Moving to Chicago, need help!

  1. I currently work as a med/surg RN in Baltimore for the last 6 years and will be moving by the end of the year to Hinsdale which is on Cook/Dupage line. I am interested in working as an OR nurse and am interested in any help locating programs in the areas, places to go/stay away from.

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  2. 5 Comments

  3. by   suebird3
    What kind of programs are you looking for?

    Suebird
  4. by   wcrossl1
    I am looking for the 6 month OR training programs with a good preceptorship, versus the on the job training.

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  5. by   Nikki422
    Best to luck of you WCrossl. Funny..I'm moving to Chicago from Baltimore tomorrow. I'm a student at UIC though, so I reaaaaalllly can't offer you any advice!
  6. by   RNSacht
    I am a 7 month new grad working at Palos Community Hospital. I have heard really great things about Hinsdale Hospital. Just thought I would let you know. Good Luck.
  7. by   wcrossl1
    Bets of luck to you at UIC this year Nikki422! Thanks for the advice on Hinsdale Hospital. I will actually be living nearly walking distance from there. I just don't believe the OR has a training program that will train someone for the position without experience.

    Thanks

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