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 869 matching Oncology Nurse jobs.

View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OncologyStability Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Oncology
Washington, District Of Columbia
Stability Healthcare
2 hours ago
Stability Job ID #269186. Pay package is based on 12 hour shifts and 48 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined. Posted job title: On ...
$6,091/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Oncology
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Lead Healthstaff
9 days ago
We need a Oncology - Radiation Travel RN to make a positive impact on patient care! $5796.00 Estimated Gross Weekly! There are Travel Nurses and then there are Travel Lead-ers! L ...
$5,796/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
5 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 ...
$5,765/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Oncology
Medford, Oregon
Lead Healthstaff
10 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 - OncologyCross Country Nurses
Travel Nurse RN - Oncology
Wichita, Kansas
Cross Country Nurses
4 hours 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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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OncologyAdvantis Medical
Travel Nurse RN - Oncology
New York, New York
Advantis Medical
an hour ago
Advantis Job ID #188012. Pay package is based on 8 hour shifts and 34 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined. Posted job title: RN - ...
$3,686/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Oncology
Burlington, Vermont
Stability Healthcare
an hour ago
Stability Job ID #262230. 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 ...
$3,643/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Oncology
Seattle, Washington
Stability Healthcare
an hour ago
Stability Job ID #248564. 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 ...
$3,536/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Oncology
Cheyenne, Wyoming
Stability Healthcare
an hour ago
Stability Job ID #268077. 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 ...
$3,432/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OncologyAdvantis Medical
Travel Nurse RN - Oncology
St. Louis, Missouri
Advantis Medical
an hour ago
Advantis Job ID #193449. 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 ...
$3,180/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Oncology
Saint Louis, Missouri
Stability Healthcare
an hour ago
Stability Job ID #263221. 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 ...
$3,110/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Oncology
Falls Church, Virginia
Advantis Medical
an hour ago
Advantis Job ID #175183. 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 ...
$3,017/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Oncology
Seattle, Washington
Stability Healthcare
an hour ago
Stability Job ID #251937. 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: Onc ...
$2,659/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Oncology
Issaquah, Washington
Advantis Medical
an hour ago
Advantis Job ID #179631. 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: Onc ...
$2,465/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Oncology
Fairfax, Virginia
Advantis Medical
an hour ago
Advantis Job ID #160002. 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 – ...
$2,458/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Oncology
Pinehurst, North Carolina
Advantis Medical
an hour ago
Advantis Job ID #151865. 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: Onc ...
$2,419/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Oncology
Seattle, Washington
Advantis Medical
an hour ago
Advantis Job ID #181362. 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 ...
$2,373/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OncologyStability Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Oncology
Antioch, California
Stability Healthcare
an hour ago
Stability Job ID #217667. 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: Onc ...
$2,284/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OncologyAdvantis Medical
Travel Nurse RN - Oncology
Seattle, Washington
Advantis Medical
an hour ago
Advantis Job ID #140276. 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: Onc ...
$2,143/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Oncology
Saint Louis, Missouri
Stability Healthcare
an hour ago
Stability Job ID #216571. 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 ...
$2,074/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Oncology
Dearborn, Michigan
Advantis Medical
an hour ago
Advantis Job ID #171250. 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 O ...
$2,051/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Oncology
Los Angeles, California
Stability Healthcare
an hour ago
Stability Job ID #199996. 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: Onc ...
$2,048/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Oncology
New York, New York
Stability Healthcare
an hour ago
Stability Job ID #253761. 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 ...
$1,669/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Oncology
Charlottesville, Virginia
Advantis Medical
an hour ago
Advantis Job ID #196611. 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 ...
$1,636/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Oncology
Lafayette, Louisiana
Advantis Medical
an hour ago
Advantis Job ID #199487. 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 ...
$1,544/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 Stability Healthcare (195), Ardor Health Solutions (122), and Advantis Medical (119).

How Much Do Oncology Nurse Jobs Pay?

For jobs available on Vivian as of Saturday, November 27th 2021, the average weekly salary for a Oncology Nurse is $3,097, but can pay up to $6,091 per week.

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  • avg - $3,097
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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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Advantis Medical
Travel Nurse RN - Oncology
Rockport, Maine
Advantis Medical
6 hours ago
Advantis Job ID #195912. 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: Regi ...
$4,028/wk
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Advantis Medical
Travel Nurse RN - Oncology
New York, New York
Advantis Medical
13 hours ago
Advantis Job ID #149989. Pay package is based on 8 hour shifts and 34 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined. Posted job title: RN - ...
$3,686/wk
Travel contract
Advantis Medical
Travel Nurse RN - Oncology
Topeka, Kansas
Advantis Medical
a day ago
Advantis Job ID #197404. 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 ...
$3,341/wk
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Advantis Medical
Travel Nurse RN - Oncology
Elkhart, Indiana
Advantis Medical
6 hours ago
Advantis Job ID #168127. Pay package is based on 12 hour shifts and 48 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined. Posted job title: Onc ...
$3,295/wk
Travel contract
Advantis Medical
Travel Nurse RN - Oncology
Lafayette, Louisiana
Advantis Medical
10 hours ago
Advantis Job ID #199489. 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 ...
$2,949/wk
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Advantis Medical
Travel Nurse RN - Oncology
Idaho Falls, Idaho
Advantis Medical
4 hours ago
Advantis Job ID #168816. 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
Travel contract
Advantis Medical
Travel Nurse RN - Oncology
Corpus Christi, Texas
Advantis Medical
4 hours ago
Advantis Job ID #199365. 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 O ...
$2,765/wk
Travel contract
Advantis Medical
Travel Nurse RN - Oncology
Astoria, New York
Advantis Medical
4 hours ago
Advantis Job ID #171079. 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 - ...
$2,765/wk
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Advantis Medical
Travel Nurse RN - Oncology
Boston, Massachusetts
Advantis Medical
4 hours ago
Advantis Job ID #194277. 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: Chem ...
$2,604/wk
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Advantis Medical
Travel Nurse RN - Oncology
Falls Church, Virginia
Advantis Medical
6 hours ago
Advantis Job ID #158093. 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 ...
$2,458/wk
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