Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as a Medical Surgical-Telemetry RN.
Voyage is seeking an RN-Registered Nurse with an Medical Surgical-Telemetry RN specialization willing to travel to Cooperstown, New York. This assignment requires the job seeker travel as the position is not local - salary for this assignment will account for travel expenses and be quite a bit more than a local Nursing opportunity. We are looking for an experienced nurse who can start work quickly. This will require an applicant to begin our online application immediately. Please click the apply button to commence at once. We are sure that you will find the Voyage procedure to be the most organized and professional process in the industry.
This job may be an excellent opportunity for people looking for an assignment in the vicinity of Oneonta, Ilion, Cobleskill, Frankfort and Fort Plain.
Travelers can experience an adaptable schedule, freedom to select from a variety of positions and adventure. Our nurses can select a facility and geographic location that is their preference and have the opportunity to work in renowned hospitals. This freedom of choice is very important today, with more people mentioning quality of life as their most important priority. To a large degree, travel nurses have control over their own schedule. Interviews with long time travel nurse have discovered that a significant proportion of them have been travelling for more than ten years, and plan on continuing with their travel nurse career.
If you are a nurse looking for 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 steps must you take to get started with a travel nurse career?
Get Prepared For The Steps In The ProcessPrior to starting your travel career you should do a few planning. Be certain to update your RN license, if needed and make certain you have a complete immunization and physical examination records. Your CV should highlight 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 several assignments you have an interest 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 issues of importance to you, like required skills or certifications, scheduling policy, over-time policy, and any other concerns that come to mind.
RN License Per StateAcquiring your state RN license for an individual state may begin before you have found an assignment. If you have a few states where you are giving consideration to 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 quickly process RN license applications, often in a few days.
In some states you can get your RN license right away by visiting the nursing board of the state.
The licensing procedure 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. Get advice from your recruiter regarding the licensure process in your state of interest. There are specialists who know a lot about RN licensing procedures who will assist you.
Specialty Experience Each facility maintains its own policy, but normally you need a year or more of solid experience in the area you specialize to be considered.
Even though prerequisites vary between facilities, you can start to apply for travel positions when you have a year of continuous experience.
Be aware that some specialties, like Cardiac ICU and Psychiatry may necessitate more than two years of experience.
AdaptabilityIn addition to your clinical experience and skills it is crucial that you are able to easily adapt to different locations and situations. This is surely an important prerequisite to be a successful traveler.
You should be amenable to various sorts of hospital practices, procedures, and locations in order to get more skills as part of your travel experience.
Your initial choice for an assignment might have been in Arizona, but you should be open to assignments in other locations that could be an excellent fit for your skill set. Many positions have a duration of thirteen weeks, so you can always try a different location after the assignment is finished.
Skills Checklist and ReferencesHaving your references available is a crucial component of applying for a travel nurse assignment and you should make certain you have several of them prior to your job application. References are needed to verify your clinical skills, most of the time three references will be sufficient.
A travel nurse will usually be required to fill out a skills checklist coupled with their references..
Once your recruiter has your skills set and references she can start to look for contracts that are relevant for your skills. When you have made a decision to accept a job we will help you handle any added paper work such as immunizations and drug testing.
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