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 experience and is willing to work in Orange Park, Florida. This job requires travel to the assigned city. The pay for this position will include travel expenses and be far higher than a local nursing assignment. Our client is trying to find someone with experience who can begin as soon as possible, which means that we have a need for talented people to swiftly begin our electronic on-boarding process. You can start our application process by clicking on the green "Apply Now" button depicted above. You will see that the Voyage application method is the most organized process you have seen in the travel industry.
This opportunity can also be a perfect fit for people searching for a job around Jacksonville, Middleburg, Ponte Vedra Beach, Jacksonville Beach and Green Cove Springs.
Travel nursing provides you with adventure, numerous choices, and flexibility. Our nurses can select a facility and geographic location that they prefer and have the chance to work in well-known facilities. This freedom of choice is important today, with more people referring to quality of life as their top priority. To a large degree, travel nurses have control over their own schedule. Quite a few of our travelers have been engaged in travel nursing in excess of 10 years and intend to continue traveling for quite some time.
If you are a Registered Nurse looking for 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. So how can you begin?
Get Prepared For The Steps In The Process Before commencing with your first travel assignment a few 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 CV should indicate 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 discover a number of jobs that pique your interest you should be prepared for a telephone or Skype interview with your employers of interest. During the interview, you should ask about things of importance to you such as scheduling, patient to nurse ratios, required skills, and so forth.
State Licensing PrerequisitesGetting an RN license in a particular state can start before having an assignment lined up. If you have several states where you are giving consideration to 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 additional states will quickly process RN license applications, often in a few days.
In some states you can get your RN license immediately by visiting the nursing board of the state.
The process of acquiring 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 give you a hand in getting a license in the state of your choosing. Voyage has licensing specialists who will help you.
Specialty ExperienceIt can vary amongst clients, nevertheless, in the majority of instances you need to have a minimum of one full year of work experience in your area of specialization to apply.
Prerequisites can differ for individual facilities, but normally you can initiate the application process after you have a year of clinical experience.
Keep in mind that a few areas of practice, like Cardiac ICU and Psychiatry may require more than two years of experience.
Versatility Along with your skills and experience it is important that you have the ability to be flexible. This is surely a vital requirement to be a successful traveler.
It's vital 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 California, but you should amenable to positions in other locations that could be a very good fit for your set of skills. Many jobs 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 portion of applying for a travel nurse job and you should make sure you have several of them before your job application. References are needed to verify your clinical skills, most of the time three references will be enough.
In most instances a travel nurse will have to fill out a checklist of skills in commensurate with their specialty..
After your recruiter has your skills set and references she can start to look for jobs that are relevant for your skills. After you have decided to take an assignment, we will help you with any added prerequisites that must be addressed, like drug screening.
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