Registered Nurse RN-ICU-Intensive Care Unit jobs in Fountain Valley, CA

RN-Registered Nurse
RN-ICU-Intensive Care Unit
Fountain Valley, California
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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 specialization willing to travel to Fountain Valley, California. This task requires the applicant temporarily relocate as the job is not local - pay for this assignment will account for travel expenses and be quite a bit more 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 right away. You can get started with our application process by clicking on the green "Apply Now" button shown above. You will find out that the Voyage application procedure is the most professional, and efficient process you have seen in the travel industry.

This opportunity could be an excellent job for applicants searching for a position near Long Beach, Santa Ana, Anaheim, Huntington Beach and Whittier.

Travelers can experience a flexible schedule, freedom to select from a variety of assignments and adventure. Travel nurses can choose their assignment location and hospital, and they get a chance to work in exotic locations at reknowned medical centers. Since a large number of RNs 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 employed in travel nursing in excess of 10 years and have intentions to continue traveling for quite some time.

If you are a Registered Nurse locate 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 begin a travel nurse career?

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 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 collaborated with your recruiter to locate several positions you are interested in you should be ready for a telephone or Skype interview with your employers of interest. As part of the interview process you should ask questions with respect to matters of importance to you, like mandatory skills or certifications, scheduling policy, over-time policy, and any other issues that come to mind.

Your State RN License

Getting 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 swiftly process RN license applications, often in a few days.

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

The process of securing an RN license will be much simpler if you have a license in a state that is part 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 regarding the licensure procedure in your state of interest. There are experts who know a lot about RN licensing procedures who will assist you.

Your Area Of Expertise

It can be different amongst clients, nevertheless, in most instances you need to have at least one full year of work experience in your area of specialization to apply.

Prerequisites can differ for individual medical centers, but normally you can begin the application process once you have a year of clinical experience.

Keep in mind that some specialties, such as Cardiac ICU and Psychiatry may require greater than two years of experience.


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

You should be amenable to various sorts of hospital practices, procedures, and locations so you can obtain more skills as part of your travel experience.

Your initial selection for an assignment may have been in Florida, but you should be open to contracts in other locations that may be an excellent fit for your set of skills. Many positions have a length of thirteen weeks, so you can always attempt a different location after the assignment is completed.

Job References and Skills Checklist

A vital portion of your application is your set of clinical references, and you should make certain they are readily available before you apply for a job. References are needed to verify your clinical skills, in most cases three references will be sufficient.

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 assignments 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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