Registered Nurse RN-ICU-Intensive Care Unit jobs in Phoenix, AZ

RN-Registered Nurse
RN-ICU-Intensive Care Unit
Phoenix, Arizona
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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 looking for an RN-Registered Nurse with an Intensive Care Unit RN specialization and can travel to Phoenix, Arizona. This assignment requires that the applicant travel to the assigned location. The compensation for this assignment will include travel costs and be much more than a local nursing assignment. Our client is seeking someone with experience who is able to begin soon, which means that we need qualified applicants to swiftly begin our electronic on-boarding process. You can start our application process by clicking on the green "Apply Now" button shown above. You will see that the Voyage application method is the most professional, organized, and efficient process you have seen in the travel industry.

This job could also be a great fit for nurses trying to find an assignment near Mesa, Glendale, Scottsdale, Chandler and Tempe.

Travelers can experience an adaptable schedule, freedom to select from a variety of positions and adventure. Our nurses can select a facility and geographic location that is their preference and have the chance to work in renowned medical centers. This freedom of choice is important today, with more people citing quality of life as their most important priority. 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 more than ten years, and plan on continuing with their travel nurse career.

If you are a Registered Nurse trying to a career that provides a flexible schedule, great pay and benefits, and the leeway to explore the country, then travel nursing may be the perfect opportunity for you. So how can you start?

Prepare For The Various Process Steps

Prior to starting your travel career you should do some 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 credentials.

After you have worked with your recruiter to discover a number of jobs you have an interest in 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 such as scheduling, patient to nurse ratios, compulsory skills, and so forth.

Your State RN License

Getting an RN license in a particular state can commence before having an assignment lined up. If there is a state that you want to work in, you may start the licensing procedure apriori. There are a few states that take over a month to process, like, California, New Jersey, and New York. Many additional states will swiftly process RN license applications, often in a few days.

There are several states where you can secure your RN license in one day, simply by going to the state nursing board directly.

The process of acquiring 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. Get advice from your recruiter with respect to the licensure process in your state of interest. Voyage has licensing specialists who will assist you.

Your Area Of Expertise

Each medical center maintains its own policy, but most of the time you necessitate a year or greater of solid experience in the area you specialize to be considered.

Prerequisites may vary for individual medical centers, but normally you can start the application process after you have a year of clinical experience.

Keep in mind that a few specializations, such as Cardiac ICU and Psychiatry may require greater than two years of experience.


Coupled with your skills and expertise it is imperative 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 varying operating procedures, new locations, and facilities and to be open minded so you can incorporate new skills and concepts into your clinical skill set.

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

Professional References

Having your references available is a crucial portion of applying for a travel nurse assignment 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.

In most instances a travel nurse will have to fill out a checklist of skills in in accordance with their specialty..

After your recruiter has your skills set and references she can start to look for assignments 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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