Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as an Emergency Department RN.
We require a Registered Nurse who has Emergency Department RN skills and is willing to take a position in Odessa, Texas. This job requires that the applicant travel to the designated location. The pay 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 right away. This will require an applicant to commence our online application as soon as possible. Please click the apply button to get started right away. We are sure that you will discover the Voyage process to be the most organized and professional process in the industry.
This opportunity could also be an excellent fit for nurses searching for a job near Midland, Gardendale, Goldsmith, Penwell and Notrees.
Travelers can experience a flexible schedule, freedom to select from quite a few positions and adventure. Our nurses can select a facility and geographic location that is their preference and have the opportunity to work in prestigious hospitals. This freedom of choice is important today, with more people referring to quality of life as their highest priority. To a large extent, travel nurses have control over their own schedule. Quite a few of our travelers have been employed in travel nursing in excess of 10 years and intend to continue traveling for quite some time.
If you are an RN looking for 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 commence?
Get Prepared For The Steps In The Process Before commencing with your first travel assignment several preparation is needed. Be certain to update your RN license, if needed and make sure you have a complete immunization and physical examination records. Your resume should show your nursing skills and experience and you should have several reference who can be easily contacted to vouch for you.
After you have worked with your recruiter to find several assignments you have an interest 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 concerns of importance to you, like required skills or certifications, scheduling policy, over-time policy, and any other matters that you are aware of.
RN License Per StateGetting an RN license in a particular state can commence prior to having an assignment lined up. If you have some states where you are contemplating working you can begin the licensure process beforehand. 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 a few states you can get your RN license immediately by visiting the nursing board of the state.
The process of securing an RN license will be much simpler if you have a license in a state that is part 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 process in your state of interest. There are specialists who know a lot about RN licensing procedures who will give you a hand.
Specialty ExperienceIt can be different amongst clients, however, in the majority of instances you need to have a minimum of one full year of experience in your area of specialization to apply.
Prerequisites may vary for individual medical centers, but most often you can begin the application process after you have a year of clinical experience.
Be aware that a few areas of practice, such as Cardiac ICU and Psychiatry may necessitate more than two years of experience.
FlexibilityIn addition to your clinical experience and skills it is vital that you are able to readily adapt to different locations and scenarios. This trait is an important component of being a successful travel nurse.
It's important to be open to varying 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 initial choice for an assignment may have been in Arizona, but you should amenable to contracts in other locations that could be an excellent fit for your skill set. Many positions have a length of thirteen weeks, so you can always try a different location after the assignment is completed.
Clinical ReferencesHaving your references available is a crucial portion of applying for a travel nurse position and you should make sure you have several of them before your job application. Your clinical skill set can be confirmed by your references, normally 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..
When your recruiter has your skills set and references she can start to look for jobs that are suitable for your skills. When you have decided to accept a job we will help you handle any additional details such as immunizations and drug testing.