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 is willing to take a position in Lewiston, Maine. This position requires travel to the designated location. The compensation for this assignment will include travel costs and be far higher than a local nursing assignment. We are looking for an experienced nurse who can start working quickly. This will require an applicant to commence our online application immediately. Please click the apply button to begin at once. We are confident that you will find the Voyage process to be the most organized and professional process in the industry.
This opportunity can also be a very good fit for applicants trying to find an assignment close to Auburn, Brunswick, Windham, Gardiner and Bath.
Travel nursing provides you with adventure, freedom of choice, and flexibility. Our nurses can select a facility and geographic location that they prefer and have the chance to work in prestigious medical centers. This freedom of choice is important today, with more people citing quality of life as their highest priority. To a large extent, travel nurses have control over their own schedule. Many of our travelers have been working in travel nursing in excess of 10 years and have intentions to continue traveling for quite a while.
If you are a Registered Nurse seeking 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?
Get Prepared For The Steps In The ProcessBefore starting your travel career you should do several planning. Be certain to update your RN license, if needed and ensure you have a complete immunization and physical examination records. You should have a resume that shows your recent nursing experience and skills, along with your references and their contact credentials.
When you have identified several contracts you have an interest in, your recruiter will submit you for them and you can get ready for the interview process. As part of the interview process you should ask questions regarding matters of importance to you, like required skills or certifications, scheduling policy, over-time policy, and any other issues that come to mind.
RN License Per StateGetting an RN license in a particular state can start prior to 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 additional states will rapidly process RN license applications, often in a few days.
There are several states where you can obtain your RN license in one day, simply by going to the state nursing board directly.
The licensing procedure will be straightforward if you live in 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 assist you in getting a license in the state of your choosing. Voyage has licensing specialists who will help you.
Specialty ExperienceIt can be different between clients, nevertheless, in most instances you must have at least one full year of experience in your area of specialization to apply.
Requirements may vary for individual hospitals, but most often you can start the application process after you have a year of clinical experience.
You should be aware that there are some areas of specialization, such as psychiatric nurse and cardiac ICU where the experience requirement is over two years.
Adaptability Along with your skills and experience it is important that you have the ability to be flexible. This trait is a crucial part of being a successful travel nurse.
It's vital 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.
Your first selection for an assignment may have been in Arizona, but you should be open to assignments in other locations that may be a great fit for your skill set. The majority of contracts have a duration 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 vital portion of applying for a travel nurse job and you should ensure you have several of them before your job application. References are needed to verify your skill set, in most cases three references will be enough.
In most instances a travel nurse will have to fill out a checklist of skills in commensurate with their specialty.
After your references and skills set have been addresses we can start trying to find positions that match your requirements. When you have made a decision to accept a job we will help you take care of any additional paper work such as immunizations and drug testing.
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