Registered Nurse RN-MedSurg jobs in Birmingham, AL

RN-Registered Nurse
Birmingham, Alabama
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Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as a MedSurg RN.
We require a Registered Nurse who has MedSurg RN experience and is willing to take a position in Birmingham, Alabama. This job has a requirement that the job seeker travel as the assignment is not local - pay for this job will include travel and be quite a bit more than a local Nursing job. Our client is looking for someone with experience who is able to start as soon as possible, which means that we have a need for qualified nurses to rapidly start working on our electronic on-boarding process. You can start 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 seen in the travel industry.

This opportunity might be an appealing assignment for individuals trying to find a job near Bessemer, Alabaster, Pinson, Trussville and Pelham.

Travelers can experience an adaptable schedule, freedom to choose from quite a few contracts and adventure. Travel nurses can select their job location and hospital, and they obtain a chance to work in exotic locations at reknowned facilities. This freedom of choice is very important today, with more people mentioning quality of life as their top priority. To a large degree, travel nurses have control over their own schedule. Interviews with long time travel nurse have found that a large proportion of them have been travelling for over ten years, and intend to continuing with their travel nurse career.

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. So how can you commence?

Prepare For The Various Process Steps

Before beginning your travel career you should do several planning. Be certain to update your RN license, if needed and make certain you have a complete immunization and physical examination 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 locate a number of positions that pique your interest you should be prepared for a telephone or Skype interview with your employers of interest. During the interview, you should ask about things of importance to you like scheduling, patient to nurse ratios, required skills, and so forth.

Your State RN License

Getting an RN license in a particular state can begin before having an assignment lined up. If there is a state that you want to work in, you may start the licensing procedure apriori. There are a few states that take over a month to process, like, California, New Jersey, and New York. Many other states will swiftly process RN license applications, often in a few days.

In a few states you can get your RN license right away by visiting the nursing board of the state.

The process of securing 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 help you in getting a license in your chosen state. There are specialists who know a lot about RN licensing procedures who will give you a hand.

Specialty Experience

It can be different amongst clients, nevertheless, in the majority of instances you must have at least one full year of work experience in your area of specialization to apply.

Even though requirements vary between facilities, you can start to apply for travel positions when you have a year of continuous experience.

Be aware that some specialties, like Cardiac ICU and Psychiatry may necessitate more than two years of experience.


In addition to your clinical experience and skills it is vital that you are able to readily adapt to various locations and scenarios. This trait is a vital component of becoming a successful travel nurse.

You should be amenable to several types of hospital practices, procedures, and locations so you can obtain additional skills as part of your travel experience.

Your initial choice for an assignment may have been in California, but you should amenable to jobs in other locations that may be a great fit for your skill set. Most assignments have a length of thirteen weeks, so you can always attempt a different location after the assignment is completed.

Clinical References

A important part 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 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 commensurate with their specialty..

After your references and skills set have been addresses we can start seeking positions that match your requirements. When you have made a decision to accept a job we will help you take care of any added requirements such as immunizations and drug testing.

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