Registered Nurse RN-MedSurg jobs in Raceland, LA

RN-Registered Nurse
Raceland, Louisiana
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Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as a MedSurg RN.
Voyage is seeking an RN-Registered Nurse with an MedSurg RN specialty and is able to go to Raceland, Louisiana. This assignment requires that the applicant travel to the assigned city. The pay for this assignment will include travel costs and be much more than a local nursing assignment. Our client is looking for someone with experience who can begin as soon as possible, which means that we need talented nurses to rapidly begin our electronic on-boarding process. You can start our application process by clicking on the green "Apply Now" button shown above. You will find out that the Voyage application procedure is the most professional, and efficient process you have encountered in the travel industry.

This assignment can also be a great fit for applicants searching for an opportunity close to Houma, Thibodaux, Westwego, Cut Off and Destrehan.

Travelers can experience an adaptable schedule, freedom to choose from a number of contracts and adventure. Travel nurses can select their assignment location and hospital, and they get 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 extent, travel nurses have the ability to be in control of their schedule. Interviews with long time travel nurse have discovered that a very big 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 nurse trying to a career that provides a flexible schedule, great pay and benefits, and the freedom to explore the country, then travel nursing could be the ideal opportunity for you. What must you do to commence a travel nurse career?

Get Prepared For The Steps In The Process

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. Your resume should highlight your nursing skills and experience and you should have several reference who can be easily contacted to vouch for you.

After you have identified several positions you have an interest in, your recruiter will submit you for them and you can prepare for the interview process. As part of the interview process you should ask questions with respect to issues of importance to you, like required skills or certifications, scheduling policy, over-time policy, and any other concerns that you are aware of.

RN License Per State

Getting an RN license in a particular state can commence prior to having an assignment lined up. If there is a state that you would like 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, typically within a week or less. 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 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 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 obtaining a license in your chosen state. There are specialists who are knowledgeable in RN licensing procedures who will assist you.

Your Area Of Expertise

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

Prerequisites are different for individual facilities, but most often you can start the application process once you have a year of clinical experience.

You should realize that there are several areas of specialization, such as psychiatric RN and cardiac ICU where the experience prerequisite is over 2 years.

Ability To Adapt

Along with your skills and expertise it is important that you have the ability to be flexible. This is surely a vital requirement to be a successful traveler.

You should be amenable to various kinds of hospital policies, procedures, and locations so you can get additional skills as part of your travel experience.

Your initial choice for an assignment may have been in Arizona, but you should amenable to contracts in other locations that could be a fantastic fit for your skill set. The majority of positions have a duration of thirteen weeks, so you can always attempt a different location after the assignment is finished.

Clinical References

Having your references available is a crucial component of applying for a travel nurse job and you should make certain you have several of them prior to your job application. References are needed to verify your skill set, in most cases three references will be enough.

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

After your recruiter has your skills set and references she can start to look for positions that are relevant for your skills. After you have decided to take an assignment, we will assist you with any added prerequisites that must be addressed, like drug screening.

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