Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as an Operating Room RN.
Voyage is seeking an RN-Registered Nurse who possesses an Operating Room RN specialty willing to go to St. Louis, Missouri. This task requires the job seeker travel as the assignment is not local - compensation for this position will account for travel expenses and be much higher than a local Nursing assignment. 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. You can begin our application process by clicking on the green "Apply Now" button displayed above. You will see that the Voyage application method is the most professional, organized, and efficient process you have come across in the travel industry.
Travelers can experience a flexible schedule, freedom to select from a variety of assignments and adventure. Travel nurses can choose their assignment location and hospital, and they secure a chance to work in exotic locations at prestigious medical centers. Since a large number of nurses are seeking a quality life style, the ability to choose is crucial. 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 medical professional who is trying to find a fantastic 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 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 CV 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 get prepared for the interview process. During the interview, you should inquire about things of importance to you such as scheduling, patient to nurse ratios, required skills, and so forth.
Your State RN LicenseGetting an RN license in a particular state can start before having an assignment lined up. If you have some states where you are contemplating working you can begin the licensure process beforehand. 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.
In some states you can acquire your RN license right away by visiting the nursing board of the state.
The licensing procedure will be straightforward if you are from a state that is part of the 25 state RN Licensure Compact. This gives nurses the ability to work in any state that is a member of the Compact. Get advice from your recruiter regarding the licensure process in your state of interest. There are specialists who are knowledgeable in RN licensing procedures who will help you.
Specialty ExperienceIt can vary between clients, however, in most instances you need to have at least one full year of experience in your area of specialization to apply.
Prerequisites may vary for individual medical centers, but normally you can start the application process when you have a year of clinical experience.
Keep in mind that a few areas of practice, such as Cardiac ICU and Psychiatry may necessitate more than two years of experience.
Ability To Be Flexible Coupled with your skills and experience it is important that you have the ability to be flexible. This trait is a vital part of becoming a successful traveller.
You should be amenable to various kinds of hospital policies, procedures, and locations so you can obtain more skills as part of your travel experience.
Even though your first choice could have been a position in Hawaii, you shouldn't allow a very good opportunity in a different location slip away. Most positions have a duration of thirteen weeks, so you can always try a different location after the assignment is finished.
Job References and Skills Checklist A vital part of your application is your set of clinical references, and you should make certain they are readily available prior to the time you apply for a position. 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 area of specialization..
After your recruiter has your skills set and references she can begin to search for positions that are relevant for your skills. When you have decided to accept a job we will help you take care of any additional paper work such as immunizations and drug testing.