New Grad opportunities in Oregon

  1. I'm graduating from a BSN program in California, but I'm interested in moving to Oregon. I know Portland new grad opportunities are pretty scarce, but what about outside Portland? Anyone know if some of the rural hospitals take new grads?
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  2. 5 Comments

  3. by   sanctuary
    The State hospital in Salem takes new grads.
  4. by   SpudID
    Salem Hospital recruits heavily, has a relocation package, offers mentoring as well as precepting, and offers loan repayment options (or at least they offered all of these in 2005).
  5. by   twarlik
    Definitely look into Salem Hospital. I applied as a new grad moving from Florida in 2005 and received a call the next day. I was offered two positions, but ended up getting lucky and I got a job in Portland.

    Good luck with you move!

    ~Todd
  6. by   BonnieSc
    Were you already licensed in Florida and/or Oregon when you applied?
  7. by   twarlik
    Quote from Wendy79
    Were you already licensed in Florida and/or Oregon when you applied?
    No. I had applied for my Oregon license and was scheduled for the NCLEX when I interviewed.

    ~Todd

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