Travel Wound Care Nurse Jobs

Wound care nurses are registered nurses who specialize in assessing and treating acute, chronic, and complex patient wounds. They’re considered experts in the field of wound treatment and there’s much more to their scope of practice beyond cleaning and dressing wounds. Wound care is a very important part of patient care. Patients rely on wound care nurses to help alleviate their pain, keep them safe from infection, and promote quick and complete healing. Wound care is a dynamic, rewarding career for nurses wanting to play an instrumental role in ensuring optimal wound care and helping patients’ bodies to heal.

Wound care nurses are sought-after specialists on Vivian, where you’ll find numerous wound care nursing jobs at top healthcare facilities around the nation.

We currently have 94 matching Wound Care Nurse jobs.

View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Wound CareLead Healthstaff
Travel Nurse RN - Wound Care
Medford, Oregon
Lead Healthstaff
8 days ago
We need a Wound Care Travel RN to make a positive impact on patient care! $5463.45 Estimated Gross Weekly! There are Travel Nurses and then there are Travel Lead-ers! Lead Health ...
$5,463/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Wound CareArdor Health Solutions
Travel Nurse RN - Wound Care
York, Pennsylvania
Ardor Health Solutions
2 days ago
Location: York, PA Setting: Hospital Employment Type: Traveler Wound - WOUND to join our travel team in York, PA! This is a full time travel contract position. Requirements ...
$5,120/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Wound CareAccountable Healthcare Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - Wound Care
Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center
Medford, Oregon
Accountable Healthcare Staffing
12 hours ago
Accountable Job ID #885197. Pay package is based on 12 hour shifts and 36 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined.
$5,002/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Wound CareArdor Health Solutions
Travel Nurse RN - Wound Care
Middletown, New York
Ardor Health Solutions
3 days ago
Location: Middletown, NY Setting: Hospital Employment Type: Traveler Wound - WOUND to join our travel team in Middletown, NY! This is a full time travel contract position. ...
$4,096/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Wound CareLead Healthstaff
Travel Nurse RN - Wound Care
Bakersfield, California
Lead Healthstaff
a month ago
We need a Wound Care Travel RN to make a positive impact on patient care! $4058.80 Estimated Gross Weekly! There are Travel Nurses and then there are Travel Lead-ers! Lead Health ...
$4,058/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Wound CareAmerican Mobile Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Wound Care
Washington, District Of Columbia
American Mobile Healthcare
4 hours ago
Job Description & RequirementsRegistered Nurse – Enterostomal Therapy Nurse - Wound, Ostomy and Continence - (ET RN - ET/WOC RN - WOCN RN - CWOCN RN)StartDate: ASAP Available ...
$3,872/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Wound CareAccountable Healthcare Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - Wound Care
Dignity Health Bakersfield Memorial Hospital
Bakersfield, California
Accountable Healthcare Staffing
12 hours ago
Accountable Job ID #920866. Pay package is based on 8 hour shifts and 40 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined.
$3,796/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Wound CareAmerican Mobile Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Wound Care
Modesto, California
American Mobile Healthcare
4 hours ago
Job Description & RequirementsRegistered Nurse – Enterostomal Therapy Nurse - Wound, Ostomy and Continence - (ET RN - ET/WOC RN - WOCN RN - CWOCN RN)StartDate: 12/13/2021Avail ...
$3,765/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Wound CareAmerican Mobile Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Wound Care
Petaluma, California
American Mobile Healthcare
4 hours ago
Job Description & RequirementsRegistered Nurse – Enterostomal Therapy Nurse - Wound, Ostomy and Continence - (ET RN - ET/WOC RN - WOCN RN - CWOCN RN)StartDate: 12/13/2021Avail ...
$3,559/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Wound CareAmerican Mobile Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Wound Care
Tacoma, Washington
American Mobile Healthcare
4 hours ago
Job Description & RequirementsRegistered Nurse – Enterostomal Therapy Nurse - Wound, Ostomy and Continence - (ET RN - ET/WOC RN - WOCN RN - CWOCN RN)StartDate: 12/13/2021Avail ...
$3,527/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Wound CareAureus Medical Group - Nursing
Travel Nurse RN - Wound Care
Bakersfield, California
Aureus Medical Group - Nursing
5 hours ago
14 week travel assignment in Bakersfield, CA. 2+ years of experience required. Position: RNSpecialty/Modality: RN-Wound CareLicenses/Certifications: CPR/BLS (Basic Life Support), ...
$3,522/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Wound Caretrustaff
Travel Nurse RN - Wound Care
Bakersfield, California
trustaff
10 hours ago
Wound Care RN for a 13-week travel contract.The Wound Care Nurse (WOC) is responsible for the proper management of wound care, including treatment, monitoring, and preventative car ...
$3,440/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Wound CareAmerican Mobile Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Wound Care
Clinton, Maryland
American Mobile Healthcare
4 hours ago
Job Description & RequirementsRegistered Nurse – Enterostomal Therapy Nurse - Wound, Ostomy and Continence - (ET RN - ET/WOC RN - WOCN RN - CWOCN RN)StartDate: 11/22/2021Avail ...
$3,130/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Wound Care
Bakersfield, California
American Mobile Healthcare
4 hours ago
Job Description & RequirementsRegistered Nurse – Enterostomal Therapy Nurse - Wound, Ostomy and Continence - (ET RN - ET/WOC RN - WOCN RN - CWOCN RN)StartDate: 11/23/2021Avail ...
$2,959/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Wound CareOloop Health
Travel Nurse RN - Wound Care
United Regional Health Care System
Wichita Falls, Texas
Oloop Health
12 hours ago
Oloop Technology Job ID #199107. Pay package is based on 10.5 hour shifts and 36 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined.
$2,732/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Wound CareSynergy Medical Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - Wound Care
Dallas, Texas
Synergy Medical Staffing
6 hours ago
Synergy Medical Staffing Job ID #547281. Pay package is based on 12 hour shifts and 36 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined.
$2,344/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Wound CareSkyline Med Staff Nursing
Travel Nurse RN - Wound Care
Honolulu, Hawaii
Skyline Med Staff Nursing
4 hours ago
Skyline Med Staff Nursing Job ID #MF31236. Pay package is based on 12 hour shifts and 36 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined.
$2,268/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Wound CareAmerican Mobile Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Wound Care
Anaheim, California
American Mobile Healthcare
4 hours ago
Job Description & RequirementsRegistered Nurse – Enterostomal Therapy Nurse - Wound, Ostomy and Continence - (ET RN - ET/WOC RN - WOCN RN - CWOCN RN)StartDate: ASAP Available ...
$2,244/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Wound CareAccountable Healthcare Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - Wound Care
Mercy Home Health and Hospice CA
Sacramento, California
Accountable Healthcare Staffing
12 hours ago
Accountable Job ID #789805. Pay package is based on 8 hour shifts and 40 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined.
$2,041/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Wound CareAmerican Mobile Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Wound Care
Honolulu, Hawaii
American Mobile Healthcare
4 hours ago
Job Description & RequirementsRegistered Nurse – Enterostomal Therapy Nurse - Wound, Ostomy and Continence - (ET RN - ET/WOC RN - WOCN RN - CWOCN RN)StartDate: 12/07/2021Avail ...
$2,024/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Wound CareAccountable Healthcare Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - Wound Care
Kaiser Orange County Anaheim Medical Center
Anaheim, California
Accountable Healthcare Staffing
12 hours ago
Accountable Job ID #823395. Pay package is based on 8 hour shifts and 40 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined.
$1,976/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Wound CareAccountable Healthcare Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - Wound Care
Tenet Doctors Medical Center of Modesto CA
Modesto, California
Accountable Healthcare Staffing
12 hours ago
Accountable Job ID #795753. Pay package is based on 12 hour shifts and 36 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined.
$1,948/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Wound CareAmerican Mobile Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Wound Care
Astoria, Oregon
American Mobile Healthcare
4 hours ago
Job Description & RequirementsRegistered Nurse – Enterostomal Therapy Nurse - Wound, Ostomy and Continence - (ET RN - ET/WOC RN - WOCN RN - CWOCN RN)StartDate: ASAP Available ...
$1,687/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Wound CareAccountable Healthcare Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - Wound Care
University Hospitals Lake West Medical Center
Willoughby, Ohio
Accountable Healthcare Staffing
12 hours ago
Accountable Job ID #860091. Pay package is based on 8 hour shifts and 40 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined.
$1,560/wk
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View job details for Travel Nurse RN - Wound CareAmerican Mobile Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Wound Care
Baytown, Texas
American Mobile Healthcare
4 hours ago
Job Description & RequirementsRegistered Nurse – Enterostomal Therapy Nurse - Wound, Ostomy and Continence - (ET RN - ET/WOC RN - WOCN RN - CWOCN RN)StartDate: ASAP Pay Rate: ...
$1,446/wk
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What are the best agencies for Wound Care Nurse jobs?

The agencies on Vivian that currently have the most Wound Care Nurse jobs are Accountable Healthcare Staffing (13), Advantis Medical (11), and Stability Healthcare (10).

What does a wound care nurse do?

Wound care nurses may perform slightly different tasks depending on where they work and the patient populations they treat. However, all wound care nurses assess and treat patient wounds, which may include lacerations, fistulas, pressure and skin ulcers, burns, surgical wounds, diabetic foot issues, and ostomies, among others. Some common duties of a wound care nurse might include:

  • Creating care plans for patients with complex wounds

  • Cleaning wounds to remove debris/bacteria and mitigate infections 

  • Dressing wounds to prevent bacteria from entering

  • Monitoring wounds for signs of infection

  • Providing treatment recommendations based on patient’s specific needs

  • Recommending antibiotics, hyperbaric oxygen therapy, or surgery when appropriate

  • Consulting with doctors and other healthcare team members on wound treatment

  • Educating staff nurses and other healthcare professionals on wound care and prevention

  • Educating patients, their families, and caregivers on appropriate at-home wound care

  • Reviewing signs and symptoms of infection with patients prior to discharge

  • Providing pressure ulcer prevention tips for bedridden or limited mobility patients

Where do wound care nurses work?

Wound care nurses work in a variety of healthcare settings, but primarily where chronic or complex wounds are common. Many facilities have dedicated positions for certified wound care nurses in critical care and intensive care units. Some hospitals may even have wound care teams that include certified wound care nurses who receive consults and treat patients in various areas throughout the facility. Sometimes, these teams also include physical therapists trained in wound care.  Wound care nurses may also work in any inpatient setting where patients are bedridden or have limited mobility, such as nursing homes, long-term care facilities, and hospices. They may also work for home health agencies and in patients’ homes.

What skills make a good wound care nurse?

Good wound care nurses are experts in wound care procedures with comprehensive knowledge of wounds, signs of infection, and all types of treatment options. They have thorough assessment and diagnostic skills to evaluate patients and recommend the most suitable treatments to facilitate quick, complete wound healing.

Superior wound care nurses have strong verbal communication skills that allow them to discuss treatment options with healthcare teams and explain treatment plans to patients with limited medical knowledge. They’re highly compassionate, which allows them to build rapport with their patients. Critical thinking, accurate written communication skills, and strong organizational skills are also highly admired traits of a good wound care nurse.

How to become a Wound Care Travel Nurse

Becoming a registered nurse is the first step in a career as a wound care travel nurse, which requires an associate degree or bachelor’s degree in nursing and passing the NCLEX-RN licensure exam. To become a board-certified wound care nurse, a bachelor’s degree is required by the Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nursing Certification Board (WOCNCB) but not the American Board of Wound Management (ABWM). Certification may also require completing an accredited wound care education program or accumulating the appropriate type and number of direct patient clinical hours and continuing education credits. 

Many healthcare facilities require wound care certification. Several organizations offer certifications, including Board Certified Wound Care Nurse through the WOCNCB, Board Certified Wound Specialist through the ABWM, and Wound Care Certified through the National Alliance of Wound Care and Ostomy. Wound care nurses may also need Basic Life Support certification. Travel wound care nursing jobs typically require one to two-plus years of experience in acute care or a wound care setting.

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Destination Travelcare
Travel Nurse RN - Wound Care
Hermiston, Oregon
Destination Travelcare
5 hours ago
Destination Travelcare 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.
$2,815/wk
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Destination Travelcare
Travel Nurse RN - Wound Care
Honolulu, Hawaii
Destination Travelcare
5 hours ago
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.
$2,448/wk
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trustaff
Travel Nurse RN - Wound Care
Bethpage, New York
trustaff
12 hours ago
Wound Care RN for a 13-week travel contract.The Wound Care Nurse (WOC) is responsible for the proper management of wound care, including treatment, monitoring, and preventative car ...
$3,640/wk
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Skyline Med Staff Nursing
Travel Nurse RN - Wound Care
Honolulu, Hawaii
Skyline Med Staff Nursing
12 hours ago
Skyline Med Staff Nursing Job ID #MF4683. Pay package is based on 8 hour shifts and 40 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined.
$2,380/wk
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Accountable Healthcare Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - Wound Care
PeaceHealth St John Medical Center
Longview, Washington
Accountable Healthcare Staffing
12 hours ago
Accountable Job ID #906202. Pay package is based on 8 hour shifts and 40 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined.
$4,108/wk
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Aureus Medical Group - Nursing
Travel Nurse RN - Wound Care
Bakersfield, California
Aureus Medical Group - Nursing
12 hours ago
14 week travel assignment in Bakersfield, CA. 2+ years of experience required. Position: RNSpecialty/Modality: RN-Wound CareLicenses/Certifications: CPR/BLS (Basic Life Support), ...
$3,522/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Wound Care
Select Specialty Hospital
Rochelle Park, New Jersey
Medical Staffing Options
12 hours ago
Medical Staffing Options Job ID #JO0. Pay package is based on 12 hour shifts and 36 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined.
$3,465/wk
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Ardor Health Solutions
Travel Nurse RN - Wound Care
Charlottesville, Virginia
Ardor Health Solutions
4 days ago
Location: Charlottesville, VA Setting: Hospital Employment Type: Traveler Wound - WOUND to join our travel team in Charlottesville, VA! This is a full time travel contract p ...
$4,096/wk
Travel contract
Advantis Medical
Travel Nurse RN - Wound Care
Charlottesville, Virginia
Advantis Medical
2 days ago
Advantis Job ID #197205. 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: Woun ...
$3,686/wk
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TotalMed Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - Wound Care
Charlottesville, Virginia
TotalMed Staffing
2 days ago
TotalMed Job ID #673785. Pay package is based on 8 hour shifts and 40 hours per week (subject to confirmation). Posted job title: Registered Nurse - Wound Care Travel Nurse Assignm ...
$3,919/wk
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