Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as a Medical Surgical-Telemetry RN.
We require an RN who has Medical Surgical-Telemetry RN specialization and will work in Richmond, Virginia. This assignment has a requirement that the job seeker travel as the job is not local - salary for this position will account for travel and be significantly more than a local Nursing assignment. Our client is looking for an applicant with experience who is able to start soon, which means that we need talented people to rapidly start working on our electronic on-boarding process. You can get started with our application process by clicking on the green "Apply Now" button depicted above. You will find out that the Voyage application process is the most professional, organized, and efficient process you have seen in the travel industry.
This assignment may also be a great opportunity for people searching for a job in the vicinity of Henrico, Midlothian, Mechanicsville, Glen Allen and Chesterfield.
Travel nursing provides adventure, numerous choices, and flexibility. Our nurses can select a facility and geographic location that is their preference and have the chance to work in renowned medical centers. Since many RNs are seeking a quality life style, the ability to choose is crucial. 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 intend to continue traveling for quite a while.
If you are a medical professional who is seeking 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 commence a travel nurse career?
Prepare For The Various Process Steps Before commencing with your first travel assignment several preparation is needed. 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.
After you have worked with your recruiter to find a number of contracts 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 regarding matters of importance to you, such as mandatory skills or certifications, scheduling policy, over-time policy, and any other issues that come to mind.
RN License Per StateAcquiring your state RN license for an individual state may begin before you have found an assignment. If you have some 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 obtain your RN license in one day, simply by going to the state nursing board directly.
The process of acquiring 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 assist you in acquiring a license in your chosen state. Voyage has licensing specialists who will help you.
Specialty ExperienceIt can vary amongst clients, nevertheless, in the majority of instances you need to have a minimum of one full year of work experience in your area of specialization to apply.
Requirements are different for individual medical centers, but most often you can begin the application process when you have a year of clinical experience.
You should be aware that there are several specialties, such as psychiatric Registered Nurse and cardiac ICU where the experience requirement is over two years.
FlexibilityIn addition to your clinical experience and skills it is important that you are able to easily adapt to various locations and scenarios. This is surely a vital prerequisite to be a successful traveler.
It's important to be open to different operating procedures, new locations, and facilities and to be flexible so you can incorporate new skills and concepts into your clinical skill set.
Your initial selection for an assignment might have been in California, but you should amenable to positions in other locations that may be a very good fit for your set of skills. Many contracts have a length of thirteen weeks, so you can always attempt a different location after the assignment is finished.
Clinical ReferencesHaving your references available is an important portion of applying for a travel nurse position and you should make certain you have several of them prior to your job application. Your clinical skill set can be validated by your references, in most cases you should at least have three of them.
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 seeking positions that match your requirements. When you have decided to accept a job we will help you handle any added details such as immunizations and drug testing.
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