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 - OrthopedicsTotalMed Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
San Jose, California
TotalMed Staffing
2 days ago
TotalMed Job ID #688320. Pay package is based on 12 hour shifts and 48 hours per week (subject to confirmation). Posted job title: Registered Nurse - Orthopedic Travel Nurse Assign ...
$6,677/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
San Jose, California
TotalMed Staffing
2 days ago
TotalMed Job ID #688319. Pay package is based on 12 hour shifts and 48 hours per week (subject to confirmation). Posted job title: Registered Nurse - Orthopedic Travel Nurse Assign ...
$6,677/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OrthopedicsLead Healthstaff
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Medford, Oregon
Lead Healthstaff
16 hours 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 - OrthopedicsCross Country Nurses
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Cross Country Nurses
3 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 ...
$5,520/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OrthopedicsCrossMed
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Unity Point Methodist Hospital
Peoria, Illinois
CrossMed
2 days ago
Why CrossMed?    CrossMed was created by a group of women who wanted to help people within the Healthcare space.  In a market saturated with big companies and even bigger overhead ...
$5,040/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Medford, Oregon
TotalMed Staffing
16 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
Los Gatos, California
Lead Healthstaff
13 hours ago
We need a Med-Surg - Ortho Travel RN to make a positive impact on patient care! $4633.20 Estimated Gross Weekly! There are Travel Nurses and then there are Travel Lead-ers! Lead ...
$4,633/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OrthopedicsAscend National Healthcare Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
St Joseph Healthcare
Bangor, Maine
Ascend National Healthcare Staffing
16 hours ago
Ascend National Job ID #3. Pay package is based on 12 hour shifts and 36 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined.
$4,471/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OrthopedicsCustom Healthcare Solutions
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Custom Healthcare Solutions
15 hours ago
SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS 1 year current MS experience in a hospital setting BLS required CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS BLS (AHA) STATE LICENSE REQUIREMENTS Iowa Compact Allowed
$4,248/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OrthopedicsAscend National Healthcare Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Mary Lanning Healthcare
Hastings, Nebraska
Ascend National Healthcare Staffing
14 hours ago
Ascend National Job ID #2. Pay package is based on 12 hour shifts and 36 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined.
$4,223/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OrthopedicsProvidence Health Care Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
St Joseph Healthcare
Bangor, Maine
Providence Health Care Staffing
18 hours ago
Providence Health Care Staffing Job ID #204220. Pay package is based on 12.5 hour shifts and 36 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determin ...
$4,212/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OrthopedicsLead Healthstaff
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Spokane, Washington
Lead Healthstaff
11 hours ago
We need a Med-Surg - Ortho Travel RN to make a positive impact on patient care! $4190.67 Estimated Gross Weekly! There are Travel Nurses and then there are Travel Lead-ers! Lead ...
$4,190/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OrthopedicsEthos Medical Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Bangor, Maine
Ethos Medical Staffing
16 hours ago
Ethos Medical Staffing Job ID #8. Pay package is based on 12 hour shifts and 36 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined.
$4,147/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OrthopedicsAdvantis Medical
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Bangor, Maine
Advantis Medical
18 hours ago
Advantis Job ID #205230. 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- ...
$4,147/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OrthopedicsOloop Health
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Mary Lanning Healthcare
Hastings, Nebraska
Oloop Health
15 hours ago
Oloop Technology Job ID #204248. Pay package is based on None hour shifts and 36 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined.
$4,039/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OrthopedicsEthos Medical Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Hastings, Nebraska
Ethos Medical Staffing
12 hours ago
Ethos Medical Staffing Job ID #8. Pay package is based on 12 hour shifts and 36 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined.
$3,917/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OrthopedicsArdor Health Solutions
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Hastings, Nebraska
Ardor Health Solutions
13 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 - OrthopedicsTact Medical Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Workforce Solutions
Richmond, Virginia
Tact Medical Staffing
11 hours ago
TRAVEL - 5W MED SURG/ORTHO (7P-7A) Orthopedic Start Date: 7/12/2021 Shift: 19:00-07:00 Shift Length: 12 Hours Assignment Length: 13 weeks Benefits: TACT Medical Staffing offer ...
$3,900/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OrthopedicsLead Healthstaff
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
RICHMOND, Virginia
Lead Healthstaff
11 hours ago
We need a Med-Surg - Ortho Travel RN to make a positive impact on patient care! $3753.00 Estimated Gross Weekly! There are Travel Nurses and then there are Travel Lead-ers! Lead ...
$3,753/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OrthopedicsAscend National Healthcare Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Copley Health Systems, Inc
Morristown, Vermont
Ascend National Healthcare Staffing
8 hours ago
Ascend National Job ID #3. Pay package is based on 12 hour shifts and 36 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined.
$3,726/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedicstrustaff
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Bangor, Maine
trustaff
14 hours ago
Ortho RN for a 13-week travel contract.The Orthopedic Registered Nurse is responsible for the prevention and treatment of patients with musculoskeletal disorders. The Ortho RN will ...
$3,708/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OrthopedicsEthos Medical Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Morristown, Vermont
Ethos Medical Staffing
6 hours ago
Ethos Medical Staffing Job ID #5. Pay package is based on 12 hour shifts and 36 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined.
$3,456/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OrthopedicsFocus Staff
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Kalamazoo, Michigan
Focus Staff
14 hours ago
Focus Staff Job ID #a1q4w000006IDbpAAG. 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 ...
$3,426/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OrthopedicsHost Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Richmond, Virginia
Host Healthcare
11 hours ago
Registered Nurse - Orthopedics position in Richmond, VA. If you are interested in this position, please contact your recruiter and reference Job #627313 Why choose Host Healthca ...
$3,402/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 (60), Lead Healthstaff (52), and Advantis Medical (50).

How Much Do Orthopedics Nurse Jobs Pay?

For jobs available on Vivian as of Friday, December 3rd 2021, the average weekly salary for a Orthopedics Nurse is $3,194, but can pay up to $6,677 per week.

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  • min - $1,152
  • avg - $3,194
  • max - $6,677

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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Next Move Inc
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Peoria, Illinois
Next Move Inc
2 days ago
$3,621/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Rapid City, South Dakota
Focus Staff
3 days ago
Focus Staff Job ID #a1q4w000004C6xxAAC. 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 ...
$3,809/wk
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Ascend National Healthcare Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Three Rivers Hospital
Brewster, Washington
Ascend National Healthcare Staffing
3 months ago
Ascend National Job ID #1. Pay package is based on 12 hour shifts and 36 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined.
$3,478/wk
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Lead Healthstaff
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Peoria, Illinois
Lead Healthstaff
16 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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Advantis Medical
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Madison, Wisconsin
Advantis Medical
4 days ago
Advantis Job ID #202697. 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: WI - ...
$4,032/wk
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Ardor Health Solutions
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Madison, Wisconsin
Ardor Health Solutions
4 days ago
Location: Madison, WI Setting: Hospital Employment Type: Traveler Ortho - Ortho to join our travel team in Madison, WI! This is a full time travel contract position. Requir ...
$4,032/wk
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CrossMed
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
University Hospital
Madison, Wisconsin
CrossMed
2 days ago
Why CrossMed?    CrossMed was created by a group of women who wanted to help people within the Healthcare space.  In a market saturated with big companies and even bigger overhead ...
$4,410/wk
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TotalMed Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Madison, Wisconsin
TotalMed Staffing
4 days ago
TotalMed Job ID #686390. 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 ...
$3,919/wk
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Focus Staff
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Madison, Wisconsin
Focus Staff
3 days ago
Focus Staff Job ID #a1q4w000004C5GQAA0. 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 ...
$3,694/wk
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Ascend National Healthcare Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
York Hospital
York, Maine
Ascend National Healthcare Staffing
15 days ago
Ascend National Job ID #3. Pay package is based on 12 hour shifts and 36 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined.
$3,105/wk
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