OR Travel Nursing Jobs Nationwide

Skilled OR RNs and OR techs are a crucial part of any successful surgical team and surgical procedure. Since success in the OR is so important to so many patients and their families, demand remains consistently high for OR nurses and OR techs. This means that there’s an abundance of well-paying OR travel nursing jobs in exciting locations nationwide! If you’re an OR RN, OR tech, or work another OR-related role, read on to learn more and explore nationwide OR job opportunities for travel nurses and travel allied health professionals.

We connect care by staffing amazing healthcare facilities nationwide with talented and hard working Operating Room Registered Nurses.


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Personalized Pay Packages

We offer competitive compensation packages to fit your needs, including a company-matching 401(k)program and/or per diem allowances.

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Insurance Benefits

Medical Solutions OR travel nurses are eligible for day-one, nationwide medical insurance coverage starting at just $10 per week for a single, basic policy.

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24hr Customer Care

Your dedicated recruiter is there to help guide you throughout your career & Operating Room travel nursing experience with Medical Solutions.

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We want to make your travel nursing experience painless. That's why we will provide reimbursements on state licenses or certification fees.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to your questions about Operating Room Travel Nursing Jobs with Medical Solutions and Travel Nursing in general.

Simply apply here. You can also call us at 1.866.633.3548 and speak with a recruiter, who can answer your questions and send you an information packet. All we need to begin is your application and resume. Once we receive your information, we can begin discussing potential assignments that fit your profile. When you find a job you want, your recruiter will submit you for the job and walk you through the process from there.
Most assignments are 13 weeks in length, but we’ve seen them as short as four weeks and as long as 24. You are obligated to finish your assignment as contracted, but there is no contract binding you to work more assignments afterward. You can take a new assignment right after your last or take a break. It’s all up to you!
Your total compensation package — including your hourly pay, benefits, bonuses, reimbursements, etc. — is completely customized to fit your needs. Pay rates vary from assignment to assignment depending on location, the hospital, your specialty, and other factors.

Everything About OR Nurses

Operating Room Nurses are in high demand across the country.

A career in OR travel nursing is a great way for you to avoid nurse burnout — the job is still very demanding, but the variety of locations and facilities can help keep you fresh and motivated. It’s also a great way to sharpen your skills, gain crucial experience, and improve your resume.

The OR — sometimes also referred to as a surgery center — is the unit of a facility where surgical procedures are performed. To succeed working in the OR you must be highly organized, have great attention to detail, practice excellent communication skills, and have excellent problem-solving skills.

Operating rooms are designed to serve an array of patients with various conditions that necessitate surgery. Modern ORs can contain a lot of high-tech equipment and even robotic systems, but the healthcare professionals that staff ORs are the backbone of a successful surgery. ORs also have special equipment like emergency resuscitative tools, diagnostic equipment, patient monitors, and respiratory and cardiac support tools.

The ultimate goal of an OR team is a safe, successful surgery that corrects or improves a patient’s physical issue.

Who Works in the OR?

A wide range of healthcare professionals work in the operating room unit in order to serve the needs of OR patients and perform successful operations. OR team members can include OR RNs, CRNAs, RNFAs, sterile techs, surgical techs, radiology techs, biomedical techs, OR LPNs/LVNs, surgeons, assistant surgeons, surgical assistants, anesthesiologists, circulators, administrative staff, and social workers/case managers. OR staff can work within hospitals or at outpatient surgical centers.

Who’s Treated in the OR?

Patients who need to undergo a surgical procedure are treated in the operating room and the underlying reason for each person’s surgery can vary widely. Some of the most common surgical procedures in the U.S. typically include knee and hip replacements, fracture repairs, angioplasty, stent procedures, hysterectomies, gallbladder removal, appendectomy, heart bypass surgery, cataract removal, C-sections, hernia repair, low back surgery, breast biopsies, debridement (wound, burn, infection), skin grafts, mastectomy, prostatectomy, partial colectomy, and tonsillectomy.

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Quick OR Facts

  • Commonly required OR RN education: Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) and/or Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), plus passing the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX)
  • Commonly required OR certifications: Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS), Basic Life Support (BLS), Certified Surgical Tech (CST)
  • Commonly preferred OR certifications: Certified Perioperative Nurse (CNOR), Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI), Certified Sterile Processing and Distribution Tech (CSPDT), Management of Assaultive Behavior (MAB), National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS), Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
  • Commonly required experience to become a travel OR RN: Facilities typically require a minimum of two years of recent, in-hospital experience in order to hire you as an OR travel nurse. You’ll want the benefit of experience since travel nurses have to hit the ground running!

Are you a travel nurse or travel allied health professional looking for your next great career opportunity? Click here to explore OR travel nurse and OR travel allied health jobs!

Why Work With Medical Solutions?

  • We have great travel nursing jobs for Operating Room Nurses nationwide
  • We offer competitive pay and benefits for RNs
  • Our Recruiters specialize in helping OR RNs earn more & explore
  • We offer free, private, and furnished housing
  • We offer travel reimbursements
  • Travel & housing is handled by our in-house specialists
  • We provide 24/7 contact and support

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