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.

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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OrthopedicsLead Healthstaff
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Medford, Oregon
Lead Healthstaff
24 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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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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Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Anchorage, Alaska
Lead Healthstaff
25 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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Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Los Gatos, California
Lead Healthstaff
2 months ago
We need a Med-Surg - Ortho Travel RN to make a positive impact on patient care! $5148.00 Estimated Gross Weekly! There are Travel Nurses and then there are Travel Lead-ers! Lead ...
$5,148/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Monument Health
Rapid City, South Dakota
Oloop Health
4 days ago
$5,040/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Peoria, Illinois
Lead Healthstaff
16 hours 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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Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Ontario, Oregon
Synergy Medical Staffing
3 days ago
$4,334/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Springfield, Illinois
Focus Staff
3 days ago
$4,075/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OrthopedicsArdor Health Solutions
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Mason City, Iowa
Ardor Health Solutions
18 hours ago
Location: Mason City, IA Setting: Hospital Employment Type: Traveler Ortho - Ortho to join our travel team in Mason City, IA! This is a full time travel contract position. ...
$4,039/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Peoria, Illinois
Focus Staff
15 hours ago
$4,022/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Mason City, Iowa
Focus Staff
a day ago
$3,804/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OrthopedicsSynergy Medical Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Lacrosse, Wisconsin
Synergy Medical Staffing
3 days ago
$3,528/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Baker City, Oregon
Synergy Medical Staffing
3 days ago
$3,528/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
The Dalles, Oregon
Lead Healthstaff
2 days ago
We need a Med-Surg - Ortho Travel RN to make a positive impact on patient care! $3427.20 Estimated Gross Weekly! There are Travel Nurses and then there are Travel Lead-ers! Lead ...
$3,427/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
San Diego, California
Ardor Health Solutions
18 hours ago
Location: San Diego, CA Setting: Hospital Employment Type: Traveler Operating Room Ortho - OR Ortho to join our travel team in San Diego, CA! This is a full time travel cont ...
$3,207/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
San Diego, California
Ardor Health Solutions
18 hours ago
Location: San Diego, CA Setting: Hospital Employment Type: Traveler Operating Room Ortho - OR Ortho to join our travel team in San Diego, CA! This is a full time travel cont ...
$3,207/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Greenville, South Carolina
Ardor Health Solutions
18 hours ago
Location: Greenville, SC Setting: Hospital Employment Type: Traveler Medical Surgical Ortho - M/S Ortho to join our travel team in Greenville, SC! This is a full time travel ...
$3,088/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Greenville, South Carolina
Ardor Health Solutions
18 hours ago
Location: Greenville, SC Setting: Hospital Employment Type: Traveler Medical Surgical Ortho - M/S Ortho to join our travel team in Greenville, SC! This is a full time travel ...
$3,088/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Springfield, Illinois
TotalMed Staffing
3 days ago
$1,556/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Springfield, Illinois
TotalMed Staffing
3 days ago
$1,556/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 (77), Lead Healthstaff (49), and Accountable Healthcare Staffing (34).

How Much Do Orthopedics Nurse Jobs Pay?

For jobs available on Vivian as of Monday, October 18th 2021, the average weekly salary for a Orthopedics Nurse is $2,999, but can pay up to $5,751 per week.

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  • min - $1,299
  • avg - $2,999
  • 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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Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
GIFTED Healthcare
Sedro Woolley, Washington
Gifted Healthcare
17 days ago
GIFTED Healthcare has travel, local and PRN/Per Diem options nationwide, and is constantly seeking experienced RN's. We do require 1 year of experience in the specialty you are app ...
$5,989/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
GIFTED Healthcare
Sedro Woolley, Washington
Gifted Healthcare
17 days ago
GIFTED Healthcare has travel, local and PRN/Per Diem options nationwide, and is constantly seeking experienced RN's. We do require 1 year of experience in the specialty you are app ...
$5,989/wk
Travel contract
Gifted Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
GIFTED Healthcare
Longview, Washington
Gifted Healthcare
17 days ago
GIFTED Healthcare has travel, local and PRN/Per Diem options nationwide, and is constantly seeking experienced RN's. We do require 1 year of experience in the specialty you are app ...
$5,989/wk
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Gifted Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
GIFTED Healthcare
Longview, Washington
Gifted Healthcare
17 days ago
GIFTED Healthcare has travel, local and PRN/Per Diem options nationwide, and is constantly seeking experienced RN's. We do require 1 year of experience in the specialty you are app ...
$5,989/wk
Travel contract
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Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
GIFTED Healthcare
Vancouver, Washington
Gifted Healthcare
17 days ago
GIFTED Healthcare has travel, local and PRN/Per Diem options nationwide, and is constantly seeking experienced RN's. We do require 1 year of experience in the specialty you are app ...
$5,989/wk
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Gifted Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
GIFTED Healthcare
Vancouver, Washington
Gifted Healthcare
17 days ago
GIFTED Healthcare has travel, local and PRN/Per Diem options nationwide, and is constantly seeking experienced RN's. We do require 1 year of experience in the specialty you are app ...
$5,989/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
GIFTED Healthcare
Friday Harbor, Washington
Gifted Healthcare
17 days ago
GIFTED Healthcare has travel, local and PRN/Per Diem options nationwide, and is constantly seeking experienced RN's. We do require 1 year of experience in the specialty you are app ...
$5,989/wk
Travel contract
Gifted Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
GIFTED Healthcare
Friday Harbor, Washington
Gifted Healthcare
17 days ago
GIFTED Healthcare has travel, local and PRN/Per Diem options nationwide, and is constantly seeking experienced RN's. We do require 1 year of experience in the specialty you are app ...
$5,989/wk
Travel contract
Gifted Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
GIFTED Healthcare
Sedro Woolley, Washington
Gifted Healthcare
17 days ago
GIFTED Healthcare has travel, local and PRN/Per Diem options nationwide, and is constantly seeking experienced RN's. We do require 1 year of experience in the specialty you are app ...
$5,989/wk
Travel contract
Gifted Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
GIFTED Healthcare
Sedro Woolley, Washington
Gifted Healthcare
17 days ago
GIFTED Healthcare has travel, local and PRN/Per Diem options nationwide, and is constantly seeking experienced RN's. We do require 1 year of experience in the specialty you are app ...
$5,989/wk
Travel contract