Registered Nurse RN-Telemetry jobs in Slidell, LA

RN-Registered Nurse
Slidell, Louisiana
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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 go to Slidell, Louisiana. This assignment requires that the applicant travel to the designated location. The compensation for this job will include travel costs and be far higher than a local nursing assignment. We are seeking an experienced nurse who can start work quickly. This will require an applicant to commence our online application as soon as possible. You can get started with our application process by clicking on the green "Apply Now" button depicted above. You will find out that the Voyage application process is the most professional, and efficient process you have come across in the travel industry.

This assignment may be a great position for individuals searching for an assignment around Mandeville, Chalmette, Picayune, Bay Saint Louis and Pearl River.

Travel nursing offers adventure, freedom of choice, and flexibility. Our nurses can select a facility and geographic location that they prefer and have the chance to work in renowned facilities. This freedom of choice is important today, with more people referring to quality of life as their top priority. To a large extent, travel nurses have control over their own schedule. Interviews with long time travel nurse have discovered that a significant proportion of them have been travelling for in excess of ten years, and intend to continuing with their travel nurse career.

If you are a nurse locate a career that provides a flexible schedule, great pay and benefits, and the leeway to explore the country, then travel nursing may be the ideal opportunity for you. What must you do to get started with a travel nurse career?

Get Prepared For The Steps In The Process

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. You should have a resume that shows your recent nursing experience and skills, along with your references and their contact data.

After you have worked with your recruiter to find several assignments that pique your interest you should be ready for a telephone or Skype interview with your employers of interest. As part of the interview process you should ask questions with respect to issues of importance to you, like required skills or certifications, scheduling policy, over-time policy, and any other matters that you are aware of.

RN License Per State

Getting an RN license in a particular state can commence before having an assignment lined up. If there is a state that you have a desire 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 additional states will rapidly process RN license applications, often in a few days.

In a few states you can obtain your RN license immediately by visiting the nursing board of the state.

The licensing procedure will be straightforward if you live in a state that is part of the 25 state RN Licensure Compact. This gives nurses the ability to work in any state that is a member of the Compact. Your recruiter will give you a hand in obtaining a license in your chosen state. There are experts who know a lot about RN licensing procedures who will assist you.

Specialty Experience

Each medical center maintains its own policy, but most of the time you require a year or greater of solid experience in the area you specialize to be considered.

Even though prerequisites vary between facilities, you can start to apply for travel positions after you have a year of continuous experience.

You should realize that there are some specialties, such as psychiatric Registered Nurse and cardiac ICU where the experience prerequisite is over 2 years.


In 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 component of becoming a successful traveller.

You should be amenable to several kinds of hospital practices, procedures, and locations in order to obtain additional skills as part of your travel experience.

Your initial choice for an assignment may have been in Arizona, but you should be open to positions in other locations that may be a fantastic fit for your set of skills. The majority of the time your contract will be for 13 weeks, making it easy to try several cities within an one year time frame.

Skills Checklist and References

A crucial portion of your application is your set of clinical references, and you should make certain they are readily available before you apply for a job. References are needed to confirm your clinical skills, most of the time three references will be enough.

A travel nurse will normally be required to fill out a skills checklist along with their references..

After your recruiter has your skills set and references she can start to look for jobs that are suitable for your skills. After you have decided to take an assignment, we will give you a hand with any added requirements that must be addressed, like drug screening.

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