Operating Room Travel Nurse Positions

An operating room (OR) travel nurse assists doctors in surgery in ORs all over the country. This freedom and flexibility are ideal for individuals who are adventurous with a heart for helping others.

Advantage Medical Professionals offers several OR travel nursing positions to fit every specification and location requirement. Continue reading to learn what OR travel nursing can look like for you.

Types of Travel OR Nursing Environments

OR nursing provides opportunities in several different specialties, allowing you to grow skills in various areas of surgical nursing. Some of the most popular OR nursing departments include:

  • General surgery: Assist general surgery doctors on routine procedures, ranging from gastric bypass surgery to an appendectomy.
  • Orthopedics: Orthopedic surgery can involve correcting athletic injuries or joint replacements.
  • Cardiovascular surgery: Cardiovascular OR nurses need to think on their feet and efficiently follow directions as heart surgeries are very time-sensitive.
  • Neurosurgery: Neurosurgery is one of the more intensive surgical specialties, requiring OR nurses to provide close monitoring of pre and post-surgical progress.
  • Gynecology: Gynecology OR nurses are passionate about maternal and fetal care, usually working with the OB-GYN on women’s health.

Helpful Travel OR Nursing Skills

OR travel nurses will experience different operating rooms and their teams around the United States. To succeed in this position, it is helpful for a travel OR nurse to have the following skills:

  • A BSN and active RN license
  • At least two years of experience in OR nursing
  • Efficient communication
  • Ability to follow directions
  • Strong organization
  • Stress management
  • Sense of adventure

Travel OR Nursing Benefits

There are many reasons why OR travel nursing is a highly desired position. With Advantage Medical Professionals, we offer our OR travel nursing positions quality benefits, including:

  • Rewarding work: If your passion lies in OR nursing, travel OR nursing is extremely rewarding. Through this career, you will be able to meet patients and work with OR teams around the country, offering your expertise wherever you can.
  • Growing through opportunities: OR travel nurses experience opportunities for personal and professional growth in the operating room setting. Learn from some of the top surgical physicians in the country and master your OR nursing skills.
  • Seeing the country: Travel nursing can grant you experiences unlike any other career. Work an OR nurse position for a short time in one state, move on to the next a few weeks later and keep life exciting.
  • Receiving high compensation: Advantage Medical Professionals offers high compensation packages for our employees. This package can include housing and travel costs, funding your next adventure.

Get Started at Advantage Medical Professionals Today

At Advantage Medical Professionals, we make it easy to begin exploring travel OR nursing positions. Follow these steps to narrow your search based on your required specifications:

  1. On our travel nursing page, select “Travel & Local Contract” for “Job Type.”
  2. Choose “RN” as your “Profession.”
  3. Scroll to find “OR” as your “Specialty.”
  4. Click on a desired state, if any.
  5. Browse the available positions.
  6. Click “Details” next to your chosen job.
  7. Apply!

Travel OR nurses are always in high demand, and our team is dedicated to helping you find the right position to fit your skillset. Once you join our team, you are a part of our family, and we are here to support you, offering a 24/7 help desk to answer any of your questions or concerns while on the job.

If you’re ready to take the next step toward your dream career, apply for an operating room travel nurse position today. Feel free to reach out with any additional questions. We look forward to helping you on your next adventure.