Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as a MedSurg RN.
We desire an RN who has MedSurg RN specialization and will take a position in New Orleans, Louisiana. This assignment requires the job seeker travel as the position is not local - salary for this job will include travel and be much more than a local Nursing assignment. We are seeking an experienced nurse who can begin working quickly. This will require an applicant to commence our online application as soon as possible. Please click the apply button to get started at once. We are sure that you will locate the Voyage process to be the most organized and professional process in the industry.
This assignment could also be a great fit for nurses trying to find a position in the vicinity of Metairie, Kenner, Marrero, Gretna and Harvey.
Travelers can experience a flexible schedule, freedom to choose from a number of contracts and adventure. Our nurses can select a facility and geographic location that they prefer and have the chance to work in well-known hospitals. This freedom of choice is of great value today, with more people mentioning quality of life as their most important priority. To a large degree, travel nurses have control over their own schedule. Interviews with long time travel nurse have discovered that a very big 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 fantastic salary, choices in your schedule, and exciting locations then a travel career may be suitable for you. So how can you begin?
Get Prepared For The Steps In The ProcessBefore getting started with your travel career you should do a few planning. 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 identified several assignments you have an interest in, your recruiter will submit you for them and you can get ready for the interview process. As part of the interview process you should ask questions in regard to concerns of importance to you, such as mandatory skills or certifications, scheduling policy, over-time policy, and any other matters that you are aware of.
Your State RN LicenseAcquiring your state RN license for an individual state may begin before you have found an assignment. If you have some states where you are considering 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 other states will swiftly process RN license applications, often in a few days.
In a few states you can acquire your RN license immediately by visiting the nursing board of the state.
The process of obtaining an RN license will be much simpler if you have a license in a state that is part 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 give you a hand in getting a license in the state of your choosing. Voyage has licensing specialists who will help you.
Clinical ExperienceIt can vary between clients, nevertheless, in the majority of instances you must have at least one full year of work experience in your area of specialization to apply.
Even though requirements vary between facilities, you can start to apply for travel positions once you have a year of continuous experience.
You should be aware that there are a few specialties, such as psychiatric nurse and cardiac ICU where the experience prerequisite is over 2 years.
Flexibility Along with your skills and experience it is important 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 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 first selection for an assignment may have been in Texas, but you should amenable to assignments in other locations that may be a great 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.
Professional 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. References are needed to confirm your skill set, normally three references will be enough.
In most instances a travel nurse will have to fill out a checklist of skills in commensurate with their specialty..
After your references and skills set have been addresses we can start looking for contracts that match your requirements. After you have decided to accept an assignment, we will give you a hand with any added requirements that must be addressed, such as drug screening.