Travel Oncology Nurse Jobs

An oncology nurse is a registered nurse who specializes in the treatment of cancer patients. Oncology nurses, also called hematology/oncology nurses, care for patients of all ages who have been diagnosed with cancer and help them navigate complex treatment protocols and manage cancer symptoms and cancer treatment side effects. Oncology is a challenging, yet rewarding, field that offers career-long learning and professional growth.

Oncology nursing is a top recruited specialty on Vivian, where you’ll find hundreds of oncology travel nursing jobs at prestigious locations around the country.

Oncology nurse salaryLike RNs in every field, the demand for nurses specially trained to work in oncology continues to rise, along with salaries. The average annual wage for oncology nurses is $71,349, which breaks down to about $1,372 weekly and $34 hourly, based on a 40-hour work week.

Vivian data from 2019 showed an average weekly salary of $1,599 for oncology travel nurses. However, travel nurses who claim a permanent tax home may earn more through stipends that are typically tax-free. Extra compensations include housing allowances, meal stipends, and health care.

We currently have 1,296 matching Oncology Nurse jobs.

View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OncologyTotalMed Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - Oncology
San Jose, California
TotalMed Staffing
4 days ago
688322. Oncology unit, 8 weeks, 48 hours/week. No time off before January 10 will be approved Minimum 2 years' experience
$6,677/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OncologyLead Healthstaff
Travel Nurse RN - Oncology
Medford, Oregon
Lead Healthstaff
3 days ago
We need a Oncology Travel RN to make a positive impact on patient care! $6070.78 Estimated Gross Weekly! There are Travel Nurses and then there are Travel Lead-ers! Lead Healthst ...
$6,070/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OncologyJackson Nurse Professionals
Travel Nurse RN - Oncology
Pikeville, Kentucky
Jackson Nurse Professionals
5 days ago
Chemo certified Oncology RN needed for 13 week contract. Rate is on 48 hours per week. Night shift.
$5,765/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OncologyADEX Healthcare Staffing LLC
Travel Nurse RN - Oncology
Pikeville, Kentucky
ADEX Healthcare Staffing LLC
6 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. Opportunity for extension upon successful comple ...
$5,765/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OncologyLead Healthstaff
Travel Nurse RN - Oncology
Medford, Oregon
Lead Healthstaff
18 days ago
We need a Oncology Travel RN to make a positive impact on patient care! $5751.00 Estimated Gross Weekly! There are Travel Nurses and then there are Travel Lead-ers! Lead Healthst ...
$5,751/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OncologyFocus Staff
Travel Nurse RN - Oncology
Boston, Massachusetts
Focus Staff
9 hours ago
Focus Staff Job ID #a1q4w000006IGDIAA4. 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 ...
$4,441/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OncologyAureus Medical Group - Nursing
Travel Nurse RN - Oncology
Billings, Montana
Aureus Medical Group - Nursing
a day ago
Oncology RN needed to work in beautiful southern Montana. Close to Yellowstone National Park and Bighorn National Forest, there is always something to do outdoors! Position: RNSpec ...
$3,618/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OncologyAmerican Mobile Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Oncology
Muncie, Indiana
American Mobile Healthcare
2 hours ago
Job Description & RequirementsRegistered Nurse – Oncology - (Onc RN)StartDate: 12/07/2021Available Shifts: 12 N Pay Rate: $3175.70 - 3499.75This outstanding Oncology unit, bas ...
$3,337/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Oncology
Boston, Massachusetts
Focus Staff
9 hours ago
Focus Staff Job ID #a1q4w000006IGEkAAO. 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 ...
$3,088/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OncologyAmerican Mobile Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Oncology
Seattle, Washington
American Mobile Healthcare
a day ago
Job Description & RequirementsRegistered Nurse – Oncology - (Onc RN)StartDate: 12/20/2021Pay Rate: $2933.42 - 3232.75About the FacilityThis 336-bed, acute-care hospital is staf ...
$3,083/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OncologyAmerican Mobile Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Oncology
Seattle, Washington
American Mobile Healthcare
a day ago
Job Description & RequirementsRegistered Nurse – Oncology - (Onc RN)StartDate: 12/20/2021Available Shifts: 12 N Pay Rate: $2898.14 - 3193.87About the FacilityThis 336-bed, acu ...
$3,046/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OncologyEthos Medical Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - Oncology
Independence, Missouri
Ethos Medical Staffing
a day ago
Ethos Medical Staffing 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.
$2,880/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OncologyEthos Medical Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - Oncology
Belton, Missouri
Ethos Medical Staffing
a day ago
Ethos Medical Staffing Job ID #4. Pay package is based on 12 hour shifts and 36 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined.
$2,534/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OncologyAmerican Mobile Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Oncology
Wailuku, Hawaii
American Mobile Healthcare
a day ago
Job Description & RequirementsRegistered Nurse – Oncology - (Onc RN)StartDate: 01/03/2022Available Shifts: 8 D Pay Rate: $2402.61 - 2647.77Oncololgy RN_Outpatient clinicRequir ...
$2,525/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OncologyHost Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Oncology
Hartford, Connecticut
Host Healthcare
a day ago
Registered Nurse - Oncology position in Hartford, CT. If you are interested in this position, please contact your recruiter and reference Job #622329 Why choose Host Healthcare? ...
$2,520/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OncologyAmerican Mobile Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Oncology
San Antonio, Texas
American Mobile Healthcare
2 hours ago
Job Description & RequirementsRegistered Nurse – Oncology - (Onc RN)StartDate: 12/07/2021Available Shifts: 12 N Pay Rate: $2356.68 - 2597.16- 140 bed community hospital opened ...
$2,476/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OncologyStability Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Oncology
Belton, Missouri
Stability Healthcare
a day ago
Stability Job ID #272537. 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: On ...
$2,462/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OncologyAmerican Mobile Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Oncology
Johnson City, New York
American Mobile Healthcare
2 hours ago
Job Description & RequirementsRegistered Nurse – Oncology - (Onc RN)StartDate: 12/20/2021Available Shifts: 10 D Pay Rate: $2180.98 - 2403.53Designated as a 24-hour trauma, str ...
$2,292/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OncologyAmerican Mobile Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Oncology
Belton, Missouri
American Mobile Healthcare
2 hours ago
Job Description & RequirementsRegistered Nurse – Oncology - (Onc RN)StartDate: 12/13/2021Available Shifts: 10 D Pay Rate: $2092.49 - 2306.01This outstanding unit is looking fo ...
$2,199/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OncologyAmerican Mobile Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Oncology
Clackamas, Oregon
American Mobile Healthcare
2 hours ago
Job Description & RequirementsRegistered Nurse – Oncology - (Onc RN)StartDate: 12/13/2021Available Shifts: 12 N Pay Rate: $2025.97 - 2232.71Required QualificationsBLSAbout the ...
$2,129/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OncologyAmerican Mobile Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Oncology
Tarzana, California
American Mobile Healthcare
a day ago
Job Description & RequirementsRegistered Nurse – Oncology - (Onc RN)StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 12 N Pay Rate: $1909.22 - 2104.03Proudly serving the community since 1973 ...
$2,006/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OncologyAmerican Mobile Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Oncology
Edmonds, Washington
American Mobile Healthcare
a day ago
Job Description & RequirementsRegistered Nurse – Oncology - (Onc RN)StartDate: 12/06/2021Available Shifts: 12 D Pay Rate: $1894.67 - 2088.01Outpatient chemo infusion unit, giv ...
$1,991/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OncologyAdvantis Medical
Travel Nurse RN - Oncology
Washington Township, New Jersey
Advantis Medical
a day ago
Advantis Job ID #129884. 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: Onco ...
$1,935/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OncologyAmerican Mobile Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Oncology
San Antonio, Texas
American Mobile Healthcare
2 hours ago
Job Description & RequirementsRegistered Nurse – Oncology - (Onc RN)StartDate: 12/07/2021Available Shifts: 12 N Pay Rate: $1369.55 - 1509.30- 140 bed community hospital opened ...
$1,439/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Oncology
Tucson, Arizona
American Mobile Healthcare
2 hours ago
Job Description & RequirementsRegistered Nurse – Oncology - (Onc RN)StartDate: 12/06/2021Available Shifts: 12 D/N Pay Rate: $1233.05 - 1358.87This outstanding Oncology unit, b ...
$1,295/wk
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What are the best agencies for Oncology Nurse jobs?

The agencies on Vivian that currently have the most Oncology Nurse jobs are American Mobile Healthcare (241), Stability Healthcare (205), and Advantis Medical (142).

How Much Do Oncology Nurse Jobs Pay?

For jobs available on Vivian as of Sunday, December 5th 2021, the average weekly salary for a Oncology Nurse is $3,019, but can pay up to $6,677 per week.

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What does an oncology nurse do?

Oncology nurses work within an interdisciplinary team to provide curative and palliative treatments for all types of cancers and blood disorders, along with the appropriate interventions. They devise and implement care plans to reach determined goals and provide the best outcomes. They administer chemotherapy, medications, and IVs through various methods. A primary responsibility is patient monitoring and assessment, including before and after chemotherapy and assessing complications from treatment to manage immediate and long-term side effects. They also educate, counsel, and support patients and their families regarding their ongoing care and emotional states.

Where do oncology nurses work?

Oncology nurses may work at midsize to large hospitals that have oncology departments. They may also work at dedicated cancer treatment centers or ambulatory clinics that provide cancer treatments.

What skills make a good oncology nurse?

Oncology nurses must have in-depth knowledge of all types of cancers and the expected side effects of all types of cancer treatments. They must possess advanced clinical skills to treat various cancers and manage complications that arise from treatment. Top skills for a good oncology nurse often involve interpersonal and other soft skills, which include active listening skills to ensure patients understand their disease, treatment options, and potential outcomes. 

Oncology nurses must also have comprehensive health assessment skills to monitor patients’ physical, mental, and emotional health. Communication skills are also a must to effectively convey information to doctors, other medical staff, patients, and patients’ family members. Compassion and empathy are highly desirable interpersonal skills to form healthy nurse-patient relations, which are especially vital during end of life care.

How to become an Oncology Travel Nurse?

To become an oncology travel nurse, applicants must first earn an ADN or a BSM from an accredited nursing program. Upon graduation, they must take and pass the NCLEX-RN licensing exam and complete Basic Life Support certification. Some facilities may also require Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support certification. They can also demonstrate advanced knowledge in oncology with Oncology Certified Nurse and Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse designations through the Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation can expand career opportunities. Transitioning to travel oncology nursing also often requires two years of recent experience.

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American Mobile Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Oncology
Johnson City, New York
American Mobile Healthcare
3 days ago
Job Description & RequirementsRegistered Nurse – Oncology - (Onc RN)StartDate: 12/20/2021Available Shifts: 12 D Pay Rate: $2180.98 - 2403.53Designated as a 24-hour trauma, str ...
$2,292/wk
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American Mobile Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Oncology
Pontiac, Michigan
American Mobile Healthcare
3 days ago
Job Description & RequirementsRegistered Nurse – Oncology - (Onc RN)StartDate: 12/22/2021Available Shifts: 12 N Pay Rate: $1417.26 - 1561.87This outstanding unit is looking fo ...
$1,489/wk
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American Mobile Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Oncology
Cheyenne, Wyoming
American Mobile Healthcare
3 days ago
Job Description & RequirementsRegistered Nurse – Oncology - (Onc RN)StartDate: 12/06/2021Available Shifts: 8 D Pay Rate: $3438.45 - 3789.31This Oncology unit boasts the latest ...
$3,613/wk
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American Mobile Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Oncology
Dallas, Texas
American Mobile Healthcare
3 days ago
Job Description & RequirementsRegistered Nurse – Oncology - (Onc RN)StartDate: 11/30/2021Available Shifts: 12 N Pay Rate: $2374.73 - 2617.05This top-ranked oncology unit is re ...
$2,495/wk
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American Mobile Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Oncology
Harlingen, Texas
American Mobile Healthcare
3 days ago
Job Description & RequirementsRegistered Nurse – Oncology - (Onc RN)StartDate: 12/13/2021Available Shifts: 12 N Pay Rate: $2793.23 - 3078.25Common Diagnosis/Treatment: Unknown ...
$2,935/wk
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American Mobile Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Oncology
Harlingen, Texas
American Mobile Healthcare
3 days ago
Job Description & RequirementsRegistered Nurse – Oncology - (Onc RN)StartDate: 12/13/2021Available Shifts: 12 N Pay Rate: $2793.23 - 3078.25Common Diagnosis/Treatment: Unknown ...
$2,935/wk
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Oloop Health
Travel Nurse RN - Oncology
Indiana University Health
Muncie, Indiana
Oloop Health
4 days ago
Oloop Technology Job ID #201543. Pay package is based on None hour shifts and 36 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined.
$3,564/wk
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Cross Country Nurses
Travel Nurse RN - Oncology
Wichita, Kansas
Cross Country Nurses
5 days ago
The benefits of taking a travel nursing job with Cross Country Nurses include:Free Private Housing or Generous Housing Allowance Comprehensive Health Insurance with Prescription Co ...
$5,620/wk
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Cross Country Nurses
Travel Nurse RN - Oncology
Wichita, Kansas
Cross Country Nurses
6 days ago
The benefits of taking a travel nursing job with Cross Country Nurses include:Free Private Housing or Generous Housing Allowance Comprehensive Health Insurance with Prescription Co ...
$5,620/wk
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Cross Country Nurses
Travel Nurse RN - Oncology
Wichita, Kansas
Cross Country Nurses
8 days ago
The benefits of taking a travel nursing job with Cross Country Nurses include:Free Private Housing or Generous Housing Allowance Comprehensive Health Insurance with Prescription Co ...
$5,620/wk
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