Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as a MedSurg RN.
We need an RN who has MedSurg RN skills and will work in San Antonio, Texas. This job requires travel to the assigned location. The salary for this assignment will include travel costs and be much greater than a local nursing assignment. We are looking for an experienced nurse who can start work right away. This will require an applicant to commence our online application immediately. You can get started with our application process by clicking on the green "Apply Now" button displayed above. You will see that the Voyage application process is the most efficient, professional, and organized process you have seen in the travel industry.
This assignment may also be a very good position for RNs looking for a job close to Converse, Universal City, Schertz, Cibolo and Bulverde.
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 opportunity to work in prestigious hospitals. Since many RNs are seeking a quality life style, the capacity to choose is crucial. To a large degree, travel nurses have control over their own schedule. Many 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 an RN find 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 must you do to commence a travel nurse career?
Get Prepared For The Steps In The Process Before commencing with your first travel assignment some preparation is needed. 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 credentials.
After you have collaborated with your recruiter to discover several positions that pique your interest you should be prepared for a telephone or Skype interview with your employers of interest. As part of the interview process you should ask questions with respect to concerns of importance to you, such as mandatory skills or certifications, scheduling policy, over-time policy, and any other matters that you are cognizant of.
RN License Per StateAcquiring your state RN license for an individual state may begin before you have found an assignment. If there is a state that you want 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 a number of states where you can get your RN license in one day, simply by going to the state nursing board directly.
The process of securing an RN license will be much simpler 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. Get advice from your recruiter with respect to the licensure procedure in your state of interest. There are specialists who know a lot about RN licensing procedures who will assist you.
Clinical ExperienceIt can be different between clients, nevertheless, in most instances you must have at least one full year of work experience in your area of specialization to apply.
Requirements can differ for individual hospitals, but most often you can begin the application process once you have a year of clinical experience.
You should be aware that there are several areas of specialization, such as psychiatric RN and cardiac ICU where the experience prerequisite is over two years.
FlexibilityIn addition to your clinical experience and skills it is crucial that you are able to readily adapt to various locations and scenarios. This trait is a crucial part of being a successful travel nurse.
It's important to be open to differing operating procedures, new locations, and facilities and to be open minded so you can incorporate new skills and ideas into your clinical skill set.
Even though your first selection may have been an assignment in Hawaii, you shouldn't allow an excellent opportunity in a different location slip away. The majority of contracts have a length of thirteen weeks, so you can always try a different location after the assignment is finished.
Professional ReferencesHaving your references available is a vital component of applying for a travel nurse assignment and you should make certain you have several of them prior to your job application. References are needed to verify your clinical skills, in most cases three references will be sufficient.
A travel nurse will usually be required to fill out a skills checklist along with their references..
When your recruiter has your skills set and references she can start to search for contracts that are suitable for your skills. When you have decided to accept a job we will help you handle any added requirements such as immunizations and drug testing.
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