Kayzee...sorry to hear this has happened to you, and I totally don't blame you for seeking somewhere that will appreciate your skills, and your education!
Now...I would seek a hospital that has a good internship program. This is probably the best way you can make sure you get a good oreintation. I know of a nurse who went to a hospital and was promised two weeks orientation. The first nite she was on the unit, she was supposed to be following another nurse. Didn't happen! They had a normal pt. assignment waiting for her, and was totally PO'd when she refused to take it...siting the promise she had been given by the NM. Many nurses also make a contract with the hospital as to how long they will be in orientation, and what this will entail. One nurse had the interviewer put everything they told her in writing! Some people :chuckle at her for doing this....but I thought she was a pretty smart young lady, who had probably dealt with this problem before, and learned a valuable lesson!
I took a look at Froedert's Website, and they do indeed have an internship program for new grads or RNs wanting to return to acute care. I was impressed by their bonus programs, flexible schedule offers, and benefits..
Also you would have the chance to move into other areas of nursing if you desired!! So if I were you...I would defiintely check them out. Unfortuantely as they're many St. Lukes around the country, I wasn't able to check out their website. But I still think you're in a great area....and should have no problems getting what you want.
You know this may have been the best thiing that could have happened to you..
There have been times when I saw an ad, and thought about applying for it. But first I emaled the recruiter, and was given a lot of info without even filling out an application. So maybe this might be your move to find out what a hospital will offer,,before wasting your time filling out a lot of papper work...only to find out...what they're offering, and what you want, aren't the same things.
I sincerely hope you find a positon that suits your needs and all is supportive of your goals..