Registered Nurse RN-ICU-Intensive Care Unit jobs in New Orleans, LA

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RN-ICU-Intensive Care Unit
New Orleans, Louisiana
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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.
Voyage is seeking an RN-Registered Nurse who possesses an Intensive Care Unit RN specialty willing to travel to New Orleans, Louisiana. This task has a requirement that the applicant travel as the job is not local - compensation for this job will account for travel expenses and be quite a bit more than a local Nursing job. Our client is seeking someone with experience who can begin soon, which means that we are in need of qualified applicants to quickly start working on our electronic on-boarding process. You can start our application process by clicking on the green "Apply Now" button displayed above. You will find out that the Voyage application method is the most efficient, professional, and organized process you have encountered in the travel industry.

This assignment could also be a stellar opportunity for RNs attempting to locate a job in the vicinity of Metairie, Kenner, Marrero, Gretna and Harvey.

Travelers can experience a flexible schedule, freedom to select from a number of assignments and adventure. Travel nurses can choose their job location and hospital, and they secure a chance to work in exotic locations at prestigious hospitals. This freedom of choice is of great value today, with more people citing quality of life as their highest priority. To a large degree, travel nurses have control over their own schedule. A large number 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 a nurse locate a career that provides a flexible schedule, great pay and benefits, and the freedom to explore the country, then travel nursing may be the perfect opportunity for you. So how can you commence?

Prepare For The Various Process Steps

Before commencing with your first travel assignment several preparation is needed. Be certain to update your RN license, if needed and ensure 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 collaborated with your recruiter to discover several positions you are interested in 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 with respect to matters of importance to you, like mandatory skills or certifications, scheduling policy, over-time policy, and any other concerns that come to mind.

RN License Per State

Getting an RN license in a particular state can commence prior to having an assignment lined up. If you have some 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 other states will quickly process RN license applications, often in a few days.

There are a number of states where you can get your RN license in one day, simply by going to the state nursing board directly.

The process of getting 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 the state of your choosing. Voyage has licensing specialists who will assist you.

Specialty Experience

Each hospital maintains its own policy, but normally you need a year or greater of solid experience in your area of specialization to be under consideration for the position.

Even though prerequisites vary between facilities, you can start to apply for travel positions once you have a year of continuous experience.

Keep in mind that several specialties, such as Cardiac ICU and Psychiatry may necessitate greater than two years of experience.


Along with your skills and experience it is imperative 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 kinds of hospital practices, procedures, and locations so you can get additional skills as part of your travel experience.

Even though your first choice could have been an assignment in Hawaii, you shouldn't allow a very good opportunity in a different location slip away. Most jobs have a length of thirteen weeks, so you can always try a different location after the assignment is completed.

Clinical References

A vital portion of your application is your set of clinical references, and you should ensure they are readily available before you apply for a job. Your clinical skill set can be validated 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..

After your references and skills set have been addresses we can start looking for jobs that match your requirements. After you have decided to take a position, we will assist you with any additional requirements that must be addressed, such as drug screening.

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