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 willing to travel to Midlothian, Virginia. This task requires the applicant travel as the position is not local - pay for this assignment will account for travel and be much higher than a local Nursing job. We are seeking an experienced nurse who can begin working as soon as possible. This will require an applicant to start our online application right away. Please click the apply button to commence immediately. We are confident that you will locate the Voyage process to be the most organized and professional process in the industry.
This opportunity may also be a very good position for RNs trying to find an assignment around Richmond, Henrico, Mechanicsville, Glen Allen and Chesterfield.
Travelers can experience a flexible schedule, freedom to select from a variety of contracts and adventure. Our nurses can select a facility and geographic location that they prefer and have the opportunity to work in renowned medical centers. Since many nurses are trying to find 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 intend to continuing with their travel nurse career.
If you are a Registered Nurse seeking a career that provides a flexible schedule, great pay and benefits, and the leeway to explore the country, then travel nursing could be the ideal opportunity for you. So how can you start?
Get Prepared For The Steps In The Process Before commencing with your first travel assignment a few preparation is needed. 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 data.
After you have collaborated with your recruiter to find several contracts you have an interest in you should be prepared for a telephone or Skype interview with your employers of interest. As part of the interview process you should ask questions in regard to concerns of importance to you, like mandatory skills or certifications, scheduling policy, over-time policy, and any other issues that you are cognizant of.
RN License Per StateGetting an RN license in a particular state can commence 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. 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, typically within a week or less. Many other 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 showing up at the state nursing board directly.
The process of securing an RN license will be much easier 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 help you in obtaining a license in your chosen state. Voyage has licensing specialists who will assist you.
Specialty Experience Each medical center has its own policy, but normally you need a year or greater of solid experience in the area you specialize to be considered.
Even though prerequisites vary between facilities, you can start to apply for travel positions after you have a year of continuous experience.
You should realize that there are several areas of specialization, such as psychiatric RN and cardiac ICU where the experience prerequisite is over two years.
AdaptabilityIn addition to your clinical experience and skills it is crucial that you are able to easily adapt to differing locations and situations. This is surely an important requirement to be a successful traveler.
You should be amenable to various kinds of hospital policies, procedures, and locations so you can gain more skills as part of your travel experience.
Even though your first selection could have been an assignment in Hawaii, you shouldn't allow a fantastic opportunity in a different location slip away. The majority of the time your contract will be for 13 weeks, making it simple to try several cities within an one year time frame.
Clinical ReferencesHaving your references available is a vital portion of applying for a travel nurse assignment and you should ensure you have several of them prior to your job application. References are needed to verify your skill set, usually three references will be sufficient.
A travel nurse will normally be required to fill out a skills checklist along with their references..
After your references and skills set have been addresses we can start trying to find jobs that match your requirements. When you have made a decision to accept a job we will help you complete any added requirements such as immunizations and drug testing.
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