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  1. Help! The old bait and switch
    Most likely it won't get any better. Sorry for what you are going through! Any chance you are with American mobile ?? This sounds like one of their tactics. Your contract has not been signed, your...
    Apr 22
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  2. Getting a California License
    Just a bit of info http://healthcaretraveler.modernmedicine.com/healthcare-traveler/news/thousands-nurses-wait-california-clear-backlogged-licensure-applications
    Mar 7
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  3. Has anyone worked at any of the Sutter Hospitals as a traveler or contingent staff
    The staff still works 12 hr shifts...all of the travelers are 8 hrs.
    Mar 2
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  4. Getting a California License
    I wonder what has been the hold up lately?? I sent in fingerprint cards and received my license in about 6-8 weeks. A girl I know had to have here reviewed for an old felony and hers only took a...
    Mar 1
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  5. Has anyone worked at any of the Sutter Hospitals as a traveler or contingent staff
    Hospitals in CA have strict patient/nurse ratios...having more than 2 pts at a time should never happen! Also, most if not all Sutter facilities are going to 8 hr shifts only, including travelers.
    Feb 2
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  6. Traveling to St Thomas, VI
    What agency did you use? Let us know how it goes!
    Feb 1
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  7. tele test at Boston Medical Center, anyone taken a test after accepting the assignmen
    How long have you been a nurse? Just familiarize yourself with the basic rhythms....v fib, v tach,a systole, a fib, a flutter, SVT, heart blocks....possibly what interventions you would perform for...
    Jan 19
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  8. Auto Insurance questions
    Your car insurance will cover you wherever you go.
    Dec 19, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  9. Travel Nurse, Checklist for getting started
    I can understand your position...but most agencies, especially the bigger ones are no longer accepting faxes of documents. You have to upload them yourself to their portals on your own. I guess they...
    Dec 18, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  10. Travel Nurse, Checklist for getting started
    I worried about the quality, but them I sent the files to myself via email and downloaded them and printed them. I could not tell a difference between the original and the copy. But to each it's own!
    Dec 18, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  11. Travel Nurse, Checklist for getting started
    There are several smart phone apps that will turn simple pictures of your documents into PDFs for easy uploads and emailing. I use genius scan.
    Dec 18, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  12. Fastaff
    The thing about that is that it can happen in any travel assignment. I had friends that had contracts cancelled after 3 weeks due to hospital's low census (Cross Country, American Mobile, RTG)....
    Dec 14, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  13. Fastaff
    I've worked with Fastaff for almost 2 years now and haven't had any problems *fingers crossed*. When I first started with the "intake recruiter", I never had any problems with him calling me back. We...
    Dec 14, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  14. Live on the east coast, but work on the west coast?
    I wonder how long ago that post was...usually if they are doing that, they are per diem. Those hours may or may not be guaranteed especially overtime.
    Nov 28, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  15. Travel Nurse, Checklist for getting started
    Some hospitals require a 2 step PPD...which only means you have to have a second one done.
    Nov 26, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  16. Is There Such Thing As Free Housing?
    Are you there with Fastaff? I would love to work there! The ICU here is pretty good..I don't have any complaints. I hear them frequent from the L&D and floor nurses though.
    Nov 12, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  17. Is There Such Thing As Free Housing?
    I am with Fastaff
    Nov 12, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  18. California Travel Nurse Pay
    What is more important to you? Hourly wage, benefits, housing (extended stay vs furnished apartment), hours a week (36 vs 48hrs weekly) ?
    Nov 11, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  19. Is There Such Thing As Free Housing?
    Yes I am
    Nov 9, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  20. Is There Such Thing As Free Housing?
    I'm making $45/hr with them...work is super easy...and I'm housed in an apartment overlooking the Hudson River....fully furnished with wifi and cable!
    Nov 9, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  21. Endorsing to Cali
    Congrats!!
    Nov 2, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  22. New TV Show- Nurse Nation on MTV
    [QUOTE=RNFiona;7585238] That's exactly what I was wondering....I can't even submit to an assignment without an active license....it wasn't just one...it was TWO nurses without an active CA...
    Oct 28, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  23. Endorsing to Cali
    Have you sent in transcripts and verification of all other licenses?
    Oct 28, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  24. comparing LA hospitals
    With Kaiser, you either hate it or love it. With that being said, I haven't heard anything good about them.
    Oct 22, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  25. Children's hospital at Montefiore questions... HELP please.
    Don't worry....most people have said they aren't too picky about it
    Oct 17, '13
    Forum: New York Nursing


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