Registered Nurse RN-Medical Surgical-Telemetry jobs in Columbia, SC

RN-Registered Nurse
RN-Medical Surgical-Telemetry
Columbia, South Carolina
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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.
Voyage is looking for an RN-Registered Nurse who has a Medical Surgical-Telemetry RN specialty willing to go to Columbia, South Carolina. This task has a requirement that the job seeker travel as the job is not local - compensation for this position will account for travel expenses and be significantly higher than a local Nursing opportunity. We are seeking an experienced nurse who can start work quickly. This will require an applicant to begin our online application as soon as possible. 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 opportunity could be a great job for applicants attempting to locate an opportunity around Lexington, West Columbia, Irmo, Gaston and Winnsboro.

Travelers can experience an adaptable schedule, freedom to select from a number of assignments and adventure. Travel nurses can choose their position location and hospital, and they secure an opportunity to work in exotic locations at reknowned facilities. Since a large number of RNs are looking for a quality life style, the capacity to choose is crucial. To a great extent, travel nurses have the ability to be in control of their schedule. Many of our travelers have been working in travel nursing in excess of 10 years and have intentions to continue traveling for quite some time.

If you are a medical professional who is seeking an excellent salary, choices in your schedule, and exciting locations then a travel career may be suitable for you. What must you do to get started with a travel nurse career?

Get Prepared For The Steps In The Process

Before beginning your travel career you should do a few planning. Be certain to update your RN license, if needed and ensure you have a complete immunization and physical examination records. Your CV should display 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 assignments that pique your interest 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 issues of importance to you, such as required skills or certifications, scheduling policy, over-time policy, and any other concerns that come to mind.

State Licensing Requirements

Acquiring your state RN license for an individual state may begin before you have found an assignment. If you have several states where you are contemplating working you can begin the licensure process beforehand. 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.

In some states you can acquire your RN license right away by visiting the nursing board of the state.

The process of acquiring an RN license will be much easier if you have a license in a state that is a member 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 procedure in your state of interest. Voyage has licensing specialists who will give you a hand.

Specialty Experience

Each medical center has its own policy, but normally you need a year or more of solid experience in your area of specialization to be considered.

Prerequisites can differ for individual facilities, but normally you can initiate the application process after you have a year of clinical experience.

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


Coupled with your skills and expertise it is imperative that you have the ability to be flexible. This trait is an important part of becoming a successful traveller.

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

Even though your first selection may have been a job in Hawaii, you shouldn't allow a fantastic opportunity in a different location slip away. The majority of the time your contract will be for 13 weeks, making it simple to try several locations within an one year time frame.

Clinical References

Having your references available is an important component of applying for a travel nurse position and you should make certain you have several of them prior to your job application. References are needed to confirm your clinical skills, most of the time three references will be enough.

A travel nurse will normally be required to fill out a skills checklist coupled with their references..

After your references and skills set have been addresses we can start to discover assignments that match your requirements. After you have decided to take an assignment, we will assist you with any added requirements that need to be addressed, such as drug screening.

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