Registered Nurse RN-MedSurg jobs in Slidell, LA

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Slidell, 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.
We need an RN who has MedSurg RN experience and wants to work in Slidell, Louisiana. This task requires the applicant travel as the assignment is not local - pay for this position will account for travel and be significantly more than a local Nursing opportunity. Our client is seeking an applicant with experience who can start as soon as possible, which means that we have a need for talented people to swiftly start our electronic on-boarding process. Please click the apply button to begin immediately. We are certain that you will find the Voyage procedure to be the most organized and professional process in the industry.

This opportunity could also be an appealing job for RNs looking for an assignment close to Mandeville, Chalmette, Picayune, Bay Saint Louis and Pearl River.

Travel nursing offers adventure, numerous choices, and flexibility. Travel nurses can select their job location and hospital, and they obtain a chance to work in exotic locations at prestigious facilities. This freedom of choice is of great value today, with more people citing quality of life as their highest priority. To a large extent, travel nurses have the ability to be in control of their schedule. Interviews with long time travel nurse have found that a significant proportion of them have been travelling for over ten years, and intend to continuing with their travel nurse career.

If you are a medical professional who is trying to find a great 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. You should have a resume that shows your recent nursing experience and skills, along with your references and their contact credentials.

After you have identified a number of 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 in regard to matters of importance to you, like mandatory skills or certifications, scheduling policy, over-time policy, and any other issues that come to mind.

RN License Per State

Acquiring your state RN license for an individual state may begin before you have found an assignment. If there is a state that you have a desire 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 additional states will rapidly process RN license applications, often in a few days.

In some states you can obtain your RN license right away by visiting the nursing board of the state.

The licensing procedure will be straightforward if you are from a state that is part of the 25 state RN Licensure Compact. This gives nurses the ability to work in any state that is a member of the Compact. Your recruiter will help you in acquiring a license in the state of your choosing. There are experts who know a lot about RN licensing procedures who will help you.

Specialty Experience

Each hospital has its own policy, but normally you need a year or greater of solid experience in the area you specialize to be considered.

Prerequisites can differ for individual hospitals, but most often you can begin the application process once you have a year of clinical experience.

You should realize that there are a few specialties, such as psychiatric RN and cardiac ICU where the experience requirement is over 2 years.


Coupled with your skills and expertise it is important that you have the ability to be flexible. This is surely a crucial prerequisite to be a successful traveler.

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

Although your first choice may have been an assignment in Hawaii, you shouldn't allow a great opportunity in a different location slip away. Most of the time your contract will be for 13 weeks, making it straightforward to try a number of locations within an one year time frame.

Professional References

Having your references available is a vital portion of applying for a travel nurse assignment and you should make certain you have several of them before your job application. Your clinical skill set can be validated by your references, in most cases you should at least have three of them.

In most instances a travel nurse will have to fill out a checklist of skills in commensurate with their specialty..

After your references and skills set have been addresses we can start to locate positions that match your requirements. When you have decided to accept a job we will help you handle any additional requirements such as immunizations and drug testing.

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