Registered Nurse RN-MedSurg jobs in Gainesville, FL

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Gainesville, Florida
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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 want an RN who has MedSurg RN experience and wants to take a job in Gainesville, Florida. This position requires that the applicant travel to the assigned city. The compensation for this assignment will include travel expenses and be far higher than a local nursing assignment. We are looking for an experienced nurse who can begin work quickly. This will require an applicant to start our online application right away. You can begin our application process by clicking on the green "Apply Now" button depicted above. You will find out that the Voyage application method is the most organized process you have encountered in the travel industry.

This opportunity could also be a very good fit for people looking for a position near Alachua, Williston, Hawthorne, Lake Butler and High Springs.

Travelers can experience a flexible schedule, freedom to choose from quite a few positions and adventure. Travel nurses can select their assignment location and hospital, and they secure a chance to work in exotic locations at reknowned medical centers. Since quite a few RNs are looking for a quality life style, the capacity to choose is vital. To a large extent, 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 Registered Nurse trying to 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. What must you do to get started with a travel nurse career?

Prepare For The Various Process Steps

Before commencing with your first travel assignment a few preparation is needed. 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 information.

Once you have identified a number of jobs you have an interest in, your recruiter will submit you for them and you can get ready for the interview process. As part of the interview process you should ask questions regarding concerns of importance to you, like mandatory skills or certifications, scheduling policy, over-time policy, and any other issues that come to mind.

RN License Per State

Getting an RN license in a particular state can start before having an assignment lined up. If there is a state that you have a desire 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 additional states will rapidly process RN license applications, often in a few days.

There are a number of states where you can get your RN license in one day, simply by going to the state nursing board directly.

The process of acquiring an RN license will be much simpler 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 getting a license in your chosen state. Voyage has licensing specialists who will help you.

Specialty Experience

Each facility maintains its own policy, but in most instances you necessitate a year or greater of solid experience in the area you specialize to be considered.

Prerequisites may vary for individual medical centers, but most often you can begin the application process once you have a year of clinical experience.

You should be aware that there are several specialties, such as psychiatric RN and cardiac ICU where the experience requirement is over two years.


In addition to your clinical experience and skills it is vital that you are able to readily adapt to differing locations and scenarios. This is surely an important requirement to be a successful traveler.

You should be amenable to various kinds of hospital policies, procedures, and locations in order to gain additional skills as part of your travel experience.

Although your first choice could have been a position in Hawaii, you shouldn't allow a fantastic opportunity in a different location slip away. Most of the time your contract will be for 13 weeks, making it simple to try several cities within an one year time frame.

Clinical References

Having your references available is an important component of applying for a travel nurse position and you should make certain you have several of them prior to your job application. References are needed to verify your skill set, normally three references will be sufficient.

A travel nurse will customarily be required to fill out a skills checklist along with their references..

When your recruiter has your skills set and references she can start to look for jobs that are suitable for your skills. After you have decided to accept a position, we will give you a hand with any additional prerequisites that need to be addressed, like drug screening.

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