Job Seeker Resources
The AORN Career Center is the one employment site with resources specifically designed for the perioperative job seeker.
Register or access your Career Center job seeker account.
Post Your Resume (confidentially if you wish)
Search Current Job Postings
Search hundreds of perioperative job postings, with new jobs added daily.
Set up a job alert and get notified when a job is posted that meets your desired criteria.
Assistance for Job Seekers
Career Coaching Services
Connect with Dr. Phyllis Quinlan, Career Coach, specializing in career services for nursing professionals.
Professional Resume Writing
Hire a professional to write your resume.
Tips and References
See sample resumes for inspiration.
Read articles for job seekers
Articles to assist you with your job search and career advancement
Free webinars to support your job search and career advancement. Multiple topics including: creating a powerful resume, building your professional brand, interviewing techniques, and many more!
Search by career stages or services you need using keywords or phrases. Find answers to your questions, such as: "What should I do when a potential employer asks for my salary expectations?" New episodes of Nursing Success TV are also available on a monthly basis.
Take AORN's Prep for CNOR online course
Certification increases your earning potential – become a Certified Nurse Operating Room (CNOR)
Perioperative Career Information
Perioperative Nurse Salary Information
Review the 2014 AORN Salary Survey & Compensation Report
Salary Calculator (Available to AORN members only)
See how your salary compares to the average for your peers based on factors, such as, geography, employment type, education, experience, and certifications.
Perioperative Nursing Roles
Learn about different perioperative nursing roles, including job duties, required education, experience, and average earnings.