This is a discussion on out-of-stater in Alaska Nursing, part of United States Nursing ... Hello-- I just sent my application paperwork off to the AK board to get my license. I am so excited...
Nov 23, '10
Hello-- I just sent my application paperwork off to the AK board to get my license. I am so excited about the possibility of moving!
I have 1.5 years of nursing experience, and have some questions for anyone who may know...How difficult is it to get work in AK being out of state? It seems like everywhere I look online, there are opportunities for travel nursing. But, I don't necessarily want to travel, but would like to settle down and sink in some roots. What is the advantage of hiring a traveler as opposed to someone wanting to settle down in AK? What's it like for someone out of state trying to get on in an Anchorage or Fairbanks hospital?
I had a professional resume drawn up, complete with cover letter, and will start submitting these and calling HR offices as soon as I get my AK license.
Any advice on how to better my chances? Thanks in advance!
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