Need HELP can't find new graduate job for LPN

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    I just moved to Ohio Columbus. There is a hospital on every corner here but no jobs for new graduates LPN's.
    I do have some CNA experience.
    Does any one live in Columbus area and can advice me on how to find a job, please.
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    Welcome to Allnurses.com!

    I moved your post to the Ohio Nursing forum with the goal of attracting more responses. Good luck with your job search.
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    Check with the State of Ohio. They are usually always hiring LPNs at the various prisons. Great pay and benefits. I've worked for them for two years now.
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    Interim Health care in gahanna Hires new grad LPN's You will not get a job in any columbus hospitals as an LPN.
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    Home health care does not hire without experience. I tried all of them. Where do new LPN nurses get a job in Columbus?
    How about physician office?
    Help please.
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    Quote from renata12
    I just moved to Ohio Columbus. There is a hospital on every corner here but no jobs for new graduates LPN's.
    I do have some CNA experience.
    Does any one live in Columbus area and can advice me on how to find a job, please.

    You will most likely have to work in LTC(nursing homes) at least initially untill you get experience. I belive Macintosh healthcare services are hiring at several of their locations in central ohio. Best bet to find a job at a nursing home is to call them or go to their websites and look. A lot of them do not post to job boards.

    I know OSU hospital might have some positions open in the doctors offices but with being a new grad you might have issues. Maybe a Diaylisis company might have a position. If your really desprate for work try the red cross, although you wont be doing much nurse related work. Mainly blood draws etc.

    And remember If a plce says they want 1 or 2 years experience apply anyways. They might not be able to get the experience they want and have to go with someone with less. I have be hired several times that way.
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    Thank you for your advice it was very helpful. I did drive to all the nursing homes around and no success. I applied for some dialysis jobs. We will see how it goes.
    Please, if anyone hears any thing about openings for LPN's please let me know.
    Thank you.
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    ALOHA! You should move to Hawaii. haha I'm an RN but I can't get a job because they only have LPN positions available. Now I have to get an LPN license just to get my foot in the door. I wish you the best of luck getting a job.
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    Try a nursing home or assisted living facility. Most will hire a new graduate LPN. Bon Ing is hiring in the Columbus area. Scioto Pointe is another facility that is looking for LPN's.


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