Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as a MedSurg RN.
We require an RN who has MedSurg RN specialization and will take a job in Atlanta, Georgia. This assignment requires travel to the designated location. The salary for this position will include travel expenses and be far higher than a local nursing assignment. We are seeking an experienced nurse who can begin work 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 depicted above. You will see that the Voyage application procedure is the most organized process you have encountered in the travel industry.
This assignment might be an excellent job for applicants trying to find an opportunity around Marietta, Decatur, Lawrenceville, Alpharetta and Stone Mountain.
Travel nursing offers adventure, numerous possibilities, and flexibility. Travel nurses can choose their position location and hospital, and they obtain a chance to work in exotic locations at reknowned facilities. This freedom of choice is important today, with more people mentioning quality of life as their highest priority. To a large extent, travel nurses have control over their own schedule. Interviews with long time travel nurse have discovered that a significant proportion of them have been travelling for over ten years, and plan on continuing with their travel nurse career.
If you are an RN find a career that provides a flexible schedule, great pay and benefits, and the leeway to explore the country, then travel nursing may be the perfect opportunity for you. So how can you start?
Get Prepared For The Steps In The Process 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. Your resume should highlight your nursing skills and experience and you should have several reference who can be easily contacted to vouch for you.
After you have identified a number of assignments you are interested in, your recruiter will submit you for them and you can get ready for the interview process. During the interview, you should inquire about things of importance to you like scheduling, patient to nurse ratios, compulsory skills, and so forth.
Your State RN LicenseAcquiring your state RN license for an individual state may begin before you have found an assignment. If there is a state that you have a desire 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 quickly process RN license applications, often in a few days.
There are a number of states where you can obtain your RN license in one day, simply by showing up at the state nursing board directly.
The licensing process will be straightforward if you are from a state that is part of the 25 state RN Licensure Compact. This gives 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 procedure in your state of interest. Voyage has licensing specialists who will give you a hand.
Your Area Of Expertise Each hospital maintains its own policy, but in most instances you need a year or greater of solid experience in your area of specialization to be considered.
Prerequisites can differ for individual hospitals, but most often you can begin the application process when you have a year of clinical experience.
Be aware that several specializations, like Cardiac ICU and Psychiatry may require more than two years of experience.
Ability To AdaptIn addition to your clinical experience and skills it is crucial that you are able to readily adapt to differing locations and scenarios. This trait is a crucial part of being a successful traveller.
It's really important to be open to different 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 first choice for an assignment may have been in Texas, but you should be open to jobs in other locations that could be a very good fit for your set of skills. 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 ReferencesHaving your references available is an important component of applying for a travel nurse job and you should make sure you have several of them prior to your job application. References are needed to verify your skill set, most of the time three references will be enough.
In most instances a travel nurse will have to fill out a checklist of skills in commensurate with their specialty.
After your references and skills set have been addresses we can start to discover assignments that match your requirements. When you have made a decision to accept a job we will help you handle any added requirements such as immunizations and drug testing.
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