Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as a Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit RN.
We want a Registered Nurse who has Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit RN skills and wants to work in Tampa, Florida. This job requires that the applicant travel to the assigned city. The compensation for this position will include travel costs and be far higher than a local nursing assignment. We are seeking an experienced nurse who can begin work quickly. This will require an applicant to commence our online application immediately. You can get started with our application process by clicking on the green "Apply Now" button shown above. You will find out that the Voyage application method is the most professional, organized, and efficient process you have encountered in the travel industry.
This opportunity might also be a very good position for people searching for a job close to Saint Petersburg, Clearwater, Largo, New Port Richey and Palm Harbor.
Travel nursing offers adventure, numerous possibilities, and flexibility. Our nurses can select a facility and geographic location that they prefer and have the opportunity to work in renowned hospitals. Since a large number of RNs are trying to find a quality life style, the ability to choose is important. To a large extent, travel nurses have control over their own schedule. Many of our travelers have been engaged in travel nursing in excess of 10 years and have intentions to continue traveling for quite a while.
If you are a nurse seeking a career that provides a flexible schedule, great pay and benefits, and the freedom to explore the country, then travel nursing could be the perfect opportunity for you. So how can you begin?
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. 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 find a number of positions you are interested in you should be prepared for a telephone or Skype interview with your employers of interest. As part of the interview process you should ask questions in regard to issues of importance to you, such as mandatory skills or certifications, scheduling policy, over-time policy, and any other concerns that you are aware of.
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 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 going to the state nursing board directly.
The process of obtaining 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. Your recruiter will help you in acquiring a license in the state of your choosing. Voyage has licensing specialists who will assist you.
Clinical ExperienceIt can vary amongst clients, nevertheless, in the majority of instances you must have a minimum of one full year of experience in your area of specialization to apply.
Requirements can differ for individual facilities, but normally you can start the application process after you have a year of clinical experience.
Keep in mind that some specialties, such as Cardiac ICU and Psychiatry may require more than two years of experience.
Ability To Be FlexibleIn addition to your clinical experience and skills it is important that you are able to easily adapt to various locations and situations. This is surely an important requirement to be a successful traveler.
It's really important to be open to varying operating procedures, new locations, and facilities and to be open minded so you can incorporate new skills and ideas into your clinical skill set.
Your initial choice for an assignment may have been in Texas, but you should amenable to assignments in other locations that could be a very good fit for your set of skills. Most of the time your contract will be for 13 weeks, making it simple to try a number of cities within an one year time frame.
Clinical ReferencesHaving your references available is an important portion 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 confirm 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 references and skills set have been addresses we can start to locate assignments that match your requirements. After you have decided to accept an assignment, we will assist you with any added prerequisites that need to be addressed, like drug screening.
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