Registered Nurse RN-PCU-Progressive Care Unit jobs in Longview, TX

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RN-PCU-Progressive Care Unit
Longview, Texas
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Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as a Progressive Care Unit RN.
We desire a Registered Nurse who has Progressive Care Unit RN skills and wants to take a job in Longview, Texas. This task has a requirement that the job seeker travel as the job is not local - pay for this assignment will include travel and be significantly more than a local Nursing assignment. We are seeking an experienced nurse who can begin working quickly. This will require an applicant to commence our online application as soon as possible. You can start 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, and efficient process you have seen in the travel industry.

This assignment might also be a stellar position for people attempting to locate an assignment around Marshall, Henderson, Kilgore, Gilmer and Gladewater.

Travel nursing provides you with adventure, freedom of choice, and flexibility. Travel nurses can choose their job location and hospital, and they obtain a chance to work in exotic locations at reknowned hospitals. This freedom of choice is of great value today, with more people mentioning quality of life as their highest priority. To a large degree, travel nurses have control over their own schedule. Interviews with long time travel nurse have discovered that a very big proportion of them have been travelling for in excess of ten years, and intend to continuing with their travel nurse career.

If you are an RN discover a career that provides a flexible schedule, great pay and benefits, and the leeway to explore the country, then travel nursing could be the ideal opportunity for you. What steps must you take to commence 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 certain 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 credentials.

After you have worked with your recruiter to discover a number of jobs you are interested in you should be ready for a telephone or Skype interview with your employers of interest. During the interview, you should inquire about things of importance to you such as scheduling, patient to nurse ratios, required skills, and so forth.

RN License Per State

Acquiring your state RN license for an individual state may begin before you have found an assignment. 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 swiftly process RN license applications, often in a few days.

In several states you can get your RN license immediately by visiting the nursing board of the state.

The process of acquiring an RN license will be much easier 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 regarding the licensure process in your state of interest. There are specialists who are knowledgeable in RN licensing procedures who will give you a hand.

Specialty Experience

Each hospital maintains its own policy, but in most instances you need a year or greater of solid experience in the area you specialize to be under consideration for the position.

Requirements may vary for individual medical centers, but normally you can initiate the application process when you have a year of clinical experience.

You should realize that there are a few areas of specialization, such as psychiatric nurse and cardiac ICU where the experience prerequisite is over two years.


Coupled with your skills and expertise it is vital that you have the ability to be flexible. This is surely an important prerequisite to be a successful traveler.

It's really important to be open to differing operating procedures, new locations, and facilities and to be flexible so you can incorporate new skills and concepts into your clinical skill set.

Your initial selection for an assignment may have been in Arizona, but you should amenable to jobs in other locations that could be a great fit for your skill set. Most contracts have a length of thirteen weeks, so you can always attempt a different location after the assignment is completed.

Clinical References

A crucial portion of your application is your set of clinical references, and you should ensure they are readily available prior to the time you apply for a position. References are needed to verify your skill set, normally three references will be enough.

In most instances a travel nurse will have to fill out a checklist of skills in in accordance with their specialty..

When your recruiter has your skills set and references she can start to look for jobs that are suitable for your skills. After you have decided to take a job, we will assist you with any added prerequisites that must be addressed, such as drug screening.

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