[QUOTE=jladha;6340884]Thanks a lot everyone, you all have been very helpful in answering my questions which possibly many of future nurses may have had.
If nurses are not able to get their vacations by summer can they fulfill in low demand times? Can an employee simply force u not to take vacations and just pay u? [QUOTE=jladha;6340884] Yes vacation can be taken any time during the year. Where I work and other places I have worked, the year goes from July to July. But if you don’t take them your SOL (but that depends on where you work.
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Honestly, I would think not. At least it would take a few years. The NGG program is running out of money, like others have mentioned, and that is very unfortunate. I do know of a number of nurses who have gotten these NGG positions in "high demand" areas, but don't know of many who have stayed on. Often they are offered casual, but it is hard to go from full time to casual, so some take positions where they are guaranteed more hours. I know very little about the ER, have never wanted to work there so I am not the person to ask. I was offered a NGG position, but was unable to work full time due to personal circumstances. On the website you see a list of all of the hospitals participating and what departments the positions are in. I see a lot of medical, LTC, psych and few ER, LD and ICU. Have a look now as this is the time you will see the most postings.
Actually Daisy i really want to be working as a ER Nurse, it something i am interested in and see myself in the future if i choose nursing, are there a lot of opportunities for ER nurses? I know that there is this Ontario Graduation Guarantee Program, are they many spots for ER nurses, how competitive is it? please let me know since you seem like you've gone through this process, they only info provided is a list of hospitals to choose from and they will select u after an interview that's it :/
Good luck, like I said before I have never worked in the ER, nor do I want to so I cant really give any advice about that. Do a placement there in school, take some trauma courses and take any job in a hospital you can, to build up seniority and apply when one comes available.
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