Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as an Emergency Department RN.
We desire an RN who has Emergency Department RN specialization and will take a job in Mechanicsville, Virginia. This assignment requires travel to the assigned location. The pay for this position will include travel costs and be much more 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 applicants to rapidly start working on our electronic on-boarding process. Please click the apply button to get started right away. We are confident that you will find the Voyage process to be the most organized and professional process in the industry.
This job might be a very good opportunity for applicants looking for an assignment in the vicinity of Richmond, Henrico, Midlothian, Glen Allen and Chester.
Travelers can experience an adaptable schedule, freedom to choose from a variety of positions and adventure. Travel nurses can select their position location and hospital, and they secure an opportunity to work in exotic locations at reknowned hospitals. Since a large number of nurses are seeking a quality life style, the capacity to choose is crucial. To a great extent, travel nurses have the ability to be in control of their schedule. Interviews with long time travel nurse have discovered that a significant proportion of them have been travelling for more than ten years, and intend to continuing with their travel nurse career.
If you are a medical professional who is trying to find a very good salary, choices in your schedule, and exciting locations then a travel career may be suitable for you. So how can you begin?
Get Prepared For The Steps In The ProcessPrior to beginning your travel career you should do some planning. Be certain to update your RN license, if needed and make sure you have a complete immunization and physical examination records. Your CV should display your nursing skills and experience and you should have several reference who can be easily contacted to vouch for you.
When you have identified several contracts you are interested in, your recruiter will submit you for them and you can get prepared for the interview process. As part of the interview process you should ask questions in regard to matters of importance to you, like mandatory skills or certifications, scheduling policy, over-time policy, and any other concerns that you are cognizant of.
Your State RN LicenseAcquiring your state RN license for an individual state may begin before you have found an assignment. If you have some 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, normally within a week or less. Many other states will quickly 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 process of acquiring an RN license will be much simpler 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. Get advice from your recruiter in regard to the licensure procedure in your state of interest. There are experts who know a lot about RN licensing procedures who will help you.
Clinical ExperienceIt can be different between clients, however, in most instances you need to have a minimum of one full year of work 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.
You should realize that there are several areas of specialization, such as psychiatric nurse and cardiac ICU where the experience requirement is over 2 years.
Versatility Coupled with your skills and experience it is important that you have the ability to be flexible. This trait is a vital component of being a successful travel nurse.
It's really important to be open to different operating procedures, new locations, and facilities and to be flexible so you can incorporate new skills and concepts into your clinical skill set.
Your first choice for an assignment might have been in Arizona, but you should amenable to contracts in other locations that may be a very good fit for your set of skills. Many jobs have a length of thirteen weeks, so you can always attempt a different location after the assignment is finished.
Skills Checklist and ReferencesHaving your references available is a crucial component 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 validated by your references, in most cases you should at least have three of them.
A travel nurse will normally be required to fill out a skills checklist coupled with their references..
After your recruiter has your skills set and references she can start to search for contracts that are relevant for your skills. When you have decided to accept a job we will help you take care of any added requirements such as immunizations and drug testing.
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