Travel Registered Nurse | Portsmouth, New Hampshire | CATH | 2021
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Operating Room (OR) Travel Nurses
Travel nurses working in the operating room serve a vital function to any surgical team. Considering that your role is as a temporary employee filling an employment gap, you can be assured that your position is crucial to the successful functioning of your team.
These positions are in high demand and because of the possibility of emergency surgeries, you may expect to be "on-call" over weekends or holidays. Duties performed by operating room travel nurses typically include the following tasks:
- Assessment of patients before surgery
- Coordination of patients' surgical care
- Assisting doctors or surgeons during surgery
- Monitoring of patients' vital signs during surgery
- Preservation of the sterile operating room
- Service as a liaison between the surgical team and patient family
- Collaboration with surgical team
Operating room travel nurses must have excellent communication skills. A surgical team includes medical professions of different disciplines, and of course, different personalities. You need to be able to keep calm and professional in a high-tension atmosphere. Your communication skills aren't only necessary for the surgical team, but also for when you communicate with the patients' families. Your attention to detail is another vital skill for this specialty. Attention to detail will serve you well in an operating room assisting with a surgery or monitoring the patients' vital signs during the surgery. Problem solving and critical thinking skills are necessary in this specialty. You must be able to judge a changing situation quickly and think of solutions on the fly. Seconds matter in the operating room, so you must be calm and quick under pressure.
Once you've obtained enough experience in the operating room, you might consider certification for this specialty. The CNOR (Certified Nurse Operating Room) certification is a logical step if you are looking to advance your career in this specialty.
Operating Room registered nurses can work in several different medical facility settings:
- Outpatient Surgical Centers
- University Teaching Hospitals
- Children's Hospitals
- Advanced Trauma Centers
The variety of clinical settings available in this specialty, increase the likelihood that you can find a position as an operating room travel RN in the geographical location of your choosing. Go to the mountains, the desert, the plains, or the beach. If there is an operating room nearby you can enjoy those fun free time pursuits while you pursue your career.
Job Skills / Requirements:
- Valid BLS and ACLS from the American Heart Association
- A valid professional license within the state of practice
- Certified Nurse Operating Room (CNOR) credential is recommended and may be required for specific registered nurses and travel nurse positions
- Specialty-related certifications are preferred and may be required for specific positions
- Proof of right to work in the United States
- Experience as an OR nurse
Operating Room Travel Nurse Salary and Job Outlook
To work as a travel nurse in this specialty requires a nurse to have a lot of experience. As such, the salary for an operating room nurse is substantial, and typically higher than the salary of an entry-level travel nurse.
OR travel nurses who work with Elite Specialty Staffing can choose to take free, private, luxurious housing, or a generous housing subsidy. When you work as an operating room travel nurse with Elite Specialty Staffing, you will gain all the lucrative travel nursing benefits we offer. Apply today!
Travel Nursing Jobs in New Hampshire
When you think of New Hampshire, what do you think of? Are you thinking of delicious, locally harvested maple syrup? Are you thinking of beautiful mountains for snow skiing and zip-lining? Are you thinking of bumming on the beach? Are you thinking of tax-free shopping? Maybe you weren’t, but you certainly are now! Travel nursing jobs in New Hampshire can make that kind of life your reality!
In the month of March, travel nurses in New Hampshire can celebrate Maple Month, by visiting any of the over 90 sugarhouses to see, help, and taste the process of maple sap-turned into-maple syrup. Some sugarhouses will demonstrate sugar on snow which is the way indigenous people make maple syrup.
New Hampshire has a beautiful and diverse geography. The Granite State has taken full advantage of their mountains for year-round fun. In addition to awesome snow skiing trails, they have over ten locations for zip lining in the warmer months! Of course, there are also beautiful trails for hiking through forests and scenic waterfalls. For a truly unique experience in the snowy winter months, book a reservation to go dog sledding. You can even book a clinic that will teach you how to drive a dog sled team!
Choose New Hampshire for your next travel healthcare job, and no matter the time of year find festivals to celebrate life with the community. They also have a strong cultural tie to theater and performance art. There are lots of events happening across the state all year long.
If you prefer sitting on a beach on your time off, they’ve got that too. 18 miles of coastline might not seem like a lot, but when it’s beautiful and fun who cares? Walk the boardwalk at Hampton Beach and in the evening, catch a show at the Hampton Beach Casino.
New Hampshire travel nurses can get their shop on, because New Hampshire is a sales tax-free state. No taxes on any purchases! That’s a huge added benefit to the already good New Hampshire travel nurse pay and benefits from Elite Specialty Staffing.
Resources for New Hampshire Travel Nurses
If you are considering taking a travel nursing job in New Hampshire, be sure that all your registered nursing licenses and credentials are up to date. Check out the New Hampshire Board of Nursing’s website for further information about the nursing regulations in the state of New Hampshire.
Work with Elite Specialty Staffing to Enjoy Lucrative Travel Nursing Benefits:
- High Pay and Bonuses
- Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
- Generous Housing Allowance
- Tax Advantage Plan
- Weekly Payroll Deposit
- Free Online CEUs
- Traveler Rewards and Discounts
- Travel and Licensure Reimbursements