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Top Job Opportunity: Operating Room Travel Nurse in Fort Lauderdale, FL

MedPro Healthcare Staffing has an opportunity for an operating room travel nurse in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Operating room/perioperative nurses assess, plan and implement the nursing care patients receive before, during and after surgery. The operating room nurse also serves as patient educator, circulating nurse or scrub nurse. Circulating OR nurses work within the operating room suite but outside the sterile field. Scrub OR nurses handle and prepare operating instruments and equipment within the sterile field.

The requirements for the job include recent experience in an acute care surgery setting, an active RN license, a degree from an accredited nursing program, BLS and ACLS certifications.

As a MedPro employee, you will qualify for a range of benefits, including:

  • Immediate access to the industry’s best recruiters and healthcare facilities
  • Flexible scheduling around your needs
  • Private housing or housing allowance
  • Group health insurance benefits from Aetna
  • Company-paid life and disability insurance
  • Full travel reimbursement
  • Licensure assistance and reimbursement
  • Matching 401(k)
  • Referral bonus

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Fort Lauderdale is located about 30 miles north of Miami. It has a population of roughly 165,000 people. The city is a popular tourist attraction, bringing in about 12 million visitors annually, including almost two million people from other countries.

The average temperature of the area year round is about 75 degrees. The area boasts about 560 hotels.

Each year, more than 45 cruise ships sail from the city. Fort Lauderdale has more than 4,000 restaurants, 63 golf courses, 12 shopping malls, 16 museums, 132 nightclubs, 278 campsites and 100 marinas containing 45,000 yachts.

Fort Lauderdale is a hub for building and maintaining yachts. The boating industry employs more than 100,000 people in the area. Because the city has a lot of canals, and is close to the Bahamas and Caribbean islands, it is a major yachting vacation spot. It is also the home port for 42,000 boats. The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show is the largest in the world, drawing more than 125,000 people each year.

Florida Travel Nursing Careers

If you are interested in travel nursing jobs in Florida – or any of the many other healthcare jobs MedPro Healthcare Staffing has – contact a MedPro recruiter to find out more. MedPro is a Joint Commission-certified healthcare staffing agency dedicated to helping travel healthcare professionals find the job that best fits their skills, interests, and work styles. MedPro works with all of the allied health professions, including PTs, OTs, speech therapists, pharmacists and nurses. To learn more about this travel nursing job opportunity or to learn about other great positions, give MedPro a call today at 1-800-866-8108 or apply below.


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