Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as a Progressive Care Unit RN.
Voyage is seeking an RN-Registered Nurse who has a Progressive Care Unit RN specialty and is able to go to College Station, Texas. This position requires that the applicant travel to the assigned city. The pay for this job will include travel costs and be much more than a local nursing assignment. Our client is looking for an applicant with experience who can start as soon as possible, which means that we are in need of talented applicants to rapidly start our electronic on-boarding process. You can get started with our application process by clicking on the green "Apply Now" button shown above. You will find out that the Voyage application procedure is the most professional, organized, and efficient process you have come across in the travel industry.
This opportunity could also be a perfect fit for applicants searching for an assignment in the vicinity of Bryan, Navasota, Caldwell, Hearne and Somerville.
Travelers can experience a flexible schedule, freedom to select from a variety of positions and adventure. Travel nurses can choose their position location and hospital, and they obtain an opportunity to work in exotic locations at prestigious hospitals. This freedom of choice is of great value today, with more people referring to quality of life as their highest priority. To a large extent, travel nurses have control over their own schedule. Many of our travelers have been employed 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 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?
Prepare For The Various Process StepsBefore beginning your travel career you should do a few planning. Be certain to update your RN license, if needed and make sure you have a complete immunization and physical examination records. Your resume should display 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 jobs you are interested 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 issues of importance to you, such as required skills or certifications, scheduling policy, over-time policy, and any other concerns that come to mind.
RN License Per StateAcquiring your state RN license for an individual state may begin before you have found an assignment. If there is a state that you want 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 rapidly 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 showing up at the state nursing board directly.
The licensing procedure will be straightforward if you live in a state that has joined 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 in regard to the licensure procedure in your state of interest. Voyage has licensing specialists who will assist you.
Clinical ExperienceIt can vary amongst clients, nevertheless, in the majority of instances you must have a minimum of one full year of experience in your area of specialization to apply.
Requirements are different for individual facilities, but normally you can begin the application process when you have a year of clinical experience.
You should be aware that there are a few specialties, such as psychiatric RN and cardiac ICU where the experience requirement is over 2 years.
AdaptabilityIn addition to your clinical experience and skills it is important that you are able to readily adapt to differing locations and situations. This trait is an important component of becoming a successful travel nurse.
It's vital to be open to different operating procedures, new locations, and facilities and to be flexible so you can incorporate new skills and concepts into your clinical skill set.
Your first selection for an assignment might have been in California, but you should amenable to contracts in other locations that may be a very good fit for your set of skills. The majority of jobs have a duration of thirteen weeks, so you can always attempt a different location after the assignment is finished.
Job References and Skills Checklist A crucial portion 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 job. Your clinical skill set can be validated by your references, customarily you should at least have three of them.
A travel nurse will usually 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 contracts that match your requirements. When you have decided to accept a job we will help you handle any additional requirements such as immunizations and drug testing.
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