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  1. Traveling to AZ
    Guaranteed hours in a contract is only as good as the contract the hospital and the agency have signed! Don't be fooled!
    Jan 1, '10
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  2. Contract Question
    It doesn't matter what the "paper" you signed states, it matters who you signed the "paper" with!
    Jan 1, '10
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  3. lpn travel
    Yes, there are! As an LPN I traveled for over 12 years, and it was a good time for me. I stopped traveling as an LPN about 4 years ago, but I know that there are still LPNs who continue to travel. ...
    Jan 1, '10
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  4. keep your credentials up?
    I used to keep my credentials up, but now I don't even bother. I have no intentions of every working as a nurse again for any amount of money. I have found my calling in the IS world, and I'm not...
    Dec 31, '09
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  5. Sick of being a LPN
    I totally understand where the LPNs who are frustrated have posted here are coming from. I was also sick and tired of being sick and tired of explaining myself, and defending being an LP/VN! ...
    Nov 10, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  6. Anyone Certified As An Epic Analyst?
    LOL Thanks VivaLasViejas! I don't get to play online much, but I enjoy checking in every once in while!
    Nov 10, '09
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  7. Anyone Certified as Epic Ambulatory Analyst?
    edaga7 sorry, but I just saw this. I have went thru the Epic Ambulatory Certification, and I would glad to answer your questions. The certification has two tests, and three build projects, or it...
    Nov 10, '09
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  8. Anyone Certified As An Epic Analyst?
    My mother always said, "Nothing beats a failure but a try" If you don't ask, you won't ever know. I'm an LPN who answered an ad, where a company was looking for someone with an nursing background,...
    Aug 26, '09
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  9. Job security -- what are you seeing?
    I think the consulting jobs might be down for some firms, because they're just too many out there! Unless the agency is on the mark, and working hard to find good talent, they are going to be pushed...
    Apr 10, '09
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  10. Working at Bon Secours
    I'm considering relocating to Richmond, VA for a position at Bon Secours, in a non nursing position. Is there anyone here who works at Bon Secours and is not working as a nurse? Any possibility...
    Apr 10, '09
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  11. LVN informatics positions & experience?
    The biggest need right now is for providers in ambulatory care. Get some experience in ambulatory nursing, working in a clinic, outpatient services..etc. There are a lot of companies looking for...
    Feb 1, '09
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  12. SOOO sick of my job already!!
    I would request a meeting with your manager, and let her know your feelings. If this didn't work, I woud quietly seek out a head hunter, and tell them what you need in a position. Many times head...
    Jan 1, '09
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  13. First travel assignment - Texas
    I lived in San Antonio a long time ago, and I did a travel contract a few years ago at Fort Sam as a ICU/ER float. Great contract, but I was on the NW side of San Antonio in housing, and the commute...
    Dec 30, '08
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  14. Hurt on job, no pay?
    Request to be seen by the work comp doctor immediatley! And give EEEOC a call and then your story. You are covered under the American's Disabilities Act. I hope you are better soon. In some...
    Dec 29, '08
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  15. Hurt on job, no pay?
    You and your employer need to read the "Employers' Practical Guide to Reasonable Accommodation under the Americans with Diabilities Act". I hope you and the nursing office you work in are not...
    Dec 29, '08
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  16. LPNs in nursing infromatics
    I think many LP/VNs do not get into IT, because they don't know the opportunity exists. About 10 years ago I started a online forum for LP/VNs to find out about travel nursing. Now many know they...
    Dec 29, '08
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  17. LPNs in nursing infromatics
    Best parts for me is the flexibility, and the feeling of accomplishment when you troubleshoot an issue, and find a resolution. I got into this by answering an ad to change careers. The day I found...
    Dec 29, '08
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  18. LPNs in nursing infromatics
    There are LP/VN out here working in IT, but I would advise you to continue with your RN. Or you could move into a consulting positon right now if you wanted to. As for getting a certification in an...
    Dec 28, '08
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  19. LVN informatics positions & experience?
    Yiou have a "BSN" or "BS" in telecomunications???
    Dec 28, '08
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  20. Is there a shortage or glut of nurses in informatics?
    There are an ambundance of IT recruiters out there, and you can just google for the application formate you are familiar with. Calll them or email them. Put your resume online using key words that...
    Dec 28, '08
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  21. Is there a shortage or glut of nurses in informatics?
    To get into the Healthcare IT field, you do NOT need clinical experience, IF you have IT experirence or you were a superuser with an emr application. In fact you don't even need to be a nurse. It...
    Dec 28, '08
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  22. starting salary to annual salary?
    Could not agree with you more! There is no Ceiling for pay in IT!!!
    Nov 19, '08
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  23. Help! Would travel nursing be a good fit for my situation?
    as a traveler for over 12 years and a former recruiter, i would have no problems with hiring you as long as your references and background check were good. i believe if you feel comfortable in your...
    Jul 14, '08
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  24. New agency nurse, please help!
    You know I realize that everyone learns and progresses in in different time frames, but from the questions you have asked above, I get the impression that you are not ready to be on a travel...
    Jul 14, '08
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  25. Anyone Certified As An Epic Analyst?
    There are hospitals looking for nurses all the time, and are willing to train them on Epic applications. If you have a 4 year degree in just about anything, and a grade average of more than 3.6, and...
    Jul 14, '08
    Forum: Nursing Informatics


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