Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as an Operating Room RN.
Voyage is trying to find an RN-Registered Nurse who possesses an Operating Room RN specialization and is able to travel to Hickory, North Carolina. This job requires that the applicant travel to the designated city. The compensation for this job will include travel costs and be much more than a local nursing assignment. We are looking for an experienced nurse who can start work right away. This will require an applicant to begin 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 process is the most professional, organized, and efficient process you have come across in the travel industry.
This position might also be a great opportunity for nurses attempting to locate a job close to Morganton, Lenoir, Lincolnton, Newton and Taylorsville.
Travel nursing provides adventure, numerous choices, and flexibility. Travel nurses can select their job location and hospital, and they obtain a chance to work in exotic locations at prestigious hospitals. Since many nurses are looking for a quality life style, the capacity to choose is crucial. To a large extent, 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 trying to find a great salary, choices in your schedule, and exciting locations then a travel career may be suitable for you. What must you do to get started with a travel nurse career?
Prepare For The Various Process Steps Before commencing with your first travel assignment a few preparation is needed. Be certain to update your RN license, if needed and make sure you have a complete immunization and physical examination records. Your resume should indicate 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 find a number of assignments you are interested in you should be prepared for a telephone or Skype interview with your employers of interest. As part of the interview process you should ask questions regarding concerns of importance to you, like required skills or certifications, scheduling policy, over-time policy, and any other matters that you are aware of.
RN License Per StateGetting an RN license in a particular state can commence prior to 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 additional states will swiftly 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 going to the state nursing board directly.
The process of obtaining an RN license will be much more straightforward 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. Get advice from your recruiter in regard to the licensure process in your state of interest. Voyage has licensing specialists who will give you a hand.
Your Area Of ExpertiseIt can vary between clients, nevertheless, in the majority of instances you need to have at least one full year of work experience in your area of specialization to apply.
Even though requirements vary between facilities, you can start to apply for travel positions once you have a year of continuous experience.
You should be aware that there are several specialties, such as psychiatric RN and cardiac ICU where the experience requirement is over 2 years.
VersatilityIn addition to your clinical experience and skills it is vital that you are able to readily adapt to differing locations and situations. This trait is a crucial part of becoming a successful travel nurse.
It's important to be open to different operating procedures, new locations, and facilities and to be flexible so you can incorporate new skills and ideas into your clinical skill set.
Even though your first choice may have been an assignment in Hawaii, you shouldn't allow a great opportunity in a different location slip away. Most jobs have a length of thirteen weeks, so you can always try a different location after the assignment is finished.
Professional ReferencesHaving your references available is a crucial component of applying for a travel nurse position and you should ensure 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.
In most instances a travel nurse will have to fill out a checklist of skills in commensurate with their area of specialization..
After your references and skills set have been addresses we can start to locate contracts that match your requirements. When you have made a decision to accept a job we will help you handle any additional details such as immunizations and drug testing.
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