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 wants to work in Saint Louis, Missouri. This position requires travel to the designated location. The compensation for this assignment will include travel expenses and be much greater than a local nursing assignment. We are looking for an experienced nurse who can start work as soon as possible. This will require an applicant to commence our online application right away. You can begin our application process by clicking on the green "Apply Now" button shown above. You will find out that the Voyage application method is the most efficient, professional, and organized process you have encountered in the travel industry.
This opportunity might be a great assignment for individuals attempting to locate a job close to Saint Peters, Saint Charles, Florissant, Ballwin and Belleville.
Travel nursing provides you with adventure, freedom of choice, and flexibility. Our nurses can select a facility and geographic location that they prefer and have the opportunity to work in well-known facilities. This freedom of choice is very important today, with more people referring to quality of life as their highest priority. To a great extent, travel nurses have the ability to be in control of their schedule. Interviews with long time travel nurse have found that a very big proportion of them have been travelling for in excess of ten years, and intend to continuing with their travel nurse career.
If you are a medical professional who is seeking a fantastic salary, choices in your schedule, and exciting locations then a travel career may be suitable for you. What must you do to get started with a travel nurse career?
Get Prepared For The Steps In The ProcessPrior to starting your travel career you should do a few planning. Ensure that your RN license is up to date along with your immunization and health records. Your resume should indicate your nursing skills and experience and you should have several reference who can be easily contacted to vouch for you.
After you have worked with your recruiter to find several assignments you have an interest in you should be ready for a telephone or Skype interview with your employers of interest. As part of the interview process you should ask questions in regard to concerns of importance to you, such as mandatory skills or certifications, scheduling policy, over-time policy, and any other issues that come to mind.
RN License Per StateGetting an RN license in a particular state can begin prior to having an assignment lined up. If you have several states where you are giving consideration to 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 rapidly process RN license applications, often in a few days.
There are several states where you can obtain your RN license in one day, simply by showing up at the state nursing board directly.
The process of getting an RN license will be much easier if you have a license in a state that is part 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 regarding the licensure procedure in your state of interest. Voyage has licensing specialists who will help you.
Clinical ExperienceIt can vary between clients, however, in most instances you need to have a minimum of one full year of 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 RN and cardiac ICU where the experience prerequisite is over two years.
VersatilityIn addition to your clinical experience and skills it is vital that you are able to easily adapt to differing locations and situations. This is surely a crucial requirement to be a successful traveler.
It's really 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.
Although your first selection may have been a position in Hawaii, you shouldn't allow a great opportunity in a different location slip away. The majority of the time your contract will be for 13 weeks, making it simple to try several locations within an one year time frame.
Job References and Skills ChecklistHaving your references available is an important portion of applying for a travel nurse job and you should make sure you have several of them prior to your job application. References are needed to confirm your clinical skills, in most cases three references will be sufficient.
A travel nurse will usually be required to fill out a skills checklist along with their references..
After your references and skills set have been addresses we can start to discover assignments that match your requirements. After you have decided to accept a job, we will give you a hand with any added requirements that need to be addressed, such as drug screening.
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