Registered Nurse RN-ICU-Intensive Care Unit jobs in Modesto, CA

RN-Registered Nurse
RN-ICU-Intensive Care Unit
Modesto, California
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Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as an Intensive Care Unit RN.
We desire a Registered Nurse who has Intensive Care Unit RN specialization and is willing to work in Modesto, California. This task requires the job seeker travel as the assignment is not local - compensation for this position will account for travel expenses and be quite a bit more than a local Nursing opportunity. We are looking for an experienced nurse who can start working quickly. This will require an applicant to begin our online application immediately. You can start our application process by clicking on the green "Apply Now" button shown above. You will see that the Voyage application process is the most professional, organized, and efficient process you have encountered in the travel industry.

This assignment could also be a very good opportunity for people attempting to locate a job near Turlock, Manteca, Ceres, Oakdale and Riverbank.

Travel nursing offers adventure, numerous possibilities, and flexibility. Our nurses can select a facility and geographic location that is their preference and have the opportunity to work in renowned facilities. Since a large number of RNs are trying to find a quality life style, the ability to choose is important. To a large extent, travel nurses control their own schedule. Interviews with long time travel nurse have discovered that a very big proportion of them have been travelling for in excess of ten years, and plan on 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. What must you do to begin a travel nurse career?

Get Prepared For The Steps In The Process

Before commencing with your first travel assignment a few preparation is needed. Be certain to update your RN license, if needed and make certain 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 data.

After you have worked with your recruiter to find a number of assignments you are interested in you should be ready for a telephone or Skype interview with your employers of interest. During the interview, you should ask about things of importance to you like scheduling, patient to nurse ratios, required skills, and so forth.

Your State RN License

Getting an RN license in a particular state can start prior to having an assignment lined up. 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 quickly process RN license applications, often in a few days.

There are several states where you can get your RN license in one day, simply by showing up at the state nursing board directly.

The process of acquiring 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. Your recruiter will assist you in acquiring a license in your chosen state. There are experts who are knowledgeable in RN licensing procedures who will give you a hand.

Specialty Experience

Each hospital has its own policy, but normally you need a year or more of solid experience in your area of specialization to be considered.

Requirements may vary for individual hospitals, but normally you can initiate the application process when you have a year of clinical experience.

Keep in mind that some areas of practice, like Cardiac ICU and Psychiatry may necessitate greater than two years of experience.


In addition to your clinical experience and skills it is crucial that you are able to readily adapt to various locations and situations. This trait is a crucial component of being a successful traveller.

You should be amenable to several types of hospital policies, procedures, and locations so you can get more skills as part of your travel experience.

Your first selection for an assignment might have been in Florida, but you should amenable to assignments in other locations that may be an excellent fit for your set of skills. Most of the time your contract will be for 13 weeks, making it simple to try several cities within an one year time frame.

Job References and Skills Checklist

Having your references available is an important component of applying for a travel nurse assignment and you should ensure you have several of them prior to your job application. References are needed to confirm your clinical skills, usually three references will be sufficient.

In most instances a travel nurse will have to fill out a checklist of skills in commensurate with their area of specialization..

After your references and skills set have been addresses we can start seeking contracts that match your requirements. After you have decided to take an assignment, we will assist you with any additional prerequisites that need to be addressed, such as drug screening.

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