours ago
Location: New Bern, NC Setting: Hospital Employment Type: Traveler Medical Surgical Neurology - M/S Neuro to join our travel team in New Bern, NC! This is a full time travel ...
$3,225/wk
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Ardor Health Solutions
Travel Nurse RN - Neurology
Richmond, Virginia
Ardor Health Solutions
13 hours ago
Location: Richmond, VA Setting: Hospital Employment Type: Traveler neurology - Neuro to join our travel team in Richmond, VA! This is a full time travel contract position. ...
$3,456/wk
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