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  1. VA Hiring Process
    10 business days= 3 weeks in VA time. I would not stress too much considering you currently have a job. I have seen people called for interviews 2 months after the application cut-off and I have...
    Mar 7
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  2. Giving notice when changing jobs
    Whatever you can negotiate with the new job!
    Mar 6
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  3. Getting ready for my 1st drill
    #5) Dont let any of the lower Enlisted get away without rendering a proper salute (and greeting of the day). Tell them "I want to hear it snap!
    Jan 31
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  4. Strategic Healthcare Staffing?
    You would think that a company that gives up front housing money for deposits (instead of sending it to the landlord or setting it up directly), sign on/completion bonuses and $1000 for screwing over...
    Jan 31
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  5. IHS Housing at Kayenta or Chinle?
    The options are limited in both places. Kayenta and Chinle both have low cost Govt housing onsite but they are typically full and have a waiting list (you should be able to call around and ask about...
    Oct 1, '13
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  6. VA Hiring Process
    I am a veteran who knows a little about the VA hiring process. Most of the time references are mailed out unless they are in a hurry or expediting the process which could mean the forms are emailed...
    Jul 24, '13
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  7. VetPro credentialing question
    VetPro & Equip both will not accept employment gaps of over 30 days, meaning you just need to account for the time and provide someone that can verify what you were doing. If you were unemployed for...
    Jun 4, '13
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  8. Need some tips on recruiting new clients for my staffing agency!
    Where are you currently supplying nurses and how much do you pay?
    Feb 12, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  9. VA Hiring Process
    Alot of the VetPro and EQuip process depends on how bad the need is and if you are going perm or contractor. There are a few locations that will actually expedite the process and can go from...
    Feb 6, '13
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  10. Post interview wait for the va Hosp...
    Have you thought about starting out as a contractor or traveler? There is a VA in TX that is hiring 17 RNs for contract work in ICU, MedSurg and Pacu.. I have been getting hit up 2x day and they are...
    Feb 5, '13
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  11. Have you ever witnessed this situation?
    I would advise staying away from drive thru Pharmacies as well. Wait until you hear all of your info blasted through a loud speaker. Not only do the cars behind you hear everything but anybody at...
    Sep 13, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. Government Contractor?
    Ive never heard of CasePro but that sounds about right for being a miltary contract. Companies come and go but the needs remain plus if the company does lose the contract your husband can apply for a...
    Sep 12, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  13. Going through first drill unprepared for us army reserve? help advice pls..
    LT, I think by now it has been established to just show up in PT's and go with the flow. Being that you are brand new with 0 time in service (TOS) there will not bbe alot of expectation out of you....
    Sep 7, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  14. Going through first drill unprepared for us army reserve? help advice pls..
    Im pretty sure you have to buy it but they may just give you one.. Also make sure you study for the Whiz Quiz that is often administered in the PT uniform!
    Sep 6, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  15. Going through first drill unprepared for us army reserve? help advice pls..
    I would just show up in PT's and play dumb.. I doubt they are expecting anything more than you being at the right place at the right time. You should be able to contact your first line leader and...
    Sep 6, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  16. Travel Nursing
    Who is paying for your housing and how much does it cost?
    Aug 17, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  17. Signed a contract for ICU, being put on IMC unit
    Of course you have the right to back out of the contract. You can back out at anytime for any reason, as they can back out at anytime for any reason. If they booked you an extended stay, big deal,...
    Jul 3, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  18. Joining the military and getting pigeon-holed
    Id rather be pigeon-holed, than Corn-holed, which could happen if you wait 2 years to join.
    Jul 3, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  19. First Time Traveler and Private Insurance
    Is the $84/week insurance for both you and your husband or just you? If its for both of you that's cheap! If its just you, thats about right and about the same as a private policy. Not that its...
    Jun 28, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  20. Need advice about resignation
    1)Giving 2 weeks notice is the professional thing to do. Since you are still in orientation they will most likely have you "turn in your stuff" and not waste anymore time/money. 2)There is no...
    Jun 28, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  21. No veterans preference for military vets who work as nurses at the VA hospitals.
    Patrick, I am surprised your prior VA experience didnt help you. Even if it was RN experience, the fact that you worked there means you went through the VetPro credentialing, maybe even Equip. ...
    Jun 26, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  22. Canceled contract
    Im sure you are ****** but you might want to let this one go. It is a strong possibilty the hospital fired you & the staffing company is choosing to just employ you somewhere else. Ive seen...
    May 18, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  23. Travel nursing companies
    Nothing in the world is free Ben.. Whats the catch, $40/HR jobs, crappy facilities, sorry housing?? How many contracts have you worked for Barton Associates?
    May 11, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  24. Question on housing while transitioning assignments
    It probably depends on how many hours you total for the month. If you are close to 160 you should be fine.
    May 11, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  25. Travel Nursing in Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota
    There are a bunch of Indian Health Service assignments in South Dakota and Montana. You should have no problem finding an ER job out there and the nice thing is they will take ANY state license. ...
    May 1, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing


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