Geriatric nurses’ bedside manner, experience, and skills enable them to effectively care for older adults at a critical time in their lives. Geriatric nurse jobs can be found in hospitals, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and home health care agencies around the country. Explore our Geriatric travel nursing jobs, with opportunities for Registered Nurses, and help older patients maintain their sense of independence and improve their quality of life.
Geriatric nurses’ specialized training prepares them to understand the unique physical and emotional needs of the elderly. Geriatric travel nurse jobs require nurses to provide comprehensive care for older patients, including patient education, chronic disease management, vital sign monitoring, medication administration, and wound care. Geriatric nurses can expand their professional experience with chronic disease management and end-of-life care, while collaborating with geriatric physicians, dietitians, PT and OT practitioners, and social workers. The average Geriatric nurse salary in the United States is $43,410 to $92,240, with RNs in this specialty earning the highest salary in certain healthcare settings.