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 specialization and is able to go to Richmond, Virginia. This assignment requires the job seeker temporarily relocate as the job is not local - compensation for this job will account for travel expenses and be significantly more than a local Nursing opportunity. Our client is looking for an applicant with experience who is able to begin as soon as possible, which means that we have a need for talented people to swiftly start working on our electronic on-boarding process. You can get started with our application process by clicking on the green "Apply Now" button depicted above. You will see that the Voyage application method is the most professional, and efficient process you have come across in the travel industry.
This assignment could also be a great fit for applicants searching for a job close to Henrico, Midlothian, Mechanicsville, Glen Allen and Chesterfield.
Travel nursing provides you with adventure, numerous choices, and flexibility. Travel nurses can select their assignment location and hospital, and they get an opportunity to work in exotic locations at prestigious hospitals. This freedom of choice is very important today, with more people mentioning quality of life as their top priority. To a large extent, travel nurses control their own schedule. Interviews with long time travel nurse have found that a large proportion of them have been travelling for in excess of ten years, and plan on continuing with their travel nurse career.
If you are a medical professional who is looking for an excellent 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 beginning your travel career you should do several planning. Be certain to update your RN license, if needed and make sure 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 information.
After you have collaborated with your recruiter to discover a number of assignments 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 like scheduling, patient to nurse ratios, required skills, and so forth.
State Licensing PrerequisitesAcquiring your state RN license for an individual state may begin before you have found an assignment. 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, usually within a week or less. Many additional states will swiftly process RN license applications, often in a few days.
In a few states you can acquire your RN license right away by visiting the nursing board of the state.
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. Your recruiter will help you in acquiring a license in your chosen state. There are experts who are knowledgeable in RN licensing procedures who will help you.
Your Area Of ExpertiseIt can be different amongst 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 when you have a year of continuous experience.
You should realize that there are some areas of specialization, such as psychiatric nurse and cardiac ICU where the experience requirement is over two years.
AdaptabilityIn addition to your clinical experience and skills it is important that you are able to easily adapt to differing locations and scenarios. This trait is an important part of becoming a successful traveller.
It's important to be open to different operating procedures, new locations, and facilities and to be flexible so you can incorporate new skills and ideas into your clinical skill set.
Your first choice for an assignment might have been in Florida, but you should amenable to positions in other locations that may be a fantastic fit for your skill set. The majority of the time your contract will be for 13 weeks, making it easy to try a number of cities within an one year time frame.
Professional ReferencesHaving your references available is a crucial portion of applying for a travel nurse position and you should make sure you have several of them before your job application. References are needed to confirm your skill set, normally three references will be sufficient.
A travel nurse will usually be required to fill out a skills checklist coupled with their references..
After your references and skills set have been addresses we can start seeking contracts that match your requirements. After you have decided to take a job, we will help you with any added requirements that must be addressed, like drug screening.
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