Registered Nurse RN-MedSurg jobs in Wilkes Barre, PA


Certification
RN-Registered Nurse
Specialty
RN-MedSurg
Location
Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania
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 seeking an RN-Registered Nurse with an MedSurg RN specialization and can go to Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania. This job requires that the applicant travel to the designated location. The compensation for this position will include travel costs and be much greater than a local nursing assignment. We are looking for an experienced nurse who can begin working as soon as possible. This will require an applicant to start our online application right away. Please click the apply button to begin at once. We are sure that you will locate the Voyage procedure to be the most organized and professional process in the industry.

This assignment might also be a great opportunity for nurses trying to find a job around Scranton, Pittston, Hazleton, Kingston and Clarks Summit.

Travel nursing offers adventure, numerous possibilities, and flexibility. Travel nurses can choose their assignment location and hospital, and they get a chance to work in exotic locations at reknowned facilities. This freedom of choice is of great value today, with more people citing quality of life as their highest priority. To a great 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 plan on continuing with their travel nurse career.

If you are a nurse seeking a career that provides a flexible schedule, great pay and benefits, and the freedom to explore the country, then travel nursing may be the perfect opportunity for you. So how can you start?

Prepare For The Various Process Steps

Prior to beginning 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 resume should highlight your nursing skills and experience and you should have several reference who can be easily contacted to vouch for you.

After you have identified several assignments you are interested in, your recruiter will submit you for them and you can get prepared 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.

State Licensing Requirements

Getting an RN license in a particular state can begin before having an assignment lined up. 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, usually within a week or less. Many other states will rapidly process RN license applications, often in a few days.

In a few states you can get your RN license immediately by visiting the nursing board of the state.

The process of securing an RN license will be much easier if you have a license in a state that is part 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 regarding the licensure procedure in your state of interest. There are experts who know a lot about RN licensing procedures who will give you a hand.

Your Area Of Expertise

Each hospital maintains its own policy, but most of the time you require a year or more of solid experience in the area you specialize to be considered.

Even though prerequisites vary between facilities, you can start to apply for travel positions when you have a year of continuous experience.

Be aware that some specializations, like Cardiac ICU and Psychiatry may necessitate more than two years of experience.

Ability To Adapt

Along with your skills and experience it is important that you have the ability to be flexible. This trait is a crucial component of being a successful travel nurse.

You should be amenable to several sorts of hospital practices, procedures, and locations in order to gain more skills as part of your travel experience.

Your initial choice 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 skill set. Many positions have a length of thirteen weeks, so you can always attempt a different location after the assignment is completed.

Skills Checklist and References

Having your references available is a crucial component of applying for a travel nurse assignment and you should make sure you have several of them prior to your job application. References are needed to verify your skill set, in most cases 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 to discover positions that match your requirements. When you have decided to accept a job we will help you complete any added requirements such as immunizations and drug testing.

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