Registered Nurse RN-MedSurg jobs in Reston, VA


Certification
RN-Registered Nurse
Specialty
RN-MedSurg
Location
Reston, Virginia
Jobs Available
3
Job Type
Contract

Description
Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as a MedSurg RN.
Voyage is trying to find an RN-Registered Nurse with an MedSurg RN specialization and is able to travel to Reston, Virginia. This assignment requires that the applicant travel to the assigned city. The pay for this position will include travel expenses and be far higher than a local nursing assignment. Our client is seeking an applicant with experience who is able to start as soon as possible, which means that we have a need for talented applicants to rapidly begin our electronic on-boarding process. Please click the apply button to commence at once. We are confident that you will discover the Voyage process to be the most organized and professional process in the industry.

This position may also be a stellar opportunity for individuals looking for a position near Washington, Alexandria, Silver Spring, Arlington and Woodbridge.

Travelers can experience a flexible schedule, freedom to select from quite a few assignments and adventure. Our nurses can select a facility and geographic location that is their preference 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 great extent, travel nurses have the ability to be in control of their schedule. Quite a few of our travelers have been engaged in travel nursing in excess of 10 years and intend to continue traveling for quite some time.

If you are a medical professional who is trying to find an excellent 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

Prior to 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. 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 identified a number of contracts you are interested in, your recruiter will submit you for them and you can get ready for the interview process. During the interview, you should inquire about things of importance to you such as scheduling, patient to nurse ratios, mandatory skills, and so forth.

Your State RN License

Getting an RN license in a particular state can commence prior to having an assignment lined up. If you have several states where you are giving consideration to working you can begin the licensure process beforehand. 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, normally within a week or less. Many additional 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 obtaining 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. Your recruiter will help you in acquiring a license in your chosen state. There are experts who know a lot about RN licensing procedures who will help you.

Specialty Experience

Each facility maintains its own policy, but in most instances you require a year or greater of solid experience in your area of specialization to be under consideration for the position.

Prerequisites can differ for individual medical centers, but normally you can start the application process when you have a year of clinical experience.

You should be aware that there are a few areas of specialization, such as psychiatric Registered Nurse and cardiac ICU where the experience prerequisite is over two years.

Ability To Be Flexible

Coupled with your skills and experience it is vital that you have the ability to be flexible. This trait is a crucial part of being a successful traveller.

It's important to be open to varying operating procedures, new locations, and facilities and to be flexible so you can incorporate new skills and concepts into your clinical skill set.

Your first selection for an assignment might have been in California, but you should amenable to positions in other locations that could be a very good fit for your set of skills. Many positions have a duration of thirteen weeks, so you can always try 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 sure you have several of them prior to your job application. References are needed to confirm your skill set, usually three references will be sufficient.

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 references and skills set have been addresses we can start seeking contracts that match your requirements. When you have decided to accept a job we will help you take care of any additional paper work such as immunizations and drug testing.

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