Registered Nurse RN-ICU-Intensive Care Unit jobs in Saint Petersburg, FL

RN-Registered Nurse
RN-ICU-Intensive Care Unit
Saint Petersburg, Florida
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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 trying to find an RN-Registered Nurse who has an Intensive Care Unit RN specialization and is able to travel to Saint Petersburg, Florida. This task has a requirement that the job seeker temporarily relocate as the position is not local - salary for this job will include travel and be quite a bit higher than a local Nursing job. Our client is seeking an applicant with experience who can begin as soon as possible, which means that we are in need of qualified applicants to quickly start our electronic on-boarding process. Please click the apply button to commence immediately. We are certain that you will locate the Voyage procedure to be the most organized and professional process in the industry.

This position could also be an excellent fit for people searching for a job in the vicinity of Tampa, Bradenton, Clearwater, Largo and Palm Harbor.

Travelers can experience an adaptable schedule, freedom to select from a variety of assignments and adventure. Travel nurses can choose their position location and hospital, and they secure an opportunity to work in exotic locations at prestigious hospitals. This freedom of choice is of great value today, with more people mentioning quality of life as their most important priority. To a large extent, travel nurses have control over their own schedule. Interviews with long time travel nurse have discovered that a very big proportion of them have been travelling for in excess of ten years, and plan on continuing with their travel nurse career.

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

Prepare For The Various Process Steps

Before beginning your travel career you should do several planning. Ensure that your RN license is up to date along with your immunization and health records. Your resume should indicate your nursing skills and experience and you should have several reference who can be easily contacted to vouch for you.

When you have identified several positions you are interested 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 like scheduling, patient to nurse ratios, required skills, and so forth.

Your State RN License

Getting an RN license in a particular state can commence prior to having an assignment lined up. If there is a state that you want to work in, you may start the licensing procedure apriori. 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, usually within a week or less. Many additional states will quickly process RN license applications, often in a few days.

There are several states where you can secure your RN license in one day, simply by showing up at the state nursing board directly.

The licensing process will be straightforward if you are from a state that is part of the 25 state RN Licensure Compact. This gives nurses the ability to work in any state that is a member of the Compact. Your recruiter will give you a hand in acquiring a license in your chosen state. There are specialists who are knowledgeable in RN licensing procedures who will give you a hand.

Clinical Experience

Each medical center maintains its own policy, but normally you necessitate a year or more of solid experience in the area you specialize to be under consideration for the position.

Prerequisites may vary for individual facilities, but most often you can initiate the application process when you have a year of clinical experience.

Be aware that several specialties, such as Cardiac ICU and Psychiatry may require greater than two years of experience.


Along with your skills and expertise it is vital that you have the ability to be flexible. This trait is an important component of being a successful travel nurse.

It's important to be open to differing operating procedures, new locations, and facilities and to be flexible so you can incorporate new skills and ideas into your clinical skill set.

Your first choice for an assignment might have been in Florida, but you should amenable to contracts in other locations that may be a very good fit for your skill set. The majority of the time your contract will be for 13 weeks, making it easy to try several locations within an one year time frame.

Skills Checklist and References

A vital portion of your application is your set of clinical references, and you should make certain they are readily available prior to the time you apply for a position. References are needed to verify your skill set, normally three references will be sufficient.

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

After your references and skills set have been addresses we can start seeking jobs that match your requirements. When you have made a decision to accept a job we will help you handle any added requirements such as immunizations and drug testing.

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