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  1. IRS Audit
    I am going to try this again. I am not asking for free Legal advise. Just information about anyone else who may be going through or have gone through an IRS Audit. I won't go into the story, but...
    Jan 8, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  2. Hawaii travel nurse, emergency,queens or straub
    If you can and like to do Peds. Kapiolani was great. Rod
    Dec 23, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  3. Best credit card for travelers- most rewards
    Can't stand to see a post that doesn't have at least one comment. Credit cards are very private and personal. What may work for you, may not work for others. My philosophy is, put on your Credit Card...
    Dec 16, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  4. travel nurse partner
    If you are afraid to travel alone, maybe Travel isn't for you. Trying to get two people a job at the same place may be very difficult. What if one of you gets the better shift. How will that affect...
    Dec 16, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  5. Jumping back into travel
    Can't tell you about travel in the ED any more, but can tell you that Travel Nursing has probably changed in the past 5 years. I am currently an atypical travel nurse (at least in my mind) I have...
    Dec 5, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  6. Highland hospital-Oakland CA
    Oh the memories. Highland Hospital was my first assignment and my First Nursing job in 1989. It was shortly after the earthquake and at the beginning of the Aid's epidemic and Crack Cocaine. I...
    Nov 23, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  7. Scrub Nurse vs Scrub Techs
    Just do your best, don't get into a you vs them situation. You are only responsible for what you do, not what they tell you to do. Don't expect them to set up the case for you though. I'm an RN...
    Oct 14, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  8. Anyone Heard of Medefis?
    Forgot about this post not sure if I even read the responses. My apologies. Thank you to Tango and NedRN for their explanations. At times I think about the Independent contractor but keep going back...
    Oct 14, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  9. Help with instruments
    If you read the name in the book it may be what it is called in the OR and it may not. I started in the OR several years ago after doing ER nursing for many years and was overwhelmed at the names and...
    Oct 14, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  10. How hard is it to maintain consecutive jobs as a traveler?
    I would be cautious about accepting a position as staff without fully reading your employment contract, employee handbook and such with your travel agency. Most have a "non Compete" clause forbidding...
    Oct 13, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  11. Colorado Travel Nursing
    I worked in Denver for a HCA hospital with the companies travel division, used to be All About Staffing and now is Parallon Staffing. There is also this thing called Medifis it seems. They are a...
    Oct 13, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  12. Can you truly save as a travel nurse?
    The old adage "The more you make the more you spend" seems to be what happens to most. Everyone lives differently. If you can save a quarter of what you make now, you will probably be able to save...
    Oct 13, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  13. RV advice
    I agree with all NedRN wrote. If you have a permement place in addition to your RV, you "MAY" have a tax home, but most likely not it seems. Most of my initial beliefs were from speaking with Travel...
    Sep 29, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  14. West Palm Gardens Medical Center
    I believe you are thinking about Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center. It is part of the Tenet Health Corp. Similar to HCA. You could probably work at two HCA facilities if you wanted.
    Sep 23, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  15. Passed the CNOR exam
    Congrats. Did you take for yourself or at the encouragement of your employer? My problem with it is the enormous amount of CEU required to keep it up and then you have to take the test again. I don't...
    Sep 15, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  16. RV's anyone???
    If you don't know about RV living, take a short vacation using one of the rentals. If you can survive a week or two in one of those you would most likely be OK in a "full time" style. So far I have...
    Sep 15, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  17. Hawaii, anyone?
    Be sure you have everything in writing, are happy with your housing options and have enough money to get you there and back to the mainland. If you are used to public transportation you may do fine...
    Aug 19, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  18. Traveling and owning a home
    When I owned my home and traveled for a couple years. I would turn off the water, set the thermostat to it's lowest heat setting and put a light and the TV on a timer. Did that for two winters and...
    Aug 19, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  19. AS to BSN while traveling?
    If you want to do your BSN then by all means go for it. You can do it as a travel nurse or staff. I haven't seen where anyone is paid significantly more for having though. When I finished my ADN in...
    Jul 30, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  20. Are travel jobs listed on more than one site?
    Check out Medifis, I posted a question about it earlier. Apparently , it's a clearing house for companies and hospitals. One job gets listed with all member companies. According to one hospital...
    Jun 1, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  21. San Francisco Housing
    I stayed at the Apartment Complex "Bayside Village". It was just off the Bay Bridge on the Embarccadaro (sic). That was in the early 90's though. New nice place then. First time paid extra for a...
    Apr 19, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  22. Anyone travel without having a tax home?
    Contact a Tax Professional for answers on Tax Questions. They are the only one's that will defend you in case of an Audit. (unless you want to do it yourself). It really doesn't matter if you own...
    Apr 16, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  23. RV's anyone???
    Not really, maybe just a bit lazy. I come back to Florida to be near my youngest daughter. Have been to the same facility for the past 5 years and it's pretty easy to fit back in. Am doing a return...
    Mar 13, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  24. RV's anyone???
    Congratulations on your pending Graduation and good luck with boards. Have you decided what specialty you want to do? That's the first major decision in becoming a Travel Nurse. You will need to be...
    Mar 10, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  25. Is NovaPro basically the same as Cross Country?
    God I hope so. Can you imagine an all BSN hospital?? Just kidding, I have worked with some very good nurses who were BSN and some who were not so good. I appreciate the added education, if that's how...
    Mar 10, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing


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