Registered Nurse RN-Geriatrics jobs in Smithfield, NC

RN-Registered Nurse
Smithfield, North Carolina
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Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as a Geriatrics RN.
Voyage is trying to find an RN-Registered Nurse who has a Geriatrics RN specialization willing to go to Smithfield, North Carolina. This assignment has a requirement that the job seeker travel as the assignment is not local - pay for this job will account for travel and be significantly higher than a local Nursing assignment. Our client is looking for an applicant with experience who is able to start as soon as possible, which means that we need qualified nurses to swiftly start our electronic on-boarding process. Please click the apply button to commence right away. We are sure that you will find the Voyage procedure to be the most organized and professional process in the industry.

This job might be a great assignment for applicants trying to find an opportunity close to Goldsboro, Clayton, Garner, Dunn and Zebulon.

Travelers can experience a flexible schedule, freedom to select from a number of assignments and adventure. Travel nurses can choose their assignment location and hospital, and they obtain an opportunity to work in exotic locations at prestigious hospitals. Since a large number of nurses are looking for a quality life style, the capacity to choose is vital. To a large extent, travel nurses have control over their own schedule. Interviews with long time travel nurse have discovered that a large proportion of them have been travelling for more than ten years, and intend to continuing with their travel nurse career.

If you are a 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 must you do to get started with a travel nurse career?

Get Prepared For The Steps In The Process

Prior to beginning your travel career you should do some planning. Be certain to update your RN license, if needed and make sure you have a complete immunization and physical examination records. Your CV should highlight your nursing skills and experience and you should have several reference who can be easily contacted to vouch for you.

Once you have identified several assignments you have an interest 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 in regard to matters of importance to you, such as required skills or certifications, scheduling policy, over-time policy, and any other issues that you are aware of.

State Licensing Prerequisites

Getting an RN license in a particular state can start prior to having an assignment lined up. 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, typically within a week or less. Many other states will rapidly process RN license applications, often in a few days.

There are several states where you can obtain your RN license in one day, simply by going to the state nursing board directly.

The licensing procedure will be straightforward if you live in a state that is part of the 25 state RN Licensure Compact. This provides nurses the ability to work in any state that is a member of the Compact. Your recruiter will help you in acquiring a license in the state of your choosing. Voyage has licensing specialists who will give you a hand.

Specialty Experience

Each medical center has its own policy, but in most instances you necessitate a year or greater of solid experience in the area you specialize to be under consideration for the position.

Requirements may vary for individual hospitals, but normally you can start the application process after you have a year of clinical experience.

Be aware that a few specializations, like Cardiac ICU and Psychiatry may necessitate more than two years of experience.


Coupled with your skills and expertise it is important that you have the ability to be flexible. This is surely a vital requirement to be a successful traveler.

It's really important to be open to varying operating procedures, new locations, and facilities and to be flexible so you can incorporate new skills and ideas into your clinical skill set.

Even though your first selection could have been a position in Hawaii, you shouldn't allow an excellent opportunity in a different location slip away. Most of the time your contract will be for 13 weeks, making it straightforward to try several locations within an one year time frame.

Clinical References

Having your references available is an important component of applying for a travel nurse position and you should make certain you have several of them before your job application. References are needed to verify your skill set, normally three references will be sufficient.

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 start to search for jobs that are relevant for your skills. After you have decided to accept a job, we will assist you with any additional requirements that must be addressed, such as drug screening.

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