Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as a Medical Surgical-Telemetry RN.
We want an RN who has Medical Surgical-Telemetry RN specialization and is willing to take a position in Beckley, West Virginia. This job requires travel to the designated city. The pay for this assignment will include travel expenses and be far higher than a local nursing assignment. We are looking for an experienced nurse who can start work quickly. This will require an applicant to begin our online application right away. Please click the apply button to get started immediately. We are certain that you will locate the Voyage process to be the most organized and professional process in the industry.
This job might be an excellent opportunity for individuals looking for a job in the vicinity of Oak Hill, Mount Hope, Fayetteville, Hinton and Beaver.
Travelers can experience a flexible schedule, freedom to select from quite a few contracts and adventure. Travel nurses can choose their job location and hospital, and they secure an opportunity to work in exotic locations at prestigious hospitals. This freedom of choice is very important today, with more people citing quality of life as their top priority. To a large degree, travel nurses control their own schedule. Interviews with long time travel nurse have discovered that a very big proportion of them have been travelling for over ten years, and plan on continuing with their travel nurse career.
If you are a nurse locate a career that provides a flexible schedule, great pay and benefits, and the freedom to explore the country, then travel nursing may be the perfect opportunity for you. So how can you begin?
Get Prepared For The Steps In The Process Before commencing with your first travel assignment some preparation is needed. Ensure that your RN license is up to date along with your immunization and health records. Your CV should show your nursing skills and experience and you should have several reference who can be easily contacted to vouch for you.
After you have collaborated with your recruiter to locate a number of positions you are interested in you should be ready for a telephone or Skype interview with your employers of interest. As part of the interview process you should ask questions regarding matters of importance to you, like required skills or certifications, scheduling policy, over-time policy, and any other concerns that come to mind.
Your State RN LicenseGetting an RN license in a particular state can start before having an assignment lined up. 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 additional states will swiftly process RN license applications, often in a few days.
There are a number of states where you can secure your RN license in one day, simply by showing up at the state nursing board directly.
The process of getting an RN license will be much easier 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. Your recruiter will give you a hand in acquiring a license in your chosen state. There are experts who are knowledgeable in RN licensing procedures who will give you a hand.
Specialty Experience Each facility has its own policy, but in most instances you require a year or more of solid experience in your area of specialization to be under consideration for the position.
Requirements are different for individual hospitals, but most often you can start 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.
Ability To AdaptIn addition to your clinical experience and skills it is important that you are able to easily adapt to various locations and situations. This trait is a vital part of becoming a successful traveller.
It's vital 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.
Your first selection for an assignment may have been in California, but you should amenable to jobs in other locations that may be an excellent fit for your skill set. The majority of contracts have a duration of thirteen weeks, so you can always attempt a different location after the assignment is completed.
Skills Checklist and ReferencesHaving your references available is a vital component of applying for a travel nurse assignment and you should make sure you have several of them prior to your job application. Your clinical skill set can be validated by your references, in most cases 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..
Once your recruiter has your skills set and references she can start to look for positions that are suitable for your skills. After you have decided to take a job, we will give you a hand with any added requirements that must be addressed, such as drug screening.