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- by kmj25 Apr 13, '11I'm a licensed RN here in California but doesnt have any working experience yet. i'm thinking of moving into other locations or states where there are higher new grad/ new rn hiring opportunities.. nursing here in california is too crowded
Need some advices please ..
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- Apr 13, '11 by jennifersmy guess would be texas
- Apr 13, '11 by freebirdRN86indianapolis, indiana!
- Apr 13, '11 by noyesnoThe Dakotas, especially the North one.
- Apr 13, '11 by tyvinI just heard that CA is the place to be; it certainly isn't Hawaii. That's what I get for reading ads. I heard New York as well but I think I'm reading too many advertisements for traveling nurses. It's really being in the right place at the right time; and it doesn't hurt to know a few people.
I believe the question is; where do you want to live?
- Apr 13, '11 by jammin246RNThere is a percieved glut of nurses everywhere.... I say that because stay at home mothers are still in the nursing business until their hubbies find a job, and retirees are still in until their retirements bounce back. Your best bets are places with large open areas. There is something called Acute acess hospitals. They are reinbursed at a much higher rate then standard hospitals. You will find these hospitals 30 miles away from other hospitals and they contain under 25 beds. Towns which have 1000-2000 people which are quite a ways away from other hospitals will typically have these hospitals. Most of these places staff 2 nurses at all times whether or not there are even patients in the hospitals. Because of this they hire more nurses then may be in the surrounding area.
- Apr 13, '11 by freebirdRN86Quote from roser13i can't tell you why, I just know that my hospital system just hired a WHOLE bunch of new grads. i know of at least 10 from my ASN December graduating class that have been hired within the system. i thought it was going to be impossible to find a job-- mainly because I read so many threads on AllNurses on how new grads weren't finding jobs. That doesn't seem to be the case here. Granted, I did put in about 50 apps, but I still got a job along with many other new grads.Just curious - why Indy?
If you're willing to relocate, Indy isn't all that bad.
Personally, I'm going to earn my year's experience and try to move out to California!