Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as a Progressive Care Unit RN.
Voyage is looking for an RN-Registered Nurse with an Progressive Care Unit RN specialty and can travel to Orange County, Florida. This job requires that the applicant travel to the assigned city. The salary for this job will include travel costs and be much more than a local nursing assignment. We are seeking an experienced nurse who can start work quickly. This will require an applicant to begin our online application right away. 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 process is the most professional, and efficient process you have seen in the travel industry.
Travelers can experience a flexible schedule, freedom to choose from a number of assignments 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. This freedom of choice is important today, with more people citing quality of life as their top priority. To a great extent, travel nurses have the ability to be in control of their 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 plan on continuing with their travel nurse career.
If you are a medical professional who is seeking an excellent salary, choices in your schedule, and exciting locations then a travel career may be suitable for you. So how can you start?
Get Prepared For The Steps In The ProcessBefore starting your travel career you should do a few planning. 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 data.
When you have identified several 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, compulsory skills, and so forth.
State Licensing RequirementsAcquiring your state RN license for an individual state may begin before you have found an assignment. If you have a few states where you are considering 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 quickly 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 process 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. Your recruiter will assist you in obtaining a license in the state of your choosing. There are specialists who are knowledgeable in RN licensing procedures who will give you a hand.
Clinical ExperienceIt can vary between clients, nevertheless, in the majority of instances you need to have a minimum of one full year of experience in your area of specialization to apply.
Prerequisites can differ for individual medical centers, but normally you can initiate the application process once you have a year of clinical experience.
You should be aware that there are several specialties, such as psychiatric nurse and cardiac ICU where the experience requirement is over two years.
Versatility Along 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.
You should be amenable to various types of hospital practices, procedures, and locations so you can obtain additional skills as part of your travel experience.
Even though your first choice may have been a position in Hawaii, you shouldn't allow a very good opportunity in a different location slip away. Most contracts have a length of thirteen weeks, so you can always try a different location after the assignment is completed.
Professional ReferencesHaving your references available is a crucial component of applying for a travel nurse assignment and you should ensure you have several of them prior to your job application. References are needed to verify your clinical skills, most of the time three references will be sufficient.
A travel nurse will customarily be required to fill out a skills checklist along with their references..
Once your recruiter has your skills set and references she can begin to look for assignments that are relevant for your skills. After you have decided to accept a position, we will assist you with any added requirements that must be addressed, such as drug screening.
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