Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as an Intensive Care Unit RN.
We want an RN who has Intensive Care Unit RN specialization and wants to work in Indio, California. This assignment requires that the applicant travel to the assigned location. The pay for this job will include travel costs and be far higher than a local nursing assignment. We are looking for an experienced nurse who can begin work right away. This will require an applicant to commence our online application immediately. Please click the apply button to begin at once. We are confident that you will find the Voyage process to be the most organized and professional process in the industry.
This opportunity might also be an excellent fit for nurses searching for an opportunity close to Palm Desert, Palm Springs, Cathedral City, Desert Hot Springs and La Quinta.
Travel nursing provides you with adventure, numerous choices, and flexibility. Our nurses can select a facility and geographic location that they prefer and have the opportunity to work in prestigious hospitals. This freedom of choice is very important today, with more people mentioning quality of life as their top priority. To a great extent, travel nurses have the ability to be in control of their schedule. Interviews with long time travel nurse have discovered that a large proportion of them have been travelling for more than ten years, and intend to continuing with their travel nurse career.
If you are a medical professional who is trying to find a fantastic salary, choices in your schedule, and exciting locations then a travel career may be suitable for you. So how can you begin?
Prepare For The Various Process StepsBefore starting your travel career you should do a few planning. Be certain to update your RN license, if needed and make sure you have a complete immunization and physical examination records. Your CV should indicate your nursing skills and experience and you should have several reference who can be easily contacted to vouch for you.
After you have worked with your recruiter to discover several contracts 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 in regard to issues of importance to you, like required skills or certifications, scheduling policy, over-time policy, and any other concerns that you are cognizant of.
State Licensing PrerequisitesAcquiring 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 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 swiftly process RN license applications, often in a few days.
There are several states where you can secure your RN license in one day, simply by going to the state nursing board directly.
The licensing procedure will be straightforward if you live in 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 with respect to the licensure procedure in your state of interest. Voyage has licensing specialists who will give you a hand.
Clinical ExperienceIt can vary between clients, however, in the majority of instances you need to have a minimum of one full year of work experience in your area of specialization to apply.
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 a few areas of practice, such as Cardiac ICU and Psychiatry may necessitate greater than two years of experience.
Ability To Be FlexibleIn addition to your clinical experience and skills it is vital that you are able to readily adapt to various locations and scenarios. This trait is a crucial component of being a successful traveller.
It's vital to be open to differing operating procedures, new locations, and facilities and to be open minded so you can incorporate new skills and ideas into your clinical skill set.
Your first choice for an assignment may have been in California, but you should be open to assignments in other locations that may be a very good fit for your skill set. Most jobs have a duration of thirteen weeks, so you can always try a different location after the assignment is finished.
Job References and Skills ChecklistHaving your references available is a crucial portion of applying for a travel nurse job and you should ensure you have several of them before your job application. Your clinical skill set can be confirmed by your references, in most cases 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 references and skills set have been addresses we can start trying to find assignments that match your requirements. 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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