Excelsior RN in new york - page 2

:yeah: I am trying to network with any nurses employed or looking for work in New York, that are excelsior grads, to get some feed back re employment. Or recent grads who are lic. and clocking the pavement in NEW YORK CITY, your... Read More

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    CaffeineRX- COME ON UP!!!! It's beautiful up here! We just hired a girl from NYC, who is moving up here to get away from the city and take a job. The more the merrier! I'll be happy to introduce you to the wonders of "Cow tipping", and "Snipe hunting"- two things you just can't do in the city!

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    Last edit by caffeineRx on Mar 13, '10
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    Well, the hospital I work at is union- I believe it is the best paying of the hospitals in our area. Decent benefits, pay rat I believe starting out without experience is 22+ Shift differential.But the cost of living in much better here than in NYC. You can buy a VERY nice house for under 100k- most of the time for much less- We have HUD repo homes for under 20k that are nice- Look up real estate in Utica or Mohawk Valley, or Rome- you would be amazed. AND- they most certainly do hire Excelsior grads
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    Is this utica or albany, i have a home here, let me know, want to come up anyway, when i come back.
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    Last edit by caffeineRx on Mar 12, '10
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    Wow JDoug, are you serious? Is it still like this? I also live in the metro area and I am DYING to get out. Although I never had upstate NY, in mind, it does sound nice . Just curious...how much could a new grad RN, from Excelsior, generally expect to start at? In NYC, I heard the average, now, is around $30-33/hr...but the prices are just insane here and the quality is going down the drain. I would love to live somewhere beautiful like upstate.
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    Well upstate is 27/hr with 2 yrs. RN experience. That is 1 and a 1/2 hrs. from grand central. Albany is 22/hr. so there, send me a private email and will give further info. an EC grad myself. Less cement than new york city, and more trees LOL.
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    sunrock how is the search going? any luck im strongly considering excelsior since i live in westchester ny and just tired of the hoop jumping for an rn
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    It has been a while, I am in private duty nursing in yonkers, n.y . Clepping towards BSN, slowly, I am maxed out $ wise, may be can meet over coffee. Lol

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