Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as a Medical Surgical-Telemetry RN.
We desire an RN who has Medical Surgical-Telemetry RN specialization and is willing to take a position in New Orleans, Louisiana. This job requires the applicant temporarily relocate as the position is not local - salary for this job will include travel and be quite a bit more than a local Nursing opportunity. Our client is seeking someone with experience who is able to start as soon as possible, which means that we need qualified nurses to quickly start working on our electronic on-boarding process. Please click the apply button to commence right away. We are sure that you will discover the Voyage procedure to be the most organized and professional process in the industry.
This position may also be a great assignment for individuals trying to find a position around Metairie, Kenner, Marrero, Gretna and Harvey.
Travel nursing provides you with adventure, numerous possibilities, and flexibility. Travel nurses can choose their position location and hospital, and they secure a chance to work in exotic locations at reknowned facilities. This freedom of choice is important today, with more people referring to quality of life as their highest priority. To a great extent, travel nurses have the ability to be in control of their schedule. Many of our travelers have been working in travel nursing in excess of 10 years and intend to continue traveling for quite some time.
If you are an RN locate a career that provides a flexible schedule, great pay and benefits, and the freedom to explore the country, then travel nursing may be the perfect opportunity for you. What steps must you take to commence a travel nurse career?
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. Your resume should show your nursing skills and experience and you should have several reference who can be easily contacted to vouch for you.
After you have collaborated with your recruiter to discover several jobs you have an interest in you should be ready 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 required skills or certifications, scheduling policy, over-time policy, and any other issues that you are aware of.
Your State RN LicenseGetting an RN license in a particular state can commence prior to having an assignment lined up. If you have several states where you are giving consideration to 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 quickly process RN license applications, often in a few days.
In some states you can acquire your RN license immediately by visiting the nursing board of the state.
The licensing process will be straightforward if you live in a state that has joined the 25 state RN Licensure Compact. This provides nurses the ability to work in any state that is a member of the Compact. Get advice from your recruiter in regard to the licensure process in your state of interest. Voyage has licensing specialists who will give you a hand.
Clinical Experience Each hospital maintains its own policy, but in most instances you need a year or greater of solid experience in the area you specialize to be considered.
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 a few specialties, such as psychiatric RN and cardiac ICU where the experience requirement is over two years.
VersatilityIn addition to your clinical experience and skills it is crucial that you are able to readily adapt to different locations and scenarios. This trait is a crucial part of being a successful travel nurse.
You should be amenable to several types of hospital practices, procedures, and locations so you can get more skills as part of your travel experience.
Although your first choice could have been a position in Hawaii, you shouldn't allow an excellent opportunity in a different location slip away. The majority of the time your contract will be for 13 weeks, making it straightforward to try a number of cities within an one year time frame.
Clinical References A vital part of your application is your set of clinical references, and you should ensure they are readily available before you apply for a job. References are needed to confirm your clinical skills, normally three references will be sufficient.
In most instances a travel nurse will have to fill out a checklist of skills in in accordance with their specialty..
After your references and skills set have been addresses we can start to locate assignments that match your requirements. When you have made a decision to accept a job we will help you handle any additional requirements such as immunizations and drug testing.
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