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 experience and is willing to work in Saint Petersburg, Florida. This task has a requirement that the job seeker temporarily relocate as the position is not local - compensation for this assignment will include travel and be quite a bit more than a local Nursing opportunity. We are seeking an experienced nurse who can begin work as soon as possible. This will require an applicant to commence our online application immediately. Please click the apply button to get started right away. We are certain that you will discover the Voyage process to be the most organized and professional process in the industry.
This assignment may also be a stellar opportunity for nurses trying to find a position close to Tampa, Bradenton, Clearwater, Largo and Palm Harbor.
Travelers can experience an adaptable schedule, freedom to select from a number of contracts and adventure. Travel nurses can choose their job location and hospital, and they get a chance to work in exotic locations at reknowned facilities. This freedom of choice is very important today, with more people citing quality of life as their highest priority. To a large degree, 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 over ten years, and intend to continuing with their travel nurse career.
If you are a medical professional who is looking for a very good 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 ProcessPrior to beginning your travel career you should do several planning. 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 data.
When you have identified a number of assignments you are interested in, your recruiter will submit you for them and you can prepare for the interview process. During the interview, you should ask about things of importance to you like scheduling, patient to nurse ratios, required skills, and so forth.
State Licensing PrerequisitesAcquiring your state RN license for an individual state may begin before you have found an assignment. If you have a few states where you are contemplating working you can begin the licensure process beforehand. 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, normally within a week or less. Many other states will swiftly process RN license applications, often in a few days.
There are a number of states where you can obtain your RN license in one day, simply by going to the state nursing board directly.
The process of obtaining an RN license will be much simpler 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. Voyage has licensing specialists who will help you.
Your Area Of ExpertiseIt can vary amongst clients, however, in the majority of instances you need to have a minimum of one full year of work experience in your area of specialization to apply.
Even though requirements vary between facilities, you can start to apply for travel positions when you have a year of continuous experience.
You should realize that there are several specialties, such as psychiatric nurse and cardiac ICU where the experience prerequisite is over 2 years.
Flexibility Along with your skills and experience it is vital that you have the ability to be flexible. This is surely an important prerequisite to be a successful traveler.
It's really important to be open to different operating procedures, new locations, and facilities and to be open minded so you can incorporate new skills and ideas into your clinical skill set.
Even though your first selection may have been a position in Hawaii, you shouldn't allow a fantastic opportunity in a different location slip away. Most of the time your contract will be for 13 weeks, making it straightforward to try a number of locations within an one year time frame.
Skills Checklist and References A important part of your application is your set of clinical references, and you should make certain they are readily available before you apply for a job. References are needed to confirm your skill set, normally three references will be sufficient.
In most instances a travel nurse will have to fill out a checklist of skills in in accordance with their area of specialization..
After your references and skills set have been addresses we can start to discover jobs that match your requirements. When you have made a decision to accept a job we will help you take care of any additional paper work such as immunizations and drug testing.