Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as an Intensive Care Unit RN.
We want an RN who has Intensive Care Unit RN specialization and wants to take a position in Springfield, Georgia. This position requires travel to the designated location. The compensation for this job will include travel expenses and be far higher than a local nursing assignment. Our client is looking for someone with experience who is able to start as soon as possible, which means that we are in need of qualified nurses to rapidly start our electronic on-boarding process. You can begin our application process by clicking on the green "Apply Now" button shown above. You will find out that the Voyage application process is the most professional, organized, and efficient process you have come across in the travel industry.
This opportunity may also be a very good position for individuals trying to find an assignment in the vicinity of Rincon, Ridgeland, Guyton, Bloomingdale and Estill.
Travelers can experience an adaptable schedule, freedom to choose from a variety of assignments and adventure. Travel nurses can select their position location and hospital, and they secure an opportunity to work in exotic locations at reknowned hospitals. This freedom of choice is of great value today, with more people referring to quality of life as their top priority. To a large degree, travel nurses have control over their own schedule. Interviews with long time travel nurse have found that a significant proportion of them have been travelling for more than ten years, and intend to continuing with their travel nurse career.
If you are a Registered Nurse looking for a career that provides a flexible schedule, great pay and benefits, and the freedom to explore the country, then travel nursing may be the ideal opportunity for you. What steps must you take to commence a travel nurse career?
Prepare For The Various Process Steps Before commencing with your first travel assignment some preparation is needed. Ensure that your RN license is up to date along with your immunization and health 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 identified a number of assignments 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, required skills, and so forth.
RN License Per StateGetting an RN license in a particular state can commence before having an assignment lined up. If you have some states where you are contemplating 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.
There are several states where you can obtain 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. Voyage has licensing specialists who will help you.
Your Area Of Expertise Each facility maintains its own policy, but normally you necessitate a year or greater of solid experience in the area you specialize to be considered.
Even though prerequisites vary between facilities, you can start to apply for travel positions after you have a year of continuous experience.
Keep in mind that several specialties, such as Cardiac ICU and Psychiatry may necessitate greater than two years of experience.
Flexibility Coupled with your skills and expertise it is vital that you have the ability to be flexible. This trait is an important part of becoming a successful traveller.
It's important to be open to varying operating procedures, new locations, and facilities and to be flexible so you can incorporate new skills and concepts into your clinical skill set.
Your first choice for an assignment may have been in Texas, but you should be open to contracts in other locations that may be a great fit for your set of skills. Many positions have a duration of thirteen weeks, so you can always try a different location after the assignment is completed.
Job References and Skills ChecklistHaving your references available is an important 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 skill set, in most cases 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..
Once your recruiter has your skills set and references she can begin to search for jobs that are relevant for your skills. After you have decided to take a position, we will give you a hand with any added prerequisites that must be addressed, such as drug screening.
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