Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as an Intensive Care Unit RN.
We need a Registered Nurse who has Intensive Care Unit RN specialization and is willing to take a position in Monroe, Louisiana. This job 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. We are seeking an experienced nurse who can start work as soon as possible. This will require an applicant to commence our online application right away. You can begin our application process by clicking on the green "Apply Now" button shown above. You will find out that the Voyage application procedure is the most efficient, professional, and organized process you have encountered in the travel industry.
This assignment could be a great job for applicants searching for a position around West Monroe, Rayville, Farmerville, Calhoun and Downsville.
Travel nursing provides adventure, freedom of choice, and flexibility. Travel nurses can choose their assignment location and hospital, and they get an opportunity to work in exotic locations at prestigious hospitals. This freedom of choice is important today, with more people mentioning quality of life as their highest priority. To a large degree, travel nurses have control over their own schedule. Many of our travelers have been working in travel nursing in excess of 10 years and have intentions to continue traveling for quite some time.
If you are an RN locate a career that provides a flexible schedule, great pay and benefits, and the leeway to explore the country, then travel nursing may be the ideal opportunity for you. So how can you begin?
Get Prepared For The Steps In The ProcessBefore beginning your travel career you should do some planning. Ensure that your RN license is up to date along with your immunization and health records. Your CV should indicate your nursing skills and experience and you should have several reference who can be easily contacted to vouch for you.
After you have worked with your recruiter to locate several jobs that pique your interest you should be prepared for a telephone or Skype interview with your employers of interest. During the interview, you should ask about things of importance to you such as scheduling, patient to nurse ratios, mandatory skills, and so forth.
RN License Per StateAcquiring your state RN license for an individual state may begin before you have found an assignment. If you have some states where you are considering working you can begin the licensure process beforehand. 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.
In some states you can obtain your RN license immediately by visiting the nursing board of the state.
The process of acquiring an RN license will be much simpler 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 with respect to the licensure process in your state of interest. There are specialists who know a lot about RN licensing procedures who will help you.
Clinical Experience Each hospital maintains its own policy, but normally you require a year or greater of solid experience in the area you specialize to be under consideration for the position.
Even though requirements vary between facilities, you can start to apply for travel positions once you have a year of continuous experience.
You should realize that there are some areas of specialization, such as psychiatric Registered Nurse and cardiac ICU where the experience requirement is over 2 years.
VersatilityIn addition to your clinical experience and skills it is vital that you are able to readily adapt to different locations and scenarios. This trait is a vital part of being a successful traveller.
It's important 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.
Even though your first choice may have been an assignment in Hawaii, you shouldn't allow a very good opportunity in a different location slip away. Most of the time your contract will be for 13 weeks, making it simple to try a number of cities within an one year time frame.
Job References and Skills ChecklistHaving your references available is a vital component of applying for a travel nurse position and you should make certain you have several of them before your job application. Your clinical skill set can be confirmed by your references, normally you should at least have three of them.
A travel nurse will customarily be required to fill out a skills checklist coupled with their references..
When your recruiter has your skills set and references she can begin to search for positions that are suitable for your skills. After you have decided to take a job, we will give you a hand with any added prerequisites that must be addressed, such as drug screening.
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