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 who has a MedSurg RN specialty and is able to travel to St. Louis, Missouri. This assignment requires that the applicant travel to the assigned city. The pay for this position will include travel expenses and be much more than a local nursing assignment. We are seeking an experienced nurse who can start work as soon as possible. This will require an applicant to commence our online application right away. You can get started with our application process by clicking on the green "Apply Now" button displayed above. You will find out that the Voyage application procedure is the most efficient, professional, and organized process you have come across in the travel industry.
Travelers can experience a flexible schedule, freedom to select from quite a few assignments and adventure. Travel nurses can choose their position location and hospital, and they secure a chance to work in exotic locations at reknowned hospitals. This freedom of choice is of great value today, with more people referring to quality of life as their top priority. To a large extent, 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 a while.
If you are an RN find a career that provides a flexible schedule, great pay and benefits, and the freedom to explore the country, then travel nursing may be the ideal opportunity for you. So how can you begin?
Prepare For The Various Process StepsBefore getting started with your travel career you should do several 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 data.
After you have identified a number of contracts you have an interest in, your recruiter will submit you for them and you can get prepared for the interview process. As part of the interview process you should ask questions regarding matters of importance to you, such as mandatory skills or certifications, scheduling policy, over-time policy, and any other concerns that come to mind.
Your State RN LicenseAcquiring your state RN license for an individual state may begin before you have found an assignment. If you have a few states where you are considering working you can begin the licensure process beforehand. There are a few states that take over a month to process, like, California, New Jersey, and New York. Many other states will swiftly 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 going to the state nursing board directly.
The licensing procedure will be straightforward if you live in a state that has joined the 25 state RN Licensure Compact. This provides nurses the ability to work in any state that is a member of the Compact. Your recruiter will give you a hand in getting a license in your chosen state. Voyage has licensing specialists who will help you.
Your Area Of ExpertiseIt can be different amongst clients, nevertheless, in the majority of instances you need to have a minimum of one full year of work experience in your area of specialization to apply.
Requirements may vary for individual hospitals, but most often you can start the application process when you have a year of clinical experience.
Be aware that some specialties, like Cardiac ICU and Psychiatry may require more than two years of experience.
VersatilityIn addition to your clinical experience and skills it is important that you are able to easily adapt to differing locations and scenarios. This is surely an important prerequisite to be a successful traveler.
It's vital to be open to differing operating procedures, new locations, and facilities and to be flexible so you can incorporate new skills and concepts into your clinical skill set.
Even though your first selection could have been an assignment in Hawaii, you shouldn't allow a fantastic opportunity in a different location slip away. Most assignments have a length of thirteen weeks, so you can always attempt a different location after the assignment is finished.
Job References and Skills Checklist A vital portion of your application is your set of clinical references, and you should make certain they are readily available before you apply for a job. References are needed to confirm your clinical skills, normally three references will be sufficient.
A travel nurse will usually be required to fill out a skills checklist coupled with their references..
After your references and skills set have been addresses we can start seeking positions that match your requirements. When you have made a decision to accept a job we will help you handle any added paper work such as immunizations and drug testing.
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