Registered Nurse RN-ICU-Intensive Care Unit jobs in Bangor, ME

RN-Registered Nurse
RN-ICU-Intensive Care Unit
Bangor, Maine
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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 seeking an RN-Registered Nurse with an Intensive Care Unit RN specialty and is able to go to Bangor, Maine. This task has a requirement that the applicant temporarily relocate as the assignment is not local - pay for this job will include travel and be much higher than a local Nursing job. Our client is trying to find someone with experience who is able to start as soon as possible, which means that we need talented people to quickly start working on our electronic on-boarding process. You can begin our application process by clicking on the green "Apply Now" button depicted above. You will find out that the Voyage application method is the most efficient, professional, and organized process you have come across in the travel industry.

This opportunity might also be a stellar assignment for nurses attempting to locate a position close to Ellsworth, Old Town, Orono, Brewer and Hampden.

Travel nursing provides you with adventure, freedom of choice, and flexibility. Travel nurses can select their assignment location and hospital, and they obtain a chance to work in exotic locations at reknowned hospitals. This freedom of choice is of great value today, with more people mentioning quality of life as their highest priority. To a great extent, travel nurses have the ability to be in control of their schedule. A large number of our travelers have been working in travel nursing in excess of 10 years and have intentions to continue traveling for quite some time.

If you are a medical professional who is trying to find a great salary, choices in your schedule, and exciting locations then a travel career may be suitable for you. So how can you commence?

Prepare For The Various Process Steps

Before commencing with your first travel assignment some preparation is needed. Ensure that your RN license is up to date along with your immunization and health 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 a number of assignments you have an interest in, your recruiter will submit you for them and you can prepare for the interview process. During the interview, you should inquire about things of importance to you like scheduling, patient to nurse ratios, required skills, and so forth.

State Licensing Prerequisites

Acquiring your state RN license for an individual state may begin before you have found an assignment. 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, usually within a week or less. Many additional states will quickly process RN license applications, often in a few days.

In several states you can obtain your RN license right away by visiting the nursing board of the state.

The licensing process will be straightforward if you are from a state that has joined the 25 state RN Licensure Compact. This provides nurses the ability to work in any state that is a member of the Compact. Get advice from your recruiter in regard to the licensure procedure in your state of interest. There are experts who know a lot about RN licensing procedures who will help you.

Your Area Of Expertise

Each medical center has its own policy, but normally you need a year or greater of solid experience in your area of specialization to be considered.

Prerequisites are different for individual facilities, but normally you can start the application process after you have a year of clinical experience.

Be aware that a few specializations, such as Cardiac ICU and Psychiatry may necessitate greater than two years of experience.


Along with your skills and expertise it is important 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 various types of hospital practices, procedures, and locations so you can get more skills as part of your travel experience.

Your first choice for an assignment may have been in Florida, but you should be open to assignments in other locations that could be a fantastic fit for your set of skills. Most of the time your contract will be for 13 weeks, making it easy to try several cities within an one year time frame.

Job References and Skills Checklist

Having your references available is an important component of applying for a travel nurse job and you should make sure you have several of them prior to your job application. References are needed to confirm your clinical skills, in most cases three references will be enough.

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

Once your recruiter has your skills set and references she can start to search for contracts that are suitable for your skills. When you have decided to accept a job we will help you complete any additional paper work such as immunizations and drug testing.

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