Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as an Emergency Department RN.
Voyage is trying to find an RN-Registered Nurse who possesses an Emergency Department RN specialty willing to go to Gastonia, North Carolina. This job requires travel to the assigned location. The salary for this position will include travel costs and be much greater than a local nursing assignment. Our client is trying to find an applicant with experience who can begin soon, which means that we are in need of qualified people to quickly begin our electronic on-boarding process. Please click the apply button to commence immediately. We are sure that you will find the Voyage process to be the most organized and professional process in the industry.
This job can also be an excellent fit for applicants trying to find an opportunity in the vicinity of Charlotte, Rock Hill, Shelby, Lincolnton and Fort Mill.
Travelers can experience a flexible schedule, freedom to choose from a variety of positions and adventure. Our nurses can select a facility and geographic location that is their preference and have the opportunity to work in renowned medical centers. Since a large number of RNs are looking for a quality life style, the capacity to choose is important. 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 large proportion of them have been travelling for over ten years, and intend to continuing with their travel nurse career.
If you are a medical professional who is trying to find an excellent salary, choices in your schedule, and exciting locations then a travel career may be suitable for you. What steps must you take to begin a travel nurse career?
Get Prepared For The Steps In The ProcessBefore starting your travel career you should do several planning. 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 that pique your interest 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 matters of importance to you, like required skills or certifications, scheduling policy, over-time policy, and any other concerns that you are aware of.
State Licensing PrerequisitesAcquiring your state RN license for an individual state may begin before you have found an assignment. If you have a few states where you are contemplating working you can begin the licensure process beforehand. Several states take up to two months to process, such as, New York, New Jersey, and California. Other states my process your application very rapidly, typically within a week or less. Many other 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 licensing process will be straightforward if you are from 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. Your recruiter will assist you in obtaining a license in your chosen state. Voyage has licensing specialists who will help you.
Clinical ExperienceIt can vary between clients, however, in most instances you need to have at least one full year of 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.
You should realize that there are a few areas of specialization, such as psychiatric nurse and cardiac ICU where the experience requirement is over 2 years.
AdaptabilityIn addition to your clinical experience and skills it is crucial that you are able to readily adapt to different locations and situations. This trait is a vital part of becoming a successful traveller.
It's really important to be open to differing operating procedures, new locations, and facilities and to be open minded so you can incorporate new skills and concepts into your clinical skill set.
Your first choice for an assignment may have been in Texas, but you should amenable to positions in other locations that could be a fantastic fit for your set of skills. Most of the time your contract will be for 13 weeks, making it easy to try a number of locations within an one year time frame.
Clinical ReferencesHaving your references available is a crucial portion of applying for a travel nurse position and you should make certain you have several of them before your job application. Your clinical skill set can be confirmed by your references, in most cases you should at least have three of them.
A travel nurse will customarily be required to fill out a skills checklist along with their references..
After your references and skills set have been addresses we can start to discover contracts that match your requirements. After you have decided to accept a job, we will assist you with any added prerequisites that need to be addressed, like drug screening.
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