Thursday January 15th 2015
CRITERIA

To work as a nurse in the United States, there are a few basic requirements. These include:

► Graduation from a 3-year general nursing program at an accredited school of nursing, must have THEORY and CLINICAL* in -

  • Adult Medical
  • Adult Surgical
  • Pediatrics
  • Maternity/Midwifery
  • Psychiatric

    Community nursing should be included in the above.

► Currently working in a minimum 100 bedded hospital.

► A current nursing license in your home country.

► At least 1 year of acute-care experience in specialties such as

Critical Care, Emergency Room, Gynecology, Labor & Delivery, Medical Surgical, Neonatal ICS, Occupational Therapist, Oncology, Operating Room, PCU – Stepdown, Pediatric, Physical Therapist, Post Anesthesia-Recovery, Postpartum-Nursery, Telemetry, Telemetry-Stepdown.

► Excellent communication skills and proficiency in the english language.

► Must qualify for U.S. Visa, e.g. no criminal record.

In addition, immigrant healthcare workers must demonstrate competence in oral and written English as shown by an appropriate score on one or more nationally recognized tests. These tests are commercially available, standardized assessments of English language proficiency. Foreign-educated nurses applying to the VisaScreen™ program must satisfy the following requirements:

► Take each of the three following tests administered by the Educational Testing Service (ETS):

  • Take IELTS with a score of 6.5 Overall and 7.0 in Speaking.
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a score of 540 or higher
  • Test of Spoken English (TSE) with a score of 50 or higher
  • Test of Written English (TWE) with a score of 4.0 or higher

Nurses who have graduated from a nursing program in Australia, Canada (except Quebec), Ireland, New Zealand and the UK are exempt from this English language requirement.

For more information about taking the TOEFL, TWE and TSE exams, as well as international test sites please contact:

TOEFL/TSE Publications

Test of English as a Foreign Language

PO Box 6151

Princeton, NJ 08541-6151

Phone: 609-771-7100

Web http://www.toefl.org


► After meeting these requirements-

• Interested candidates take the IITR online screening test & score 50% marks.

• Those who qualify will be interviewed by our Overseas delegation.

• Selected candidates will be offered a contract and will be provided free training for NCLEX.

• Once the candidate is found to be well prepared she/he will be taken for NCLEX exam.

• After passing NCLEX the immigration process will be completed for the nurse & her family. When these requirements are met, we will help you move on to the visa process.