Registered Nurse RN-ER-Emergency Department jobs in Portland, ME

RN-Registered Nurse
RN-ER-Emergency Department
Portland, Maine
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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 with an Emergency Department RN specialization willing to go to Portland, Maine. This task requires the applicant temporarily relocate as the assignment is not local - pay for this position will include travel and be much 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 nurses to swiftly start our electronic on-boarding process. Please click the apply button to commence immediately. We are sure that you will find the Voyage procedure to be the most organized and professional process in the industry.

This job might also be a very good fit for applicants looking for a job in the vicinity of South Portland, Biddeford, Brunswick, Saco and Scarborough.

Travelers can experience a flexible schedule, freedom to select from a variety of contracts and adventure. Travel nurses can choose their job location and hospital, and they get a chance to work in exotic locations at reknowned medical centers. 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 control their own schedule. Many 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 may be the ideal opportunity for you. So how can you begin?

Prepare For The Various Process Steps

Before starting your travel career you should do a few planning. Ensure that your RN license is up to date along with your immunization and health records. Your CV should show 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 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 regarding concerns of importance to you, such as mandatory skills or certifications, scheduling policy, over-time policy, and any other matters that you are aware of.

Your State RN License

Acquiring your state RN license for an individual state may begin before you have found an assignment. If there is a state that you would like to work in, you may start the licensing procedure apriori. 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, usually within a week or less. Many other states will quickly process RN license applications, often in a few days.

There are a number of states where you can get your RN license in one day, simply by going to the state nursing board directly.

The process of obtaining an RN license will be much easier 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. Your recruiter will help you in getting a license in your chosen state. There are experts who are knowledgeable in RN licensing procedures who will help you.

Your Area Of Expertise

Each hospital has its own policy, but most of the time you require a year or more of solid experience in your area of specialization to be considered.

Prerequisites may vary for individual facilities, but most often you can initiate the application process when you have a year of clinical experience.

You should be aware that there are a few areas of specialization, such as psychiatric RN and cardiac ICU where the experience prerequisite is over 2 years.


In addition to your clinical experience and skills it is vital that you are able to readily adapt to differing locations and situations. This is surely a crucial requirement to be a successful traveler.

You should be amenable to several types of hospital practices, procedures, and locations so you can gain more skills as part of your travel experience.

Even though your first selection may have been an assignment in Hawaii, you shouldn't allow a fantastic opportunity in a different location slip away. Most positions have a length of thirteen weeks, so you can always attempt a different location after the assignment is finished.

Skills Checklist and References

A important part of your application is your set of clinical references, and you should make certain they are readily available prior to the time you apply for a job. References are needed to verify your clinical skills, normally three references will be sufficient.

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 start to look for positions that are relevant for your skills. After you have decided to accept a position, we will give you a hand with any added requirements that need to be addressed, like drug screening.

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