Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as an Intensive Care Unit RN.
Voyage is trying to find an RN-Registered Nurse who has an Intensive Care Unit RN specialty and can travel to Lexington, Kentucky. This position requires that the applicant travel to the assigned location. The compensation for this position will include travel expenses and be far higher than a local nursing assignment. Our client is looking for someone with experience who can start soon, which means that we need qualified nurses to swiftly start our electronic on-boarding process. Please click the apply button to begin immediately. We are sure that you will discover the Voyage procedure to be the most organized and professional process in the industry.
This position can also be a great fit for people searching for an opportunity in the vicinity of Richmond, Winchester, Nicholasville, Georgetown and Versailles.
Travel nursing provides you with adventure, numerous possibilities, and flexibility. Travel nurses can choose their assignment location and hospital, and they secure a chance to work in exotic locations at reknowned medical centers. This freedom of choice is very important today, with more people referring to quality of life as their most important priority. To a great extent, travel nurses have the ability to be in control of their schedule. Many of our travelers have been working in travel nursing in excess of 10 years and intend to continue traveling for quite some time.
If you are a medical professional who is trying to find an excellent salary, choices in your schedule, and exciting locations then a travel career may be suitable for you. What steps must you take to commence a travel nurse career?
Get Prepared For The Steps In The ProcessPrior to starting your travel career you should do a few planning. 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 contracts that pique your interest 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 concerns of importance to you, like required skills or certifications, scheduling policy, over-time policy, and any other matters that you are cognizant of.
RN License Per StateAcquiring your state RN license for an individual state may begin before you have found an assignment. If there is a state that you want to work in, you may start the licensing procedure apriori. 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, typically within a week or less. Many other states will rapidly 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 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 help you in obtaining a license in the state of your choosing. There are experts who know a lot about RN licensing procedures who will assist you.
Specialty ExperienceIt can be different between clients, nevertheless, in most instances you need to have at least 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.
You should realize that there are several areas of specialization, such as psychiatric RN and cardiac ICU where the experience prerequisite is over 2 years.
Adaptability Coupled with your skills and experience it is crucial that you have the ability to be flexible. This is surely an important prerequisite to be a successful traveler.
You should be amenable to several sorts of hospital policies, procedures, and locations so you can gain more skills as part of your travel experience.
Your first selection for an assignment might have been in Florida, but you should amenable to contracts in other locations that could be an excellent fit for your skill set. Many contracts 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 important part of your application is your set of clinical references, and you should ensure they are readily available prior to the time you apply for a job. Your clinical skill set can be confirmed by your references, customarily you should at least have three of them.
A travel nurse will usually be required to fill out a skills checklist along with their references..
Once your recruiter has your skills set and references she can start to search for jobs that are relevant for your skills. After you have decided to accept an assignment, we will help you with any additional requirements that need to be addressed, such as drug screening.