There’s no better time than now to start your CVICU travel nursing career. CVICU nurses are the most sought-after nurse specialty working today because they are responsible for administering care to patients following heart transplants and open-heart surgeries. With heart disease reigning as one of the top culprits for death in the United States, it is up to CVICU nurses to uphold patient care. Beyond patient care, CVICU nurses are also recognized for their compassion and everlasting support that they give to the families as well.
If you are ready for a career change, and willing to travel to different parts of the country, travel nursing may be a great option for you. Our CVICU nurses work in some of the most prestigious hospitals across the nation and are earning significantly more than they would as a permanent nurse working in a single facility.
CVICU Travel Nurse Salary
CVICU travel nurses earn roughly $2,700 to $3,200 a week. The most common assignment length for a CVICU nurse is 13-weeks, which makes the maximum earning potential nearly $42,000 per assignment!
Healthcare systems are offering highly competitive pay packages due to the high demand for specialized nurses, like CVICU nurses. Ultimately, making a travel nurse's salary significantly higher than a permanent staff nurse. According to Glassdoor.com, a CVICU RN makes $65,870 per year. Talk about a lucrative opportunity!
How to Become a CVICU Nurse
The requirements to become a traveling CVICU nurse are simple. One must have graduated from an accredited nursing school, maintain a nursing license, and have worked in a clinical setting for at least one year. Lastly, you must submit an application. Once the application has been submitted, you’ll be partnered with a recruiter who will guide you through the process of becoming a CVICU travel nurse.
Do More, Earn More, Be More!
Not only will you be making more as a traveling CVICU nurse. But you will have the flexibility to do more. Take advantage of our help as we can find you the most ideal assignment in a place where you can check adventures off of your bucket list. We have relationships and partnerships with hundreds of hospitals and healthcare systems that allow you many to choose from. Jobs come in daily, and our recruiters are the first to know about them. Don't wait. Contact us today for more information.
*Disclaimer: Wages for CVICU travel jobs are based on average rates and may be impacted by facility budgets and seasonality and may include a combination of taxable and non-taxable earnings and reimbursements.
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