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 specialty willing to go to Thibodaux, Louisiana. This job requires travel to the assigned city. The salary for this position will include travel expenses and be much more than a local nursing assignment. Our client is trying to find an applicant with experience who can start soon, which means that we are in need of talented applicants to rapidly start working on our electronic on-boarding process. You can get started with our application process by clicking on the green "Apply Now" button shown above. You will find out that the Voyage application process is the most professional, and efficient process you have encountered in the travel industry.
This position could be a great opportunity for nurses searching for a job around Houma, Raceland, Luling, Napoleonville and Reserve.
Travel nursing provides adventure, freedom of choice, and flexibility. Travel nurses can choose their job location and hospital, and they obtain 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 most important priority. To a large degree, travel nurses have control over their own schedule. Quite a few of our travelers have been employed in travel nursing in excess of 10 years and intend to continue traveling for quite some time.
If you are a medical professional who is seeking a very good salary, choices in your schedule, and exciting locations then a travel career may be suitable for you. So how can you commence?
Prepare For The Various Process Steps 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 information.
After you have worked with your recruiter to find a number of assignments you are interested in you should be prepared for a telephone or Skype interview with your employers of interest. As part of the interview process you should ask questions in regard to issues of importance to you, like mandatory skills or certifications, scheduling policy, over-time policy, and any other concerns that come to mind.
State Licensing PrerequisitesGetting an RN license in a particular state can commence prior to having an assignment lined up. If you have some 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 other states will swiftly process RN license applications, often in a few days.
In some states you can obtain your RN license right away by visiting the nursing board of the state.
The process of obtaining 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 process in your state of interest. There are experts who know a lot about RN licensing procedures who will help you.
Clinical ExperienceIt can be different amongst clients, however, in the majority of instances you must have a minimum of one full year of work experience in your area of specialization to apply.
Prerequisites are different for individual medical centers, but most often you can begin the application process after you have a year of clinical experience.
You should be aware that there are several specialties, such as psychiatric nurse and cardiac ICU where the experience prerequisite is over two years.
Ability To Be FlexibleIn addition to your clinical experience and skills it is crucial that you are able to easily adapt to differing locations and scenarios. This trait is a vital part of becoming a successful traveller.
You should be amenable to several types of hospital practices, procedures, and locations in order to get additional skills as part of your travel experience.
Even though your first selection could have been a position in Hawaii, you shouldn't allow a great opportunity in a different location slip away. The majority of contracts have a length of thirteen weeks, so you can always try a different location after the assignment is finished.
Skills Checklist and ReferencesHaving your references available is an important component of applying for a travel nurse assignment and you should ensure you have several of them prior to your job application. Your clinical skill set can be confirmed by your references, normally you should at least have three of them.
A travel nurse will customarily be required to fill out a skills checklist along with their references..
After your references and skills set have been addresses we can start seeking assignments that match your requirements. After you have decided to accept a job, we will help you with any additional prerequisites that need to be addressed, such as drug screening.
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