RN-Registered Nurse
Voyage Healthcare
Bellevilee, IL
5d ago

Description Applicants for this position must have at least 2 years of experience in a hospital setting as a Geriatrics RN.

Voyage is trying to find an RN-Registered Nurse who possesses a Geriatrics RN specialization willing to go to Bellevilee, Illinois.

This assignment requires that the applicant travel to the assigned city. The pay for this position will include travel costs and be far higher than a local nursing assignment.

Our client is seeking an applicant with experience who is able to begin as soon as possible, which means that we are in need of qualified nurses to swiftly begin our electronic on-boarding process.

You can get started with our application process by clicking on the green "Apply Now" button displayed above. You will find out that the Voyage application method is the most professional, organized, and efficient process you have seen in the travel industry.

Travelers can experience an adaptable schedule, freedom to select from a variety of assignments and adventure. Travel nurses can choose their job location and hospital, and they get an opportunity to work in exotic locations at reknowned medical centers.

This freedom of choice is of great value today, with more people mentioning quality of life as their top priority. To a great 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 over ten years, and intend to continuing with their travel nurse career.

If you are a nurse find 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. So how can you commence?

Prepare For The Various Process Steps

Prior to beginning your travel career you should do several planning. 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 information.

When you have identified a number of assignments you are interested in, your recruiter will submit you for them and you can prepare for the interview process.

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 concerns that you are aware of.

RN License Per State

Getting an RN license in a particular state can begin before having an assignment lined up. If you have several states where you are giving consideration to working you can begin the licensure process beforehand.

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.

There are several states where you can obtain your RN license in one day, simply by showing up at the state nursing board directly.

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 procedure in your state of interest.

There are specialists who know a lot about RN licensing procedures who will give you a hand.

Clinical Experience

Each facility maintains its own policy, but normally you need a year or more of solid experience in the area you specialize to be considered.

Requirements may vary for individual hospitals, but normally you can start the application process once you have a year of clinical experience.

Be aware that a few specialties, like Cardiac ICU and Psychiatry may necessitate greater than two years of experience.


In addition to your clinical experience and skills it is crucial that you are able to readily adapt to various locations and situations.

This is surely an important requirement to be a successful traveler.

It's really important to be open to different operating procedures, new locations, and facilities and to be open minded so you can incorporate new skills and ideas into your clinical skill set.

Even though your first choice could have been a position in Hawaii, you shouldn't allow an excellent opportunity in a different location slip away.

Many positions have a length of thirteen weeks, so you can always attempt a different location after the assignment is completed.

Professional References

Having your references available is a vital portion of applying for a travel nurse job and you should ensure you have several of them before your job application.

Your clinical skill set can be confirmed by your references, normally 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..

After your references and skills set have been addresses we can start looking for contracts that match your requirements.

When you have made a decision to accept a job we will help you complete any additional details such as immunizations and drug testing.View More...

Apply below . Have some questions? Please call us or email us at info voyagehealth.com to learn more about this or any other of our many opportunities! 1-800-798-6035

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