Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as a Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit RN.
Voyage is seeking an RN-Registered Nurse who has a Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit RN specialty and is able to travel to Springfield, Illinois. This task has a requirement that the applicant temporarily relocate as the assignment is not local - compensation for this position will account for travel and be much higher than a local Nursing opportunity. We are seeking an experienced nurse who can start work quickly. This will require an applicant to commence our online application immediately. 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 efficient, professional, and organized process you have encountered in the travel industry.
This position could be a great opportunity for people searching for an assignment in the vicinity of Chatham, Petersburg, Auburn, Rochester and Riverton.
Travelers can experience an adaptable schedule, freedom to select from a number of positions and adventure. Our nurses can select a facility and geographic location that is their preference and have the chance to work in renowned facilities. This freedom of choice is very important today, with more people referring to quality of life as their highest priority. 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 very big proportion of them have been travelling for more than ten years, and plan on continuing with their travel nurse career.
If you are a medical professional who is looking for a great salary, choices in your schedule, and exciting locations then a travel career may be suitable for you. So how can you commence?
Get Prepared For The Steps In The Process Before commencing with your first travel assignment a few 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.
Once you have identified several contracts you are interested 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 in regard to matters of importance to you, like required skills or certifications, scheduling policy, over-time policy, and any other concerns that come to mind.
State Licensing RequirementsGetting 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. There are a few states that take over a month to process, like, California, New Jersey, and New York. Many additional states will swiftly 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 live in a state that has joined 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 the state of your choosing. Voyage has licensing specialists who will assist you.
Clinical ExperienceIt can vary amongst clients, however, in most instances you must have at least one full year of experience in your area of specialization to apply.
Requirements can differ for individual facilities, but most often you can start the application process after you have a year of clinical experience.
You should realize that there are several specialties, such as psychiatric nurse and cardiac ICU where the experience requirement is over 2 years.
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 component of becoming 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 concepts into your clinical skill set.
Although your first selection may have been a job in Hawaii, you shouldn't allow a fantastic opportunity in a different location slip away. The majority of assignments have a length of thirteen weeks, so you can always try a different location after the assignment is finished.
Job References and Skills ChecklistHaving your references available is an important component of applying for a travel nurse job and you should ensure you have several of them prior to your job application. Your clinical skill set can be confirmed by your references, customarily you should at least have three of them.
A travel nurse will usually be required to fill out a skills checklist along with their references..
When your recruiter has your skills set and references she can start to search for positions that are suitable for your skills. After you have decided to accept a job, we will assist you with any added prerequisites that need to be addressed, like drug screening.