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Travel Operating Room Jobs

As an operating room registered nurse (OR RN), you must pay attention to detail and be able to learn new things quickly. If you feel like this speaks to you and your strengths, and you're interested in exploring new parts of the country, expanding your career (and your paycheck) and discovering exciting employment opportunities, consider applying for an operating room travel nurse job with Trustaff.

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Operating Room Registered Nurse Qualifications

Operating room nurses work in a fast-paced environment, working with patients, their families and other members of the healthcare team simultaneously. When you have a job as a travel nurse, you will encounter new hospitals with different technologies and forms of communication. This is why we ask that you have the following qualifications when applying to be an operating room nurse:

  • One to two years of field experience in the operating room

  • An active license or accreditation in one of the 50 states

  • Willingness to follow additional requirements or receive certifications as needed to work in a specific facility or unit

  • A commitment to helping others while exploring new locations

Operating Room RN Duties and Responsibilities

Travel OR RNs usually have several tasks on their plate at once, often exceeding the to-do list of other nursing fields. At the root of the job, these vital nurses are responsible for patient care before, during and after an operation. Some operating room nurse duties may include:

  • Working alongside other circulating nurses, surgeons, anesthesiologists and surgical technologists

  • Storing and updating patient files safely

  • Administering medications properly

  • Preparing operation instruments

  • Educating patients on their operations and aftercare

The only difference in an operating room travel nurse job is your location. This ever-changing job environment allows you to meet and work with new people around the nation and learn new ways of doing things.

Current Operating Room Nurse Jobs

Surgical Nurse Salary and Benefits Package

Our OR RN positions vary in salary depending on location, shift hours and assignment duration. However, working for Trustaff can bring top-pay employment opportunities, no matter the specific job assignment. Additionally, we offer:

  • Priority access to Trustaff-exclusive jobs

  • Guaranteed weekly hours with weekly direct deposit pay

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance

  • 401k with employer match

  • Licensure reimbursement and CEU assistance

Why Become a Trustaff Traveler?

We want our employees to feel encouraged and connected, which is why we foster community among our team members, no matter where you are. Join our conversations on Facebook, Instagram, TikTok or X, formerly known as Twitter, to get to know travel nurses just like you. We also provide education opportunities to further your career knowledge, professional skillset and personal wellness. Check out our Ingenovis Health ACT program for additional resources.

Find the perfect travel job

Trustaff has thousands of healthcare jobs. Apply online today or contact us for more information.