Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as a Psychiatry RN.
We require a Registered Nurse who has Psychiatry RN skills and wants to take a job in St. Louis, Missouri. This job requires the applicant travel as the assignment is not local - salary for this position will include travel and be quite a bit more than a local Nursing job. We are seeking an experienced nurse who can start working quickly. This will require an applicant to commence our online application as soon as possible. Please click the apply button to begin immediately. We are sure that you will discover the Voyage process to be the most organized and professional process in the industry.
Travel nursing provides adventure, numerous choices, and flexibility. Travel nurses can select their assignment location and hospital, and they get a chance to work in exotic locations at prestigious facilities. This freedom of choice is very important today, with more people mentioning quality of life as their highest priority. To a great extent, travel nurses have the ability to be in control of their schedule. Many of our travelers have been engaged in travel nursing in excess of 10 years and intend to continue traveling for quite some time.
If you are a medical professional who is seeking a great salary, choices in your schedule, and exciting locations then a travel career may be suitable for you. So how can you begin?
Prepare For The Various Process Steps Before commencing with your first travel assignment several preparation is needed. 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.
Once you have identified several positions you have an interest in, your recruiter will submit you for them and you can prepare for the interview process. During the interview, you should inquire about things of importance to you such as scheduling, patient to nurse ratios, required skills, and so forth.
State Licensing RequirementsAcquiring 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 additional states will quickly process RN license applications, often in a few days.
There are several states where you can obtain your RN license in one day, simply by going to the state nursing board directly.
The process of getting 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. Your recruiter will help you in getting a license in your chosen state. There are experts who know a lot about RN licensing procedures who will help you.
Specialty Experience Each facility has its own policy, but most of the time you need a year or more of solid experience in the area you specialize to be under consideration for the position.
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 a few specializations, such as Cardiac ICU and Psychiatry may necessitate greater than two years of experience.
FlexibilityIn addition to your clinical experience and skills it is vital that you are able to easily adapt to differing locations and situations. This trait is a vital component of becoming a successful traveller.
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 concepts into your clinical skill set.
Although your first choice could have been a position in Hawaii, you shouldn't allow a very good opportunity in a different location slip away. Most positions have a length of thirteen weeks, so you can always attempt a different location after the assignment is completed.
Professional References A crucial portion of your application is your set of clinical references, and you should ensure they are readily available prior to the time you apply for a job. References are needed to verify your skill set, in most cases three references will be enough.
A travel nurse will customarily be required to fill out a skills checklist along with their references..
When your recruiter has your skills set and references she can begin to search for jobs that are relevant for your skills. When you have made a decision to accept a job we will help you complete any additional paper work such as immunizations and drug testing.
Similar Jobs in Missouri