About the job Nurses! Work in the USA!
When you embark on your journey as an international nurse, naturally, you will have many decisions that need to be made. One of those decisions will be where you begin or end your journey as an international nurse. Carter Wellington works to make your American Dream come true.
There is a world of options that the U.S. provides for international nurses, and Carter Wellington is able to offer the opportunity to work in many cities and states across the USA.
We are particularly interested in talking to registered nurses with recent experience in Medical/Surgical, ER, ICU, HDU, CCU, and Inpatient wards. We are unable to consider Pediatrics, PICU, NICU/Neonatal, OBGYNE/Antenatal/Postnatal, L&D, Psychiatry, and OPD.
- Registration as a nurse in your current location
- Registered Nurses (transcript required unless you have already passed the NCLEX) with more than 12 months of current and consistent acute care nursing experience in an acceptable specialty and tertiary and large secondary level hospitals of no less than 80 beds in size.
- Recent/current experience in Medical/Surgical, ER, ICU, HDU, CCU, and Inpatient wards. Note that we are unable to consider Pediatrics, PICU, NICU/Neonatal, OBGYNE/Antenatal/Postnatal, L&D, Psychiatry, and OPD.
- Valid IELTS that meets US standards.
Our US partner will help you every step of the way towards obtaining everything you need to start your career in the USA. Better still, apart from your IELTS test, everything else is covered, including training for the NCLEX if required, and your US visa.
Competitive Salary and Benefits
Compared to other countries, the U.S. typically pays a higher salary for their nurses. In addition to the competitive salary, USRNs get benefits such as medical and dental insurance, a 401k retirement plan, and paid time off. Moreover, many employers provide allowance or reimbursement for continuing education of nurses.
Employment-Based Immigration (EB-3 Visa)
Becoming a USRN is a primary goal for nurses worldwide as it allows them to become green card holders/ permanent residents of the U.S. By working in the U.S., international registered nurses are eligible for an EB-3 Visa, which enables them to live and work in the U.S. They are also allowed to bring their legally married spouse and children below the age of 21 with them as they begin their journey.
Opportunities for Future Education
When working in the U.S., nurses can access many educational opportunities than they may receive in their home countries. Hospitals throughout the U.S. will do what they can to help their staff move forward with their education, as it makes their hospitals more competitive and upgrades the overall patient experience. U.S. hospitals typically have resources available to ensure that their staffs knowledge and skills are up-to-date to provide exemplary patient care. Some hospitals will reimburse their staff for certifications and additional education they gain as RNs.
Although the nursing profession does come with its difficulties, becoming a USRN gives you a better opportunity to have a better work/life balance. Registered Nurses can work five eight-hour shifts a week, four ten-hour shifts, or three 12-hour shifts a week at most facilities allowing you to have downtime to relax.
In most cases, Registered Nurses in the U.S. have more autonomy in practice than nurses in other countries and enjoy a greater level of decision making in a team of healthcare professionals, as well as greater respect for the work that they do. There are also opportunities for advancement into leadership roles or different areas of nursing.
If this sounds like the opportunity you have been looking for, then submit an enquiry today.