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 specialization willing to go to Mechanicsville, Virginia. This job requires travel to the designated location. The compensation for this position will include travel costs and be much more than a local nursing assignment. We are seeking an experienced nurse who can begin working right away. This will require an applicant to start our online application as soon as possible. You can get started with our application process by clicking on the green "Apply Now" button depicted above. You will see that the Voyage application procedure is the most professional, and efficient process you have come across in the travel industry.
This position might be an excellent assignment for individuals trying to find a position around Richmond, Henrico, Midlothian, Glen Allen and Chester.
Travel nursing provides adventure, numerous choices, and flexibility. Our nurses can select a facility and geographic location that they prefer and have the chance to work in renowned medical centers. Since a large number of RNs are looking for 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 discovered that a large proportion of them have been travelling for in excess of ten years, and plan on continuing with their travel nurse career.
If you are a Registered Nurse find a career that provides a flexible schedule, great pay and benefits, and the leeway to explore the country, then travel nursing could be the ideal opportunity for you. So how can you start?
Get Prepared For The Steps In The Process Before commencing with your first travel assignment some 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 display 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 discover a number of contracts you are interested in 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 like scheduling, patient to nurse ratios, required skills, and so forth.
State Licensing PrerequisitesGetting an RN license in a particular state can commence before having an assignment lined up. If there is a state that you want to work in, you may start the licensing procedure apriori. 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 additional states will rapidly process RN license applications, often in a few days.
There are a number of states where you can secure your RN license in one day, simply by going to the state nursing board directly.
The process of obtaining an RN license will be much more straightforward 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. Get advice from your recruiter with respect to the licensure process in your state of interest. There are specialists who know a lot about RN licensing procedures who will assist you.
Your Area Of ExpertiseIt can be different between clients, however, in the majority of instances you need to have a minimum of one full year of work experience in your area of specialization to apply.
Prerequisites can differ for individual medical centers, but most often you can start the application process when you have a year of clinical experience.
Keep in mind that a few specializations, such as Cardiac ICU and Psychiatry may necessitate greater than two years of experience.
Versatility Along with your skills and expertise it is crucial that you have the ability to be flexible. This trait is an important component of becoming a successful traveller.
It's really important to be open to different operating procedures, new locations, and facilities and to be flexible so you can incorporate new skills and concepts into your clinical skill set.
Even though your first selection could have been a position in Hawaii, you shouldn't allow a great opportunity in a different location slip away. The majority of contracts have a length of thirteen weeks, so you can always try a different location after the assignment is completed.
Clinical References A vital part of your application is your set of clinical references, and you should ensure they are readily available prior to the time you apply for a job. 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 in accordance with their area of specialization..
After your recruiter has your skills set and references she can begin to search for jobs that are relevant for your skills. When you have decided to accept a job we will help you take care of any added requirements such as immunizations and drug testing.
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