Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as an Intensive Care Unit RN.
We desire a Registered Nurse who has Intensive Care Unit RN specialization and will take a job in Dallas, Texas. This job requires the job seeker temporarily relocate as the job is not local - pay for this position will include travel and be quite a bit higher than a local Nursing opportunity. Our client is seeking an applicant with experience who can start as soon as possible, which means that we are in need of talented applicants to swiftly begin our electronic on-boarding process. Please click the apply button to commence right away. We are sure that you will locate the Voyage process to be the most organized and professional process in the industry.
This assignment can also be a perfect fit for people trying to find an opportunity close to Arlington, Plano, Garland, Irving and Mesquite.
Travel nursing provides you with adventure, numerous choices, and flexibility. Our nurses can select a facility and geographic location that is their preference and have the chance to work in prestigious facilities. This freedom of choice is important today, with more people referring to quality of life as their most important priority. To a large extent, travel nurses have control over their own schedule. Interviews with long time travel nurse have discovered that a very big proportion of them have been travelling for in excess of ten years, and plan on continuing with their travel nurse career.
If you are a Registered Nurse find a career that provides a flexible schedule, great pay and benefits, and the leeway to explore the country, then travel nursing may be the perfect opportunity for you. What must you do to get started with a travel nurse career?
Get Prepared For The Steps In The ProcessPrior to getting started with your travel career you should do several planning. Ensure that your RN license is up to date along with your immunization and health records. Your resume should display your nursing skills and experience and you should have several reference who can be easily contacted to vouch for you.
After you have identified several positions 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 with respect to concerns of importance to you, like mandatory skills or certifications, scheduling policy, over-time policy, and any other matters that come to mind.
State Licensing RequirementsGetting an RN license in a particular state can begin prior to having an assignment lined up. 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 other states will rapidly process RN license applications, often in a few days.
In some states you can acquire your RN license right away by visiting the nursing board of the state.
The licensing procedure will be straightforward if you live in a state that is part of the 25 state RN Licensure Compact. This gives nurses the ability to work in any state that is a member of the Compact. Get advice from your recruiter regarding the licensure procedure in your state of interest. Voyage has licensing specialists who will assist you.
Clinical ExperienceIt can be different 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 prerequisites vary between facilities, you can start to apply for travel positions once you have a year of continuous experience.
Be aware that several specialties, like Cardiac ICU and Psychiatry may require greater than two years of experience.
FlexibilityIn addition to your clinical experience and skills it is important that you are able to readily adapt to differing locations and scenarios. This is surely an important prerequisite to be a successful traveler.
You should be amenable to several sorts of hospital practices, procedures, and locations in order to gain more skills as part of your travel experience.
Although your first choice could have been an assignment in Hawaii, you shouldn't allow a great opportunity in a different location slip away. Most of the time your contract will be for 13 weeks, making it simple to try a number of cities within an one year time frame.
Clinical ReferencesHaving your references available is a crucial portion of applying for a travel nurse assignment and you should make certain you have several of them before your job application. References are needed to confirm your skill set, most of the time three references will be sufficient.
A travel nurse will normally be required to fill out a skills checklist along with their references..
Once your recruiter has your skills set and references she can begin to search for contracts that are relevant for your skills. When you have made a decision to accept a job we will help you handle any added details such as immunizations and drug testing.
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