Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as a Telemetry RN.
Voyage is seeking an RN-Registered Nurse who possesses a Telemetry RN specialty and can travel to Houston, Texas. This job requires the applicant travel as the assignment is not local - compensation for this job will account for travel expenses and be much more than a local Nursing job. We are looking for an experienced nurse who can start working as soon as possible. This will require an applicant to begin our online application immediately. Please click the apply button to get started at once. We are confident that you will find the Voyage process to be the most organized and professional process in the industry.
This position may also be an appealing opportunity for people trying to find an assignment close to Spring, Pasadena, Katy, Sugar Land and Humble.
Travelers can experience an adaptable schedule, freedom to choose from a variety of positions and adventure. Travel nurses can select their job location and hospital, and they get a chance to work in exotic locations at prestigious medical centers. This freedom of choice is of great value today, with more people referring to quality of life as their highest priority. To a large extent, travel nurses have the ability to be in control of their schedule. Quite a few 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 trying to find an excellent 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. Ensure that your RN license is up to date along with your immunization and health records. Your resume should highlight your nursing skills and experience and you should have several reference who can be easily contacted to vouch for you.
After you have worked with your recruiter to discover 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 regarding issues of importance to you, like required skills or certifications, scheduling policy, over-time policy, and any other concerns that come to mind.
Your State RN LicenseAcquiring 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 acquire your RN license right away by visiting the nursing board of the state.
The process of obtaining an RN license will be much more straightforward 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. Your recruiter will assist you in acquiring a license in the state of your choosing. Voyage has licensing specialists who will help you.
Your Area Of ExpertiseIt can be different amongst clients, however, in most instances you must have a minimum of one full year of experience in your area of specialization to apply.
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 some specializations, such as Cardiac ICU and Psychiatry may require greater than two years of experience.
AdaptabilityIn addition to your clinical experience and skills it is vital that you are able to easily adapt to various locations and situations. This is surely a vital prerequisite to be a successful traveler.
It's important 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.
Although your first choice may have been a position in Hawaii, you shouldn't allow a fantastic opportunity in a different location slip away. Most jobs have a length of thirteen weeks, so you can always try a different location after the assignment is completed.
Clinical References A vital 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 confirmed by your references, customarily you should at least have three of them.
In most instances a travel nurse will have to fill out a checklist of skills in commensurate with their specialty..
When your recruiter has your skills set and references she can begin to search for positions 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.