OR Travel Nurse Jobs

OR Travel Nurse Jobs

Travel nursing can be intimidating. It’s why since 1996 we have provided travel nurse professionals just like you with great employment experiences in top locations through compassionate customer service, and tenured recruiters who know what it takes to build lasting relationships. On top of industry-leading benefits, we have some of the best operating room travel RN jobs out there. When you work with PPR Travel Nursing you’ll get:

  • Compensation that’s competitive industry standards
  • Industry-leading health insurance plans
  • Paid private housing or housing stipends
  • Great referral bonus for sending great RNs our way
  • License and travel reimbursements
  • 401k plus match
  • Ability to bring family, friends, and pets!

When you’re looking for an OR nursing job, we’ll help you find a facility, and a city that’s suitable for your needs. The exciting part about travel nursing is that you never know which facilities or cities could have a lasting impact on your career, or your life!

Whether you’re a first time operating room travel RN or you’ve been at it for years, these are some here are our top reasons why you should be an OR RN with PPR:

  • Challenge – If you love a good challenge, then both traveling as a registered nurse and working as an RN in an operating room is for you! Every day, pretty much every minutes, there are new challenges to face and overcome. While it’s not as unpredictable as the emergency room you’ll find that challenges nearly as great when it comes to problem-solving.
  • Variety – On top of the variety that comes with traveling in general, we give you the option of extending your stay at a facility past 13 weeks. Don’t want to move onto the next place? That’s just fine. If there’s still an open opportunity, we’ll work with the facility to ensure you have the option of extending your assignment.
  • Teamwork – Adjusting to a new team in a new facility can always be challenging, but when you work with PPR, you’ve got a team on your side. Our recruiters are always a phone call away if you have questions or concerns that can’t be answered by your facility.
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How Much Do Staff OR RNs Make?

$74,238/yr

$34.14/hr

$1,365/wk

We've researched national salary data from several sources and calculated an average based on these multiple information providers. The salary data above is based on surveys, hiring data, reported wages and salaries from OR RNs on sites like GlassDoor. Because these are mean salaries, it may seem high or low depending on where you're at in your career. Entry level positions tend to offer $65,000-$70,000 per year while senior-level positions offer $75,000-$100,000 per year. Also, it's important to note that small rural towns may offer lower salaries than major metropolitan areas. There are also additional benefits and bonuses available, especially when it comes to travel nursing. These are often not reported in the data sources used to calculate average Operating Room RN salaries. Travel nursing offers some tax-free income in the form of reimbursements for travel expenses and incidentals as well as licensure expenses, housing and other costs associated with travel nursing.

We've compiled data from several trusted salary information sources such as the Bureau of Labor Statistics, GlassDoor, Payscale, and Indeed.com.

Earn more as a Travel Nurse

Travel RN Licensure

One of the biggest hurdles associated with travel nursing as an OR nurse is licensure. If you don't already have your Nurse Compact Licensure or Enhanced Nurse Licensure, it's a great way to get started. Also, the links above will provide you with the state licensure information necessary to apply to specific state nursing licensure boards. Since every state governs its own licensure process they can cost different amounts and have different time frames for processing applications, this is a great resource for OR Registered Nurses like you that are looking to travel but need assistance with finding acurate licensure information. We feel strongly about being a supportive part of your travel nursing experience. That's why we've provided the additional resources below to aide you in the process. Feel free to contact us if you have any difficulties applying for your nurse license or have difficulties finding the right information.

RN Licensure Resources

What Does The Future of OR Nursing Look Like?

Number of Jobs: 2,955,200

New Jobs 2016-26: 438,100

Annual Openings: 105,260

Nursing is one of a very few careers that is projected to continue to increase in demand indefinitely. Operating Room RNs are a big part of that trend as surgical procedures will continue to be a huge part of the healthcare service industry in years to come. In recent years the Bureau of Labor Statistics has published data indicating that the trend will continue to at least until 2026 with about 15% growth over that period. With over 100,000 new jobs for Registered Nurses opening every year and fewer nurses entering the workforce, expect salaries to increase as well as demand and opportunity. With a record number of applicants to nursing schools, record high demand in hospital operating rooms and a steady estimated average salary increase, the future is very bright for travel OR nurses.

Which States Have The Highest Demand For OR RNs?

Nursing in itself is extremely rewarding, but if you've found yourself craving a tad more adventure than your everyday perm job, travel nursing may just be your niche. Travel nurse jobs span from coast to coast and almost everywhere in between granting those with a want for wander opportunities that are nearly endless. The key to landing your dream gig is knowing where to apply, and where the demand is high so is the likelihood of being placed. Check out the list below of states in high demand for OR RNs. 

CA

NY

AZ

NJ

MA

ME

NM

MO

OH

Are Operating Room Travel RN Jobs in High Demand?

By the year 2024, the demand for RNs will to increase by 16 percent, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). This means that the demand for RN positions is growing faster than the average for all occupations. That’s great news! People are living longer but with growing chronic conditions, and are in need of more preventative care. To gain from this growth, we recommend pursuing an in-demand speciality such as operating room nursing. If you’d like to learn more about OR nursing jobs, contact us today. In order to pursue a specialty and travel, you will need licensure before hitting the road on assignment. One of the best ways to gain access to additional travel nursing opportunities in multiple states is via Nurse Compact Licensure, recently changed to the Enhanced Nurse Licensure (eNCL). Apply today, and we can contact you with more information! What are you waiting for? Search for Operating Room RN travel jobs NOW.

OR Travel Nurse Jobs

  • Travel RN Registered Nurse in Tacoma, WA
    PPR Travel Nursing has a great opportunity for a Full Time Travel OR - Operating Room RN/Registered Nurse in Tacoma, Washington...
    2018-11-09
    PPR Travel Nursing
    https://pprtravelnursing.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/10/2017/04/ppr-travel-nursing-logo.png
    333 First Street North, Suite 200 Jacksonville Beach FL 32250 USA
    customer support [+866-581-5038]
  • Travel RN Registered Nurse in Tacoma, WA
    PPR Travel Nursing has a great opportunity for a Full Time Travel OR - Operating Room RN/Registered Nurse in Tacoma, Washington...
    2018-12-08
    PPR Travel Nursing
    https://pprtravelnursing.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/10/2017/04/ppr-travel-nursing-logo.png
    333 First Street North, Suite 200 Jacksonville Beach FL 32250 USA
    customer support [+866-581-5038]
  • Travel RN Registered Nurse in Portsmouth, VA
    PPR Travel Nursing has a great opportunity for a Full Time Travel OR - Operating Room RN/Registered Nurse in Portsmouth, Virginia...
    2018-12-04
    PPR Travel Nursing
    https://pprtravelnursing.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/10/2017/04/ppr-travel-nursing-logo.png
    333 First Street North, Suite 200 Jacksonville Beach FL 32250 USA
    customer support [+866-581-5038]
  • Travel RN Registered Nurse in Atlanta, GA
    PPR Travel Nursing has a great opportunity for a Full Time Travel OR - Operating Room RN/Registered Nurse in Atlanta, Georgia...
    2019-01-14
    PPR Travel Nursing
    https://pprtravelnursing.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/10/2017/04/ppr-travel-nursing-logo.png
    333 First Street North, Suite 200 Jacksonville Beach FL 32250 USA
    customer support [+866-581-5038]
  • Travel RN Registered Nurse in Staten Island, NY
    PPR Travel Nursing has a great opportunity for a Full Time Travel OR - Operating Room RN/Registered Nurse in Staten Island, New York...
    2018-06-29
    PPR Travel Nursing
    https://pprtravelnursing.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/10/2017/04/ppr-travel-nursing-logo.png
    333 First Street North, Suite 200 Jacksonville Beach FL 32250 USA
    customer support [+866-581-5038]
  • Travel RN Registered Nurse in Los Alamos, NM
    PPR Travel Nursing has a great opportunity for a Full Time Travel OR - Operating Room RN/Registered Nurse in Los Alamos, New Mexico...
    2019-01-18
    PPR Travel Nursing
    https://pprtravelnursing.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/10/2017/04/ppr-travel-nursing-logo.png
    333 First Street North, Suite 200 Jacksonville Beach FL 32250 USA
    customer support [+866-581-5038]
  • Travel RN Registered Nurse in Albany, NY
    PPR Travel Nursing has a great opportunity for a Full Time Travel OR - Operating Room RN/Registered Nurse in Albany, New York...
    2019-01-16
    PPR Travel Nursing
    https://pprtravelnursing.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/10/2017/04/ppr-travel-nursing-logo.png
    333 First Street North, Suite 200 Jacksonville Beach FL 32250 USA
    customer support [+866-581-5038]
  • Travel RN Registered Nurse in Beaux Arts, WA
    PPR Travel Nursing has a great opportunity for a Full Time Travel OR - Operating Room RN/Registered Nurse in Beaux Arts, Washington...
    2018-12-28
    PPR Travel Nursing
    https://pprtravelnursing.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/10/2017/04/ppr-travel-nursing-logo.png
    333 First Street North, Suite 200 Jacksonville Beach FL 32250 USA
    customer support [+866-581-5038]
  • Travel RN Registered Nurse in Silver City, NM
    PPR Travel Nursing has a great opportunity for a Full Time Travel OR - Operating Room RN/Registered Nurse in Silver City, New Mexico...
    2018-11-13
    PPR Travel Nursing
    https://pprtravelnursing.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/10/2017/04/ppr-travel-nursing-logo.png
    333 First Street North, Suite 200 Jacksonville Beach FL 32250 USA
    customer support [+866-581-5038]
  • Travel RN Registered Nurse in Roswell, NM
    PPR Travel Nursing has a great opportunity for a Full Time Travel OR - Operating Room RN/Registered Nurse in Roswell, New Mexico...
    2019-01-17
    PPR Travel Nursing
    https://pprtravelnursing.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/10/2017/04/ppr-travel-nursing-logo.png
    333 First Street North, Suite 200 Jacksonville Beach FL 32250 USA
    customer support [+866-581-5038]

PPR is an equal opportunity employer.