Registered Nurse RN-ER-Emergency Department jobs in Petersburg, VA

RN-Registered Nurse
RN-ER-Emergency Department
Petersburg, Virginia
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Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as an Emergency Department RN.
We want a Registered Nurse who has Emergency Department RN experience and is willing to take a position in Petersburg, Virginia. This assignment requires that the applicant travel to the assigned city. The pay for this job will include travel costs and be far higher than a local nursing assignment. Our client is seeking an applicant with experience who is able to begin as soon as possible, which means that we are in need of talented nurses to quickly start our electronic on-boarding process. You can begin our application process by clicking on the green "Apply Now" button depicted above. You will find out that the Voyage application process is the most organized process you have come across in the travel industry.

This opportunity could also be a very good fit for people searching for an assignment near Chesterfield, Chester, Hopewell, Colonial Heights and Prince George.

Travelers can experience an adaptable schedule, freedom to choose from quite a few positions and adventure. Travel nurses can select their job location and hospital, and they obtain a chance to work in exotic locations at reknowned facilities. Since quite a few RNs are looking for a quality life style, the ability to choose is crucial. To a large extent, travel nurses have control over their own schedule. Interviews with long time travel nurse have discovered that a large proportion of them have been travelling for more than ten years, and intend to continuing with their travel nurse career.

If you are a medical professional who is seeking a great salary, choices in your schedule, and exciting locations then a travel career may be suitable for you. So how can you commence?

Get Prepared For The Steps In The Process

Before beginning your travel career you should do several planning. Be certain to update your RN license, if needed and make sure you have a complete immunization and physical examination records. You should have a resume that shows your recent nursing experience and skills, along with your references and their contact data.

When you have identified several jobs you have an interest in, your recruiter will submit you for them and you can prepare for the interview process. During the interview, you should ask about things of importance to you such as scheduling, patient to nurse ratios, mandatory skills, and so forth.

State Licensing Prerequisites

Getting an RN license in a particular state can start before having an assignment lined up. If you have several states where you are considering working you can begin the licensure process beforehand. Several states take up to two months to process, such as, New York, New Jersey, and California. Other states my process your application very rapidly, normally within a week or less. Many other states will rapidly process RN license applications, often in a few days.

There are a number of states where you can obtain your RN license in one day, simply by going to the state nursing board directly.

The licensing process will be straightforward if you live in a state that has joined the 25 state RN Licensure Compact. This provides nurses the ability to work in any state that is a member of the Compact. Get advice from your recruiter in regard to the licensure process in your state of interest. Voyage has licensing specialists who will assist you.

Your Area Of Expertise

Each facility has its own policy, but most of the time you necessitate a year or more of solid experience in the area you specialize to be considered.

Even though requirements vary between facilities, you can start to apply for travel positions when you have a year of continuous experience.

You should be aware that there are several specialties, such as psychiatric Registered Nurse and cardiac ICU where the experience requirement is over two years.


Along with your skills and experience it is imperative that you have the ability to be flexible. This trait is a vital component of becoming a successful traveller.

You should be amenable to several types of hospital policies, procedures, and locations in order to get more skills as part of your travel experience.

Even though your first choice could have been a position in Hawaii, you shouldn't allow an excellent opportunity in a different location slip away. The majority of jobs have a length of thirteen weeks, so you can always attempt a different location after the assignment is finished.

Job References and Skills Checklist

Having your references available is a crucial portion of applying for a travel nurse job and you should make certain you have several of them prior to your job application. References are needed to verify your skill set, usually three references will be enough.

In most instances a travel nurse will have to fill out a checklist of skills in commensurate with their specialty..

After your references and skills set have been addresses we can start trying to find jobs that match your requirements. After you have decided to take an assignment, we will assist you with any added requirements that need to be addressed, such as drug screening.

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