Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as a MedSurg RN.
We want a Registered Nurse who has MedSurg RN skills and is willing to take a position in Richmond, Virginia. This task has a requirement that the job seeker travel as the assignment is not local - compensation for this position will include travel and be quite a bit higher than a local Nursing opportunity. We are seeking an experienced nurse who can begin working right away. This will require an applicant to start our online application immediately. Please click the apply button to begin right away. We are confident that you will locate the Voyage process to be the most organized and professional process in the industry.
This position might also be a stellar assignment for RNs trying to find a position around Henrico, Midlothian, Mechanicsville, Glen Allen and Chesterfield.
Travel nursing offers adventure, numerous choices, and flexibility. Travel nurses can select their position location and hospital, and they obtain a chance to work in exotic locations at prestigious medical centers. This freedom of choice is of great value today, with more people referring to quality of life as their highest priority. To a large degree, travel nurses control 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 some time.
If you are a medical professional who is looking for an excellent salary, choices in your schedule, and exciting locations then a travel career may be suitable for you. So how can you commence?
Get Prepared For The Steps In The ProcessBefore starting your travel career you should do several planning. Be certain to update your RN license, if needed and make certain you have a complete immunization and physical examination records. Your resume should indicate 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 find a number of positions you are interested in you should be prepared for a telephone or Skype interview with your employers of interest. During the interview, you should ask about things of importance to you like scheduling, patient to nurse ratios, mandatory skills, and so forth.
Your State RN LicenseGetting an RN license in a particular state can commence before having an assignment lined up. If there is a state that you want 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 quickly process RN license applications, often in a few days.
In several states you can obtain your RN license immediately by visiting the nursing board of the state.
The process of getting an RN license will be much more straightforward 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 assist you in acquiring a license in your chosen state. Voyage has licensing specialists who will help you.
Clinical Experience Each facility has its own policy, but normally you need a year or greater of solid experience in your area of specialization to be under consideration for the position.
Prerequisites may vary for individual hospitals, but normally you can initiate the application process once you have a year of clinical experience.
Be aware that some specializations, like Cardiac ICU and Psychiatry may necessitate more than two years of experience.
Ability To Be Flexible Along with your skills and experience 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 several kinds of hospital practices, procedures, and locations in order to get additional skills as part of your travel experience.
Your first selection for an assignment may have been in Arizona, but you should be open to assignments in other locations that could be a great fit for your skill set. The majority of contracts have a duration of thirteen weeks, so you can always attempt a different location after the assignment is finished.
Clinical ReferencesHaving your references available is an important portion of applying for a travel nurse position and you should ensure you have several of them prior to your job application. References are needed to confirm your skill set, usually three references will be enough.
A travel nurse will normally be required to fill out a skills checklist coupled with their references..
After your references and skills set have been addresses we can start to discover jobs that match your requirements. After you have decided to accept a job, we will help you with any added prerequisites that need to be addressed, such as drug screening.
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