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 who possesses an Intensive Care Unit RN specialization and can go to Charleston, West Virginia. This task has a requirement that the job seeker travel as the assignment is not local - salary for this job will account for travel and be quite a bit higher than a local Nursing opportunity. We are seeking an experienced nurse who can start work as soon as possible. This will require an applicant to begin our online application immediately. Please click the apply button to commence right away. We are confident that you will find the Voyage procedure to be the most organized and professional process in the industry.
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Travel nursing provides adventure, freedom of choice, and flexibility. Our nurses can select a facility and geographic location that is their preference and have the chance to work in renowned medical centers. Since quite a few RNs are looking for a quality life style, the ability to choose is vital. To a large extent, travel nurses have the ability to be in control of their schedule. Interviews with long time travel nurse have found that a significant proportion of them have been travelling for over ten years, and plan on continuing with their travel nurse career.
If you are a medical professional who is seeking a great salary, choices in your schedule, and exciting locations then a travel career may be suitable for you. What must you do to begin a travel nurse career?
Get Prepared For The Steps In The ProcessPrior to beginning 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 identified a number of positions 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 ask about things of importance to you such as scheduling, patient to nurse ratios, required skills, and so forth.
State Licensing RequirementsAcquiring your state RN license for an individual state may begin before you have found an assignment. 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, usually within a week or less. Many other states will quickly process RN license applications, often in a few days.
In some states you can obtain your RN license immediately by visiting the nursing board of the state.
The licensing procedure 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. Your recruiter will give you a hand in getting a license in your chosen state. There are experts who know a lot about RN licensing procedures who will help you.
Specialty ExperienceIt can be different amongst clients, however, in most instances you need to have a minimum of one full year of work 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.
Keep in mind that a few specialties, like Cardiac ICU and Psychiatry may require greater than two years of experience.
FlexibilityIn addition to your clinical experience and skills it is vital that you are able to easily adapt to different locations and situations. This trait is a vital component of being a successful traveller.
You should be amenable to various kinds of hospital policies, procedures, and locations in order to gain more skills as part of your travel experience.
Although your first selection may have been an assignment in Hawaii, you shouldn't allow a very good opportunity in a different location slip away. Many positions have a length of thirteen weeks, so you can always attempt a different location after the assignment is completed.
Clinical References A important portion of your application is your set of clinical references, and you should make sure they are readily available before you apply for a position. References are needed to confirm your skill set, most of the time 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..
After your references and skills set have been addresses we can start to locate contracts that match your requirements. After you have decided to take an assignment, we will assist you with any added prerequisites that need to be addressed, such as drug screening.
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