Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as a Critial Care Unit RN.
Voyage is trying to find an RN-Registered Nurse who possesses a Critial Care Unit RN specialty willing to go to Wichita, Kansas. This assignment requires that the applicant travel to the assigned city. The salary for this job will include travel costs and be much more than a local nursing assignment. We are looking for an experienced nurse who can start work right away. This will require an applicant to begin our online application immediately. You can get started with our application process by clicking on the green "Apply Now" button shown above. You will see that the Voyage application process is the most efficient, professional, and organized process you have encountered in the travel industry.
This assignment might also be a very good position for RNs looking for a job in the vicinity of Derby, Augusta, Haysville, Andover and Valley Center.
Travelers can experience an adaptable schedule, freedom to select from quite a few assignments and adventure. Travel nurses can choose their position location and hospital, and they obtain a chance to work in exotic locations at prestigious medical centers. This freedom of choice is important today, with more people citing quality of life as their highest priority. To a large extent, travel nurses control their own schedule. Many of our travelers have been working in travel nursing in excess of 10 years and have intentions to continue traveling for quite some time.
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. What must you do to get started with a travel nurse career?
Prepare For The Various Process Steps Before commencing with your first travel assignment several preparation is needed. Ensure that your RN license is up to date along with your immunization and health records. Your CV should indicate your nursing skills and experience and you should have several reference who can be easily contacted to vouch for you.
After you have worked with your recruiter to find a number of jobs 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, compulsory skills, and so forth.
RN License Per StateAcquiring your state RN license for an individual state may begin before you have found an assignment. If you have some states where you are giving consideration to 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 other states will swiftly process RN license applications, often in a few days.
There are a number of states where you can get your RN license in one day, simply by showing up at the state nursing board directly.
The process of securing an RN license will be much easier 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. Get advice from your recruiter in regard to the licensure procedure in your state of interest. There are specialists who are knowledgeable in RN licensing procedures who will assist you.
Clinical ExperienceIt can vary between 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 requirements vary between facilities, you can start to apply for travel positions after you have a year of continuous experience.
Keep in mind that a few areas of practice, such as Cardiac ICU and Psychiatry may necessitate greater than two years of experience.
VersatilityIn addition to your clinical experience and skills it is vital that you are able to easily adapt to various locations and situations. This trait is a vital part of becoming a successful travel nurse.
It's really important to be open to differing operating procedures, new locations, and facilities and to be flexible so you can incorporate new skills and concepts into your clinical skill set.
Even though your first choice may have been a position in Hawaii, you shouldn't allow a very good opportunity in a different location slip away. The majority of assignments have a duration of thirteen weeks, so you can always try a different location after the assignment is completed.
Skills Checklist and ReferencesHaving your references available is a crucial portion of applying for a travel nurse assignment and you should make certain you have several of them prior to your job application. Your clinical skill set can be confirmed by your references, normally you should at least have three of them.
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 start to look for assignments that are suitable for your skills. When you have made a decision to accept a job we will help you complete any additional paper work such as immunizations and drug testing.