Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as an Intensive Care Unit RN.
Voyage is trying to find an RN-Registered Nurse with an Intensive Care Unit RN specialty willing to go to Austin, Texas. This task has a requirement that the applicant travel as the assignment is not local - compensation for this position will account for travel and be significantly higher than a local Nursing assignment. We are looking for an experienced nurse who can start work right away. This will require an applicant to commence our online application immediately. You can begin our application process by clicking on the green "Apply Now" button shown above. You will see that the Voyage application process is the most efficient, professional, and organized process you have come across in the travel industry.
This opportunity might also be a perfect fit for nurses trying to find a job around Round Rock, Pflugerville, Cedar Park, Leander and Kyle.
Travelers can experience a flexible schedule, freedom to select from quite a few positions and adventure. Our nurses can select a facility and geographic location that is their preference and have the chance to work in well-known medical centers. Since quite a few nurses are seeking 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 in excess of ten years, and intend to continuing with their travel nurse career.
If you are a medical professional who is seeking a very good salary, choices in your schedule, and exciting locations then a travel career may be suitable for you. So how can you start?
Prepare For The Various Process StepsPrior to starting your travel career you should do several planning. 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 information.
When you have identified a number of positions you have an interest 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 come to mind.
Your State RN LicenseAcquiring your state RN license for an individual state may begin before you have found an assignment. If you have several states where you are considering working you can begin the licensure process beforehand. There are a few states that take over a month to process, like, California, New Jersey, and New York. Many additional states will quickly process RN license applications, often in a few days.
There are several states where you can get your RN license in one day, simply by going to the state nursing board directly.
The process of securing an RN license will be much more straightforward 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. Your recruiter will help you in acquiring a license in the state of your choosing. There are specialists who know a lot about RN licensing procedures who will give you a hand.
Clinical ExperienceIt can vary between clients, nevertheless, in the majority of instances you must have a minimum of one full year of experience in your area of specialization to apply.
Even though prerequisites vary between facilities, you can start to apply for travel positions once 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 prerequisite is over two years.
Ability To AdaptIn addition to your clinical experience and skills it is important that you are able to easily adapt to different locations and scenarios. This is surely a crucial prerequisite to be a successful traveler.
It's vital to be open to different operating procedures, new locations, and facilities and to be open minded so you can incorporate new skills and concepts into your clinical skill set.
Your initial choice for an assignment may have been in Texas, but you should be open to assignments in other locations that could be a fantastic fit for your skill set. The majority of the time your contract will be for 13 weeks, making it straightforward to try several locations within an one year time frame.
Job References and Skills Checklist A crucial part of your application is your set of clinical references, and you should ensure they are readily available before you apply for a position. Your clinical skill set can be validated by your references, normally you should at least have three of them.
In most instances a travel nurse will have to fill out a checklist of skills in in accordance with their area of specialization.
After your references and skills set have been addresses we can start trying to find positions that match your requirements. After you have decided to take a position, we will help you with any additional requirements that must be addressed, like drug screening.
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