Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as a MedSurg RN.
We want an RN who has MedSurg RN experience and wants to take a job in Albuquerque, New Mexico. This job requires that the applicant travel to the assigned location. The salary for this job will include travel costs and be much greater than a local nursing assignment. We are looking for an experienced nurse who can begin work quickly. This will require an applicant to commence our online application immediately. Please click the apply button to begin right away. We are confident that you will find the Voyage procedure to be the most organized and professional process in the industry.
This assignment could be an excellent job for applicants looking for an opportunity near Rio Rancho, Los Lunas, Tijeras, Bernalillo and Corrales.
Travel nursing provides adventure, freedom of choice, and flexibility. Travel nurses can select their assignment location and hospital, and they obtain a chance to work in exotic locations at prestigious hospitals. Since a large number of RNs are seeking a quality life style, the ability 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 found that a very big proportion of them have been travelling for more than ten years, and plan on continuing with their travel nurse career.
If you are a 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 start?
Prepare For The Various Process Steps Before commencing with your first travel assignment several preparation is needed. Be certain to update your RN license, if needed and make sure you have a complete immunization and physical examination records. Your resume should display your nursing skills and experience and you should have several reference who can be easily contacted to vouch for you.
After you have worked with your recruiter to locate several assignments that pique your interest 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, mandatory skills, and so forth.
State Licensing PrerequisitesAcquiring your state RN license for an individual state may begin before you have found an assignment. If there is a state that you want 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, usually within a week or less. Many other states will rapidly process RN license applications, often in a few days.
There are a number of states where you can secure your RN license in one day, simply by showing up at 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. 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 ExperienceIt can vary between clients, nevertheless, in most instances you must have at least one full year of work experience in your area of specialization to apply.
Even though prerequisites vary between facilities, you can start to apply for travel positions once you have a year of continuous experience.
Keep in mind that a few areas of practice, such as Cardiac ICU and Psychiatry may necessitate greater than two years of experience.
Ability To Be FlexibleIn addition to your clinical experience and skills it is vital that you are able to readily adapt to differing locations and situations. This is surely an important prerequisite to be a successful traveler.
It's really important to be open to varying operating procedures, new locations, and facilities and to be flexible so you can incorporate new skills and concepts into your clinical skill set.
Even though your first selection may have been an assignment in Hawaii, you shouldn't allow a very good opportunity in a different location slip away. Most of the time your contract will be for 13 weeks, making it easy to try a number of cities within an one year time frame.
Job References and Skills Checklist A crucial portion of your application is your set of clinical references, and you should ensure they are readily available prior to the time you apply for a job. Your clinical skill set can be confirmed 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 looking for contracts that match your requirements. After you have decided to take a job, we will assist you with any additional requirements that need to be addressed, like drug screening.
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