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 specialization and can go to Winchester, Tennessee. This job requires that the applicant travel to the assigned location. The salary for this job will include travel costs and be far higher than a local nursing assignment. Our client is seeking an applicant with experience who is able to begin as soon as possible, which means that we need talented applicants to quickly start our electronic on-boarding process. Please click the apply button to commence at once. We are confident that you will discover the Voyage process to be the most organized and professional process in the industry.
This opportunity can also be a very good fit for people looking for an assignment close to Tullahoma, Manchester, Estill Springs, South Pittsburg and Decherd.
Travel nursing offers adventure, numerous possibilities, and flexibility. Travel nurses can select their position location and hospital, and they secure a chance to work in exotic locations at prestigious hospitals. This freedom of choice is very important today, with more people referring to quality of life as their highest priority. To a large degree, travel nurses have control over their own schedule. A large number of our travelers have been engaged in travel nursing in excess of 10 years and have intentions to continue traveling for quite a while.
If you are a medical professional who is trying to find 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 Process Before commencing with your first travel assignment several preparation is needed. Ensure that your RN license is up to date along with your immunization and health records. You should have a resume that shows your recent nursing experience and skills, along with your references and their contact data.
When you have identified a number of contracts you are interested in, your recruiter will submit you for them and you can get prepared for the interview process. During the interview, you should inquire about things of importance to you such as scheduling, patient to nurse ratios, required skills, and so forth.
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 considering 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 quickly 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 licensing procedure will be straightforward if you are from 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 assist you in acquiring a license in the state of your choosing. Voyage has licensing specialists who will give you a hand.
Clinical Experience Each hospital has its own policy, but normally you require a year or more of solid experience in your area of specialization to be considered.
Prerequisites are different for individual medical centers, but normally you can initiate the application process after you have a year of clinical experience.
You should realize that there are several specialties, such as psychiatric RN and cardiac ICU where the experience requirement is over 2 years.
Ability To Be Flexible Along with your skills and expertise it is important that you have the ability to be flexible. This is surely a crucial requirement to be a successful traveler.
You should be amenable to various kinds of hospital policies, procedures, and locations in order to get more skills as part of your travel experience.
Your first selection for an assignment may have been in California, but you should amenable to jobs in other locations that may be a great fit for your skill set. Most of the time your contract will be for 13 weeks, making it straightforward to try several locations within an one year time frame.
Clinical ReferencesHaving your references available is a crucial portion of applying for a travel nurse job and you should ensure 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 in accordance with their specialty..
After your references and skills set have been addresses we can start looking for contracts that match your requirements. After you have decided to take a position, we will help you with any added prerequisites that must be addressed, like drug screening.
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