Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as a Psychiatry RN.
We want a Registered Nurse who has Psychiatry RN skills and is willing to work in Decatur, Georgia. This task requires the job seeker temporarily relocate as the position is not local - salary for this job will account for travel expenses and be quite a bit higher than a local Nursing job. We are looking for an experienced nurse who can begin work quickly. This will require an applicant to commence our online application immediately. You can start our application process by clicking on the green "Apply Now" button depicted above. You will see that the Voyage application method is the most efficient, professional, and organized process you have encountered in the travel industry.
This position may also be a great fit for applicants searching for an opportunity around Atlanta, Marietta, Lawrenceville, Alpharetta and Stone Mountain.
Travelers can experience a flexible schedule, freedom to choose from a variety of positions and adventure. Our nurses can select a facility and geographic location that is their preference and have the chance to work in renowned facilities. Since quite a few RNs are looking for a quality life style, the ability to choose is important. To a large degree, travel nurses control 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 an RN seeking a career that provides a flexible schedule, great pay and benefits, and the freedom to explore the country, then travel nursing could be the perfect opportunity for you. So how can you commence?
Get Prepared For The Steps In The Process 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 credentials.
After you have worked with your recruiter to find several contracts that pique your interest you should be ready for a telephone or Skype interview with your employers of interest. During the interview, you should inquire about things of importance to you such as scheduling, patient to nurse ratios, mandatory skills, and so forth.
State Licensing PrerequisitesGetting an RN license in a particular state can start before having an assignment lined up. If there is a state that you would like to work in, you may start the licensing procedure apriori. 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, normally within a week or less. Many other states will swiftly process RN license applications, often in a few days.
In a few 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 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 help you.
Specialty Experience Each facility maintains its own policy, but in most instances you need a year or more of solid experience in the area you specialize to be under consideration for the position.
Requirements may vary for individual hospitals, but normally you can start the application process after you have a year of clinical experience.
You should realize that there are some specialties, such as psychiatric RN and cardiac ICU where the experience prerequisite is over 2 years.
AdaptabilityIn addition to your clinical experience and skills it is crucial that you are able to easily adapt to different locations and scenarios. This trait is a vital part of becoming a successful travel nurse.
You should be amenable to several kinds of hospital practices, procedures, and locations so you can obtain additional skills as part of your travel experience.
Your initial selection for an assignment may have been in Texas, but you should be open to assignments in other locations that may be a very good fit for your set of skills. The majority of contracts have a duration of thirteen weeks, so you can always attempt a different location after the assignment is completed.
Professional References A vital portion of your application is your set of clinical references, and you should make certain they are readily available prior to the time you apply for a position. References are needed to confirm your clinical skills, usually three references will be sufficient.
In most instances a travel nurse will have to fill out a checklist of skills in commensurate with their specialty.
After your references and skills set have been addresses we can start trying to find assignments that match your requirements. When you have made a decision to accept a job we will help you complete any added paper work such as immunizations and drug testing.
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