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 San Antonio, Texas. This job has a requirement that the job seeker temporarily relocate as the assignment is not local - pay for this position will account for travel and be quite a bit more than a local Nursing assignment. We are looking for an experienced nurse who can begin working as soon as possible. This will require an applicant to start our online application right away. You can get started with our application process by clicking on the green "Apply Now" button displayed above. You will see that the Voyage application method is the most organized process you have seen in the travel industry.
This opportunity could be an excellent job for people trying to find an opportunity around Converse, Universal City, Schertz, Cibolo and Bulverde.
Travelers can experience an adaptable schedule, freedom to choose from a variety of assignments and adventure. Travel nurses can select their assignment location and hospital, and they obtain an opportunity to work in exotic locations at reknowned hospitals. This freedom of choice is of great value today, with more people citing quality of life as their highest priority. To a large extent, travel nurses have control over their own schedule. Many of our travelers have been employed in travel nursing in excess of 10 years and intend to continue traveling for quite a while.
If you are a Registered Nurse seeking 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. What steps must you take to get started with a travel nurse career?
Get Prepared For The Steps In The Process Before commencing with your first travel assignment some preparation is needed. Be certain to update your RN license, if needed and make certain you have a complete immunization and physical examination records. You should have a resume that shows your recent nursing experience and skills, along with your references and their contact credentials.
After you have collaborated with your recruiter to find several assignments that pique your interest you should be ready 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, compulsory skills, and so forth.
Your State RN LicenseGetting an RN license in a particular state can commence prior to having an assignment lined up. If you have a few states where you are considering 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 swiftly 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 licensing process will be straightforward if you live in a state that has joined the 25 state RN Licensure Compact. This gives nurses the ability to work in any state that is a member of the Compact. Get advice from your recruiter with respect to the licensure process in your state of interest. Voyage has licensing specialists who will help you.
Specialty ExperienceIt can vary between clients, however, in the majority of instances you must have a minimum of one full year of work experience in your area of specialization to apply.
Prerequisites may vary for individual medical centers, but most often you can initiate the application process when you have a year of clinical experience.
Be aware that a few specialties, like Cardiac ICU and Psychiatry may necessitate more than two years of experience.
Ability To Be Flexible Along with your skills and experience it is important that you have the ability to be flexible. This is surely a vital prerequisite to be a successful traveler.
You should be amenable to several sorts of hospital policies, procedures, and locations so you can gain more skills as part of your travel experience.
Your first selection for an assignment might have been in California, but you should be open to jobs in other locations that may be a great fit for your skill set. 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.
Professional References A crucial portion of your application is your set of clinical references, and you should make sure they are readily available prior to the time you apply for a position. Your clinical skill set can be confirmed by your references, customarily 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 begin to search for contracts that are relevant for your skills. After you have decided to take an assignment, we will give you a hand with any additional prerequisites that must be addressed, like drug screening.
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