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  1. Where are the jobs at?
    mia culpa- deep breath taken- I understand what you're asking now.
    Oct 15, '11
    Forum: Flight Nursing / Surface Transport Nursing
  2. Female Flight Nurses I need Help!
    But we like it when your hair gets blown around....;) So how did the RA go ???
    Sep 22, '11
    Forum: Flight Nursing / Surface Transport Nursing
  3. Flight Nurse Book Called Trauma Junkie
    :up: Very well written. So many of the stories and situations I can relate to...
    Sep 22, '11
    Forum: Flight Nursing / Surface Transport Nursing
  4. Tx flight nurse pay question
    A private for-profit HEMS agency... expect 25% less than you would make in a hospital. But you may be the exception. Good luck!
    Sep 22, '11
    Forum: Flight Nursing / Surface Transport Nursing
  5. Any advice for a flight nursing interview?
    Sorry I'm a little late for the dance. If you get this before your interview I hope it is helpful. Be yourself- having no trauma experience is NOT a deal breaker. Nothing is more revealing than a...
    Sep 22, '11
    Forum: Flight Nursing / Surface Transport Nursing
  6. Quick question
    Trust Mostly we're all coming from the same place, we want whats best for our patient. If there is a disagreement try looking to the other view. Communication Talk with one another, keep the comm...
    Sep 22, '11
    Forum: Flight Nursing / Surface Transport Nursing
  7. CCT (Ground) Motion Sickness and Other Questions
    Do you get sick no matter the position in the vehicle? ie, facing forward, sitting on the bench sideways or in the aft facing seat? Getting motion sick should not impede hiring unless it is to the...
    Sep 22, '11
    Forum: Flight Nursing / Surface Transport Nursing
  8. A Lot of Flight  Nursing Jobs
    Ok... so you are "not afraid of a hard work"... then you should have no trouble finding the paragraphs of step by step instructions on how to research, apply and even conduct the interview process in...
    Sep 6, '10
    Forum: Flight Nursing / Surface Transport Nursing
  9. Another question
    The program in Hartford Conn. fly a RN and RT pairing. I think* both need to be EMT's. One may* have to be a Paramedic. If you're already a RT I would go the RN route because of the increased job...
    Dec 5, '09
    Forum: Flight Nursing / Surface Transport Nursing
  10. The Beginning to an End
    ahhh... the memories:grpwlcm: right out of school, I landed a fulltime job on the evening shift in med-surg:up: but first I had to orient on day shift :bowingpur I'm not sure why but tht's the way...
    Dec 1, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Size limits
    No, you are not too big. Half our medical crew weight about 235#. We even have some pushing 275#. Most programs have a weight limit, ours is 220# with helmet and radio. Obviously our management...
    Nov 29, '09
    Forum: Flight Nursing / Surface Transport Nursing
  12. Am I required to disclose my Liability Insurance?
    This is a very interesting question. On one hand I don't believe it is there's or anyone else's business as you are paying the premiums. On the other hand if you do not disclose the insurance on the...
    Nov 23, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Be Safe
    Historically this is a dangerous time of year. Be diligent, be safe, remember someone is waiting for you to come home.
    Nov 21, '09
    Forum: Flight Nursing / Surface Transport Nursing
  14. Caught in the web of a workplace romance.
    You better jump on this guy quick.. he's got one foot in the grave and the other is on a banana peel ! What are you... nucking futs ?
    Nov 16, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. What Can I Say?
    Ok .. don't know about your Union and the Collective Bargaining Agreement... but even in Massachusetts "oral sex with a resident" is professional misconduct. (Especially in the nursing profession) ....
    Nov 16, '09
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  16. Worn out with 2 jobs and school
    Ok... *poof*... you now have the assertivenss to quit the LTC job. This magic spell is only good for 3 days so do not procastinate... Now come here have a hug.... good, now go away.
    Nov 15, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. RN to RD. What do you think?
    Agree with the others; keep your license active. I would also advise you not to forget your nursing roots. They will serve you well as an RD. Good luck to you.
    Nov 15, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. How to begin?
    I think that this is an ideal time to bust someone's bubble. Before they spend the next three years of their career getting the minimum requirements to enter a transport nursing career only to find...
    Sep 17, '09
    Forum: Flight Nursing / Surface Transport Nursing
  19. How to begin?
    Anyone interested in air medical transport should be completely informed. The Washington Post series is a concise, albeit journalistic, picture of the industry. The NTSB report is another good...
    Sep 16, '09
    Forum: Flight Nursing / Surface Transport Nursing
  20. Helicoptor trauma transport cost
    priceless if you are disputing charges then call the program director and explain your concerns. :twocents:
    Sep 15, '09
    Forum: Flight Nursing / Surface Transport Nursing
  21. A Lot of Flight  Nursing Jobs
    I didn't find it "extraordinary" either- just throwing out a topic for discussion. There were not that many jobs in the field 5 years ago when I started. Airmethods has over 240 bases in 40 some odd...
    Sep 15, '09
    Forum: Flight Nursing / Surface Transport Nursing
  22. How to begin?
    Some good advice, especially that ring kissing, DON'T suck up <period> If you have not found this on your own, here are a couple articles you should read:...
    Sep 15, '09
    Forum: Flight Nursing / Surface Transport Nursing
  23. A Lot of Flight  Nursing Jobs
    Between Airmethods and AirEvac there are close to fifty open jobs across the U.S. Does anyone else find that interesting ? Also there are about a dozen on Flight Web..
    Aug 18, '09
    Forum: Flight Nursing / Surface Transport Nursing
  24. California flight nurse
    I do not know what they're getting paid on average. However there is some disparity depending on whether the program is hospital or community based. My advice is to find the program you are...
    Sep 18, '08
    Forum: Flight Nursing / Surface Transport Nursing
  25. Flight nursing with OB specialty
    Hi Lizzy, Could you please clarify that you actually heard them say: "had no OB experience." My next question is: What was the crew configuration ? Two RN's or RN/RRT or RN and Paramedic. Its hard...
    Sep 15, '08
    Forum: Flight Nursing / Surface Transport Nursing


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