Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as a Medical Intensive Care Unit RN.
Voyage is seeking an RN-Registered Nurse with an Medical Intensive Care Unit RN specialization willing to go to San Antonio, Texas. This assignment requires the applicant temporarily relocate as the job is not local - compensation for this assignment will account for travel and be significantly higher than a local Nursing assignment. We are seeking an experienced nurse who can start working right away. This will require an applicant to commence our online application as soon as possible. You can start our application process by clicking on the green "Apply Now" button depicted above. You will see that the Voyage application procedure is the most organized process you have encountered in the travel industry.
This opportunity might also be a great assignment for nurses trying to find a job close to Converse, Universal City, Schertz, Cibolo and Bulverde.
Travelers can experience a flexible schedule, freedom to choose from quite a few contracts and adventure. Our nurses can select a facility and geographic location that is their preference and have the chance to work in well-known medical centers. This freedom of choice is very important today, with more people citing quality of life as their most important priority. To a great extent, travel nurses have the ability to be in control of their schedule. Many of our travelers have been engaged in travel nursing in excess of 10 years and have intentions to continue traveling for quite a while.
If you are a Registered Nurse seeking a career that provides a flexible schedule, great pay and benefits, and the leeway to explore the country, then travel nursing may be the ideal opportunity for you. What steps must you take to commence a travel nurse career?
Prepare For The Various Process StepsBefore 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 worked with your recruiter to locate a number of contracts you have an interest in 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, mandatory skills, and so forth.
State Licensing RequirementsGetting an RN license in a particular state can begin prior to having an assignment lined up. If there is a state that you want 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 other states will rapidly process RN license applications, often in a few days.
In several states you can get your RN license right away by visiting the nursing board of the state.
The licensing process will be straightforward if you live in a state that has joined the 25 state RN Licensure Compact. This gives nurses the ability to work in any state that is a member of the Compact. Get advice from your recruiter regarding the licensure process in your state of interest. There are specialists who are knowledgeable in RN licensing procedures who will assist you.
Your Area Of Expertise Each hospital has its own policy, but most of the time you need a year or more of solid experience in the area you specialize to be considered.
Requirements are different for individual hospitals, but normally you can initiate the application process after you have a year of clinical experience.
Be aware that several specialties, like Cardiac ICU and Psychiatry may necessitate greater 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 a crucial prerequisite to be a successful traveler.
It's vital to be open to varying operating procedures, new locations, and facilities and to be open minded so you can incorporate new skills and concepts into your clinical skill set.
Even though your first selection could have been a position in Hawaii, you shouldn't allow a very good opportunity in a different location slip away. The majority of the time your contract will be for 13 weeks, making it straightforward to try a number of cities within an one year time frame.
Professional References A crucial part of your application is your set of clinical references, and you should make sure they are readily available prior to the time you apply for a job. References are needed to verify your clinical skills, in most cases three references will be sufficient.
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 trying to find contracts that match your requirements. When you have made a decision to accept a job we will help you complete any added details such as immunizations and drug testing.