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 possesses a Medical Surgical-Telemetry RN specialty and is able to go to Lafayette, Louisiana. This job requires the applicant travel as the assignment is not local - compensation for this position will account for travel expenses and be significantly more than a local Nursing opportunity. We are looking for an experienced nurse who can start working right away. This will require an applicant to commence 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 procedure to be the most organized and professional process in the industry.
This assignment can also be a great fit for applicants looking for an assignment in the vicinity of New Iberia, Opelousas, Breaux Bridge, Crowley and Saint Martinville.
Travel nursing provides adventure, numerous possibilities, and flexibility. Our nurses can select a facility and geographic location that they prefer and have the opportunity to work in renowned hospitals. Since quite a few RNs are seeking a quality life style, the capacity to choose is important. To a large extent, travel nurses have the ability to be in control of their schedule. Interviews with long time travel nurse have discovered that a significant proportion of them have been travelling for in excess of ten years, and plan on continuing with their travel nurse career.
If you are a medical professional who is seeking a fantastic salary, choices in your schedule, and exciting locations then a travel career may be suitable for you. What steps must you take to begin a travel nurse career?
Prepare For The Various Process StepsBefore beginning your travel career you should do some planning. 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.
When you have identified several contracts you are interested in, your recruiter will submit you for them and you can prepare for the interview process. During the interview, you should ask about things of importance to you like scheduling, patient to nurse ratios, compulsory skills, and so forth.
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 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 rapidly process RN license applications, often in a few days.
There are several states where you can get your RN license in one day, simply by going to the state nursing board directly.
The licensing procedure will be straightforward if you are from a state that is part of the 25 state RN Licensure Compact. This gives nurses the ability to work in any state that is a member of the Compact. Your recruiter will give you a hand in acquiring a license in the state of your choosing. Voyage has licensing specialists who will help you.
Clinical Experience Each medical center has its own policy, but in most instances you require a year or greater of solid experience in your area of specialization to be considered.
Requirements may vary for individual hospitals, but most often you can start the application process once you have a year of clinical experience.
You should realize that there are a few specialties, such as psychiatric nurse and cardiac ICU where the experience requirement is over 2 years.
Ability To Be Flexible Coupled with your skills and expertise it is crucial that you have the ability to be flexible. This is surely a vital prerequisite to be a successful traveler.
It's important to be open to varying operating procedures, new locations, and facilities and to be open minded so you can incorporate new skills and ideas into your clinical skill set.
Your first choice for an assignment might have been in California, but you should amenable to contracts in other locations that may be a great fit for your skill set. Most assignments have a length of thirteen weeks, so you can always try a different location after the assignment is finished.
Job References and Skills ChecklistHaving your references available is a crucial component of applying for a travel nurse position and you should make sure you have several of them before your job application. Your clinical skill set can be validated 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 coupled with their references..
When your recruiter has your skills set and references she can begin to look for jobs that are suitable for your skills. After you have decided to take a position, we will help you with any additional prerequisites that need to be addressed, such as drug screening.
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