Moving to NC/NE AR in July 2006

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    Hello!
    I am moving to Arkansas in July 2006. My in-laws live in Horseshoe Bend so ideally I need to stick around that area or anywhere between Mountain Home and Jonesboro. I have been a California RN for 11 years, have a BSN, Public Health Nurse Certificate and have had my AR RN license already. I am currently working in HMO utilization review dept for a large medical center/group in my area-probably comparable to St. Bernard's in Jonesboro. Hopefully I can find a similar position but I would love to work in a public health role or go back to ER nursing. Any advice about working in AR that I should know of? (Other than pay rate) Would love to hear from seasoned RNs or student RNs.
    PS-I just got back from a trip to AR a week ago and my arm is so tired from waving at everybody driving by!
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    Quote from rnleavingtheoc
    hello!
    i am moving to arkansas in july 2006. my in-laws live in horseshoe bend so ideally i need to stick around that area or anywhere between mountain home and jonesboro. i have been a california rn for 11 years, have a bsn, public health nurse certificate and have had my ar rn license already. i am currently working in hmo utilization review dept for a large medical center/group in my area-probably comparable to st. bernard's in jonesboro. hopefully i can find a similar position but i would love to work in a public health role or go back to er nursing. any advice about working in ar that i should know of? (other than pay rate) would love to hear from seasoned rns or student rns.
    ps-i just got back from a trip to ar a week ago and my arm is so tired from waving at everybody driving by!
    hello and welcome to allnurses.com

    great to have you with us. and, will be great to see another

    woo pig sooie........razorback!!!!

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    Welcome to The Natural State! I am originally from Northeast Arkansas...the Walnut Ridge/Jonesboro area...

    THey just finished a new ER wing at Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Walnut Ridge...my mother is an LPN on the med/surg unit...wonderful place to work. They have recieved numerous awards. I think you would really like it.

    Good Luck and make yourself at home!
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    Thank you Nursediz for your response! Any insight is helpful!


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