Registered Nurse RN-ICU-Intensive Care Unit jobs in Birmingham, AL


Certification
RN-Registered Nurse
Specialty
RN-ICU-Intensive Care Unit
Location
Birmingham, Alabama
Jobs Available
7
Job Type
Contract

Description
Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as an Intensive Care Unit RN.
We need a Registered Nurse who has Intensive Care Unit RN specialization and is willing to take a job in Birmingham, Alabama. This assignment requires the applicant travel as the assignment is not local - salary for this job will account for travel expenses and be much more than a local Nursing assignment. We are seeking an experienced nurse who can start working right away. This will require an applicant to begin our online application immediately. Please click the apply button to commence right away. We are sure that you will discover the Voyage procedure to be the most organized and professional process in the industry.

This assignment might be an appealing opportunity for nurses attempting to locate a position around Bessemer, Alabaster, Pinson, Trussville and Pelham.

Travelers can experience an adaptable schedule, freedom to choose from quite a few assignments and adventure. Our nurses can select a facility and geographic location that is their preference and have the opportunity to work in well-known hospitals. Since quite a few RNs are seeking 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. Quite a few of our travelers have been engaged in travel nursing in excess of 10 years and intend to continue traveling for quite some time.

If you are a medical professional who is trying to find an excellent 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 Steps

Before getting started with your travel career you should do a few planning. Be certain to update your RN license, if needed and ensure 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.

After you have collaborated with your recruiter to find several positions you have an interest in you should be prepared for a telephone or Skype interview with your employers of interest. As part of the interview process you should ask questions regarding issues of importance to you, like required skills or certifications, scheduling policy, over-time policy, and any other concerns that come to mind.

State Licensing Prerequisites

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. 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 other states will quickly process RN license applications, often in a few days.

There are several states where you can secure your RN license in one day, simply by showing up at the state nursing board directly.

The process of acquiring an RN license will be much easier if you have a license in a state that is a member 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 in regard to the licensure procedure in your state of interest. There are specialists who know a lot about RN licensing procedures who will assist you.

Your Area Of Expertise

It can vary between clients, however, in the majority of instances you must have at least one full year of experience in your area of specialization to apply.

Even though requirements vary between facilities, you can start to apply for travel positions after you have a year of continuous experience.

Be aware that several areas of practice, like Cardiac ICU and Psychiatry may require more than two years of experience.

Ability To Be Flexible

In addition to your clinical experience and skills it is crucial that you are able to readily adapt to various locations and situations. This trait is a vital component of being a successful traveller.

You should be amenable to several kinds of hospital policies, procedures, and locations in order to get additional skills as part of your travel experience.

Your initial selection for an assignment may have been in California, but you should amenable to jobs in other locations that could be a great fit for your skill set. Most contracts have a duration of thirteen weeks, so you can always try a different location after the assignment is finished.

Skills Checklist and References

Having your references available is a crucial component of applying for a travel nurse position and you should make sure you have several of them prior to your job application. Your clinical skill set can be confirmed by your references, in most cases 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..

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

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