Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as a Long Term Care RN.
We need an RN who has Long Term Care RN specialization and will take a job in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. This job requires the applicant travel as the position is not local - pay for this assignment will include travel and be much higher than a local Nursing job. Our client is trying to find someone with experience who is able to begin as soon as possible, which means that we have a need for talented people to rapidly start working on our electronic on-boarding process. Please click the apply button to begin right away. We are confident that you will find the Voyage process to be the most organized and professional process in the industry.
This opportunity might also be an excellent job for nurses looking for an assignment near York, Lebanon, Lititz, Ephrata and Elizabethtown.
Travel nursing provides you with adventure, numerous choices, and flexibility. Travel nurses can choose their assignment location and hospital, and they get a chance to work in exotic locations at prestigious medical centers. This freedom of choice is very important today, with more people referring to quality of life as their highest priority. To a large extent, travel nurses have the ability to be in control of their schedule. A large number of our travelers have been engaged in travel nursing in excess of 10 years and intend to continue traveling for quite a while.
If you are a Registered Nurse trying to a career that provides a flexible schedule, great pay and benefits, and the leeway to explore the country, then travel nursing could be the perfect opportunity for you. So how can you commence?
Get Prepared For The Steps In The ProcessBefore starting your travel career you should do several planning. Be certain to update your RN license, if needed and make certain you have a complete immunization and physical examination records. Your resume should show your nursing skills and experience and you should have several reference who can be easily contacted to vouch for you.
Once you have identified several positions you are interested in, your recruiter will submit you for them and you can get prepared for the interview process. As part of the interview process you should ask questions in regard to matters of importance to you, such as required 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 start before having an assignment lined up. If there is a state that you would like 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 get your RN license immediately 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 gives nurses the ability to work in any state that is a member of the Compact. Your recruiter will help you in obtaining a license in the state of your choosing. There are specialists who know a lot about RN licensing procedures who will give you a hand.
Specialty Experience Each hospital has its own policy, but normally you need a year or greater of solid experience in your area of specialization to be under consideration for the position.
Prerequisites can differ for individual facilities, but most often you can begin the application process when you have a year of clinical experience.
You should be aware that there are a few areas of specialization, such as psychiatric RN and cardiac ICU where the experience requirement is over two years.
Flexibility Along with your skills and expertise it is crucial that you have the ability to be flexible. This trait is a vital part of being a successful travel nurse.
You should be amenable to several types of hospital policies, procedures, and locations in order to get additional skills as part of your travel experience.
Your initial choice for an assignment may have been in Florida, but you should amenable to contracts in other locations that may be a fantastic fit for your set of skills. Most 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.
Skills Checklist and References A vital part of your application is your set of clinical references, and you should ensure they are readily available prior to the time you apply for a position. Your clinical skill set can be validated by your references, customarily you should at least have three of them.
A travel nurse will normally be required to fill out a skills checklist along with their references..
After your references and skills set have been addresses we can start trying to find contracts that match your requirements. After you have decided to take a job, we will help you with any additional requirements that need to be addressed, such as drug screening.
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