Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit RN.
We require a Registered Nurse who has Pediatric Intensive Care Unit RN specialization and is willing to take a job in Harlingen, Texas. This assignment requires that the applicant travel to the assigned city. The compensation for this job will include travel expenses and be far higher than a local nursing assignment. Our client is trying to find an applicant with experience who is able to start as soon as possible, which means that we need talented applicants to quickly start our electronic on-boarding process. Please click the apply button to begin immediately. We are confident that you will discover the Voyage procedure to be the most organized and professional process in the industry.
This position can also be a great fit for nurses looking for a job close to Brownsville, Weslaco, San Benito, Donna and Mercedes.
Travel nursing provides adventure, freedom of choice, and flexibility. Travel nurses can select their job location and hospital, and they get an opportunity to work in exotic locations at reknowned facilities. Since many nurses are seeking a quality life style, the ability 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 discovered 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 Registered Nurse 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 perfect opportunity for you. So how can you begin?
Get Prepared For The Steps In The ProcessBefore getting started with your travel career you should do some planning. Be certain to update your RN license, if needed and make sure 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.
After you have collaborated with your recruiter to discover a number of assignments you have an interest in you should be prepared for a telephone or Skype interview with your employers of interest. During the interview, you should ask about things of importance to you such as scheduling, patient to nurse ratios, required skills, and so forth.
Your State RN LicenseGetting an RN license in a particular state can begin before having an assignment lined up. 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 get your RN license right away by visiting the nursing board of the state.
The process of acquiring an RN license will be much simpler 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 help you.
Clinical ExperienceIt can vary between clients, nevertheless, in most instances you must have a minimum of one full year of work experience in your area of specialization to apply.
Even though requirements vary between facilities, you can start to apply for travel positions when you have a year of continuous experience.
Keep in mind that several specialties, like Cardiac ICU and Psychiatry may necessitate more than two years of experience.
Ability To Adapt Along with your skills and experience it is crucial that you have the ability to be flexible. This trait is an important part of becoming a successful travel nurse.
It's important to be open to differing operating procedures, new locations, and facilities and to be open minded so you can incorporate new skills and concepts into your clinical skill set.
Although your first selection could have been a job in Hawaii, you shouldn't allow a very good opportunity in a different location slip away. Most of the time your contract will be for 13 weeks, making it straightforward to try a number of cities within an one year time frame.
Job References and Skills Checklist A important portion of your application is your set of clinical references, and you should make certain they are readily available before you apply for a position. 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 along with their references..
After your references and skills set have been addresses we can start trying to find assignments that match your requirements. After you have decided to accept a position, we will give you a hand with any added requirements that need to be addressed, such as drug screening.
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