Registered Nurse RN-ICU-Intensive Care Unit jobs in Arlington, TX

RN-Registered Nurse
RN-ICU-Intensive Care Unit
Arlington, Texas
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Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as an Intensive Care Unit RN.
Voyage is looking for an RN-Registered Nurse who possesses an Intensive Care Unit RN specialization and is able to go to Arlington, Texas. This position requires that the applicant travel to the assigned city. The salary for this position will include travel expenses and be much greater than a local nursing assignment. Our client is trying to find an applicant with experience who can begin soon, which means that we are in need of qualified nurses to rapidly begin our electronic on-boarding process. Please click the apply button to commence right away. We are certain that you will discover the Voyage process to be the most organized and professional process in the industry.

This opportunity could also be an excellent fit for nurses searching for an opportunity around Dallas, Fort Worth, Irving, Grand Prairie and Carrollton.

Travel nursing provides adventure, numerous possibilities, and flexibility. Our nurses can select a facility and geographic location that is their preference and have the opportunity to work in renowned facilities. This freedom of choice is very important today, with more people referring to quality of life as their top priority. To a large extent, travel nurses have the ability to be in control of their schedule. A large number of our travelers have been employed 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 perfect opportunity for you. What must you do to get started with a travel nurse career?

Prepare For The Various Process Steps

Before commencing with your first travel assignment several preparation is needed. 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.

When you have identified a number of assignments you are interested in, your recruiter will submit you for them and you can get ready for the interview process. As part of the interview process you should ask questions in regard to concerns of importance to you, like required skills or certifications, scheduling policy, over-time policy, and any other matters that you are aware of.

Your State RN License

Getting 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. There are a few states that take over a month to process, like, California, New Jersey, and New York. Many other states will quickly process RN license applications, often in a few days.

In some states you can acquire your RN license immediately by visiting the nursing board of the state.

The licensing process will be straightforward if you are from a state that is part of the 25 state RN Licensure Compact. This gives nurses the ability to work in any state that is a member of the Compact. Your recruiter will give you a hand in acquiring a license in the state of your choosing. There are specialists who know a lot about RN licensing procedures who will help you.

Specialty Experience

Each hospital has its own policy, but normally you need a year or greater 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 after you have a year of continuous experience.

You should realize that there are a few areas of specialization, such as psychiatric RN and cardiac ICU where the experience requirement is over two years.

Ability To Be Flexible

Coupled with your skills and expertise it is important that you have the ability to be flexible. This trait is a crucial part of becoming a successful traveller.

It's really important to be open to differing operating procedures, new locations, and facilities and to be open minded 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. Many contracts have a length of thirteen weeks, so you can always try a different location after the assignment is completed.

Clinical References

A crucial portion of your application is your set of clinical references, and you should make sure they are readily available before you apply for a job. References are needed to confirm your skill set, in most cases three references will be sufficient.

In most instances a travel nurse will have to fill out a checklist of skills in commensurate with their specialty.

After your recruiter has your skills set and references she can begin to search for contracts that are suitable for your skills. After you have decided to accept an assignment, we will help you with any added prerequisites that must be addressed, such as drug screening.

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