Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as a MedSurg RN.
We want a Registered Nurse who has MedSurg RN skills and will take a job in Fort Wayne, Indiana. This assignment has a requirement that the job seeker travel as the assignment is not local - salary for this position will include travel and be quite a bit higher than a local Nursing job. Our client is trying to find an applicant with experience who can start as soon as possible, which means that we need qualified applicants to rapidly begin our electronic on-boarding process. Please click the apply button to get started immediately. We are sure that you will locate the Voyage process to be the most organized and professional process in the industry.
This assignment may also be an appealing job for RNs looking for an assignment close to Huntington, Columbia City, Decatur, Auburn and New Haven.
Travelers can experience a flexible schedule, freedom to select from a variety of positions and adventure. Travel nurses can choose their position location and hospital, and they obtain an opportunity to work in exotic locations at reknowned medical centers. Since many nurses are looking for a quality life style, the ability to choose is vital. To a large extent, travel nurses have the ability to be in control of their schedule. A large number of our travelers have been engaged in travel nursing in excess of 10 years and have intentions to continue traveling for quite some time.
If you are a medical professional who is seeking an excellent salary, choices in your schedule, and exciting locations then a travel career may be suitable for you. What must you do to get started with a travel nurse career?
Prepare For The Various Process StepsPrior to getting started with your travel career you should do some planning. Be certain to update your RN license, if needed and make certain you have a complete immunization and physical examination records. You should have a resume that shows your recent nursing experience and skills, along with your references and their contact credentials.
After you have collaborated with your recruiter to locate a number of positions you have an interest in you should be ready for a telephone or Skype interview with your employers of interest. As part of the interview process you should ask questions with respect to concerns of importance to you, like mandatory skills or certifications, scheduling policy, over-time policy, and any other issues that come to mind.
Your State RN LicenseGetting an RN license in a particular state can start before having an assignment lined up. If you have some states where you are considering 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 additional states will rapidly process RN license applications, often in a few days.
There are several states where you can get your RN license in one day, simply by showing up at the state nursing board directly.
The process of getting an RN license will be much more straightforward if you have a license in a state that is part 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 give you a hand in obtaining a license in your chosen state. There are specialists who know a lot about RN licensing procedures who will help you.
Clinical ExperienceIt can be different between clients, however, in most instances you need to 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.
You should be aware that there are several specialties, such as psychiatric RN and cardiac ICU where the experience requirement is over 2 years.
Ability To Be Flexible Coupled with your skills and experience it is vital that you have the ability to be flexible. This trait is a crucial component of being a successful traveller.
You should be amenable to several types of hospital policies, procedures, and locations so you can gain additional skills as part of your travel experience.
Although your first choice may have been a job in Hawaii, you shouldn't allow an excellent opportunity in a different location slip away. The majority of jobs have a duration of thirteen weeks, so you can always attempt a different location after the assignment is completed.
Clinical ReferencesHaving your references available is a crucial component of applying for a travel nurse position and you should make certain you have several of them before your job application. Your clinical skill set can be validated by your references, normally 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 area of specialization..
After your references and skills set have been addresses we can start looking for positions that match your requirements. After you have decided to take a position, we will give you a hand with any additional requirements that need to be addressed, like drug screening.