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 possesses an Operating Room RN specialty willing to go to Springdale, Arkansas. This assignment requires that the applicant travel to the designated location. The salary for this position will include travel expenses and be much more than a local nursing assignment. We are looking for an experienced nurse who can start work quickly. This will require an applicant to begin our online application as soon as possible. You can get started with our application process by clicking on the green "Apply Now" button shown above. You will see that the Voyage application method is the most efficient, professional, and organized process you have seen in the travel industry.
This position may also be a very good assignment for RNs looking for a position close to Fayetteville, Rogers, Bentonville, Siloam Springs and Bella Vista.
Travelers can experience an adaptable schedule, freedom to choose from a number of positions and adventure. Our nurses can select a facility and geographic location that is their preference and have the opportunity to work in well-known facilities. Since quite a few nurses are looking for a quality life style, the ability to choose is vital. To a large degree, travel nurses control their own schedule. Interviews with long time travel nurse have found that a significant proportion of them have been travelling for more than ten years, and plan on continuing with their travel nurse career.
If you are a nurse discover 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. So how can you commence?
Get Prepared For The Steps In The ProcessBefore beginning your travel career you should do some planning. Be certain to update your RN license, if needed and make sure you have a complete immunization and physical examination records. You should have a resume that shows your recent nursing experience and skills, along with your references and their contact data.
When 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 regarding issues of importance to you, such as mandatory skills or certifications, scheduling policy, over-time policy, and any other matters that come to mind.
State Licensing PrerequisitesGetting an RN license in a particular state can start 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. 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, usually within a week or less. Many additional states will rapidly process RN license applications, often in a few days.
In a few states you can get your RN license immediately by visiting the nursing board of the state.
The process of getting 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. Your recruiter will help you in getting a license in your chosen state. Voyage has licensing specialists who will give you a hand.
Clinical ExperienceIt can vary amongst clients, however, in the majority of instances you must have at least one full year of experience in your area of specialization to apply.
Requirements are different for individual facilities, but most often you can start the application process once you have a year of clinical experience.
Be aware that some areas of practice, like Cardiac ICU and Psychiatry may necessitate greater than two years of experience.
FlexibilityIn addition to your clinical experience and skills it is vital that you are able to easily adapt to different locations and scenarios. This is surely a crucial prerequisite to be a successful traveler.
You should be amenable to several kinds of hospital practices, procedures, and locations so you can gain additional skills as part of your travel experience.
Your first selection for an assignment might have been in Arizona, but you should be open to positions in other locations that could be a great fit for your set of skills. Many assignments have a duration 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. References are needed to verify your clinical skills, usually three references will be sufficient.
In most instances a travel nurse will have to fill out a checklist of skills in in accordance with their specialty..
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 take care of any added paper work such as immunizations and drug testing.
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