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 specialty and can go to Kenner, Louisiana. This position requires that the applicant travel to the assigned city. The salary for this assignment will include travel expenses and be much more than a local nursing assignment. We are looking for an experienced nurse who can begin work quickly. This will require an applicant to start our online application as soon as possible. Please click the apply button to get started at once. We are sure that you will locate the Voyage process to be the most organized and professional process in the industry.
This job may also be a great fit for nurses searching for an assignment in the vicinity of New Orleans, Metairie, Marrero, Gretna and Harvey.
Travel nursing offers adventure, freedom of choice, and flexibility. Our nurses can select a facility and geographic location that they prefer and have the opportunity to work in renowned facilities. Since many RNs are seeking a quality life style, the capacity to choose is crucial. To a large extent, travel nurses have control over their own schedule. Many 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 a nurse trying to 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. So how can you start?
Prepare For The Various Process Steps Before commencing with your first travel assignment some preparation is needed. Ensure that your RN license is up to date along with your immunization and health records. You should have a resume that shows your recent nursing experience and skills, along with your references and their contact data.
After you have identified a number of jobs you have an interest in, your recruiter will submit you for them and you can get prepared for the interview process. During the interview, you should inquire about things of importance to you like scheduling, patient to nurse ratios, mandatory skills, and so forth.
RN License Per StateAcquiring your state RN license for an individual state may begin before you have found an assignment. 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, normally within a week or less. Many additional states will quickly process RN license applications, often in a few days.
In a few 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 simpler if you have a license in a state that is part 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 help you in acquiring a license in the state of your choosing. There are experts who know a lot about RN licensing procedures who will give you a hand.
Clinical ExperienceIt can be different between clients, nevertheless, in most instances you need to have a minimum of one full year of work 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.
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.
Ability To AdaptIn addition to your clinical experience and skills it is vital that you are able to easily adapt to differing locations and situations. This is surely a vital requirement to be a successful traveler.
You should be amenable to several sorts of hospital practices, procedures, and locations in order to get more skills as part of your travel experience.
Although your first selection may have been a position in Hawaii, you shouldn't allow a great opportunity in a different location slip away. Most positions have a length of thirteen weeks, so you can always attempt 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 job and you should make certain you have several of them prior to your job application. Your clinical skill set can be confirmed by your references, customarily you should at least have three of them.
A travel nurse will normally be required to fill out a skills checklist along with their references..
Once your recruiter has your skills set and references she can start to search for assignments that are relevant for your skills. When you have made a decision to accept a job we will help you complete any additional details such as immunizations and drug testing.
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