Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as a MedSurg RN.
We desire a Registered Nurse who has MedSurg RN skills and will take a job in Memphis, Tennessee. This assignment requires the applicant travel as the position is not local - compensation for this assignment will account for travel expenses and be much higher than a local Nursing assignment. Our client is trying to find an applicant with experience who is able to start as soon as possible, which means that we have a need for qualified nurses to quickly begin 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 method is the most efficient, professional, and organized process you have come across in the travel industry.
This opportunity can also be a very good fit for nurses trying to find a position close to Cordova, Germantown, Collierville, Southaven and Millington.
Travel nursing offers adventure, freedom of choice, and flexibility. Our nurses can select a facility and geographic location that they prefer and have the chance to work in prestigious facilities. Since a large number of RNs are seeking a quality life style, the ability to choose is important. To a large extent, travel nurses have control over their own schedule. Interviews with long time travel nurse have discovered that a significant proportion of them have been travelling for more than ten years, and plan on continuing with their travel nurse career.
If you are a medical professional who is seeking a great 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?
Get Prepared For The Steps In The Process Before commencing with your first travel assignment several preparation is needed. Ensure that your RN license is up to date along with your immunization and health records. Your CV should show 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 locate several contracts you are interested in you should be ready 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.
State Licensing RequirementsGetting an RN license in a particular state can begin before having an assignment lined up. If you have several states where you are contemplating 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 swiftly process RN license applications, often in a few days.
There are several states where you can get your RN license in one day, simply by showing up at the state nursing board directly.
The process of securing an RN license will be much easier 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 in regard to the licensure procedure in your state of interest. Voyage has licensing specialists who will give you a hand.
Clinical ExperienceIt can be different amongst clients, nevertheless, in the majority of instances you must have at least one full year of experience in your area of specialization to apply.
Prerequisites can differ for individual facilities, but most often you can start the application process when you have a year of clinical experience.
You should be aware that there are a few specialties, such as psychiatric Registered Nurse and cardiac ICU where the experience requirement is over two years.
Ability To Be FlexibleIn addition to your clinical experience and skills it is vital that you are able to readily adapt to various locations and situations. This trait is a vital component of being a successful traveller.
You should be amenable to several kinds of hospital practices, procedures, and locations so you can gain additional skills as part of your travel experience.
Although your first choice could have been a job in Hawaii, you shouldn't allow a very good opportunity in a different location slip away. The majority of the time your contract will be for 13 weeks, making it easy to try a number of locations within an one year time frame.
Professional References A crucial part of your application is your set of clinical references, and you should ensure they are readily available before you apply for a job. Your clinical skill set can be validated by your references, normally 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 start to look for contracts that are suitable for your skills. After you have decided to take an assignment, we will assist you with any additional requirements that need to be addressed, such as drug screening.