New Grad in Arkansas?

  1. 0 Hi,
    I'm a new grad (May 2010) from southeast louisiana, and I'm conisdering relocating because the job market is almost nonexistent here. I have already taken the NCLEX-RN and passed. I was wondering how the job market is for new grads in Arkansas? Pay isn't important, but experience seems to be everything. I cannot further my education or get a job in my area of choice without experience. Please give me good news!

    Thank you!
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  3. Visit  LaurainLA} profile page

    About LaurainLA

    Joined Jul '10; Posts: 11; Likes: 4.

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  4. Visit  scawiezell} profile page
    I know a lot of the hospitals in the area are on hiring freezes or don't have positions available at this time. I have been an RN for a year at St. Vincent and I got in through the New Grad Residency program they have. I do believe some of their floors take new grads without the program, just not into critical care areas.
  5. Visit  LaurainLA} profile page
    Thank you for the info. The hiring freeze seems to be everywhere.
  6. Visit  smileymimi} profile page
    That's not true. Search Fort Smith, AR on google for hospitals and start applying. I just relocated from NYC, brought two of my RN friends as well.
  7. Visit  JasWebbBSN-RN} profile page
    So did you have any luck with finding a job in Arkansas....Im a new grad looking for some good opportunities.

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