Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as a Progressive Care Unit RN.
We need an RN who has Progressive Care Unit RN experience and wants to take a position in San Antonio, Texas. This assignment requires travel to the designated city. The salary for this position will include travel expenses and be much greater than a local nursing assignment. Our client is trying to find someone with experience who can start soon, which means that we have a need for talented nurses to swiftly start working on our electronic on-boarding process. Please click the apply button to get started at once. We are certain that you will discover the Voyage process to be the most organized and professional process in the industry.
This assignment might also be a very good job for RNs searching for an assignment in the vicinity of Converse, Universal City, Schertz, Cibolo and Bulverde.
Travelers can experience an adaptable schedule, freedom to choose from quite a few assignments and adventure. Travel nurses can select their job location and hospital, and they secure an opportunity to work in exotic locations at reknowned 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 degree, travel nurses have control over their own schedule. A large number of our travelers have been engaged in travel nursing in excess of 10 years and intend to continue traveling for quite a while.
If you are a Registered Nurse find 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 begin a travel nurse career?
Prepare For The Various Process Steps Before commencing with your first travel assignment a few preparation is needed. Ensure that your RN license is up to date along with your immunization and health 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.
After you have collaborated with your recruiter to find several jobs that pique your interest you should be prepared for a telephone or Skype interview with your employers of interest. As part of the interview process you should ask questions in regard to matters of importance to you, such as mandatory skills or certifications, scheduling policy, over-time policy, and any other concerns that you are cognizant of.
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 quickly process RN license applications, often in a few days.
In a few states you can obtain your RN license right away 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 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 regarding the licensure procedure in your state of interest. Voyage has licensing specialists who will assist you.
Specialty Experience Each facility has its own policy, but normally you necessitate a year or more of solid experience in your area of specialization to be under consideration for the position.
Even though prerequisites vary between facilities, you can start to apply for travel positions when you have a year of continuous experience.
Keep in mind that a few areas of practice, such as Cardiac ICU and Psychiatry may require more than two years of experience.
Ability To Be FlexibleIn addition to your clinical experience and skills it is vital that you are able to readily adapt to different locations and situations. This trait is an important part of becoming a successful traveller.
It's vital 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.
Even though your first selection could have been a job in Hawaii, you shouldn't allow a great opportunity in a different location slip away. The majority of the time your contract will be for 13 weeks, making it simple to try several cities within an one year time frame.
Job References and Skills Checklist A crucial part of your application is your set of clinical references, and you should make sure 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 coupled with their references..
Once your recruiter has your skills set and references she can start to look for jobs that are relevant for your skills. After you have decided to accept a job, we will help you with any added prerequisites that must be addressed, like drug screening.
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