Travel Pre-Operative Nurse Jobs

Pre-op nurses, also called preoperative nurses, are registered nurses who specialize in assisting patients scheduled for surgery before they go into the operating room. As part of the surgical department, pre-op RNs play a vital role in perioperative nursing. Their job takes place in the preoperative holding area where they physically prepare surgical patients, while helping alleviate their anxiety.

We currently have 19 matching Pre-Operative Nurse jobs.

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Registered Nurse (RN) - Preoperative

  • Boise, ID
    • Flexible
Overview St. Luke’s Health System in Boise is seeking a full time RN to join our amazing Pre-Operative POHA team.     Schedule: Position will work 72 hours per pay period (.9 FTE) ...
Permanent
9 days ago

$29-49/hr

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Registered Nurse (RN) - Preoperative

  • Meridian, ID
    • Days
Overview St. Luke’s Health System in Meridian is seeking a full time .9  RN to join our Pre-Operative Team.    Schedule: 4 (9) hour shifts.  Shift time is 0  The on call shift is 1 ...
Permanent
12 days ago

$29-49/hr

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Travel Nurse RN - Preoperative

  • Meridian, ID
    • 4x12 hrs
IDR Job ID #33454. Pay package is based on 12 hour shifts and 48 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined. Posted job title: Pre Opera ...
Travel

$4,771/wk

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Travel Nurse RN - Preoperative

  • Vancouver, WA
    • 3x12 hrs
Advantis Job ID #216733. 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: PreO ...
Travel

$4,147/wk

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Travel Nurse RN - Preoperative

  • Vancouver, WA
    • 3x12 hrs
Advantis Job ID #214797. 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: PreO ...
Travel

$4,147/wk

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Travel Nurse RN - Preoperative

  • Meeker, CO
    • 3x12 hrs
Advantis Job ID #192827. 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: CO ...
Travel

$3,825/wk

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Travel Nurse RN - Preoperative

  • Conway, AR
    • 3x12 hrs
Advantis Job ID #224299. 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: PreO ...
Travel
6 days ago

$3,456/wk

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Travel Nurse RN - Preoperative

  • Dothan, AL
    • 3x12 hrs
Advantis Job ID #222020. 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: PreO ...
Travel
11 days ago

$3,456/wk

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Travel Nurse RN - Preoperative

  • Rapid City, SD
    • 3x12 hrs
Advantis Job ID #198832. 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: SD- ...
Travel

$3,456/wk

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Travel Nurse RN - Preoperative

  • Health Care
  • Conway, AR
    • 5x8 hrs
PreOp Registered Nurse Preoperative Start Date: 1/24/2022 Shift: Day (10 Hours) 6:00 16:30 Shift Length: 10 Hours Assignment Length: 13 weeks Benefits: TACT Medical Staffing o ...
Travel
6 days ago

$3,348/wk

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Travel Nurse RN - Preoperative

  • West Columbia, SC
    • 3x12 hrs
Advantis Job ID #212104. 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: PreO ...
Travel

$3,110/wk

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Travel Nurse RN - Preoperative

  • Glenwood Springs, CO
    • 3x12 hrs
Advantis Job ID #226055. 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: CO - ...
Travel
4 days ago

$2,995/wk

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Travel Nurse RN - Preoperative

  • Seattle, WA
    • 3x12 hrs
Advantis Job ID #220207. 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: PreO ...
Travel
13 days ago

$2,877/wk

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Travel Nurse RN - Preoperative

  • Fort Smith, AR
    • 3x12 hrs
Advantis Job ID #224514. 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: AR ...
Travel
6 days ago

$2,765/wk

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Travel Nurse RN - Preoperative

  • Savannah, GA
    • 3x12 hrs
Advantis Job ID #210432. 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 ...
Travel
6 days ago

$2,534/wk

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Travel Nurse RN - Preoperative

  • Rockville, MD
    • 3x12 hrs
Advantis Job ID #212626. 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: PreO ...
Travel

$2,534/wk

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Travel Nurse RN - Preoperative

  • Montgomery, AL
    • 3x12 hrs
Advantis Job ID #219345. 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: PreO ...
Travel

$2,304/wk

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Travel Nurse RN - Preoperative

  • Mount Vernon, OH
    • 3x12 hrs
Advantis Job ID #158428. 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: PreO ...
Travel

$2,189/wk

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Travel Nurse RN - Preoperative

  • Bakersfield, CA
    • 3x12 hrs
Advantis Job ID #129231. 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: PreO ...
Travel

$2,143/wk

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How Much Do Pre-Operative Nurse Jobs Pay?

For jobs available on Vivian as of Monday, January 17th 2022, the average weekly salary for a Pre-Operative Nurse is $3,245, but can pay up to $4,771 per week.

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  • min - $2,143
  • avg - $3,245
  • max - $4,771

What does a Pre-Op nurse do?

Pre-op nurses perform all essential duties to prepare patients physically and psychologically for surgical procedures with the goal of creating positive patient outcomes. This includes collecting medical histories and vitals, while assessing patients’ conditions to ensure they’re stable enough for surgery. Pre-op nurses also ensure operative and informed consents and other documents are complete, but their primary objective is to provide emotional support to patients and their families. This includes explaining specific details about patients’ procedures and answering questions to reduce apprehension. Other duties a pre-op nurse might perform include:

  • Performing necessary pre-op tests, such as chest x-rays or blood glucose measurements

  • Starting intravenous catheters

  • Applying monitoring equipment, including pulse oximeters

  • Cleansing and/or shaving procedure areas

  • Ensuring patients void before surgery

  • Administering prescribed preoperative medications

  • Monitoring patients and their vital signs

  • Maintaining patients' baseline hemodynamic statuses

  • Identifying expected patient outcomes

  • Troubleshooting potential problems before bringing patients to the OR suite

  • Communicating with other surgical team members to ensure consistent patient care

  • Maintaining and restocking supplies and equipment in preoperative holding area

Where do Pre-Op nurses work?

Pre-op nurses work within the preoperative holding areas in the surgical unit of hospitals and medical centers. They may also work in ambulatory or outpatient surgical centers, teaching hospitals, children’s hospitals, and cancer centers.

What skills make a good Pre-Op nurse?

RNs who work in pre-op have specialized knowledge and skills in perioperative nursing and surgical equipment, and advanced knowledge in acute patient care and assessment techniques. They excel at establishing rapport with patients through empathy, compassion, and their solid interpersonal, verbal, and nonverbal communication skills. These skills help them effectively gather patient information, while also communicating with patients so they fully understand their upcoming procedures. Good pre-op nurses are organized and detail-oriented, so they can gather lots of data in short amounts of time without making patients feel rushed. Other desirable skills include prioritization, interdisciplinary teamwork, and leadership skills to effectively work as part of a surgical nursing team.

How to become a Pre-Op Travel Nurse

Pre-op travel nurses must be registered RNs, which requires an associate or a bachelor’s degree in nursing from an accredited institution, passing the NCLEX-RN exam and completing licensing requirements. RNs must also obtain Basic Life Support certification, plus Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support when working with adults and Pediatric Advanced Life Support when working with infants or children. Most travel pre-op nursing jobs prefer applicants with previous surgery experience.

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Travel Nurse RN - Preoperative

  • Chicago, IL
    • 5x8 hrs
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Travel Nurse RN - Preoperative

  • Omaha, NE
    • 3x12 hrs
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$3,950/wk

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  • Concord, CA
    • 5x8 hrs
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  • Omaha, NE
    • 3x12 hrs
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  • Omaha, NE
    • 3x12 hrs
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$3,591/wk

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  • Lewiston, ME
    • 3x12 hrs
Destination Travelcare 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.
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$4,284/wk

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  • Camden, SC
    • 5x8 hrs
    • Days
Destination Travelcare Job ID #9. Pay package is based on 8 hour shifts and 40 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined.
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$3,563/wk

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  • Springfield, MO
    • 3x12 hrs
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$3,564/wk

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  • Lewiston, ME
    • 3x12 hrs
    • Flexible
Destination Travelcare 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.
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$4,095/wk

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  • Conway, AR
    • 4x10 hrs
    • Days
Destination Travelcare Job ID #9. Pay package is based on 10 hour shifts and 40 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined.
Travel

$3,900/wk