Registered Nurse RN-MedSurg jobs in Hazard, KY

RN-Registered Nurse
Hazard, Kentucky
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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 specialization and is willing to work in Hazard, Kentucky. This task has a requirement that the applicant temporarily relocate as the assignment is not local - salary for this position will include travel and be much more than a local Nursing assignment. We are seeking an experienced nurse who can start work right away. This will require an applicant to commence our online application immediately. Please click the apply button to get started right away. We are certain that you will find the Voyage process to be the most organized and professional process in the industry.

This assignment might also be a very good fit for applicants looking for a position around Jackson, Whitesburg, Cumberland, Hyden and Viper.

Travel nursing provides you with adventure, numerous possibilities, and flexibility. Travel nurses can select their assignment location and hospital, and they obtain an opportunity to work in exotic locations at reknowned hospitals. This freedom of choice is important today, with more people mentioning quality of life as their highest priority. To a great 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 a while.

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. What must you do to begin a travel nurse career?

Prepare For The Various Process Steps

Before commencing with your first travel assignment some preparation is needed. Be certain to update your RN license, if needed and ensure you have a complete immunization and physical examination records. Your CV should highlight your nursing skills and experience and you should have several reference who can be easily contacted to vouch for you.

After you have worked with your recruiter to discover a number of contracts 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 such as scheduling, patient to nurse ratios, required skills, and so forth.

RN License Per State

Acquiring your state RN license for an individual state may begin before you have found an assignment. If there is a state that you would like 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 quickly process RN license applications, often in a few days.

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

The licensing process will be straightforward if you live in a state that has joined the 25 state RN Licensure Compact. This provides nurses the ability to work in any state that is a member of the Compact. Your recruiter will assist you in acquiring a license in your chosen state. There are specialists who are knowledgeable in RN licensing procedures who will assist you.

Specialty Experience

Each facility maintains its own policy, but normally you necessitate a year or greater of solid experience in your area of specialization to be under consideration for the position.

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

Keep in mind that some specialties, like Cardiac ICU and Psychiatry may require more than two years of experience.


Along with your skills and expertise it is imperative that you have the ability to be flexible. This is surely a vital prerequisite to be a successful traveler.

It's really 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.

Your initial selection for an assignment might have been in Arizona, but you should be open to jobs in other locations that could be a fantastic fit for your set of skills. Most positions have a length of thirteen weeks, so you can always try a different location after the assignment is completed.

Job References and Skills Checklist

Having your references available is a vital portion of applying for a travel nurse position and you should make sure you have several of them before your job application. Your clinical skill set can be confirmed by your references, customarily 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. When you have made a decision to accept a job we will help you handle any added paper work such as immunizations and drug testing.

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