Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as a Progressive Care Unit RN.
We want an RN who has Progressive Care Unit RN specialization and will take a job in Richmond, Virginia. This assignment requires travel to the assigned city. The compensation for this assignment will include travel expenses and be much more than a local nursing assignment. We are looking for 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 get started with our application process by clicking on the green "Apply Now" button displayed above. You will see that the Voyage application procedure is the most professional, organized, and efficient process you have come across in the travel industry.
This job might be a great position for nurses trying to find an assignment around Henrico, Midlothian, Mechanicsville, Glen Allen and Chesterfield.
Travelers can experience a flexible schedule, freedom to select from quite a few assignments and adventure. Travel nurses can choose their position location and hospital, and they secure a chance to work in exotic locations at reknowned facilities. Since quite a few nurses are looking for a quality life style, the capacity to choose is important. To a great extent, travel nurses have the ability to be in control of their 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 nurse discover a career that provides a flexible schedule, great pay and benefits, and the leeway to explore the country, then travel nursing may be the ideal opportunity for you. So how can you start?
Prepare For The Various Process Steps Before commencing with your first travel assignment some preparation is needed. Be certain to update your RN license, if needed and ensure 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 information.
After you have identified a number of jobs you are interested in, your recruiter will submit you for them and you can get ready for the interview process. During the interview, you should ask about things of importance to you like scheduling, patient to nurse ratios, required skills, and so forth.
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.
In some states you can get your RN license immediately by visiting the nursing board of the state.
The process of getting 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. 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 help you.
Clinical Experience Each facility has its own policy, but most of the time you need a year or greater of solid experience in your area of specialization to be considered.
Requirements can differ for individual medical centers, but normally you can begin the application process after you have a year of clinical experience.
Keep in mind that several specialties, such as Cardiac ICU and Psychiatry may require more than two years of experience.
FlexibilityIn 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 a crucial component of being a successful travel nurse.
It's really important to be open to differing operating procedures, new locations, and facilities and to be open minded so you can incorporate new skills and ideas into your clinical skill set.
Your first selection for an assignment may have been in Arizona, but you should amenable to contracts in other locations that could be a very good fit for your set of skills. The majority of the time your contract will be for 13 weeks, making it simple to try several locations within an one year time frame.
Clinical ReferencesHaving your references available is a crucial portion of applying for a travel nurse assignment and you should ensure you have several of them before your job application. References are needed to confirm your clinical skills, most of the time three references will be enough.
A travel nurse will usually be required to fill out a skills checklist coupled with their references..
When your recruiter has your skills set and references she can begin to look for positions that are suitable for your skills. After you have decided to accept an assignment, we will help you with any added requirements that need to be addressed, such as drug screening.
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