Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as an Emergency Department RN.
Voyage is looking for an RN-Registered Nurse who possesses an Emergency Department RN specialty and is able to travel to Bartlett, Tennessee. This assignment requires the applicant travel as the job is not local - compensation for this position will include travel expenses and be quite a bit higher than a local Nursing job. Our client is looking for an applicant with experience who is able to begin as soon as possible, which means that we are in need of qualified people 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 see that the Voyage application process is the most efficient, professional, and organized process you have seen in the travel industry.
Travel nursing offers adventure, freedom of choice, and flexibility. Our nurses can select a facility and geographic location that is their preference and have the chance to work in prestigious medical centers. This freedom of choice is very important today, with more people citing quality of life as their highest priority. To a large extent, travel nurses control 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 plan on continuing with their travel nurse career.
If you are a Registered Nurse discover a career that provides a flexible schedule, great pay and benefits, and the leeway to explore the country, then travel nursing may be the perfect opportunity 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. Be certain to update your RN license, if needed and make certain you have a complete immunization and physical examination records. Your resume should highlight your nursing skills and experience and you should have several reference who can be easily contacted to vouch for you.
After you have identified a number of positions you are interested in, your recruiter will submit you for them and you can prepare for the interview process. As part of the interview process you should ask questions with respect to issues of importance to you, such as required skills or certifications, scheduling policy, over-time policy, and any other matters that you are aware of.
RN License Per StateAcquiring 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.
In several states you can get your RN license immediately by visiting the nursing board of the state.
The licensing procedure will be straightforward if you live in a state that has joined the 25 state RN Licensure Compact. This provides nurses the ability to work in any state that is a member of the Compact. Get advice from your recruiter with respect to the licensure process in your state of interest. There are experts who know a lot about RN licensing procedures who will help you.
Specialty ExperienceIt can be different between clients, nevertheless, in the majority of instances you need to have a minimum of one full year of experience in your area of specialization to apply.
Even though prerequisites vary between facilities, you can start to apply for travel positions when you have a year of continuous experience.
Keep in mind that several specialties, like Cardiac ICU and Psychiatry may require 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 different locations and situations. This is surely a crucial prerequisite 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.
Even though your first choice could have been an assignment in Hawaii, you shouldn't allow a fantastic opportunity in a different location slip away. Many contracts have a duration of thirteen weeks, so you can always try a different location after the assignment is finished.
Clinical ReferencesHaving your references available is a vital component of applying for a travel nurse job and you should make certain you have several of them prior to 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 commensurate with their area of specialization..
When your recruiter has your skills set and references she can begin to search for assignments that are suitable for your skills. When you have decided to accept a job we will help you handle any added paper work such as immunizations and drug testing.
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