Travel Neuro ICU Nurse Jobs

  • 111 new this week
  • up to $4,012/wk
  • $2,553/wk avg
  • 33 facilities
  • 48 agencies

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Travel Nurse RN - Neuro ICU

  • Southeast Health
  • Cape Giradeau, MO
    • 3x12 hrs
    • Nights
Travel
3 days ago

$3,838/wk

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Travel Nurse RN - Neuro ICU

  • Walnut Creek, CA
    • 3x12 hrs
    • Nights
Travel
1 day ago

$3,350/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Neuro ICU

  • Neptune City, NJ
    • 3x12 hrs
    • Days
  • Referral Bonus
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1 day ago

$3,276/wk

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Travel Nurse RN - Neuro ICU

  • Rochester, NY
    • 3x12 hrs
  • Referral Bonus
Travel

$3,276/wk

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Travel Nurse RN - Neuro ICU

  • Walnut Creek, CA
    • 3x12 hrs
    • Nights
Travel
3 days ago

$3,269/wk

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Travel Nurse RN - Neuro ICU

  • Duluth, MN
    • 3x12 hrs
    • Days, Nights
Travel
2 days ago

$3,240/wk

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Travel Nurse RN - Neuro ICU

  • sunrise childrens medical
  • las vegas, NV
    • 3x12 hrs
    • Days
Travel
3 days ago

$3,150/wk

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Travel Nurse RN - Neuro ICU

  • Boston, MA
    • 3x12 hrs
    • Days
Travel

$3,139/wk

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Travel Nurse RN - Neuro ICU

  • The Queen's Medical Center
  • Honolulu, HI
    • 3x12 hrs
  • Referral Bonus
Travel
Today

$3,024/wk

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Travel Nurse RN - Neuro ICU

  • University of Cincinnati Medical Center
  • Cincinnati, OH
    • 3x12 hrs
    • Nights
  • Referral Bonus
Travel
1 day ago

$3,015/wk

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Travel Nurse RN - Neuro ICU

  • URMC
  • Rochester, NY
    • 3x12 hrs
  • Referral Bonus
Travel
11 days ago

$2,965/wk

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Travel Nurse RN - Neuro ICU

  • Saint Paul, MN
    • 3x12 hrs
Travel
2 days ago

$2,921/wk

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Travel Nurse RN - Neuro ICU

  • Mount Carmel East
  • Columbus, OH
    • 3x12 hrs
    • Nights
Travel
12 days ago

$2,916/wk

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Travel Nurse RN - Neuro ICU

  • Olympia, WA
    • 3x12 hrs
    • Nights
  • Referral Bonus
Travel
3 days ago

$2,898/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Neuro ICU

  • Munster, IN
    • 3x12 hrs
    • Nights
  • Referral Bonus
Travel

$2,898/wk

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Travel Nurse RN - Neuro ICU

  • Renown Regional Medical Center
  • Reno, NV
    • 3x12 hrs
  • Referral Bonus
Travel
1 day ago

$2,866/wk

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Travel Nurse RN - Neuro ICU

  • Bronx, NY
    • 3x12 hrs
    • Nights
Travel
1 day ago

$2,850/wk

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Travel Nurse RN - Neuro ICU

  • Munster, IN
    • 3x12 hrs
    • Nights
Travel

$2,710/wk

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Travel Nurse RN - Neuro ICU

  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Boston, MA
    • 3x12 hrs
  • Referral Bonus
Travel

$2,708/wk

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Travel Nurse RN - Neuro ICU

  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Boston, MA
    • 3x12 hrs
  • Referral Bonus
Travel

$2,708/wk

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Travel Nurse RN - Neuro ICU

  • Olympia, WA
    • 3x12 hrs
    • Nights
Travel
3 days ago

$2,670/wk
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Travel Nurse RN - Neuro ICU

  • Community Hospital
  • Munster, IN
    • 3x12 hrs
  • Referral Bonus
Travel

$2,595/wk

Travel Neuro ICU Nurse FAQs

How much do travel Travel Neuro ICU Nurse jobs pay?

For jobs available on Vivian as of Saturday, February 4th 2023, the average weekly salary for a Travel Neuro ICU Nurse is $2,553, but can pay up to $4,012 per week.

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  • min - $1,580
  • avg - $2,553
  • max - $4,012

What are the best agencies for Travel Neuro ICU Nurse jobs?

The agencies on Vivian that currently have the most Travel Neuro ICU Nurse jobs are Jackson Nurse Professionals (13), Amare Medical Network (12), and MedPro Healthcare Staffing (12).

What is a Neuro ICU Nurse?

Neuro ICU nurses, also called neurocritical care nurses, are registered nurses who specialize in treating patients with life-threatening neurological problems. Patients are closely monitored, receive around the clock care, and may suffer from stroke, post-operative brain tumor, traumatic brain injuries, or various neurological illnesses, such as encephalitis, meningitis, or Parkinson’s disease. To ensure undivided attention to the most critical patients, some facilities limit the number of patients a neuro ICU nurse cares for each shift.

What does a Neuro ICU nurse do?

Some neuro ICU duties are similar to those of other critical care nursing positions, but there are also tasks specific to caring for patients with serious neurological issues. Adverse vital sign changes aren’t always evident when neuro patients, so neuro ICU nurses rely on specific neuro assessments for conscious and unconscious patients. These assessments are performed frequently, often hourly, or more frequently depending on the patient’s needs.

Neuro ICU nurses may also perform delicate bedside procedures or assist physicians with procedures, such as inserting central lines, drains in the skull to relieve pressure, and pulmonary artery catheters. Other duties specific to neuro ICU nursing include:

  • Monitoring for neurological decline and intervening immediately

  • Ensuring life support equipment like ventilators are functioning properly

  • Measuring intracerebral pressure

  • Managing extraventricular drains

  • Administering medication and IVs

  • Assisting in emergency procedures in response to changes in patients’ conditions

  • Explaining complex medical conditions to patients and their loved ones

  • Assisting in end of life care

  • Facilitating brain death testing

  • Overseeing organ donation and procurement

Where do Neuro ICU nurses work?

Neuro ICU nurses generally work at hospitals large enough to have a neuro intensive care unit, which often are large academic hospitals. They work with patients with all types of neurological issues, including brain tumors, hemorrhages, strokes, epilepsy, head or spinal trauma, and central nervous system infections. Neuro nurses may also work in a combination trauma/neuro ICU for patients with traumatic brain injuries.

What skills make a good Neuro ICU nurse?

Neuro intensive care nurses have advanced critical care training, knowledge, and skills. They’re skilled at learning new concepts quickly and are continually seeking advanced education in basic neuroanatomy, neuro assessment, neurophysiology, and emergency neuro resuscitation. They also possess specialized knowledge of neurological tools, such as electroencephalography, and specific body mechanics, such as intracranial pressure. Neuro ICU nurses have superior verbal and nonverbal communication skills to communicate with patients who may have lost the ability to speak. They have excellent teamwork skills to work with a diverse set of healthcare professionals staffing the neuro ICU. Good neuro ICU nurses also possess healthy doses of compassion, empathy, and patience.

How to become a Neuro ICU Travel Nurse

Neuro ICU travel nurses must be registered nurses, which requires education from an accredited nursing program. While the minimum requirement is an associate degree, some facilities prefer a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Graduates must also pass the NCLEX-RN exam and complete all licensing requirements to become an RN. Neuro ICU nurses must also complete Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support certifications.

Some facilities also require professional certification. RNs obtain credentialing by passing the Certified Neuroscience Registered Nurse exam offered by the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses after completing two years of full-time direct or indirect neuroscience nursing experience. Most travel neuro ICU jobs require one to two years of recent experience in an acute care neuro ICU setting.

What certifications are commonly held by Neuro ICU nurses?

Neuro intensive care nurses nurses commonly hold Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) or Certification in Acute/Critical Care Nursing (CCRN) among others.

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