Nursing Compliance and Licensure
Kevin E., ICU Nurse
We can expedite the compliance process
A key step in getting you ready for your travel assignment is completing all of your new facility鈥檚 compliance requirements. With a designated credentialing specialist assigned to help guide you through the process, you鈥檒l get all the information you need in one place. Working with the compliance liaison at your facility, your specialist will streamline the process, make sure you meet deadlines and get facility updates in real time. They鈥檒l work with you to ensure everything鈥檚 in order for an on-time start.
Nursing licensure in all 50 states
Our team will help streamline and expedite the nurse licensure process for you in any state. We can even help you plan your entire healthcare career. Because we have deep relationships with healthcare facilities nationwide, we can anticipate their needs and book you in advance.
Where to start?
If you鈥檙e a staff nurse, you already have many of the requirements needed to be a travel nurse. Your 澳门天天好彩 team will notify you if anything else is needed and help fill in any gaps.
You鈥檒l need a degree as a registered nurse (RN) with a minimum of an Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) degree.
After graduating from a nursing program, you must pass the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN).
You鈥檒l need a license in any state you work. Want to work in a different state? No problem. We can help! More information on that below.
You need at least one year of experience in your specialty, preferably in a hospital setting, to become a travel nurse. Some hospitals have additional requirements, so speak with your recruiter to find assignments that best fit your level of experience.
Once you lock down an assignment, your credentialing specialist will help you through the following nursing compliance requirements.
Vaccination Records & Physical Exam
You鈥檒l need to complete a physical and provide proof of a current TB test and specific immunizations before you start an assignment. Your credentialing specialist can set up any necessary vaccinations or lab work and your physical exam.
Drug Screen & Background Check
You鈥檒l also need to complete a drug test and a background check before your assignment. A drug screen is typically needed within 30 days of start and once per year if you stay at the same facility. Your credentialing specialist will help you book any necessary appointments.
The licensing process varies state to state, and we can help expedite it. If you live in one of the states that鈥檚 eligible for a nursing compact licensure, your 澳门天天好彩 team can help you convert your license so you鈥檙e able to practice in all compact states. Our team can also help you with nurse licensure renewals. If your license is expiring, they鈥檒l notify you and work with you to get it renewed. Did you know 澳门天天好彩 will cover the cost of your license(s)? Some we cover for you up front and others are reimbursable. Ask your recruiter for more details.
Depending on your specialty, you may need additional certifications. Your 澳门天天好彩 team will help you figure out what those are and work with you to you find classes in your area to complete the process. Ask your credentialing specialist about which certifications are reimbursable. And don鈥檛 forget, 澳门天天好彩 provides access to tons of free CEUs as well!
Your credentialing specialist has your back throughout the entire compliance process.
If any additional documents or facility-specific requirements are needed, they鈥檒l keep you up to date on pertinent deadlines and help you meet them.