Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as an Intensive Care Unit RN.
We need an RN who has Intensive Care Unit RN skills and will take a job in Lafayette, Louisiana. This job has a requirement that the job seeker travel as the position is not local - compensation for this assignment will include travel expenses and be quite a bit higher than a local Nursing job. We are seeking an experienced nurse who can start working right away. This will require an applicant to begin our online application as soon as possible. You can start our application process by clicking on the green "Apply Now" button depicted above. You will find out that the Voyage application process is the most organized process you have seen in the travel industry.
This position could also be a great assignment for RNs attempting to locate a position near New Iberia, Opelousas, Breaux Bridge, Crowley and Saint Martinville.
Travelers can experience an adaptable schedule, freedom to select from a number of positions and adventure. Travel nurses can choose their job location and hospital, and they get a chance to work in exotic locations at reknowned hospitals. Since many RNs are seeking a quality life style, the capacity to choose is crucial. To a great extent, travel nurses have the ability to be in control of their 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 a while.
If you are a Registered Nurse locate a career that provides a flexible schedule, great pay and benefits, and the freedom to explore the country, then travel nursing may be the perfect opportunity for you. So how can you start?
Prepare For The Various Process StepsPrior to starting your travel career you should do several planning. 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 information.
When you have identified a number of jobs 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 concerns of importance to you, such as required skills or certifications, scheduling policy, over-time policy, and any other issues that come to mind.
State Licensing PrerequisitesAcquiring your state RN license for an individual state may begin before you have found an assignment. If there is a state that you have a desire to work in, you may start the licensing procedure apriori. There are a few states that take over a month to process, like, California, New Jersey, and New York. Many additional states will swiftly 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 licensing procedure will be straightforward if you are from a state that has joined the 25 state RN Licensure Compact. This gives nurses the ability to work in any state that is a member of the Compact. Your recruiter will give you a hand in acquiring a license in your chosen state. Voyage has licensing specialists who will help you.
Clinical Experience Each medical center maintains its own policy, but most of the time you require a year or greater of solid experience in the area you specialize to be considered.
Even though requirements vary between facilities, you can start to apply for travel positions once you have a year of continuous experience.
Be aware that a few areas of practice, such as Cardiac ICU and Psychiatry may necessitate more than two years of experience.
Adaptability Coupled with your skills and expertise it is vital that you have the ability to be flexible. This is surely an important requirement to be a successful traveler.
You should be amenable to several types of hospital policies, procedures, and locations so you can gain more skills as part of your travel experience.
Your initial choice for an assignment might have been in California, but you should amenable to jobs in other locations that may be an excellent fit for your skill set. Most positions have a duration of thirteen weeks, so you can always try a different location after the assignment is completed.
Professional References A crucial portion of your application is your set of clinical references, and you should make certain they are readily available before you apply for a position. Your clinical skill set can be validated by your references, customarily you should at least have three of them.
In most instances a travel nurse will have to fill out a checklist of skills in in accordance with their area of specialization..
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 take care of any additional requirements such as immunizations and drug testing.
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