Registered Nurse RN-ICU-Intensive Care Unit jobs in Portsmouth, VA


Certification
RN-Registered Nurse
Specialty
RN-ICU-Intensive Care Unit
Location
Portsmouth, Virginia
Jobs Available
6
Job Type
Contract

Description
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 experience and will take a job in Portsmouth, Virginia. This job requires that the applicant travel to the assigned location. The pay for this assignment will include travel costs and be far higher than a local nursing assignment. Our client is trying to find an applicant with experience who can start as soon as possible, which means that we are in need of talented nurses to rapidly begin our electronic on-boarding process. Please click the apply button to commence at once. We are sure that you will find the Voyage process to be the most organized and professional process in the industry.

This assignment may be an excellent position for people searching for a job around Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Chesapeake, Newport News and Hampton.

Travel nursing provides you with adventure, numerous choices, and flexibility. Our nurses can select a facility and geographic location that they prefer and have the opportunity to work in renowned medical centers. Since many RNs are looking for a quality life style, the capacity to choose is crucial. To a large degree, travel nurses control their own schedule. Quite a few of our travelers have been working in travel nursing in excess of 10 years and intend to continue traveling for quite a while.

If you are a Registered Nurse find a career that provides a flexible schedule, great pay and benefits, and the leeway to explore the country, then travel nursing could be the ideal opportunity for you. What steps must you take to commence a travel nurse career?

Get Prepared For The Steps In The Process

Before commencing with your first travel assignment a few 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.

Once you have identified several jobs you are interested 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 such as scheduling, patient to nurse ratios, compulsory skills, and so forth.

Your State RN License

Acquiring your state RN license for an individual state may begin before you have found an assignment. If you have several states where you are contemplating 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 additional states will swiftly process RN license applications, often in a few days.

In several states you can obtain your RN license immediately by visiting the nursing board of the state.

The licensing process will be straightforward if you are from a state that has joined the 25 state RN Licensure Compact. This gives 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 process in your state of interest. There are specialists who know a lot about RN licensing procedures who will give you a hand.

Clinical Experience

It can be different between clients, however, in the majority of instances you need to have at least one full year of work experience in your area of specialization to apply.

Even though prerequisites 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 specialties, such as psychiatric RN and cardiac ICU where the experience prerequisite is over 2 years.

Adaptability

Coupled with your skills and experience it is vital that you have the ability to be flexible. This is surely a crucial prerequisite to be a successful traveler.

It's really important to be open to differing 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 initial choice for an assignment may have been in Texas, but you should amenable to positions in other locations that may be an excellent fit for your skill set. Many positions have a duration of thirteen weeks, so you can always try a different location after the assignment is completed.

Job References and Skills Checklist

Having your references available is an important portion of applying for a travel nurse job and you should make sure you have several of them before your job application. 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 area of specialization..

After your references and skills set have been addresses we can start to locate positions that match your requirements. When you have decided to accept a job we will help you take care of any additional details such as immunizations and drug testing.

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