Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as an Intensive Care Unit RN.
We need a Registered Nurse who has Intensive Care Unit RN specialization and wants to take a position in Gastonia, North Carolina. This job requires travel to the assigned location. The pay for this job will include travel costs and be much more than a local nursing assignment. We are looking for an experienced nurse who can start work right away. This will require an applicant to commence our online application immediately. Please click the apply button to get started right away. We are confident that you will locate the Voyage procedure to be the most organized and professional process in the industry.
This job could be a very good assignment for people trying to find an opportunity around Charlotte, Rock Hill, Shelby, Lincolnton and Fort Mill.
Travelers can experience an adaptable schedule, freedom to choose from quite a few contracts and adventure. Our nurses can select a facility and geographic location that they prefer and have the opportunity to work in well-known facilities. This freedom of choice is 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. Quite a few of our travelers have been engaged in travel nursing in excess of 10 years and intend to continue traveling for quite a while.
If you are a Registered Nurse trying to a career that provides a flexible schedule, great pay and benefits, and the freedom to explore the country, then travel nursing may be the ideal opportunity for you. What must you do to get started with a travel nurse career?
Prepare For The Various Process Steps Before commencing with your first travel assignment a few preparation is needed. Be certain to update your RN license, if needed and ensure you have a complete immunization and physical examination records. You should have a resume that shows your recent nursing experience and skills, along with your references and their contact credentials.
Once you have identified a number of assignments you have an interest in, your recruiter will submit you for them and you can get ready for the interview process. During the interview, you should ask about things of importance to you like 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 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.
In several states you can obtain your RN license right away by visiting the nursing board of the state.
The process of getting 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 in regard to 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 Each hospital maintains its own policy, but in most instances you need a year or greater 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 when you have a year of continuous experience.
You should be aware that there are some areas of specialization, such as psychiatric RN and cardiac ICU where the experience prerequisite is over 2 years.
Flexibility Coupled with your skills and experience it is crucial that you have the ability to be flexible. This trait is a vital component of being a successful travel nurse.
It's really important to be open to varying operating procedures, new locations, and facilities and to be flexible so you can incorporate new skills and concepts into your clinical skill set.
Although your first choice could have been a job in Hawaii, you shouldn't allow a fantastic opportunity in a different location slip away. Many jobs have a length of thirteen weeks, so you can always try a different location after the assignment is completed.
Job References and Skills ChecklistHaving your references available is a crucial component of applying for a travel nurse assignment and you should ensure you have several of them prior to your job application. References are needed to confirm your skill set, normally three references will be sufficient.
A travel nurse will customarily be required to fill out a skills checklist coupled with their references..
Once your recruiter has your skills set and references she can begin to look for positions that are suitable for your skills. After you have decided to accept an assignment, we will assist you with any additional prerequisites that need to be addressed, like drug screening.
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