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 specialization and wants to take a position in New Orleans, Louisiana. This assignment requires that the applicant travel to the designated location. The compensation for this assignment will include travel expenses and be far higher than a local nursing assignment. Our client is looking for someone with experience who is able to begin soon, which means that we need qualified people to quickly start our electronic on-boarding process. Please click the apply button to get started immediately. We are sure that you will locate the Voyage process to be the most organized and professional process in the industry.
This position might also be a great fit for nurses searching for an opportunity in the vicinity of Metairie, Kenner, Marrero, Gretna and Harvey.
Travel nursing offers adventure, numerous choices, and flexibility. Travel nurses can choose their position location and hospital, and they secure an opportunity to work in exotic locations at prestigious facilities. This freedom of choice is important today, with more people mentioning quality of life as their most important priority. To a large degree, travel nurses have control over their own schedule. Interviews with long time travel nurse have found that a significant proportion of them have been travelling for over ten years, and intend to continuing with their travel nurse career.
If you are a medical professional who is seeking a very good salary, choices in your schedule, and exciting locations then a travel career may be suitable for you. What steps must you take to commence a travel nurse career?
Prepare For The Various Process StepsBefore starting your travel career you should do some planning. Ensure that your RN license is up to date along with your immunization and health records. You should have a resume that shows your recent nursing experience and skills, along with your references and their contact information.
Once you have identified a number of jobs 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 like scheduling, patient to nurse ratios, mandatory skills, and so forth.
State Licensing PrerequisitesGetting an RN license in a particular state can commence prior to having an assignment lined up. If you have several states where you are giving consideration to working you can begin the licensure process beforehand. 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.
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 process of acquiring 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 in regard to the licensure process in your state of interest. There are experts who are knowledgeable in RN licensing procedures who will assist you.
Clinical 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 can differ for individual facilities, but normally you can initiate the application process after you have a year of clinical experience.
Be aware that several specialties, such as Cardiac ICU and Psychiatry may require greater than two years of experience.
Adaptability Coupled with your skills and expertise it is vital that you have the ability to be flexible. This is surely a crucial requirement to be a successful traveler.
You should be amenable to several types of hospital practices, procedures, and locations in order to gain additional skills as part of your travel experience.
Your first selection for an assignment may have been in Arizona, but you should be open to assignments in other locations that may be a very good fit for your skill set. The majority of the time your contract will be for 13 weeks, making it easy to try a number of cities within an one year time frame.
Skills Checklist and References A crucial part of your application is your set of clinical references, and you should ensure they are readily available before you apply for a job. Your clinical skill set can be confirmed by your references, normally 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 trying to find assignments that match your requirements. When you have decided to accept a job we will help you take care of any added paper work such as immunizations and drug testing.