Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as an Emergency Department RN.
We want a Registered Nurse who has Emergency Department RN experience and wants to take a job in Shreveport, Louisiana. This task requires the job seeker travel as the assignment is not local - salary for this position will account for travel expenses and be quite a bit more than a local Nursing assignment. We are seeking an experienced nurse who can begin work 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 depicted above. You will see that the Voyage application procedure is the most organized process you have seen in the travel industry.
This job may be an appealing opportunity for nurses searching for a job near Bossier City, Haughton, Keithville, Benton and Waskom.
Travel nursing provides you with adventure, freedom of choice, and flexibility. Travel nurses can choose their assignment location and hospital, and they get a chance to work in exotic locations at prestigious hospitals. Since many nurses are looking for a quality life style, the ability to choose is vital. To a large extent, travel nurses have the ability to be in control of their schedule. Quite a few of our travelers have been employed in travel nursing in excess of 10 years and have intentions to continue traveling for quite a while.
If you are an RN seeking a career that provides a flexible schedule, great pay and benefits, and the freedom to explore the country, then travel nursing could 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 a few preparation is needed. Ensure that your RN license is up to date along with your immunization and health 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.
When you have identified a number of positions you are interested in, your recruiter will submit you for them and you can get prepared for the interview process. During the interview, you should inquire about things of importance to you like scheduling, patient to nurse ratios, mandatory skills, and so forth.
State Licensing RequirementsGetting an RN license in a particular state can begin prior to having an assignment lined up. If there is a state that you have a desire 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, normally within a week or less. Many additional states will rapidly process RN license applications, often in a few days.
In a few states you can get your RN license right away by visiting the nursing board of the state.
The process of getting 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 assist you in acquiring a license in your chosen state. Voyage has licensing specialists who will help you.
Specialty ExperienceIt can be different between clients, nevertheless, in most instances you need to have at least one full year of work experience in your area of specialization to apply.
Prerequisites may vary for individual facilities, but most often you can begin the application process after you have a year of clinical experience.
Keep in mind that several areas of practice, such as Cardiac ICU and Psychiatry may require greater than two years of experience.
Ability To AdaptIn addition to your clinical experience and skills it is crucial that you are able to easily adapt to differing locations and scenarios. This is surely a vital requirement to be a successful traveler.
You should be amenable to various kinds 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 Arizona, but you should amenable to jobs in other locations that could be a great fit for your set of skills. Most of the time your contract will be for 13 weeks, making it straightforward to try several locations within an one year time frame.
Professional References A vital part of your application is your set of clinical references, and you should make certain they are readily available before you apply for a position. References are needed to confirm your skill set, usually three references will be sufficient.
A travel nurse will normally be required to fill out a skills checklist coupled with their references..
After your references and skills set have been addresses we can start trying to find contracts that match your requirements. When you have made a decision to accept a job we will help you take care of any additional paper work such as immunizations and drug testing.
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