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:
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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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