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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 263 matching Orthopedics Nurse jobs.

View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OrthopedicsArdor Health Solutions
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Grand Island, Nebraska
Ardor Health Solutions
23 days ago
Location: Grand Island, NE Setting: Hospital Employment Type: Traveler Medical Surgical Ortho - M/S Ortho to join our travel team in Grand Island, NE! This is a full time tr ...
$3,376/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Richmond, Virginia
TotalMed Staffing
4 days ago
$3,307/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Milford, Massachusetts
Ardor Health Solutions
23 days ago
Location: Milford, MA Setting: Hospital Employment Type: Traveler Medical Surgical Ortho - M/S Ortho to join our travel team in Milford, MA! This is a full time travel contr ...
$3,216/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Wenatchee, Washington
Lead Healthstaff
16 hours ago
We need a Med-Surg - Ortho Travel RN to make a positive impact on patient care! $3207.60 Estimated Gross Weekly! There are Travel Nurses and then there are Travel Lead-ers! Lead ...
$3,207/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
RICHMOND, Virginia
Lead Healthstaff
a month ago
We need a Med-Surg - Ortho Travel RN to make a positive impact on patient care! $3207.60 Estimated Gross Weekly! There are Travel Nurses and then there are Travel Lead-ers! Lead ...
$3,207/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Wenatchee, Washington
Focus Staff
2 hours ago
$3,174/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Wenatchee, Washington
Destination Travelcare
12 hours ago
$3,159/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Richmond, Virginia
Destination Travelcare
15 hours ago
$3,159/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Richmond, Virginia
Destination Travelcare
15 hours ago
$3,159/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Savannah, Georgia
Destination Travelcare
15 hours ago
$2,925/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Wenatchee, Washington
Destination Travelcare
15 hours ago
$2,925/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Shreveport, Louisiana
Cross Country Nurses
13 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 ...
$2,605/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Dothan, Alabama
Destination Travelcare
15 hours ago
$2,574/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Dothan, Alabama
Destination Travelcare
15 hours ago
$2,574/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
State College, Pennsylvania
Destination Travelcare
15 hours ago
$2,457/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Bristol, Tennessee
Destination Travelcare
15 hours ago
$2,457/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Bangor, Maine
Destination Travelcare
15 hours ago
$2,340/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Abilene, Texas
Destination Travelcare
15 hours ago
$2,153/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Hastings, Nebraska
Destination Travelcare
15 hours ago
$2,106/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Wilmington, North Carolina
Destination Travelcare
15 hours ago
$2,106/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 Ardor Health Solutions (49), Lead Healthstaff (33), and TotalMed Staffing (33).

How Much Do Orthopedics Nurse Jobs Pay?

For jobs available on Vivian as of Saturday, July 24th 2021, the average weekly salary for a Orthopedics Nurse is $2,273, but can pay up to $3,376 per week.

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  • min - $1,366
  • avg - $2,273
  • max - $3,376

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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