Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as an Oncology (Bluesky) RN.
We need an RN who has Oncology (Bluesky) RN specialization and will work in St. Louis, Missouri. This position requires travel to the assigned location. The compensation for this position will include travel expenses and be far higher than a local nursing assignment. We are looking for an experienced nurse who can begin work as soon as possible. This will require an applicant to commence our online application immediately. Please click the apply button to get started right away. We are certain that you will find the Voyage procedure to be the most organized and professional process in the industry.
Travelers can experience a flexible schedule, freedom to choose from a variety of positions and adventure. Travel nurses can select their assignment 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 mentioning quality of life as their most important priority. To a great extent, travel nurses have the ability to be in control of their schedule. Interviews with long time travel nurse have discovered that a very big proportion of them have been travelling for more than ten years, and plan on continuing with their travel nurse career.
If you are a Registered Nurse looking for 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 Process Before commencing with your first travel assignment a few preparation is needed. Be certain to update your RN license, if needed and make certain you have a complete immunization and physical examination records. Your resume should display your nursing skills and experience and you should have several reference who can be easily contacted to vouch for you.
After you have identified a number of positions you have an interest in, your recruiter will submit you for them and you can prepare for the interview process. During the interview, you should ask 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 there is a state that you have a desire 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, normally within a week or less. Many additional states will quickly process RN license applications, often in a few days.
There are several states where you can secure your RN license in one day, simply by showing up at the state nursing board directly.
The process of obtaining an RN license will be much simpler 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 assist you in getting a license in your chosen state. There are specialists who know a lot about RN licensing procedures who will assist you.
Clinical Experience Each facility 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.
Requirements can differ for individual hospitals, but normally you can begin the application process once you have a year of clinical experience.
Be aware that some specialties, like Cardiac ICU and Psychiatry may necessitate greater than two years of experience.
Ability To AdaptIn addition to your clinical experience and skills it is crucial that you are able to readily adapt to various locations and situations. 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 open minded so you can incorporate new skills and ideas into your clinical skill set.
Your initial selection for an assignment may have been in Texas, but you should amenable to contracts in other locations that may be an excellent fit for your set of skills. The majority of the time your contract will be for 13 weeks, making it easy to try several cities within an one year time frame.
Clinical ReferencesHaving your references available is an important component of applying for a travel nurse position and you should make sure you have several of them prior to your job application. Your clinical skill set can be validated by your references, in most cases 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 search for jobs that are suitable for your skills. When you have made a decision to accept a job we will help you take care of any additional requirements such as immunizations and drug testing.