Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as a MedSurg RN.
Voyage is trying to find an RN-Registered Nurse with an MedSurg RN specialty and can go to Houston, Texas. This task requires the job seeker travel as the assignment is not local - pay for this job will include travel and be quite a bit higher than a local Nursing job. Our client is looking for an applicant with experience who is able to start as soon as possible, which means that we need talented people to rapidly start working on our electronic on-boarding process. Please click the apply button to begin at once. We are confident that you will locate the Voyage process to be the most organized and professional process in the industry.
This position might also be a great opportunity for RNs attempting to locate an assignment in the vicinity of Spring, Pasadena, Katy, Sugar Land and Humble.
Travelers can experience a flexible schedule, freedom to select from quite a few assignments and adventure. Our nurses can select a facility and geographic location that they prefer and have the opportunity to work in prestigious hospitals. This freedom of choice is of great value today, with more people citing quality of life as their highest priority. To a great extent, travel nurses have the ability to be in control of their schedule. Interviews with long time travel nurse have found that a significant proportion of them have been travelling for over ten years, and intend to continuing with their travel nurse career.
If you are a nurse looking for a career that provides a flexible schedule, great pay and benefits, and the freedom to explore the country, then travel nursing may be the perfect opportunity for you. What steps must you take to get started with a travel nurse career?
Get Prepared For The Steps In The Process Before commencing with your first travel assignment some preparation is needed. Ensure that your RN license is up to date along with your immunization and health 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 find a number of jobs that pique your interest you should be ready for a telephone or Skype interview with your employers of interest. During the interview, you should inquire about things of importance to you such as scheduling, patient to nurse ratios, compulsory skills, and so forth.
State Licensing RequirementsAcquiring your state RN license for an individual state may begin before you have found an assignment. If there is a state that you want 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 other states will swiftly process RN license applications, often in a few days.
There are several states where you can secure your RN license in one day, simply by going to the state nursing board directly.
The process of securing an RN license will be much simpler 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. Your recruiter will help you in acquiring a license in the state of your choosing. There are experts who are knowledgeable in RN licensing procedures who will give you a hand.
Specialty Experience Each facility has its own policy, but most of the time you necessitate a year or greater of solid experience in the area you specialize to be under consideration for the position.
Prerequisites may vary for individual facilities, but most often you can start the application process after you have a year of clinical experience.
You should realize that there are several specialties, such as psychiatric RN and cardiac ICU where the experience prerequisite is over two years.
FlexibilityIn addition to your clinical experience and skills it is crucial that you are able to readily adapt to various locations and scenarios. This is surely a vital prerequisite to be a successful traveler.
It's important to be open to differing operating procedures, new locations, and facilities and to be flexible so you can incorporate new skills and ideas into your clinical skill set.
Although your first choice could have been a position in Hawaii, you shouldn't allow a great opportunity in a different location slip away. The majority of the time your contract will be for 13 weeks, making it straightforward to try several locations within an one year time frame.
Job References and Skills ChecklistHaving your references available is a vital portion of applying for a travel nurse assignment and you should ensure you have several of them before your job application. References are needed to confirm your clinical skills, in most cases three references will be enough.
A travel nurse will normally be required to fill out a skills checklist coupled with their references..
After your references and skills set have been addresses we can start trying to find jobs that match your requirements. After you have decided to take an assignment, we will give you a hand with any added requirements that must be addressed, such as drug screening.
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