Registered Nurse RN-Medical Surgical-Telemetry jobs in Baton Rouge, LA

RN-Registered Nurse
RN-Medical Surgical-Telemetry
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as a Medical Surgical-Telemetry RN.
We need a Registered Nurse who has Medical Surgical-Telemetry RN experience and is willing to take a position in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. This job requires travel to the designated city. The pay for this job will include travel expenses and be much greater than a local nursing assignment. Our client is looking for someone with experience who can begin soon, which means that we have a need for qualified people to rapidly start our electronic on-boarding process. You can begin our application process by clicking on the green "Apply Now" button shown above. You will see that the Voyage application method is the most professional, organized, and efficient process you have come across in the travel industry.

This job may also be a very good fit for nurses looking for a position near Denham Springs, Gonzales, Prairieville, Baker and Zachary.

Travelers can experience an adaptable schedule, freedom to choose from a variety of contracts and adventure. Our nurses can select a facility and geographic location that is their preference and have the opportunity to work in well-known medical centers. This freedom of choice is important today, with more people mentioning quality of life as their top 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 employed in travel nursing in excess of 10 years and intend to continue traveling for quite a while.

If you are a nurse find a career that provides a flexible schedule, great pay and benefits, and the leeway to explore the country, then travel nursing may be the perfect opportunity for you. What must you do to begin a travel nurse career?

Get Prepared For The Steps In The Process

Prior to 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. You should have a resume that shows your recent nursing experience and skills, along with your references and their contact credentials.

When you have identified several assignments you have an interest in, your recruiter will submit you for them and you can get ready for the interview process. As part of the interview process you should ask questions in regard to issues of importance to you, like required skills or certifications, scheduling policy, over-time policy, and any other matters that you are cognizant of.

State Licensing Requirements

Acquiring your state RN license for an individual state may begin before you have found an assignment. If there is a state that you have a desire to work in, you may start the licensing procedure apriori. 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.

In several states you can obtain 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 is part of 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 give you a hand in obtaining a license in the state of your choosing. There are specialists who are knowledgeable in RN licensing procedures who will help you.

Your Area Of Expertise

Each hospital has its own policy, but in most instances you require a year or greater of solid experience in your area of specialization to be considered.

Prerequisites may vary for individual facilities, but normally you can begin the application process once you have a year of clinical experience.

You should realize that there are a few areas of specialization, such as psychiatric Registered Nurse and cardiac ICU where the experience prerequisite is over two years.


In addition to your clinical experience and skills it is important that you are able to readily adapt to different locations and scenarios. This trait is a vital part of becoming a successful travel nurse.

You should be amenable to several kinds of hospital policies, procedures, and locations in order to get additional skills as part of your travel experience.

Even though your first selection could have been a job in Hawaii, you shouldn't allow a fantastic opportunity in a different location slip away. Most positions have a length of thirteen weeks, so you can always attempt a different location after the assignment is completed.

Job References and Skills Checklist

Having your references available is a vital component of applying for a travel nurse position and you should ensure you have several of them before your job application. Your clinical skill set can be validated by your references, customarily you should at least have three of them.

In most instances a travel nurse will have to fill out a checklist of skills in commensurate with their specialty..

Once your recruiter has your skills set and references she can start to look for positions that are suitable for your skills. When you have made a decision to accept a job we will help you complete any added requirements such as immunizations and drug testing.

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