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 who possesses an Intensive Care Unit RN specialization willing to go to Franklin, Tennessee. This job requires the applicant travel as the position is not local - compensation for this job will include travel and be significantly higher than a local Nursing opportunity. Our client is looking for an applicant with experience who is able to begin soon, which means that we are in need of talented nurses to quickly start working on our electronic on-boarding process. You can start our application process by clicking on the green "Apply Now" button depicted above. You will find out that the Voyage application method is the most organized process you have come across in the travel industry.
This position might be an excellent assignment for nurses looking for an opportunity in the vicinity of Nashville, Antioch, Columbia, Brentwood and Madison.
Travelers can experience an adaptable schedule, freedom to choose from a variety of contracts and adventure. Travel nurses can select their job location and hospital, and they get a chance to work in exotic locations at reknowned facilities. This freedom of choice is very important today, with more people citing quality of life as their most important priority. To a large degree, travel nurses have control over their own schedule. Interviews with long time travel nurse have found that a large proportion of them have been travelling for over ten years, and plan on continuing with their travel nurse career.
If you are an RN trying to a career that provides a flexible schedule, great pay and benefits, and the freedom to explore the country, then travel nursing could be the perfect opportunity for you. So how can you begin?
Prepare For The Various Process Steps Before commencing with your first travel assignment a few preparation is needed. Ensure that your RN license is up to date along with your immunization and health records. You should have a resume that shows your recent nursing experience and skills, along with your references and their contact information.
After you have identified a number of positions you have an interest in, your recruiter will submit you for them and you can get prepared for the interview process. As part of the interview process you should ask questions in regard to matters of importance to you, such as required skills or certifications, scheduling policy, over-time policy, and any other concerns that come to mind.
Your State RN LicenseGetting an RN license in a particular state can commence prior to having an assignment lined up. If you have a few states where you are contemplating 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 additional states will rapidly process RN license applications, often in a few days.
There are a number of states where you can get your RN license in one day, simply by showing up at the state nursing board directly.
The process of obtaining 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 are knowledgeable in RN licensing procedures who will help you.
Clinical Experience Each medical center has its own policy, but most of the time you need a year or more of solid experience in the area you specialize to be considered.
Even though prerequisites vary between facilities, you can start to apply for travel positions after you have a year of continuous experience.
Keep in mind that several specialties, such as Cardiac ICU and Psychiatry may necessitate more than two years of experience.
FlexibilityIn addition to your clinical experience and skills it is crucial that you are able to readily adapt to differing locations and scenarios. This is surely a vital requirement to be a successful traveler.
You should be amenable to several sorts of hospital policies, procedures, and locations in order to obtain 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 fantastic fit for your set of skills. Most of the time your contract will be for 13 weeks, making it easy to try a number of locations within an one year time frame.
Clinical References A crucial 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 verify your skill set, 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 jobs that are suitable 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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