Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as a Medical Surgical-Telemetry RN.
Voyage is looking for an RN-Registered Nurse who has a Medical Surgical-Telemetry RN specialization and is able to go to Salem, Virginia. This job requires the applicant temporarily relocate as the assignment is not local - salary for this job will account for travel and be quite a bit more than a local Nursing job. We are looking for an experienced nurse who can begin working as soon as possible. This will require an applicant to start our online application immediately. You can begin our application process by clicking on the green "Apply Now" button displayed above. You will see that the Voyage application method is the most professional, organized, and efficient process you have encountered in the travel industry.
This position might also be an appealing assignment for nurses trying to find a position in the vicinity of Roanoke, Blacksburg, Christiansburg, Vinton and Troutville.
Travel nursing provides you with 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. This freedom of choice is important today, with more people mentioning quality of life as their most important priority. To a great extent, travel nurses have the ability to be in control of their schedule. Quite a few of our travelers have been employed in travel nursing in excess of 10 years and have intentions to continue traveling for quite a while.
If you are a medical professional who is seeking a fantastic salary, choices in your schedule, and exciting locations then a travel career may be suitable for you. What must you do to begin a travel nurse career?
Get Prepared For The Steps In The ProcessBefore beginning your travel career you should do some planning. 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 information.
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. During the interview, you should ask about things of importance to you such as scheduling, patient to nurse ratios, compulsory skills, and so forth.
State Licensing PrerequisitesAcquiring your state RN license for an individual state may begin before you have found an assignment. If you have some states where you are giving consideration to working you can begin the licensure process beforehand. 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.
In several states you can obtain your RN license right away 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 gives nurses the ability to work in any state that is a member of the Compact. Your recruiter will help you in getting a license in the state of your choosing. Voyage has licensing specialists who will give you a hand.
Clinical Experience Each medical center has its own policy, but in most instances you require a year or greater of solid experience in your area of specialization to be considered.
Prerequisites are different for individual facilities, but most often you can initiate the application process once you have a year of clinical experience.
You should realize that there are several areas of specialization, such as psychiatric RN and cardiac ICU where the experience requirement is over 2 years.
Versatility Along with your skills and expertise it is crucial that you have the ability to be flexible. This trait is a vital component of being a successful travel nurse.
It's vital 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 initial choice for an assignment might have been in Texas, but you should be open to jobs in other locations that could be a very good fit for your skill set. Most jobs have a length of thirteen weeks, so you can always try a different location after the assignment is completed.
Professional References A crucial portion of your application is your set of clinical references, and you should make sure they are readily available before you apply for a job. Your clinical skill set can be validated by your references, customarily 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..
Once your recruiter has your skills set and references she can begin to search for positions that are relevant for your skills. When you have decided to accept a job we will help you complete any additional requirements such as immunizations and drug testing.
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