Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as a Medical Surgical-Telemetry RN.
Voyage is looking for an RN-Registered Nurse who possesses a Medical Surgical-Telemetry RN specialization and is able to travel to Cape Canaveral, Florida. This assignment has a requirement that the job seeker temporarily relocate as the assignment is not local - compensation for this job will account for travel expenses and be much more than a local Nursing job. We are seeking an experienced nurse who can begin work quickly. This will require an applicant to commence our online application as soon as possible. Please click the apply button to begin at once. We are confident that you will find the Voyage process to be the most organized and professional process in the industry.
This assignment can also be a very good fit for applicants trying to find a job in the vicinity of Melbourne, Cocoa, Titusville, Merritt Island and Satellite Beach.
Travelers can experience a flexible schedule, freedom to select from a variety of contracts and adventure. Travel nurses can choose their job location and hospital, and they get a chance to work in exotic locations at prestigious hospitals. This freedom of choice is of great value today, with more people citing quality of life as their most important priority. To a great extent, travel nurses have the ability to be in control of their schedule. Many of our travelers have been engaged in travel nursing in excess of 10 years and intend to continue traveling for quite some time.
If you are a medical professional who is looking for a great salary, choices in your schedule, and exciting locations then a travel career may be suitable for you. What steps must you take to begin a travel nurse career?
Get Prepared For The Steps In The Process Before commencing with your first travel assignment a few preparation is needed. Ensure that your RN license is up to date along with your immunization and health records. Your resume should indicate 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 discover a number of jobs you have an interest in 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 with respect to matters of importance to you, such as required skills or certifications, scheduling policy, over-time policy, and any other issues that you are aware of.
State Licensing PrerequisitesGetting an RN license in a particular state can commence before having an assignment lined up. If there is a state that you want 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, normally within a week or less. Many other states will rapidly 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 showing up at the state nursing board directly.
The licensing process 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. Voyage has licensing specialists who will give you a hand.
Clinical ExperienceIt can vary between 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.
Requirements are different for individual facilities, but most often you can start the application process after you have a year of clinical experience.
Be aware that a few specialties, such as Cardiac ICU and Psychiatry may require more than two years of experience.
Flexibility Coupled with your skills and experience it is crucial that you have the ability to be flexible. This is surely an important requirement to be a successful traveler.
It's really important to be open to differing operating procedures, new locations, and facilities and to be flexible so you can incorporate new skills and ideas into your clinical skill set.
Although your first selection may have been an assignment in Hawaii, you shouldn't allow a great opportunity in a different location slip away. Most of the time your contract will be for 13 weeks, making it simple to try several cities within an one year time frame.
Job References and Skills ChecklistHaving your references available is an important portion of applying for a travel nurse position and you should make sure you have several of them prior to your job application. References are needed to confirm your clinical skills, usually three references will be sufficient.
A travel nurse will customarily be required to fill out a skills checklist coupled with their references..
When your recruiter has your skills set and references she can begin to search for contracts that are relevant for your skills. After you have decided to accept an assignment, we will assist you with any added prerequisites that need to be addressed, like drug screening.
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