Registered Nurse RN-ICU-Intensive Care Unit jobs in Columbia, SC

RN-Registered Nurse
RN-ICU-Intensive Care Unit
Columbia, South Carolina
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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 with an Intensive Care Unit RN specialty and can go to Columbia, South Carolina. This assignment requires travel to the assigned city. The compensation for this job will include travel expenses and be much more than a local nursing assignment. We are looking for an experienced nurse who can begin working right away. This will require an applicant to start our online application as soon as possible. Please click the apply button to begin right away. We are certain that you will find the Voyage process to be the most organized and professional process in the industry.

This opportunity could be a great position for nurses trying to find a job close to Lexington, West Columbia, Irmo, Gaston and Winnsboro.

Travelers can experience a flexible schedule, freedom to select from a number of positions and adventure. Travel nurses can choose their position location and hospital, and they secure an opportunity to work in exotic locations at prestigious hospitals. Since quite a few nurses are seeking a quality life style, the capacity to choose is crucial. To a large extent, travel nurses have control over their own schedule. Quite a few of our travelers have been working in travel nursing in excess of 10 years and intend to continue traveling for quite a while.

If you are a medical professional who is looking for a fantastic 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

Prior to starting your travel career you should do some planning. 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. As part of the interview process you should ask questions regarding concerns of importance to you, such as mandatory skills or certifications, scheduling policy, over-time policy, and any other issues that come to mind.

Your State RN License

Acquiring your state RN license for an individual state may begin before you have found an assignment. If you have some states where you are considering working you can begin the licensure process beforehand. 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 rapidly process RN license applications, often in a few days.

In a few states you can acquire 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 is part of 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 regarding the licensure process in your state of interest. There are specialists who know a lot about RN licensing procedures who will assist you.

Your Area Of Expertise

Each medical center has its own policy, but in most instances you require a year or more of solid experience in the area you specialize to be under consideration for the position.

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

Be aware that some specialties, like Cardiac ICU and Psychiatry may require greater than two years of experience.


In addition to your clinical experience and skills it is vital that you are able to easily adapt to various locations and situations. This trait is an important component of being a successful travel nurse.

You should be amenable to several kinds of hospital practices, procedures, and locations so you can gain more skills as part of your travel experience.

Your initial choice for an assignment might have been in Arizona, but you should be open to contracts in other locations that could be a great fit for your skill set. Many positions have a duration of thirteen weeks, so you can always attempt a different location after the assignment is completed.

Job References and Skills Checklist

A important part of your application is your set of clinical references, and you should make sure they are readily available before you apply for a position. Your clinical skill set can be validated by your references, customarily you should at least have three of them.

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 relevant for your skills. When you have decided to accept a job we will help you handle any added requirements such as immunizations and drug testing.

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