Med-surg travel nurse jobs

Nomad Health helps med-surg travel nurses find and secure high-paying travel jobs nationwide in hospitals, long-term care facilities, outpatient clinics, surgery centers, and more. If you're considering applying for a med-surg travel nurse job, use the checklist below to see if you're a good match for the travel job you're applying for.

Med-surg travel nurse job requirements

To qualify for a med-surg travel nurse job at Nomad Health, you will need an Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) or a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN). However, travel nurses should be aware that some facilities may require a BSN. You will also need to have the general certifications for your speciality, such as basic life support (BLS) advanced cardiovascular life support (ACLS), or pediatric advanced life support (PALS). Before you move forward with an application, it's essential to check that you meet all the educational and certification requirements for the med-surg travel nurse job.

Med-surg travel nurse job responsibilities

It's important for med-surg travel nurses to be prepared for their travel assignment. As a med-surg travel RN, you will be responsible for nursing tasks ranging from preoperative patient care to postoperative patient care. You'll also perform patient assessments, administer medications, evaluate their effects, interpret lab work, and collaborate with an interdisciplinary team. Remember, every med-surg travel nurse job is different, so it’s important to read the full job description to make sure it aligns with your unique skills and experience.

Medical-Surgical Travel Nurse Jobs FAQs

Yes. Traveling Medical-Surgical nurses are in high-demand due to several factors including staff shortages, staffing gaps, and geographic mobility.
No, getting a job as a Medical-Surgical travel nurse is not hard as long as you meet certain educational and certification requirements determined by each state’s Board of Regulatory Nursing (BRN). You’ll also likely need a minimum of one year of full-time experience in your chosen specialty to qualify for a travel job.
To apply for a Medical-Surgical travel nurse job, create an account online or through the Nomad mobile app and fill out your profile. Next, submit your application to any of the Medical-Surgical travel jobs on Nomad that you feel qualified for.