Although a specialty certification may not be required, you will increase your potential career worth by not only diversifying your areas of expertise, but by obtaining specialty nurse certification in those areas. It could set you apart when applying to popular travel hot spots and assignments.
"I have a certification in pediatrics and obstetric nursing. I have considered getting additional certifications as soon as I am able to schedule the time."
"I do not have any specialty certifications at this time. However, I do have several years of experience working in different specialty areas."
"I do have some specialty certifications. I took advantage of opportunities every time I could to get additional certifications. Currently, I have certifications in surgical nursing, emergency care, pediatrics, and orthopedics. I would love an opportunity to study for additional certifications at some point in my career."