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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Traveling to St Thomas, VI
    What agency did you use? Let us know how it goes!
    Feb 1
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  6. 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
  7. Auto Insurance questions
    Your car insurance will cover you wherever you go.
    Dec 19, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. Is There Such Thing As Free Housing?
    I am with Fastaff
    Nov 12, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  17. 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
  18. Is There Such Thing As Free Housing?
    Yes I am
    Nov 9, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  19. 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
  20. Endorsing to Cali
    Congrats!!
    Nov 2, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  21. 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
  22. Endorsing to Cali
    Have you sent in transcripts and verification of all other licenses?
    Oct 28, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. Children's hospital at Montefiore questions... HELP please.
    There's also a waiting list for those residence inns mainly because people keep extending.
    Oct 17, '13
    Forum: New York Nursing


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