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 possesses an Intensive Care Unit RN specialization and is able to travel to Mechanicsville, Virginia. This assignment requires that the applicant travel to the assigned city. The pay for this position will include travel costs and be much more than a local nursing assignment. Our client is looking for an applicant with experience who can start as soon as possible, which means that we have a need for qualified people to quickly start our electronic on-boarding process. You can begin 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 encountered in the travel industry.
This position could also be a very good opportunity for people looking for an assignment around Richmond, Henrico, Midlothian, Glen Allen and Chester.
Travel nursing provides adventure, numerous possibilities, and flexibility. Our nurses can select a facility and geographic location that is their preference and have the chance to work in renowned facilities. Since many RNs are looking for a quality life style, the capacity to choose is important. To a great extent, travel nurses have the ability to be in control of their 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 nurse discover a career that provides a flexible schedule, great pay and benefits, and the leeway to explore the country, then travel nursing could be the ideal opportunity for you. What must you do to commence a travel nurse career?
Prepare For The Various Process StepsBefore 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. 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 find several positions you are interested in you should be prepared for a telephone or Skype interview with your employers of interest. During the interview, you should inquire about things of importance to you like scheduling, patient to nurse ratios, compulsory skills, and so forth.
State Licensing RequirementsGetting an RN license in a particular state can start prior to having an assignment lined up. If you have a few states where you are considering 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 quickly process RN license applications, often in a few days.
In some states you can acquire your RN license right away by visiting the nursing board of the state.
The process of securing an RN license will be much more straightforward 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. Your recruiter will give you a hand in obtaining a license in your chosen state. Voyage has licensing specialists who will assist you.
Specialty ExperienceIt can vary amongst clients, however, in the majority of instances you need to have a minimum of one full year of experience in your area of specialization to apply.
Requirements can differ for individual facilities, but most often you can initiate the application process once you have a year of clinical experience.
You should realize that there are several specialties, such as psychiatric RN and cardiac ICU where the experience requirement is over two years.
Adaptability Coupled with your skills and expertise it is important that you have the ability to be flexible. This is surely a vital requirement to be a successful traveler.
It's important to be open to different 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 might have been in Arizona, but you should amenable to positions in other locations that could be a very good fit for your skill set. The majority of the time your contract will be for 13 weeks, making it easy to try a number of locations within an one year time frame.
Job References and Skills Checklist A important portion of your application is your set of clinical references, and you should ensure they are readily available before you apply for a position. Your clinical skill set can be confirmed 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 commensurate with their area of specialization..
When your recruiter has your skills set and references she can begin to search for assignments that are suitable for your skills. After you have decided to accept a job, we will assist you with any added requirements that must be addressed, such as drug screening.
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