Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as an Emergency Department RN.
We want an RN who has Emergency Department RN skills and will take a job in Abilene, Texas. This job has a requirement that the job seeker temporarily relocate as the position is not local - compensation for this assignment will account for travel and be significantly higher than a local Nursing job. We are looking for an experienced nurse who can begin work quickly. This will require an applicant to start our online application right away. 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 procedure is the most professional, and efficient process you have come across in the travel industry.
This assignment may also be an excellent fit for applicants trying to find an opportunity near Clyde, Merkel, Dyess AFB, Anson and Hawley.
Travel nursing offers adventure, freedom of choice, and flexibility. Travel nurses can select their assignment location and hospital, and they obtain a chance to work in exotic locations at prestigious hospitals. This freedom of choice is very important today, with more people referring to quality of life as their highest priority. To a large 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 intend to continuing with their travel nurse career.
If you are a nurse find a career that provides a flexible schedule, great pay and benefits, and the leeway to explore the country, then travel nursing could be the perfect opportunity for you. What steps must you take to commence a travel nurse career?
Get Prepared For The Steps In The ProcessBefore getting started with your travel career you should do several planning. Be certain to update your RN license, if needed and ensure you have a complete immunization and physical examination records. You should have a resume that shows your recent nursing experience and skills, along with your references and their contact credentials.
After you have worked with your recruiter to locate a number of assignments that pique your interest you should be prepared for a telephone or Skype interview with your employers of interest. During the interview, you should inquire about things of importance to you like scheduling, patient to nurse ratios, compulsory skills, and so forth.
Your State RN LicenseAcquiring your state RN license for an individual state may begin before you have found an assignment. If there is a state that you have a desire 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 rapidly process RN license applications, often in a few days.
There are a number of states where you can secure 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. Your recruiter will help you in acquiring a license in the state of your choosing. Voyage has licensing specialists who will give you a hand.
Clinical Experience Each hospital has its own policy, but normally you necessitate a year or greater of solid experience in the area you specialize to be under consideration for the position.
Requirements are different for individual facilities, but most often you can start the application process after you have a year of clinical experience.
Keep in mind that a few areas of practice, such as Cardiac ICU and Psychiatry may require more than two years of experience.
Ability To Be Flexible Along with your skills and experience it is crucial that you have the ability to be flexible. This trait is an important part of being a successful traveller.
It's vital to be open to different 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 first selection for an assignment may have been in Texas, but you should amenable to contracts in other locations that may be an excellent fit for your set of skills. The majority of 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 a crucial portion of applying for a travel nurse job and you should make sure you have several of them prior to your job application. References are needed to verify your skill set, in most cases three references will be enough.
In most instances a travel nurse will have to fill out a checklist of skills in commensurate with their area of specialization..
After your references and skills set have been addresses we can start to discover jobs that match your requirements. When you have decided to accept a job we will help you handle any added requirements such as immunizations and drug testing.
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