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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 191 matching Orthopedics Nurse jobs.

View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OrthopedicsKPG Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Fresno, California
KPG Healthcare
25 days ago
$3,900/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OrthopedicsArdor Health Solutions
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Milford, Massachusetts
Ardor Health Solutions
13 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
Milford, Massachusetts
Assured Nursing
6 hours ago
$3,168/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OrthopedicsKPG Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Seattle, Washington
KPG Healthcare
a month ago
$2,964/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OrthopedicsArdor Health Solutions
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Bloomington, Indiana
Ardor Health Solutions
5 days ago
Location: Bloomington, IN Setting: Hospital Employment Type: Traveler Medical Surgical Ortho - M/S Ortho to join our travel team in Bloomington, IN! This is a full time trav ...
$2,894/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Rapid City, South Dakota
Assured Nursing
6 hours ago
$2,851/wk
Travel contract
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Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Mason City, Iowa
Assured Nursing
6 hours ago
$2,732/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OrthopedicsTravel Nurses, Inc.
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Mason City, Iowa
Travel Nurses, Inc.
6 hours ago
$2,650/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Greenville, South Carolina
Assured Nursing
6 hours ago
$2,614/wk
Travel contract
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Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Greenville, South Carolina
Assured Nursing
6 hours ago
$2,614/wk
Travel contract
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Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Columbia, Missouri
Assured Nursing
6 hours ago
$2,495/wk
Travel contract
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Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania
Assured Nursing
6 hours ago
$2,376/wk
Travel contract
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Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Evansville, Indiana
Assured Nursing
6 hours ago
$2,210/wk
Travel contract
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OrthopedicsTravel Nurses, Inc.
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Albany, New York
Travel Nurses, Inc.
6 hours ago
$2,189/wk
Travel contract
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Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Abilene, Texas
Travel Nurses, Inc.
6 hours ago
$2,120/wk
Travel contract
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Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Fort Bragg, California
Assured Nursing
6 hours ago
$2,067/wk
Travel contract
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Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Louisville, Kentucky
Assured Nursing
6 hours ago
$2,020/wk
Travel contract
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Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Louisville, Kentucky
Assured Nursing
6 hours ago
$2,020/wk
Travel contract
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Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
Rockville, Maryland
trustaff
6 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 ...
$1,944/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - OrthopedicsTravel Nurses, Inc.
Travel Nurse RN - Orthopedics
West Palm Beach, Florida
Travel Nurses, Inc.
6 hours ago
$1,777/wk
Travel contract
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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 TotalMed Staffing (34), Assured Nursing (33), and Ardor Health Solutions (33).

How Much Do Orthopedics Nurse Jobs Pay?

For jobs available on Vivian as of Tuesday, June 22nd 2021, the average weekly salary for a Orthopedics Nurse is $2,118, but can pay up to $3,900 per week.

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  • min - $572
  • avg - $2,118
  • max - $3,900

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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