Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as a MedSurg RN.
Voyage is looking for an RN-Registered Nurse who possesses a MedSurg RN specialization willing to go to Dallas, Texas. 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 seeking an experienced nurse who can start working quickly. This will require an applicant to commence our online application immediately. 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 efficient, professional, and organized process you have seen in the travel industry.
This position might be a great opportunity for nurses attempting to locate an assignment close to Arlington, Plano, Garland, Irving and Mesquite.
Travel nursing provides you with adventure, numerous possibilities, and flexibility. Travel nurses can choose their job location and hospital, and they obtain an opportunity to work in exotic locations at reknowned hospitals. Since many RNs are seeking a quality life style, the capacity to choose is crucial. 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 in excess of ten years, and plan on continuing with their travel nurse career.
If you are a medical professional who is looking for a great salary, choices in your schedule, and exciting locations then a travel career may be suitable for you. So how can you start?
Get Prepared For The Steps In The ProcessPrior to getting started with your travel career you should do a few 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 credentials.
When you have identified several positions 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, required skills, and so forth.
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 giving consideration to 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 a number of states where you can obtain your RN license in one day, simply by going to the state nursing board directly.
The process of obtaining 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 procedure in your state of interest. There are specialists who are knowledgeable in RN licensing procedures who will help you.
Specialty Experience Each hospital has its own policy, but most of the time you need a year or more of solid experience in the area you specialize to be considered.
Prerequisites can differ for individual facilities, but normally you can begin the application process when you have a year of clinical experience.
Be aware that a few specialties, like Cardiac ICU and Psychiatry may require greater than two years of experience.
Versatility Along with your skills and expertise it is crucial that you have the ability to be flexible. This is surely a vital prerequisite to be a successful traveler.
It's important to be open to varying operating procedures, new locations, and facilities and to be flexible so you can incorporate new skills and ideas into your clinical skill set.
Even though your first selection may have been a job in Hawaii, you shouldn't allow a fantastic opportunity in a different location slip away. Many assignments have a length of thirteen weeks, so you can always try a different location after the assignment is finished.
Professional ReferencesHaving your references available is an important portion of applying for a travel nurse job and you should make certain 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 sufficient.
In most instances a travel nurse will have to fill out a checklist of skills in in accordance with their area of specialization.
When your recruiter has your skills set and references she can begin to look for jobs that are suitable for your skills. After you have decided to accept an assignment, we will help you with any added prerequisites that need to be addressed, like drug screening.
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