Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as an Intensive Care Unit RN.
Voyage is looking for an RN-Registered Nurse who has an Intensive Care Unit RN specialty and is able to travel to Omaha, Nebraska. This task requires the job seeker temporarily relocate as the assignment is not local - compensation for this position will include travel and be quite a bit higher than a local Nursing opportunity. We are looking for an experienced nurse who can begin work as soon as possible. This will require an applicant to start our online application right away. Please click the apply button to get started at once. We are certain 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 fit for people searching for an opportunity in the vicinity of Council Bluffs, Bellevue, Fremont, Papillion and Plattsmouth.
Travel nursing provides you with adventure, freedom of choice, and flexibility. Our nurses can select a facility and geographic location that is their preference and have the opportunity to work in prestigious facilities. Since many nurses are trying to find a quality life style, the capacity to choose is vital. To a great extent, travel nurses have the ability to be in control of their 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 a nurse seeking 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. What steps must you take to commence a travel nurse career?
Get Prepared For The Steps In The ProcessBefore starting your travel career you should do a few planning. Be certain to update your RN license, if needed and make sure you have a complete immunization and physical examination records. Your CV should highlight your nursing skills and experience and you should have several reference who can be easily contacted to vouch for you.
After you have collaborated with your recruiter to discover several jobs that pique your interest you should be ready 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 begin 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, normally within a week or less. Many additional states will swiftly 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 licensing procedure will be straightforward if you live in a state that has joined the 25 state RN Licensure Compact. This provides nurses the ability to work in any state that is a member of the Compact. Get advice from your recruiter with respect to the licensure procedure in your state of interest. Voyage has licensing specialists who will help you.
Your Area Of ExpertiseIt can be different 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.
Even though prerequisites vary between facilities, you can start to apply for travel positions after you have a year of continuous experience.
You should be aware that there are several areas of specialization, such as psychiatric nurse and cardiac ICU where the experience prerequisite is over two years.
Versatility Along with your skills and experience it is imperative that you have the ability to be flexible. This trait is an important component of being a successful travel nurse.
You should be amenable to various types of hospital policies, procedures, and locations so you can get more skills as part of your travel experience.
Your initial selection for an assignment might have been in Texas, but you should be open to contracts in other locations that could be a fantastic fit for your skill set. Most of the time your contract will be for 13 weeks, making it easy to try several cities within an one year time frame.
Professional ReferencesHaving your references available is a crucial component of applying for a travel nurse job and you should make certain you have several of them before your job application. Your clinical skill set can be validated by your references, in most cases you should at least have three of them.
In most instances a travel nurse will have to fill out a checklist of skills in in accordance with their area of specialization..
After your recruiter has your skills set and references she can start to look for contracts that are relevant for your skills. When you have decided to accept a job we will help you take care of any additional requirements such as immunizations and drug testing.
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