Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit RN.
Voyage is looking for an RN-Registered Nurse with an Neonatal Intensive Care Unit RN specialization and can go to Greenbrae, California. This job requires the job seeker travel as the position is not local - salary for this job will include travel and be significantly more than a local Nursing job. We are seeking an experienced nurse who can start work quickly. This will require an applicant to commence our online application as soon as possible. You can begin 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 professional, organized, and efficient process you have seen in the travel industry.
This job may also be a perfect fit for applicants searching for an opportunity around San Francisco, Oakland, Vallejo, Daly City and Berkeley.
Travel nursing provides you with adventure, numerous possibilities, and flexibility. Our nurses can select a facility and geographic location that they prefer and have the opportunity to work in prestigious medical centers. This freedom of choice is very important today, with more people referring to quality of life as their most important priority. To a large extent, travel nurses have control over 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 perfect opportunity for you. What steps must you take to begin a travel nurse career?
Get Prepared For The Steps In The ProcessPrior to starting 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.
Once you have identified a number of positions you are interested in, your recruiter will submit you for them and you can get ready for the interview process. 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 LicenseGetting an RN license in a particular state can start prior to having an assignment lined up. If there is a state that you would like 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 quickly process RN license applications, often in a few days.
In a few states you can obtain your RN license immediately by visiting the nursing board of the state.
The process of obtaining 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. Your recruiter will assist you in acquiring a license in the state of your choosing. Voyage has licensing specialists who will give you a hand.
Clinical Experience Each hospital maintains its own policy, but in most instances you require a year or greater of solid experience in the area you specialize to be under consideration for the position.
Requirements can differ for individual medical centers, but normally you can begin the application process when you have a year of clinical experience.
You should realize that there are a few specialties, such as psychiatric nurse and cardiac ICU where the experience requirement is over 2 years.
VersatilityIn addition to your clinical experience and skills it is crucial that you are able to readily adapt to different locations and scenarios. This is surely an important prerequisite to be a successful traveler.
You should be amenable to several types of hospital practices, procedures, and locations so you can obtain more skills as part of your travel experience.
Your first selection for an assignment may have been in California, but you should amenable to contracts in other locations that may be a fantastic fit for your set of skills. 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 vital portion of applying for a travel nurse job and you should ensure you have several of them before your job application. Your clinical skill set can be validated by your references, customarily 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..
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 complete any additional details such as immunizations and drug testing.
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