Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as an Intensive Care Unit RN.
Voyage is seeking an RN-Registered Nurse with an Intensive Care Unit RN specialization and can travel to Loxahatchee, Florida. This assignment requires that the applicant travel to the designated location. The salary for this position will include travel expenses and be far higher than a local nursing assignment. We are seeking an experienced nurse who can start work quickly. This will require an applicant to commence our online application as soon as possible. Please click the apply button to get started at once. We are sure that you will discover the Voyage procedure to be the most organized and professional process in the industry.
This assignment could also be a very good opportunity for RNs trying to find a job around West Palm Beach, Lake Worth, Royal Palm Beach, Jupiter and Palm Beach Gardens.
Travelers can experience an adaptable schedule, freedom to select 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 prestigious hospitals. This freedom of choice is very important today, with more people mentioning quality of life as their highest priority. To a great extent, travel nurses have the ability to be in control of their schedule. Many of our travelers have been engaged in travel nursing in excess of 10 years and have intentions to continue traveling for quite some time.
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 start?
Get Prepared For The Steps In The Process Before commencing with your first travel assignment several 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 data.
After you have worked with your recruiter to locate a number of assignments that pique your interest you should be prepared 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, such as required skills or certifications, scheduling policy, over-time policy, and any other issues that come to mind.
RN License Per StateGetting an RN license in a particular state can commence prior to having an assignment lined up. If there is a state that you would like 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, usually within a week or less. Many additional states will swiftly process RN license applications, often in a few days.
In some states you can obtain your RN license right away by visiting the nursing board of the state.
The process of securing 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 regarding the licensure process in your state of interest. Voyage has licensing specialists who will help you.
Specialty ExperienceIt can be different between clients, however, in the majority of instances you need to have at least one full year of work experience in your area of specialization to apply.
Prerequisites can differ for individual hospitals, but most often you can begin the application process once you have a year of clinical experience.
Be aware that several specializations, like Cardiac ICU and Psychiatry may necessitate greater than two years of experience.
Ability To AdaptIn addition to your clinical experience and skills it is vital that you are able to readily adapt to different locations and situations. This is surely an important prerequisite to be a successful traveler.
It's vital 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.
Your initial choice for an assignment might have been in Arizona, but you should be open to contracts in other locations that may be a very good fit for your skill set. The majority of contracts have a duration of thirteen weeks, so you can always attempt a different location after the assignment is completed.
Clinical ReferencesHaving your references available is a vital portion of applying for a travel nurse position and you should make sure you have several of them before your job application. References are needed to confirm your skill set, usually three references will be enough.
A travel nurse will customarily be required to fill out a skills checklist along with their references..
When your recruiter has your skills set and references she can begin to look for assignments that are relevant for your skills. When you have made a decision to accept a job we will help you handle any additional requirements such as immunizations and drug testing.
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