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 skills and is willing to take a position in Portland, Maine. This position requires travel to the assigned city. The salary for this job will include travel costs and be much more than a local nursing assignment. We are looking for an experienced nurse who can begin work right away. This will require an applicant to start our online application immediately. You can get started with our application process by clicking on the green "Apply Now" button displayed above. You will find out that the Voyage application procedure is the most professional, organized, and efficient process you have encountered in the travel industry.
This assignment could also be a stellar opportunity for people looking for a job around South Portland, Biddeford, Brunswick, Saco and Scarborough.
Travelers can experience a flexible schedule, freedom to choose from a variety of contracts and adventure. Travel nurses can select their position location and hospital, and they obtain an opportunity to work in exotic locations at reknowned hospitals. Since a large number of nurses are looking for a quality life style, the ability to choose is crucial. To a large degree, travel nurses have control over their own schedule. A large number of our travelers have been employed in travel nursing in excess of 10 years and have intentions to continue traveling for quite some time.
If you are a medical professional who is looking for a great salary, choices in your schedule, and exciting locations then a travel career may be suitable for you. So how can you commence?
Get Prepared For The Steps In The ProcessPrior to starting your travel career you should do several planning. Ensure that your RN license is up to date along with your immunization and health records. Your CV should display your nursing skills and experience and you should have several reference who can be easily contacted to vouch for you.
Once you have identified several contracts you have an interest in, your recruiter will submit you for them and you can prepare for the interview process. During the interview, you should inquire about things of importance to you like scheduling, patient to nurse ratios, required skills, and so forth.
RN License Per StateGetting an RN license in a particular state can start before having an assignment lined up. If there is a state that you have a desire 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 rapidly 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 showing up at the state nursing board directly.
The licensing process will be straightforward if you are from a state that is part of the 25 state RN Licensure Compact. This gives nurses the ability to work in any state that is a member of the Compact. Your recruiter will help you in acquiring a license in the state of your choosing. There are specialists who are knowledgeable in RN licensing procedures who will help you.
Your Area Of ExpertiseIt can be different amongst clients, nevertheless, in the majority of instances you must have at least one full year of work experience in your area of specialization to apply.
Even though requirements vary between facilities, you can start to apply for travel positions after you have a year of continuous experience.
You should realize that there are several areas of specialization, such as psychiatric nurse and cardiac ICU where the experience requirement is over 2 years.
Flexibility Along with your skills and experience it is imperative that you have the ability to be flexible. This trait is an important part of becoming a successful traveller.
You should be amenable to several types of hospital practices, procedures, and locations so you can get additional skills as part of your travel experience.
Although your first choice may have been a position in Hawaii, you shouldn't allow an excellent opportunity in a different location slip away. Most of the time your contract will be for 13 weeks, making it straightforward to try a number of cities within an one year time frame.
Skills Checklist and References A vital portion of your application is your set of clinical references, and you should make certain they are readily available prior to the time you apply for a job. Your clinical skill set can be validated 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 commensurate with their specialty..
After your recruiter has your skills set and references she can start to search for assignments that are relevant for your skills. After you have decided to accept a job, we will assist you with any additional prerequisites that need to be addressed, such as drug screening.
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