Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as a Long Term Care RN.
We desire a Registered Nurse who has Long Term Care RN skills and will work in Albuquerque, New Mexico. This position requires travel to the assigned city. The pay for this job will include travel costs and be much more than a local nursing assignment. Our client is looking for an applicant with experience who can start as soon as possible, which means that we are in need of qualified applicants to quickly 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 procedure is the most efficient, professional, and organized process you have seen in the travel industry.
This job could be a great assignment for individuals looking for a position in the vicinity of Rio Rancho, Los Lunas, Tijeras, Bernalillo and Corrales.
Travel nursing provides adventure, numerous choices, and flexibility. Travel nurses can select their assignment location and hospital, and they obtain a chance to work in exotic locations at reknowned facilities. Since a large number of nurses are seeking a quality life style, the capacity to choose is crucial. To a large extent, travel nurses have control over their own schedule. Interviews with long time travel nurse have found that a significant proportion of them have been travelling for more than ten years, and intend to continuing with their travel nurse career.
If you are a medical professional who is seeking a great salary, choices in your schedule, and exciting locations then a travel career may be suitable for you. So how can you begin?
Get Prepared For The Steps In The ProcessBefore beginning your travel career you should do some planning. Ensure that your RN license is up to date along with your immunization and health records. Your CV should highlight 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 jobs that pique your interest 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 matters of importance to you, like required skills or certifications, scheduling policy, over-time policy, and any other concerns that you are aware of.
State Licensing RequirementsAcquiring 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 rapidly process RN license applications, often in a few days.
There are several states where you can secure your RN license in one day, simply by going to the state nursing board directly.
The process of acquiring an RN license will be much more straightforward if you have a license in a state that is a member of the Nurse Licensure Compact, that has 25 states as members. This compact permits nurses to practice in any of the 25 compact states. Your recruiter will give you a hand in getting a license in the state of your choosing. Voyage has licensing specialists who will assist you.
Clinical Experience Each hospital maintains its own policy, but normally you necessitate a year or more of solid experience in the area you specialize to be under consideration for the position.
Even though prerequisites vary between facilities, you can start to apply for travel positions when you have a year of continuous experience.
Keep in mind that a few specialties, like Cardiac ICU and Psychiatry may necessitate greater than two years of experience.
Flexibility Coupled with your skills and experience it is important that you have the ability to be flexible. This is surely a vital prerequisite to be a successful traveler.
It's really important to be open to varying operating procedures, new locations, and facilities and to be flexible so you can incorporate new skills and ideas into your clinical skill set.
Your initial selection for an assignment may have been in Texas, but you should amenable to assignments in other locations that may be an excellent fit for your skill set. The majority of assignments have a duration of thirteen weeks, so you can always try a different location after the assignment is finished.
Professional ReferencesHaving your references available is a crucial component of applying for a travel nurse job and you should ensure you have several of them prior to your job application. References are needed to confirm your skill set, most of the time three references will be enough.
In most instances a travel nurse will have to fill out a checklist of skills in commensurate with their area of specialization..
Once your recruiter has your skills set and references she can begin to look for contracts that are relevant for your skills. After you have decided to take a position, we will help you with any additional prerequisites that need to be addressed, like drug screening.
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