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 wants to work in Charleston, West Virginia. This job has a requirement that the job seeker travel as the job is not local - pay for this assignment will include travel and be much more than a local Nursing assignment. We are seeking an experienced nurse who can start working right away. This will require an applicant to begin our online application as soon as possible. You can start our application process by clicking on the green "Apply Now" button displayed above. You will find out that the Voyage application procedure is the most organized process you have seen in the travel industry.
This position could also be a great fit for nurses searching for an assignment near Saint Albans, Hurricane, Elkview, Dunbar and Nitro.
Travel nursing provides you with adventure, numerous possibilities, and flexibility. Travel nurses can choose their assignment location and hospital, and they get a chance to work in exotic locations at reknowned hospitals. Since quite a few RNs are seeking a quality life style, the ability to choose is vital. To a large extent, travel nurses have the ability to be in control of their schedule. A large number of our travelers have been working in travel nursing in excess of 10 years and intend to continue traveling for quite a while.
If you are a medical professional who is trying to find a great salary, choices in your schedule, and exciting locations then a travel career may be suitable for you. So how can you begin?
Prepare For The Various Process StepsPrior to starting your travel career you should do a few planning. Be certain to update your RN license, if needed and make sure 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 credentials.
After you have worked with your recruiter to locate a number of jobs you have an interest in you should be ready for a telephone or Skype interview with your employers of interest. 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 PrerequisitesGetting an RN license in a particular state can start prior to 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, usually 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 going to the state nursing board directly.
The licensing process will be straightforward if you are from a state that is part of the 25 state RN Licensure Compact. This provides nurses the ability to work in any state that is a member of the Compact. Your recruiter will assist you in acquiring a license in your chosen state. Voyage has licensing specialists who will help you.
Clinical Experience Each hospital has its own policy, but normally you necessitate a year or more of solid experience in your area of specialization to be under consideration for the position.
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 some areas of specialization, such as psychiatric RN and cardiac ICU where the experience requirement is over 2 years.
FlexibilityIn addition to your clinical experience and skills it is important that you are able to easily adapt to different locations and situations. This trait is a crucial part of being a successful traveller.
It's really important to be open to varying operating procedures, new locations, and facilities and to be open minded so you can incorporate new skills and concepts into your clinical skill set.
Although your first selection may have been an assignment in Hawaii, you shouldn't allow an excellent opportunity in a different location slip away. The majority of the time your contract will be for 13 weeks, making it easy to try several cities within an one year time frame.
Professional References A vital part of your application is your set of clinical references, and you should make certain they are readily available before you apply for a position. Your clinical skill set can be confirmed 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 in accordance with their area of specialization..
After your references and skills set have been addresses we can start trying to find assignments that match your requirements. When you have decided to accept a job we will help you handle any added requirements such as immunizations and drug testing.