Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as a Medical Surgical-Telemetry RN.
We need a Registered Nurse who has Medical Surgical-Telemetry RN skills and wants to take a position in Hazard, Kentucky. This job requires the job seeker temporarily relocate as the assignment is not local - compensation for this job will include travel and be much higher than a local Nursing assignment. We are seeking an experienced nurse who can start work quickly. This will require an applicant to begin our online application right away. You can start our application process by clicking on the green "Apply Now" button shown above. You will see that the Voyage application procedure is the most professional, organized, and efficient process you have encountered in the travel industry.
This job could also be a perfect fit for people looking for a position close to Jackson, Whitesburg, Cumberland, Hyden and Viper.
Travelers can experience an adaptable schedule, freedom to select from a number 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 medical centers. Since quite a few nurses are seeking a quality life style, the capacity to choose is vital. To a great extent, travel nurses have the ability to be in control of their schedule. A large number of our travelers have been engaged in travel nursing in excess of 10 years and have intentions to continue traveling for quite some time.
If you are an RN looking for a career that provides a flexible schedule, great pay and benefits, and the freedom to explore the country, then travel nursing may be the ideal opportunity for you. So how can you begin?
Prepare For The Various Process StepsBefore beginning your travel career you should do several planning. Ensure that your RN license is up to date along with your immunization and health records. Your resume 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 discover a number of jobs that pique your interest 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, mandatory 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 have a desire 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, typically within a week or less. Many other states will swiftly 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 process of securing 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. 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 assist you.
Clinical ExperienceIt can vary between clients, however, in the majority of instances you need to have at least one full year of experience in your area of specialization to apply.
Even though requirements vary between facilities, you can start to apply for travel positions when you have a year of continuous experience.
Be aware that a few specialties, such as Cardiac ICU and Psychiatry may necessitate greater than two years of experience.
Ability To Adapt Coupled with your skills and experience it is important that you have the ability to be flexible. This is surely a vital prerequisite to be a successful traveler.
You should be amenable to several types of hospital policies, procedures, and locations in order to obtain more skills as part of your travel experience.
Your first selection for an assignment may have been in Florida, but you should be open to assignments in other locations that could be a great fit for your skill set. Many assignments have a duration of thirteen weeks, so you can always attempt a different location after the assignment is finished.
Job References and Skills ChecklistHaving your references available is an important component of applying for a travel nurse job and you should make certain you have several of them before your job application. Your clinical skill set can be validated by your references, normally 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..
After your references and skills set have been addresses we can start trying to find contracts that match your requirements. After you have decided to take a position, we will assist you with any added requirements that need to be addressed, such as drug screening.