Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as a Medical Surgical-Telemetry RN.
Voyage is trying to find an RN-Registered Nurse who has a Medical Surgical-Telemetry RN specialization and is able to travel to Houma, Louisiana. This assignment requires the job seeker travel as the position is not local - salary for this job will include travel expenses and be much more than a local Nursing opportunity. 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. Please click the apply button to commence at once. We are certain that you will find the Voyage process to be the most organized and professional process in the industry.
This position might also be a great opportunity for people attempting to locate a job close to Thibodaux, Raceland, Lockport, Chauvin and Gray.
Travel nursing provides adventure, numerous possibilities, and flexibility. Travel nurses can choose their assignment location and hospital, and they get an opportunity to work in exotic locations at prestigious hospitals. This freedom of choice is of great value today, with more people referring to quality of life as their top priority. To a large extent, travel nurses control their own schedule. Interviews with long time travel nurse have found that a very big 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 locate a career that provides a flexible schedule, great pay and benefits, and the leeway to explore the country, then travel nursing may be the ideal opportunity for you. So how can you commence?
Prepare For The Various Process Steps Before commencing with your first travel assignment some preparation is needed. Be certain to update your RN license, if needed and ensure you have a complete immunization and physical examination 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.
Once you have identified several assignments you are interested in, your recruiter will submit you for them and you can get prepared for the interview process. As part of the interview process you should ask questions in regard to matters of importance to you, like required skills or certifications, scheduling policy, over-time policy, and any other concerns that you are cognizant of.
Your State RN LicenseAcquiring your state RN license for an individual state may begin before you have found an assignment. If you have several states where you are considering working you can begin the licensure process beforehand. 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 swiftly process RN license applications, often in a few days.
In several states you can obtain your RN license right away by visiting the nursing board of the state.
The process of securing an RN license will be much simpler 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 obtaining a license in your chosen state. Voyage has licensing specialists who will help you.
Specialty Experience Each hospital has its own policy, but normally you need a year or greater of solid experience in the area you specialize to be under consideration for the position.
Even though prerequisites vary between facilities, you can start to apply for travel positions once you have a year of continuous experience.
Be aware that several specializations, like Cardiac ICU and Psychiatry may require more than two years of experience.
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 component of being a successful traveller.
It's really important to be open to varying operating procedures, new locations, and facilities and to be flexible so you can incorporate new skills and ideas into your clinical skill set.
Even though your first choice could have been a position in Hawaii, you shouldn't allow a very good opportunity in a different location slip away. Many jobs have a duration of thirteen weeks, so you can always try a different location after the assignment is finished.
Professional ReferencesHaving your references available is a vital portion of applying for a travel nurse assignment and you should make sure you have several of them before your job application. References are needed to verify your skill set, usually three references will be sufficient.
In most instances a travel nurse will have to fill out a checklist of skills in in accordance with their area of specialization..
When your recruiter has your skills set and references she can start to look for jobs that are suitable for your skills. When you have decided to accept a job we will help you handle any additional paper work such as immunizations and drug testing.
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