Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as a MedSurg RN.
We desire an RN who has MedSurg RN specialization and will work in Wilmington, North Carolina. This task requires the job seeker travel as the position is not local - pay for this job will include travel expenses and be much more than a local Nursing assignment. We are seeking an experienced nurse who can start working as soon as possible. This will require an applicant to commence our online application right away. You can start our application process by clicking on the green "Apply Now" button depicted above. You will find out that the Voyage application procedure is the most efficient, professional, and organized process you have encountered in the travel industry.
This assignment may also be an excellent fit for nurses trying to find a job in the vicinity of Leland, Hampstead, Burgaw, Southport and Rocky Point.
Travelers can experience a flexible schedule, freedom to select from a number of assignments and adventure. Travel nurses can choose their assignment location and hospital, and they secure an opportunity to work in exotic locations at reknowned facilities. Since many RNs are trying to find a quality life style, the ability to choose is important. To a large degree, travel nurses control their own schedule. Interviews with long time travel nurse have discovered 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 looking for a great salary, choices in your schedule, and exciting locations then a travel career may be suitable for you. So how can you start?
Prepare For The Various Process StepsPrior 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 show 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 discover a number of assignments that pique your interest you should be ready for a telephone or Skype interview with your employers of interest. During the interview, you should inquire about things of importance to you like scheduling, patient to nurse ratios, required skills, and so forth.
Your State RN LicenseAcquiring your state RN license for an individual state may begin before you have found an assignment. If you have some states where you are considering working you can begin the licensure process beforehand. 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 secure your RN license in one day, simply by showing up at the state nursing board directly.
The process of getting an RN license will be much easier 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 help you in getting a license in the state of your choosing. There are experts who know a lot about RN licensing procedures who will assist you.
Your Area Of Expertise Each hospital has its own policy, but normally you require a year or greater of solid experience in your area of specialization to be under consideration for the position.
Prerequisites are different for individual hospitals, but normally you can initiate the application process after you have a year of clinical experience.
Keep in mind that some specializations, like Cardiac ICU and Psychiatry may require more than two years of experience.
Ability To Be FlexibleIn addition to your clinical experience and skills it is important that you are able to easily adapt to various locations and scenarios. This is surely an important requirement to be a successful traveler.
It's really 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.
Your initial choice for an assignment may have been in Texas, but you should be open to assignments in other locations that could be an excellent fit for your skill set. Most positions have a length of thirteen weeks, so you can always try a different location after the assignment is finished.
Skills Checklist and ReferencesHaving your references available is a crucial component of applying for a travel nurse job and you should make sure you have several of them before your job application. Your clinical skill set can be validated by your references, normally you should at least have three of them.
A travel nurse will usually be required to fill out a skills checklist coupled with their references..
Once your recruiter has your skills set and references she can start to look for contracts that are relevant for your skills. When you have decided to accept a job we will help you handle any additional details such as immunizations and drug testing.
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