Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as an Operating Room RN.
We need an RN who has Operating Room RN skills and is willing to take a position in Austin, Texas. This position requires that the applicant travel to the assigned location. The compensation for this job will include travel expenses and be much more than a local nursing assignment. Our client is trying to find an applicant with experience who can begin as soon as possible, which means that we are in need of talented applicants to swiftly start our electronic on-boarding process. Please click the apply button to begin immediately. We are confident that you will find the Voyage process to be the most organized and professional process in the industry.
This position could also be a perfect fit for applicants trying to find a job near Round Rock, Pflugerville, Cedar Park, Leander and Kyle.
Travel nursing offers adventure, numerous possibilities, and flexibility. Our nurses can select a facility and geographic location that is their preference and have the chance to work in renowned facilities. This freedom of choice is of great value today, with more people citing quality of life as their highest priority. To a large extent, travel nurses control their own schedule. Interviews with long time travel nurse have found that a very big 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 an excellent salary, choices in your schedule, and exciting locations then a travel career may be suitable for you. So how can you begin?
Get Prepared For The Steps In The Process Before commencing with your first travel assignment some preparation is needed. 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.
When 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. As part of the interview process you should ask questions in regard to concerns of importance to you, like required skills or certifications, scheduling policy, over-time policy, and any other matters that you are aware of.
Your State RN LicenseGetting an RN license in a particular state can begin before having an assignment lined up. If there is a state that you have a desire 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 swiftly process RN license applications, often in a few days.
There are several states where you can get your RN license in one day, simply by going to the state nursing board directly.
The process of securing 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. Voyage has licensing specialists who will help you.
Clinical ExperienceIt can be different amongst clients, however, in most instances you must have a minimum of one full year of work experience in your area of specialization to apply.
Prerequisites may vary for individual medical centers, but normally you can begin the application process when you have a year of clinical experience.
You should be aware that there are some specialties, such as psychiatric Registered Nurse and cardiac ICU where the experience requirement is over 2 years.
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 trait is a crucial component of becoming a successful traveller.
It's 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 first choice for an assignment might have been in California, but you should be open to contracts in other locations that could be a very good 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 References A vital part of your application is your set of clinical references, and you should make sure they are readily available before you apply for a job. References are needed to confirm your skill set, usually three references will be enough.
A travel nurse will normally be required to fill out a skills checklist along with their references..
After your references and skills set have been addresses we can start seeking assignments that match your requirements. After you have decided to accept an assignment, we will help you with any additional requirements that need to be addressed, like drug screening.
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