Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as an Emergency Department RN.
We want an RN who has Emergency Department RN skills and wants to take a position in Slidell, Louisiana. This assignment requires travel to the assigned location. The salary for this job will include travel expenses and be much more than a local nursing assignment. Our client is seeking an applicant with experience who is able to begin soon, which means that we need talented applicants to quickly start our electronic on-boarding process. You can get started with our application process by clicking on the green "Apply Now" button shown above. You will find out that the Voyage application procedure is the most professional, organized, and efficient process you have seen in the travel industry.
This job can also be a very good fit for people trying to find a position near Mandeville, Chalmette, Picayune, Bay Saint Louis and Pearl River.
Travel nursing provides adventure, numerous choices, and flexibility. Our nurses can select a facility and geographic location that they prefer and have the chance to work in renowned hospitals. Since many RNs are looking for a quality life style, the ability to choose is crucial. To a large extent, travel nurses have the ability to be in control of their schedule. Interviews with long time travel nurse have discovered that a very big proportion of them have been travelling for over ten years, and plan on continuing with their travel nurse career.
If you are a medical professional who is looking for a great salary, choices in your schedule, and exciting locations then a travel career may be suitable for you. So how can you begin?
Prepare For The Various Process StepsPrior to beginning your travel career you should do several planning. Ensure that your RN license is up to date along with your immunization and health records. You should have a resume that shows your recent nursing experience and skills, along with your references and their contact information.
After you have identified a number of assignments you are interested in, your recruiter will submit you for them and you can get prepared for the interview process. As part of the interview process you should ask questions with respect to matters of importance to you, such as mandatory skills or certifications, scheduling policy, over-time policy, and any other issues that you are aware of.
Your State RN LicenseGetting an RN license in a particular state can begin before 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.
There are a number of states where you can secure your RN license in one day, simply by showing up at the state nursing board directly.
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 with respect to the licensure procedure in your state of interest. Voyage has licensing specialists who will assist you.
Clinical Experience Each facility has its own policy, but in most instances you require a year or more of solid experience in your area of specialization to be considered.
Even though requirements vary between facilities, you can start to apply for travel positions once you have a year of continuous experience.
You should be aware that there are some specialties, such as psychiatric RN and cardiac ICU where the experience requirement is over two years.
Versatility Along with your skills and expertise it is imperative that you have the ability to be flexible. This trait is a vital component of becoming a successful travel nurse.
You should be amenable to several types of hospital policies, procedures, and locations in order to obtain additional skills as part of your travel experience.
Even though your first selection could have been an assignment in Hawaii, you shouldn't allow a very good opportunity in a different location slip away. Most of the time your contract will be for 13 weeks, making it straightforward to try a number of cities within an one year time frame.
Skills Checklist and ReferencesHaving your references available is an important component of applying for a travel nurse job and you should make certain you have several of them prior to your job application. Your clinical skill set can be confirmed by your references, customarily you should at least have three of them.
A travel nurse will usually be required to fill out a skills checklist along with their references..
After your recruiter has your skills set and references she can begin to search for assignments that are suitable for your skills. After you have decided to take a job, we will assist you with any additional prerequisites that need to be addressed, like drug screening.
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