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  1. Taking work home
    Coming from a military background, US Army retired after 20 years. I learned, when I finally got into the position where I was in charge of clinics, that there was NO PAPERWORK that couldn't wait...
    Sep 2, '09
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  2. Why should I do this???
    THANK YOU 2 SO MUCH for your responses! I've been traveling for the last year and the travel market is just TERRIBLE right now thus the exploration into a completely different type of nursing. I...
    Sep 1, '09
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  3. Why should I do this???
    Good Morning all! I've been a RN for 14+ years and ALL of it in critical care of one type or another. However I've been in the medical profession for over 40+ years in various different capacities....
    Sep 1, '09
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  4. Would you pick a small or large facility?
    And from a ER Nurse point of view, I started in a small rural hospital and continue to work in small rural hospitals. Just llike the small places that most folks don't seem to want to work in....
    Aug 14, '09
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  5. How do you secure your own housing?
    Internet search the town you are going to then look for hotels/motels and apartments for rent. This has at least given me a starting point. You can ask your department manager if they have any ideas,...
    Aug 13, '09
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  6. Leave a staff position to travel in this economy??
    GleeGum. unfortumately it is. At least out here in the Southwest and Western states. Sarge
    Aug 11, '09
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  7. Leave a staff position to travel in this economy??
    I've been a nurse for over 14 years and a traveler for the last year. I work ER and have had no assignment since my last contract ended on the 25th of JULY! I'm on with 4 different agencies and have...
    Aug 11, '09
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  8. Indian Reservation Nursing
    Well as my 2nd travel assignment I took a job at the IHS Hospital in Tuba City, AZ. Only planned on doing the 13 weeks and moving on! Wellll I ended up extending for a second 13 weeks and they asked...
    Jun 25, '09
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  9. Traveling RV style...
    OK I've been a traveler for about a year now. At my last assignment I rented a travel trailer, about a 30', from one of the staff nurses. LOVED the campground scene as approximately 40% of the folks...
    May 26, '09
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  10. Veterans Admin. Travel Nurse Program
    I contacted them a few months back and forwarded a resume with copies of all my certs/license etc. Being a Retired US Army E-7, went to Nursing School after I retired. Figured being retired military,...
    May 19, '09
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  11. License by Endorsment
    Anyone know how long it "usually" takes to get your Fla license once "everything" has been sent and is "correct"?? Need to apply and was wondering about time frames. Keep hearing things like 6...
    Mar 10, '09
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  12. Reputable Travel Nursing Agency
    Check out this web site, you'll have to register no big deal, but once you have you'll be able to check out agencies as rated by the NURSES THAT USE THEM. Other good info there as well. ...
    Mar 7, '09
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  13. Travlers
    I'm a Retired US Army E-7, medic my entire career, that used my VA to become an RN. I now have 14 years as a RN with "specialty" being ER. Now to my question. I'm a "traveler" and am wondering if...
    Feb 24, '09
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  14. San Antonio
    Anyone know if any of the military hospitals in SA use travelers? Of special interest would be BAMC, but wouldn't mind Lackland or Randolph either. Thanks, Sarge
    Feb 24, '09
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  15. what the HECK is PBDS?
    OK so call me dense. I've only been in the medical field for 40+ years and just the last 13 + as a nurse. What the heck is PBDS! Sarge
    Jan 22, '09
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  16. Need Motivation!!
    Small vehicle doesn't always work either! I have a Chevy HHR and there is 70 cu ft of storage in the back with the seats down! That's a LOT of space!! But at 30+mpg I can live with, or out of, it!!...
    Sep 20, '08
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  17. Worldwide travel
    Gila, Until I have 15 posts I have no PM privledges. Sarge
    Sep 20, '08
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  18. What do travel nurses do?
    I agree with redsnapper and add: some of us have been in the profession for a while and are tired of the staff nurse/managment politics, rut and just plain old B..well you get the idea. I've been in...
    Sep 18, '08
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  19. Need Motivation!!
    Kick, Kick... STOP PROCRASTINATING per your request.....:chuckle SargeRN OK I'll get in the Drill Sergeant mode...MOVE IT TROOP!!!
    Sep 18, '08
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  20. Worldwide travel
    Gila, I must be brain dead tonight I can read the PM but not answer/reply. Real e-mail is sargern at msn dot com You know how to decipher it! Sarge, SFC, US Army, Ret
    Sep 18, '08
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  21. Worldwide travel
    Gila, contact me off forum about "the 'stan" Sarge
    Sep 18, '08
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  22. Travel Nursing and amateur radio
    Well don't know if I can be much help with the travel part, I'm on my first contract, but let me know on the amateur radio part and maybe I can help there. I'm a General Class and looking to hear...
    Sep 5, '08
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  23. Travel Nursing and amateur radio
    OK so how many of the traveling nurses here are also ham radio operators??? We'll start with that then go from there! Sarge
    Sep 3, '08
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  24. 12 Days of Christmas ER Style
    Last verse only: You know the tune! On the 12th day of Christmas EMS brought to me: 12 Doctors screaming 11 Nurses crying 10 Bedpans leaking 9 IV's beeping 8 Call lights blinking 7 Psychs a...
    Dec 4, '06
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  25. How do you describe your job?
    Hours and hours of shear furstration and disappointment followed by minutes of total delight and joy. And not just because you're going off shift :-) Sarge I was a soldier*Iam a soldier*I will...
    Oct 27, '06
    Forum: Emergency Nursing


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