Registered Nurse RN-ICU-Intensive Care Unit jobs in Chalmette, LA

RN-Registered Nurse
RN-ICU-Intensive Care Unit
Chalmette, Louisiana
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Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as an Intensive Care Unit RN.
Voyage is seeking an RN-Registered Nurse who has an Intensive Care Unit RN specialty willing to travel to Chalmette, Louisiana. This task requires the job seeker temporarily relocate as the job is not local - pay for this job will include travel expenses and be significantly higher than a local Nursing opportunity. Our client is trying to find an applicant with experience who is able to begin as soon as possible, which means that we have a need for talented applicants to swiftly begin our electronic on-boarding process. Please click the apply button to commence right away. We are certain that you will locate the Voyage process to be the most organized and professional process in the industry.

This assignment could be a very good position for applicants searching for an opportunity near New Orleans, Metairie, Slidell, Kenner and Marrero.

Travel nursing provides you with adventure, numerous choices, and flexibility. Travel nurses can choose their job location and hospital, and they get an opportunity to work in exotic locations at prestigious facilities. Since a large number of nurses are looking for a quality life style, the capacity to choose is vital. To a great extent, travel nurses have the ability to be in control of their schedule. Interviews with long time travel nurse have found that a large proportion of them have been travelling for over ten years, and intend to continuing with their travel nurse career.

If you are a nurse seeking a career that provides a flexible schedule, great pay and benefits, and the leeway to explore the country, then travel nursing could be the perfect opportunity for you. So how can you start?

Get Prepared For The Steps In The Process

Before getting started with your travel career you should do several planning. Be certain to update your RN license, if needed and ensure you have a complete immunization and physical examination records. Your CV should display your nursing skills and experience and you should have several reference who can be easily contacted to vouch for you.

Once you have identified several contracts you have an interest in, your recruiter will submit you for them and you can get ready for the interview process. As part of the interview process you should ask questions regarding issues of importance to you, like required skills or certifications, scheduling policy, over-time policy, and any other matters that you are cognizant of.

Your State RN License

Getting an RN license in a particular state can commence prior to having an assignment lined up. If you have a few states where you are considering working you can begin the licensure process beforehand. There are a few states that take over a month to process, like, California, New Jersey, and New York. Many additional states will rapidly process RN license applications, often in a few days.

In a few states you can get your RN license right away by visiting the nursing board of the state.

The process of obtaining an RN license will be much more straightforward if you have a license in a state that is a member of the Nurse Licensure Compact, that has 25 states as members. This compact permits nurses to practice in any of the 25 compact states. Your recruiter will help you in obtaining a license in your chosen state. There are experts who know a lot about RN licensing procedures who will assist you.

Your Area Of Expertise

Each medical center maintains its own policy, but most of the time you require a year or greater of solid experience in the area you specialize to be considered.

Requirements can differ for individual facilities, but most often you can begin the application process once you have a year of clinical experience.

You should be aware that there are some specialties, such as psychiatric RN and cardiac ICU where the experience requirement is over 2 years.


Coupled with your skills and expertise it is crucial that you have the ability to be flexible. This is surely an important requirement to be a successful traveler.

You should be amenable to various sorts of hospital practices, procedures, and locations in order to gain more skills as part of your travel experience.

Your initial selection for an assignment may have been in Texas, but you should amenable to positions in other locations that may be a very good fit for your set of skills. Many jobs have a length of thirteen weeks, so you can always try a different location after the assignment is finished.

Clinical References

A important portion of your application is your set of clinical references, and you should ensure they are readily available before you apply for a job. Your clinical skill set can be validated by your references, in most cases you should at least have three of them.

A travel nurse will customarily be required to fill out a skills checklist coupled with their references..

After your references and skills set have been addresses we can start to discover assignments that match your requirements. After you have decided to accept an assignment, we will assist you with any additional requirements that must be addressed, such as drug screening.

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