Calling all LA County Sheriff's Dept. Nurses

  1. 0 Hello! I can't find any LA Sheriff's Dept. nurses on here so I am starting a new thread. I am waiting for my background check to clear, then will work amongst you! What do you like about your job? What don't you like? What are the facilities like? I have many questions about what to expect. Feel free to post about anything r/t LA County Jail Nursing. I have 3-6 months to read your posts!
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  3. Visit  nurselindah profile page

    About nurselindah

    nurselindah has '15' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'Emergency Room, Hospice/Palliative Care'. From 'Los Angeles, CA'; Joined Mar '07; Posts: 77; Likes: 21.

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  4. Visit  ron712 profile page
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    Hi, congratulations on being hired...Im actually scheduled for an interview this month for the LASD rn 1 program..If its not too much trouble can i ask what questions they asked? and if you can give me some advice since this is going to be my first job interview..
  5. Visit  lsvalliant profile page
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    What are your backgrounds in, if you dont mind me asking? was it a long process most county jobs are?
  6. Visit  nurselindah profile page
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    Well, it is a long process. I applied in Oct. and still have 3-6 months after the background check to be cleared for a position. If it's still vacant then I am in. The interview questions are different each time-they have a list of questions they read from. Nursing scenarios, prioritization questions. You will be interviewed by a panel (like all county jobs). You have to sign a document stating you can not disclose the questions asked so I can't give specifics but if you search correctional nursing you may find some answers! I have worked in long-term care and hospice as an LVN and have only one month as a Hospice RN. I could not get into a new grad program to save my life!
  7. Visit  ron712 profile page
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    Thanks for the quick response lindah. I also worked in long term care and found out it wasn't the right fit for me. Your right its so difficult to get in a new grad program.
  8. Visit  yehboy profile page
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    hi! im taking the written exam tomorrow. any advice for me! im a new grad to and having having hard time to find for a job! lol thanks!
  9. Visit  nurse_16 profile page
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    yehboy did u already got the results? Because I took also the written exam last 1/7/11 and until now I havent received anything! tnx!
  10. Visit  TomRN1 profile page
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    Hi Nurse Lindah.
    I applied for a correctional nursing postion in late Sept. and took the written test, which I passed and then had an oral interview which I am grateful to have passed and am now on the eligibility list for hire. Did you have an oral interview and a letter stating that you are on the eligibility list? Also, did they start the background check on you? Please let me know since I kind of have my hopes up for this job! Thanks!
  11. Visit  TomRN1 profile page
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    If you don't mind, can you tell me how they contacted you for the background check and how long it took from test date to interview to background check? Also, you stated that 'if' a position was available you would get the job. Isn't there multiple positions available? Let me know if you don't mind.....Thanks!
  12. Visit  yehboy profile page
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    Quote from nurse_16
    yehboy did u already got the results? Because I took also the written exam last 1/7/11 and until now I havent received anything! tnx!

    hi nurse_16! i still dont have the result... we need to wait for 4 weeks right?
  13. Visit  nurselindah profile page
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    Quote from TomRN1
    If you don't mind, can you tell me how they contacted you for the background check and how long it took from test date to interview to background check? Also, you stated that 'if' a position was available you would get the job. Isn't there multiple positions available? Let me know if you don't mind.....Thanks!
    Well, I got a phone call saying there was a position, which I accepted, then I was scheduled for the background check. I was told there were two openings at the time. I am not sure how many positions there are. If I don't pass the background check, there will be one for sure! I started this whole process in September. Very lengthy process.
  14. Visit  nurse_16 profile page
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    yehboy, oh yah! 1 more week to go.
  15. Visit  TomRN1 profile page
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    Hi nurselindah.
    The position opened on Sept. 23 or 24th and I applied on the 24th. I first was scheduled a test which took place in October, which enabled me to get an interview which will count 100 percent toward becoming eligible. It doesn't sound like you went through that process. If you did, then what was you interview results and when did they notify you of an opening. Thanks!


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