Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as an Intensive Care Unit RN.
We need an RN who has Intensive Care Unit RN skills and wants to take a position in Natchez, Mississippi. This assignment requires travel to the designated location. The salary for this assignment will include travel costs and be far higher than a local nursing assignment. We are looking for an experienced nurse who can begin working right away. This will require an applicant to start our online application as soon as possible. You can begin our application process by clicking on the green "Apply Now" button shown above. You will see that the Voyage application process is the most professional, organized, and efficient process you have encountered in the travel industry.
This opportunity may also be an excellent position for nurses trying to find an assignment around Ferriday, Vidalia, Fayette, Lorman and Roxie.
Travel nursing provides you with adventure, freedom of choice, and flexibility. Travel nurses can select their assignment location and hospital, and they secure a chance to work in exotic locations at reknowned facilities. This freedom of choice is very important today, with more people citing quality of life as their top priority. To a large extent, travel nurses have the ability to be in control of their schedule. Interviews with long time travel nurse have discovered that a very big proportion of them have been travelling for over ten years, and intend to continuing with their travel nurse career.
If you are an RN 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 ideal opportunity for you. What must you do to begin a travel nurse career?
Get Prepared For The Steps In The ProcessPrior to getting started with 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 information.
After you have collaborated with your recruiter to locate a number of assignments that pique your interest you should be prepared for a telephone or Skype interview with your employers of interest. 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 RequirementsGetting an RN license in a particular state can commence 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.
In a few states you can get your RN license immediately by visiting the nursing board of the state.
The process of obtaining an RN license will be much simpler if you have a license in a state that is part of the Nurse Licensure Compact, that has 25 states as members. This compact permits nurses to practice in any of the 25 compact states. Get advice from your recruiter regarding the licensure procedure in your state of interest. Voyage has licensing specialists who will help you.
Your Area Of ExpertiseIt can vary amongst clients, nevertheless, in the majority of instances you must have a minimum of one full year of work experience in your area of specialization to apply.
Even though prerequisites vary between facilities, you can start to apply for travel positions once you have a year of continuous experience.
You should be aware that there are some areas of specialization, such as psychiatric RN and cardiac ICU where the experience prerequisite is over 2 years.
Versatility Coupled with your skills and experience it is vital that you have the ability to be flexible. This is surely a crucial prerequisite to be a successful traveler.
You should be amenable to several types of hospital policies, procedures, and locations so you can obtain additional skills as part of your travel experience.
Your first selection for an assignment may have been in Arizona, but you should amenable to assignments in other locations that may be a great fit for your set of skills. Most contracts have a duration of thirteen weeks, so you can always try a different location after the assignment is finished.
Skills Checklist and ReferencesHaving your references available is a crucial component of applying for a travel nurse assignment and you should make certain you have several of them before your job application. References are needed to verify your clinical skills, in most cases three references will be enough.
In most instances a travel nurse will have to fill out a checklist of skills in in accordance with their specialty..
After your recruiter has your skills set and references she can begin to look for positions that are relevant for your skills. After you have decided to accept a job, we will help you with any added prerequisites that need to be addressed, such as drug screening.
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