Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as an Operating Room RN.
Voyage is looking for an RN-Registered Nurse who has an Operating Room RN specialization and is able to go to Rapid City, South Dakota. This assignment has a requirement that the job seeker travel as the job is not local - pay for this assignment will account for travel and be much more than a local Nursing opportunity. We are seeking an experienced nurse who can start work as soon as possible. This will require an applicant to commence our online application right away. Please click the apply button to begin at once. We are certain that you will locate the Voyage process to be the most organized and professional process in the industry.
This assignment might also be a stellar position for RNs attempting to locate an assignment around Black Hawk, Ellsworth AFB, Box Elder, Piedmont and Deadwood.
Travel nursing provides adventure, numerous possibilities, and flexibility. Our nurses can select a facility and geographic location that is their preference and have the opportunity to work in prestigious hospitals. This freedom of choice is very important today, with more people citing quality of life as their highest priority. To a great extent, travel nurses have the ability to be in control of their schedule. A large number of our travelers have been engaged in travel nursing in excess of 10 years and intend to continue traveling for quite some time.
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. What steps must you take to get started with a travel nurse career?
Get Prepared For The Steps In The ProcessBefore 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.
Once you have identified several assignments you are interested in, your recruiter will submit you for them and you can get ready for the interview process. As part of the interview process you should ask questions in regard to concerns of importance to you, such as required skills or certifications, scheduling policy, over-time policy, and any other matters that you are cognizant of.
State Licensing PrerequisitesGetting an RN license in a particular state can start before 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 additional states will quickly process RN license applications, often in a few days.
In a few states you can get your RN license right away by visiting the nursing board of the state.
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. Get advice from your recruiter regarding the licensure procedure in your state of interest. Voyage has licensing specialists who will assist you.
Clinical Experience Each facility has its own policy, but most of the time you require a year or more of solid experience in the area you specialize to be considered.
Even though requirements vary between facilities, you can start to apply for travel positions after you have a year of continuous experience.
You should be aware that there are several specialties, such as psychiatric nurse and cardiac ICU where the experience prerequisite is over two years.
AdaptabilityIn addition to your clinical experience and skills it is important that you are able to readily adapt to various locations and situations. This trait is an important part of becoming a successful traveller.
You should be amenable to several kinds of hospital practices, procedures, and locations in order to get additional skills as part of your travel experience.
Although your first selection could have been a position in Hawaii, you shouldn't allow a fantastic opportunity in a different location slip away. Most of the time your contract will be for 13 weeks, making it straightforward to try several locations within an one year time frame.
Job References and Skills Checklist A important part of your application is your set of clinical references, and you should make certain they are readily available before you apply for a position. Your clinical skill set can be confirmed by your references, in most cases 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 discover assignments that match your requirements. After you have decided to take a position, we will give you a hand with any added prerequisites that must be addressed, such as drug screening.