Los Angeles County Sheriff RN?

  1. 0 Has anyone ever applied to RN positions within the sheriff's dept? I know that dealing with inmates can be dangerous work, but the pay and benefits look pretty good.
  2. Visit  jkim951 profile page

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    From 'CA'; Joined Feb '11; Posts: 7.

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  3. Visit  MinaRN profile page
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    i did..I tooked their RN examination last jan 7 and still waiting for the results..I heard bout dealing with the inmates is not that dangerous because there are sheriffs working with you..
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  4. Visit  Mike A. Fungin RN profile page
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    Working as a corrections nurse can be a lot safer, because you have sheriffs or corrections officers looking out for you.

    I have a good friend who works at San Quentin, where California's death row is, and he's been a lot safer there than I have at my trauma center. Our security guards are unarmed and prohibited from putting hands on anyone (translation: useless).
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    Quote from MinaRN
    i did..I tooked their RN examination last jan 7 and still waiting for the results..I heard bout dealing with the inmates is not that dangerous because there are sheriffs working with you..
    Mina, do they give you a study guide for the written test? Do you know if they're looking to hire new grads?
  6. Visit  iRN5 profile page
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    Quote from jkim951
    Mina, do they give you a study guide for the written test? Do you know if they're looking to hire new grads?
    The LASD doesn't give you a study guide. They will consider new grads. Keep in mind the selection process is based on your "band" placement (I-V). You need at least a combined written and interview score of 94.5% to be placed in band I. Good luck!

    Here is the LA County Public health practice questions: http://publichealth.lacounty.gov/phn...evised6-10.pdf

    and answer sheet: http://publichealth.lacounty.gov/phn...evised6-10.pdf

    These documents are public information and can be accessed through the LAC public health website.
  7. Visit  Amanda1985 profile page
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    I applied and have my written test coming up. I am also a new grad.
  8. Visit  lenaRN22 profile page
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    I am waiting for my results as well, I also took the test Jan 7th, Im hoping this week.....as far as the test, its basic nothing to stress over....I am also a new grad, good luck
  9. Visit  MinaRN profile page
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    Quote from jkim951
    Mina, do they give you a study guide for the written test? Do you know if they're looking to hire new grads?

    iRN5 had just answered your questions..
    and yeah I'm also a new grad.

    @lenaRN22.. so you also tooked the exam huh? well good luck to both of us and those who took the exam.
  10. Visit  lenaRN22 profile page
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    Thanks...its a tough market out there for new grads....I heard the hiring process for the sheriffs is super long...but def good to be on their list or band so when a position opens up hopefully we will get the call
  11. Visit  lenaRN22 profile page
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    Has anyone got there results from the Jan 7 th test date? Im still waiting and its been over a month now?
  12. Visit  MinaRN profile page
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    Nope.I haven't received mail results coming from LASD. :/
  13. Visit  nurse_16 profile page
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    same here! took the exam last jan 7 and haven't received the mail!
  14. Visit  MinaRN profile page
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    finally received the mail.scheduled for an interview 3rd wk of march
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