- Entry level
- No Education
- Salary to negotiate
Description Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as a Dialysis RN.We want an RN who has Dialysis RN specialization and will take a job in Fairfax, Virginia. This job requires that the applicant travel to the designated city. The compensation for this job will include travel costs and be much greater than a local nursing assignment. Our client is trying to find an applicant with experience who is able to begin as soon as possible, which means that we need talented applicants to rapidly begin our electronic on-boarding process. Please click the apply button to get started right away. We are confident that you will find the Voyage process to be the most organized and professional process in the industry.
This assignment may also be an excellent fit for nurses looking for an opportunity in the vicinity of Washington, Alexandria, Silver Spring, Arlington and Woodbridge.
Travel nursing offers adventure, freedom of choice, and flexibility. Our nurses can select a facility and geographic location that they prefer and have the opportunity to work in renowned facilities. This freedom of choice is of great value today, with more people referring to quality of life as their top priority. To a large 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 in excess of ten years, and intend to continuing with their travel nurse career.
If you are a medical professional who is trying to find a great salary, choices in your schedule, and exciting locations then a travel career may be suitable for you. So how can you start?
Get Prepared For The Steps In The Process
Prior to beginning your travel career you should do several planning. Be certain to update your RN license, if needed and ensure you have a complete immunization and physical examination records. Your CV should display 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 find a number of contracts you have an interest in 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 matters of importance to you, such as required skills or certifications, scheduling policy, over-time policy, and any other concerns that you are aware of.
Your State RN License
Acquiring your state RN license for an individual state may begin before you have found an assignment. If you have a few states where you are considering working you can begin the licensure process beforehand. 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 several states you can get your RN license immediately by visiting the nursing board of the state.
The process of acquiring an RN license will be much easier 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 experts who are knowledgeable in RN licensing procedures who will assist you.
Each hospital maintains its own policy, but normally you require a year or greater of solid experience in your area of specialization to be considered.
Even though requirements vary between facilities, you can start to apply for travel positions once you have a year of continuous experience.
Keep in mind that several areas of practice, like Cardiac ICU and Psychiatry may require greater than two years of experience.
In addition to your clinical experience and skills it is important that you are able to easily adapt to different locations and scenarios. This is surely an important prerequisite to be a successful traveler.
It's vital to be open to different operating procedures, new locations, and facilities and to be flexible so you can incorporate new skills and ideas into your clinical skill set.
Your initial choice for an assignment may have been in California, but you should amenable to positions in other locations that could be a very good fit for your set of skills. Most contracts have a duration of thirteen weeks, so you can always try a different location after the assignment is finished.
A vital portion of your application is your set of clinical references, and you should ensure they are readily available before you apply for a job. Your clinical skill set can be confirmed by your references, in most cases you should at least have three of them.
In most instances a travel nurse will have to fill out a checklist of skills in in accordance with their specialty..
After your recruiter has your skills set and references she can begin to look for jobs that are suitable for your skills. After you have decided to accept a position, we will give you a hand with any added prerequisites that must be addressed, such as drug screening.View More...
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