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 who has a MedSurg RN specialty and can travel to Little Rock, Arkansas. This assignment requires that the applicant travel to the assigned location. The pay for this position will include travel expenses and be far higher than a local nursing assignment. We are looking for an experienced nurse who can start working right away. This will require an applicant to commence our online application as soon as possible. Please click the apply button to get started immediately. We are sure that you will discover the Voyage procedure to be the most organized and professional process in the industry.
This opportunity could also be a perfect fit for nurses looking for an assignment around North Little Rock, Conway, Benton, Jacksonville and Sherwood.
Travel nursing provides adventure, numerous possibilities, and flexibility. Travel nurses can choose their job location and hospital, and they secure a chance to work in exotic locations at reknowned hospitals. Since many RNs are seeking a quality life style, the ability to choose is crucial. 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 in excess of ten years, and intend to continuing with their travel nurse career.
If you are a Registered Nurse locate 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?
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 data.
After you have collaborated with your recruiter to find a number of jobs you are interested 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 regarding issues of importance to you, like required skills or certifications, scheduling policy, over-time policy, and any other concerns that you are cognizant of.
RN License Per StateAcquiring your state RN license for an individual state may begin before you have found an assignment. If you have several states where you are giving consideration to working you can begin the licensure process beforehand. 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.
There are several states where you can obtain your RN license in one day, simply by going to the state nursing board directly.
The licensing procedure will be straightforward if you are from 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. Get advice from your recruiter regarding the licensure process in your state of interest. There are specialists who know a lot about RN licensing procedures who will help you.
Specialty Experience Each medical center has its own policy, but most of the time you necessitate a year or more of solid experience in the area you specialize to be considered.
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 a few specializations, like Cardiac ICU and Psychiatry may require more than two years of experience.
Versatility Coupled with your skills and experience it is imperative that you have the ability to be flexible. This trait is a crucial part of becoming a successful travel nurse.
It's vital to be open to different operating procedures, new locations, and facilities and to be open minded so you can incorporate new skills and concepts into your clinical skill set.
Your initial selection for an assignment may have been in Texas, but you should amenable to jobs in other locations that could be a very good fit for your set of skills. Most contracts have a duration of thirteen weeks, so you can always try a different location after the assignment is completed.
Skills Checklist and References A vital portion of your application is your set of clinical references, and you should make certain they are readily available prior to the time you apply for a job. Your clinical skill set can be confirmed by your references, normally you should at least have three of them.
A travel nurse will usually be required to fill out a skills checklist along with their references..
After your recruiter has your skills set and references she can start to search for positions that are suitable for your skills. When you have decided to accept a job we will help you take care of any additional details such as immunizations and drug testing.
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