Registered Nurse RN-MedSurg jobs in Petersburg, VA

RN-Registered Nurse
Petersburg, Virginia
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Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as a MedSurg RN.
We want an RN who has MedSurg RN experience and is willing to take a position in Petersburg, Virginia. This job requires the job seeker temporarily relocate as the position is not local - compensation for this job will include travel expenses and be significantly higher than a local Nursing assignment. Our client is seeking an applicant with experience who can begin as soon as possible, which means that we are in need of qualified people to swiftly start our electronic on-boarding process. Please click the apply button to commence right away. We are certain that you will discover the Voyage procedure to be the most organized and professional process in the industry.

This position could also be a very good assignment for RNs looking for a position close to Chesterfield, Chester, Hopewell, Colonial Heights and Prince George.

Travelers can experience a flexible schedule, freedom to choose from quite a few assignments and adventure. Travel nurses can select their job location and hospital, and they obtain an opportunity to work in exotic locations at prestigious hospitals. This freedom of choice is important today, with more people citing quality of life as their most important priority. To a large degree, travel nurses have control over their own schedule. A large number of our travelers have been working in travel nursing in excess of 10 years and intend to continue traveling for quite a while.

If you are a Registered Nurse seeking a career that provides a flexible schedule, great pay and benefits, and the leeway to explore the country, then travel nursing could 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 starting your travel career you should do several planning. 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.

When you have identified a number of jobs you are interested in, your recruiter will submit you for them and you can get prepared for the interview process. During the interview, you should ask about things of importance to you like scheduling, patient to nurse ratios, compulsory skills, and so forth.

State Licensing Requirements

Getting an RN license in a particular state can start before having an assignment lined up. If there is a state that you would like 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 rapidly process RN license applications, often in a few days.

In a few states you can get your RN license right away by visiting the nursing board of the state.

The process of acquiring 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 assist you in getting a license in your chosen state. There are specialists who are knowledgeable in RN licensing procedures who will help you.

Specialty Experience

Each facility has its own policy, but in most instances you necessitate a year or more of solid experience in your area of specialization to be considered.

Even though requirements vary between facilities, you can start to apply for travel positions when you have a year of continuous experience.

Keep in mind that several areas of practice, like Cardiac ICU and Psychiatry may require greater than two years of experience.


Along with your skills and expertise it is imperative that you have the ability to be flexible. This trait is a vital part of being a successful travel nurse.

You should be amenable to various types of hospital policies, procedures, and locations in order to get additional skills as part of your travel experience.

Your first selection for an assignment might have been in Arizona, but you should amenable to positions in other locations that could be a fantastic fit for your set of skills. Most contracts have a length of thirteen weeks, so you can always try a different location after the assignment is finished.

Skills Checklist and References

Having your references available is a crucial 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 verify your skill set, most of the time three references will be sufficient.

A travel nurse will normally be required to fill out a skills checklist along with their references..

After your references and skills set have been addresses we can start trying to find assignments that match your requirements. After you have decided to take an assignment, we will give you a hand with any additional requirements that must be addressed, like drug screening.

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