Registered Nurse RN-Medical Surgical-Telemetry jobs in Lake Charles, LA

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RN-Medical Surgical-Telemetry
Lake Charles, Louisiana
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Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as a Medical Surgical-Telemetry RN.
We desire a Registered Nurse who has Medical Surgical-Telemetry RN skills and is willing to work in Lake Charles, Louisiana. This assignment requires the job seeker temporarily relocate as the assignment is not local - salary for this position will account for travel and be quite a bit more than a local Nursing assignment. Our client is looking for someone with experience who is able to begin soon, which means that we have a need for talented nurses to quickly begin our electronic on-boarding process. Please click the apply button to get started right away. We are confident that you will discover the Voyage procedure to be the most organized and professional process in the industry.

This assignment could also be a stellar position for people trying to find an assignment close to Sulphur, Westlake, Dequincy, Iowa and Vinton.

Travel nursing provides you with adventure, numerous possibilities, and flexibility. Travel nurses can select their assignment location and hospital, and they obtain an opportunity to work in exotic locations at prestigious facilities. Since many nurses are looking for a quality life style, the capacity to choose is important. To a large extent, travel nurses control their own schedule. Interviews with long time travel nurse have found that a large 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 trying to find a great 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 Steps

Before getting started with your travel career you should do a few planning. 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.

When you have identified a number of jobs you are interested in, your recruiter will submit you for them and you can prepare for the interview process. As part of the interview process you should ask questions in regard to issues of importance to you, like mandatory skills or certifications, scheduling policy, over-time policy, and any other concerns that you are aware of.

State Licensing Requirements

Getting an RN license in a particular state can begin before having an assignment lined up. If there is a state that you would like to work in, you may start the licensing procedure apriori. There are a few states that take over a month to process, like, California, New Jersey, and New York. Many other states will swiftly process RN license applications, often in a few days.

In a few states you can acquire your RN license immediately by visiting the nursing board of the state.

The licensing procedure will be straightforward if you are from a state that is part of the 25 state RN Licensure Compact. This provides nurses the ability to work in any state that is a member of the Compact. Your recruiter will help you in acquiring a license in your chosen state. Voyage has licensing specialists who will assist you.

Your Area Of Expertise

Each facility maintains its own policy, but in most instances you need a year or more of solid experience in the area you specialize to be considered.

Requirements are different for individual facilities, but normally you can begin the application process after you have a year of clinical experience.

You should be aware that there are several areas of specialization, such as psychiatric Registered Nurse and cardiac ICU where the experience prerequisite is over 2 years.


Coupled with your skills and experience it is imperative that you have the ability to be flexible. This is surely a crucial prerequisite to be a successful traveler.

It's important to be open to differing operating procedures, new locations, and facilities and to be open minded so you can incorporate new skills and concepts into your clinical skill set.

Your first choice for an assignment might have been in Arizona, but you should amenable to jobs in other locations that may be a very good fit for your set of skills. Most contracts have a duration of thirteen weeks, so you can always attempt a different location after the assignment is completed.

Skills Checklist and References

Having your references available is a vital portion of applying for a travel nurse position and you should ensure 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.

A travel nurse will customarily be required to fill out a skills checklist coupled with their references..

Once your recruiter has your skills set and references she can begin to search for jobs that are relevant for your skills. When you have decided to accept a job we will help you complete any added requirements such as immunizations and drug testing.

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