Registered Nurse RN-MedSurg jobs in Galesburg, IL

RN-Registered Nurse
Galesburg, Illinois
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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 with an MedSurg RN specialization and is able to travel to Galesburg, Illinois. This job has a requirement that the job seeker travel as the assignment is not local - compensation for this position will include travel expenses and be much higher than a local Nursing job. Our client is seeking someone with experience who is able to begin soon, which means that we are in need of talented nurses to rapidly start working on our electronic on-boarding process. You can get started with our application process by clicking on the green "Apply Now" button shown above. You will see that the Voyage application process is the most professional, and efficient process you have encountered in the travel industry.

This assignment may be a very good opportunity for nurses looking for an assignment close to Monmouth, Knoxville, Abingdon, Avon and Roseville.

Travel nursing provides you with adventure, numerous possibilities, and flexibility. Travel nurses can select their job location and hospital, and they get an opportunity to work in exotic locations at reknowned hospitals. Since a large number of nurses are seeking a quality life style, the ability to choose is vital. To a great extent, travel nurses have the ability to be in control of their schedule. Interviews with long time travel nurse have discovered that a very big proportion of them have been travelling for over ten years, and plan on continuing with their travel nurse career.

If you are a medical professional who is trying to find an excellent salary, choices in your schedule, and exciting locations then a travel career may be suitable for you. What steps must you take to get started with a travel nurse career?

Prepare For The Various Process Steps

Before commencing with your first travel assignment several preparation is needed. Be certain to update your RN license, if needed and make sure you have a complete immunization and physical examination records. Your CV should indicate 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 find a number of contracts you are interested in you should be prepared for a telephone or Skype interview with your employers of interest. As part of the interview process you should ask questions with respect to matters of importance to you, such as required skills or certifications, scheduling policy, over-time policy, and any other issues that you are cognizant of.

State Licensing Prerequisites

Acquiring 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. 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 rapidly process RN license applications, often in a few days.

In several states you can get your RN license immediately by visiting the nursing board of the state.

The process of obtaining 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. Get advice from your recruiter in regard to the licensure process in your state of interest. There are experts who know a lot about RN licensing procedures who will help you.

Your Area Of Expertise

It can vary amongst clients, however, in most instances you must have a minimum of 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 some specialties, such as psychiatric nurse and cardiac ICU where the experience requirement is over two years.


Along with your skills and expertise it is imperative that you have the ability to be flexible. This trait is a crucial part of being a successful traveller.

You should be amenable to various kinds of hospital practices, procedures, and locations so you can gain additional skills as part of your travel experience.

Your first choice for an assignment may have been in Arizona, but you should amenable to positions in other locations that could be a fantastic fit for your set of skills. Many positions have a duration of thirteen weeks, so you can always attempt a different location after the assignment is finished.

Skills Checklist and References

A important portion of your application is your set of clinical references, and you should ensure they are readily available before you apply for a position. References are needed to verify your skill set, in most cases three references will be enough.

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

After your references and skills set have been addresses we can start looking for jobs that match your requirements. After you have decided to accept a job, we will assist you with any added prerequisites that must be addressed, such as drug screening.

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