Travel Orthopedics Nurse Jobs

Orthopedic nurses are registered nurses who specialize in the prevention and treatment of musculoskeletal diseases and disorders. Besides broken arms and legs, orthopedic nurses treat patients with a wide array of musculoskeletal conditions affecting the muscles, bones, and joints, such as arthritis, osteoporosis, and hip replacements. Orthopedic nursing is an ideal career path for nurses wanting to help patients pursue fully mobile, pain-free lives.

We currently have 271 matching Orthopedics Nurse jobs.

View job details for Registered Nurse (RN) - OrthopedicsFocus Staff
Registered Nurse (RN) - Orthopedics
Peoria, Illinois
Focus Staff
2 hours ago
Focus Staff Job ID #a1q4w000004AddmAAC. Pay package is based on 12 hour shifts and 36 hours per week (subject to confirmation). Posted job title: Travel ORTHO RN - Orthopedic Regis ...
$26-42/hr
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OrthopedicsLead Healthstaff
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Medford, Oregon
Lead Healthstaff
10 days ago
We need a Med-Surg - Ortho 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 ...
$5,751/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OrthopedicsMedical Solutions
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Medford, Oregon
Medical Solutions
9 days ago
We’re seeking talented healthcare professionals whose adventure game is as strong as their clinical game. Those that want flexibility and high pay, we have the positions fo ...
$5,589/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OrthopedicsCross Country Nurses
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Cross Country Nurses
9 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 ...
$5,520/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OrthopedicsTotalMed Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Medford, Oregon
TotalMed Staffing
8 hours ago
TotalMed Job ID #674658. Pay package is based on 12 hour shifts and 36 hours per week (subject to confirmation). Posted job title: Registered Nurse - Orthopedic Travel Nurse Assign ...
$4,983/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OrthopedicsLead Healthstaff
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Rockford, Illinois
Lead Healthstaff
9 days ago
We need a Med-Surg - Ortho 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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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OrthopedicsAdvantis Medical
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Bangor, Maine
Advantis Medical
3 hours ago
Advantis Job ID #201258. 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: Sta ...
$4,608/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OrthopedicsArdor Health Solutions
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Bismarck, North Dakota
Ardor Health Solutions
2 hours ago
Location: Bismarck, ND Setting: Hospital Employment Type: Traveler Ortho - Ortho to join our travel team in Bismarck, ND! This is a full time travel contract position. Requ ...
$4,596/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OrthopedicsFocus Staff
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Rockford, Illinois
Focus Staff
2 hours ago
Focus Staff Job ID #a1q4w000004BzXqAAK. 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 ...
$4,022/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OrthopedicsArdor Health Solutions
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Boise, Idaho
Ardor Health Solutions
2 hours ago
Location: Boise, ID Setting: Hospital Employment Type: Traveler Ortho - Ortho to join our travel team in Boise, ID! This is a full time travel contract position. Requiremen ...
$3,916/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OrthopedicsArdor Health Solutions
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Hastings, Nebraska
Ardor Health Solutions
3 hours ago
Location: Hastings, NE Setting: Hospital Employment Type: Traveler Medical Surgical Ortho - M/S Ortho to join our travel team in Hastings, NE! This is a full time travel con ...
$3,916/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OrthopedicsMedmetry
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Medmetry
2 hours ago
We are looking for Orthopedic Registered Nurses to join our team in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania! Schedule: Day Shift Requirements: Active and Clear RN License; State of Pennsyl ...
$3,815/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OrthopedicsFocus Staff
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Boise, Idaho
Focus Staff
2 hours ago
Focus Staff Job ID #a1q4w000004C1YCAA0. 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 ...
$3,757/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Boise, Idaho
Focus Staff
3 hours ago
Focus Staff Job ID #a1q4w000004C1YMAA0. 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 ...
$3,757/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OrthopedicsAdvantis Medical
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Concord, New Hampshire
Advantis Medical
2 hours ago
Advantis Job ID #200807. 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 ...
$3,456/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Tucson, Arizona
Advantis Medical
2 hours ago
Advantis Job ID #189896. 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: CHS ...
$3,226/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Abilene, Texas
Advantis Medical
2 hours ago
Advantis Job ID #194104. 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: TX ...
$2,949/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
San Antonio, Texas
Advantis Medical
2 hours ago
Advantis Job ID #187952. 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 - Orthopedics
Lubbock, Texas
Advantis Medical
3 hours ago
Advantis Job ID #185933. 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: TX- ...
$2,880/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OrthopedicsArdor Health Solutions
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Ardor Health Solutions
3 hours ago
Location: Tulsa, OK Setting: Hospital Employment Type: Traveler Medical Surgical Ortho - M/S Ortho to join our travel team in Tulsa, OK! This is a full time travel contract ...
$2,880/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OrthopedicsADEX Healthcare Staffing LLC
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Westlake, Ohio
ADEX Healthcare Staffing LLC
2 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 ...
$2,810/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
San Antonio, Texas
ADEX Healthcare Staffing LLC
2 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. Contract is for 3x12hr shifts per week. Opportun ...
$2,756/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Gainesville, Florida
Ardor Health Solutions
2 hours ago
Location: GAINESVILLE, FL Setting: Hospital Employment Type: Traveler Medical Surgical Ortho - M/S Ortho to join our travel team in GAINESVILLE, FL! This is a full time trav ...
$2,534/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OrthopedicsAdvantis Medical
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Bristol, Tennessee
Advantis Medical
2 hours ago
Advantis Job ID #138515. 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: TN ...
$2,419/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Durham, North Carolina
Advantis Medical
2 hours ago
Advantis Job ID #188399. 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: Orth ...
$1,613/wk
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What are the best agencies for Orthopedics Nurse jobs?

The agencies on Vivian that currently have the most Orthopedics Nurse jobs are Lead Healthstaff (53), Ardor Health Solutions (52), and Advantis Medical (40).

How Much Do Orthopedics Nurse Jobs Pay?

For jobs available on Vivian as of Saturday, November 27th 2021, the average weekly salary for a Orthopedics Nurse is $3,164, but can pay up to $5,751 per week.

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  • min - $1,382
  • avg - $3,164
  • max - $5,751

How to become an Orthopedic Travel Nurse?

It’s possible to work as an orthopedic nurse as an LPN/LVN but most are RNs, which requires earning an Associate Degree or Bachelor of Science in Nursing from an accredited nursing program. New grads must pass the NCLEX-RN exam and apply for RN licensure from their state board of nursing. After one to two years of nursing experience, RNs can become an orthopedic travel nurse. For those wanting to showcase their orthopedic nursing expertise, the Orthopaedic Nurse Certification Board administers Orthopedic Nurse Certification, the only credential that demonstrates expertise in orthopedic nursing.

What skills make a good Orthopedic nurse?

Orthopedic nurses are well-versed in the musculoskeletal system and experts on various orthopedic conditions, treatment methods, and surgeries. They have in-depth knowledge of pain management, mobility devices, and splinting, casting, traction, and other stabilization techniques. Orthopedic nurses must be physically fit to safely lift and position orthopedic patients and empathetic of patients’ chronic pain and/or mobility concerns. They’re also skilled at being persuasive to convince patients to follow instructions even when it causes pain or discomfort. Critical thinking, logical reasoning, and exceptional communication skills are also valuable traits in a good orthopedic nurse.

Where do Orthopedic nurses work?

Orthopedic nurses work with a wide range of patients, caring for both men and women of all ages in a variety of settings. They frequently work in hospitals, outpatient care clinics, and private physicians’ offices. Orthopedic nurses may also find employment in rehabilitation and physical therapy facilities, sports medicine practices, home health care agencies, and long-term care centers, such as skilled nursing and assisted living facilities.

What does an Orthopedic nurse do?

The duties of an orthopedic nurse may vary based on where they work and the patient population, but tasks focus on musculoskeletal issues. They may perform musculoskeletal exams, administer pain medications, and assist with casting materials and immobilization devices. Other duties an orthopedic nurse might perform include:

  • Repositioning patients per surgical and/or mobility restrictions

  • Providing dressing changes and assessing wounds for signs of infection

  • Facilitating patient care plans that address pain management and emotional concerns

  • Interpreting diagnostic imaging and laboratory tests

  • Assessing patients’ neurovascular status

  • Assisting with continuous passive motion therapy

When musculoskeletal conditions require surgery, orthopedic nurses may assist in preparing the patient for surgery and helping patients with postoperative recovery. Orthopedic nurses also spend a lot of time encouraging patients to increase their mobility and educating them and their families about their orthopedic conditions and potential complications.

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Advantis Medical
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Springfield, Oregon
Advantis Medical
a day ago
Advantis Job ID #201202. 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: Orth ...
$4,908/wk
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Advantis Medical
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
San Antonio, Texas
Advantis Medical
a day ago
Advantis Job ID #192195. 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
Travel contract
Advantis Medical
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Abilene, Texas
Advantis Medical
2 hours ago
Advantis Job ID #194104. 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: TX ...
$2,949/wk
Travel contract
Advantis Medical
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Utica, New York
Advantis Medical
15 hours ago
Advantis Job ID #190676. 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: NY ...
$2,880/wk
Travel contract
Advantis Medical
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Bristol, Tennessee
Advantis Medical
2 hours ago
Advantis Job ID #138515. 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: TN ...
$2,419/wk
Travel contract
Advantis Medical
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Durham, North Carolina
Advantis Medical
2 hours ago
Advantis Job ID #188399. 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: Orth ...
$1,613/wk
Travel contract
Focus Staff
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Bowling Green, Kentucky
Focus Staff
10 hours ago
Focus Staff Job ID #a1q4w000004C2cQAAS. 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 ...
$2,435/wk
Travel contract
Focus Staff
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Valparaiso, Indiana
Focus Staff
5 hours ago
Focus Staff Job ID #a1q4w000004C1boAAC. 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 ...
$2,297/wk
Travel contract
Focus Staff
Registered Nurse (RN) - Orthopedics
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Focus Staff
8 hours ago
Focus Staff Job ID #a1q4w000004AeVCAA0. Pay package is based on 12 hour shifts and 36 hours per week (subject to confirmation). Posted job title: Travel ORTHO RN - Orthopedic Regis ...
$26-42/hr
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ADEX Healthcare Staffing LLC
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Chillicothe, Ohio
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. Contract is for 3x12hr shifts per week. Opportun ...
$3,101/wk
Travel contract