Orthopedic travel nurse jobs for Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurses can be found in many settings, including hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, rehabilitation centers, clinics, and providers’ offices. Hospital opportunities include working on a unit dedicated to caring for patients with musculoskeletal conditions; units may focus on patients who have undergone surgery, such as total joint replacement. Depending on the setting, an Orthopedic nurse job description includes collaborating with others to manage a patient’s pain, delivering postoperative care such as dressing changes, and providing education for patients and families. Land your dream Orthopedic travel nurse job today.
Orthopedic nurses care for patients with musculoskeletal conditions such as arthritis, osteoporosis, spinal injuries, and bone fractures. Job responsibilities for Orthopedic nurses often include conducting physical and psychological assessments, monitoring for complications after surgery, and providing patient education. The average annual salary for Orthopedic nurses in the United States is more than $75,000.