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  1. Where are new grads being hired right now?
    I did not work as an extern. I was living in San Francisco when I applied and I flew out for the interview. So it is possible to get hired externally!
    Apr 13, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  2. New Grads, How much do you work?
    I am working full time in the PICU.... 3 12-hour shifts a week! I work every third weekend and rotate 3 weeks of day shift and 3 weeks of night shift.
    Apr 11, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  3. Experienced med/surg RN looking to train in ICU
    If you're wiling to relocate to Philadelphia and work at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (ranked #1 children's hospital in US) the PICU will train you to work in ICU. (or NICU....but I work in...
    Mar 17, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  4. Other awesome certifications for new grad RNs?
    PALS - pediatric advanced life support TNCC - trauma nurse core course These would be helpful if you're interested in critical care and/or peds!
    Mar 17, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  5. Where are new grads being hired right now?
    I work at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia in the PICU and there is rolling admissions for new graduates. I was hired with 3 other new grads just for their december '12 cohort. Since summer of...
    Mar 17, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  6. First RN job & it's pay
    I'm making $26/hr at CHOP in philadelphia as a new graduate.
    Mar 15, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  7. New Graduate RN's at CHOP
    CM-RNBSN CONGRATS!! That's a huge accomplishment, I'm thrilled to hear you'll be interviewing. What unit are you interested in working on? I'd prepare for questions like: a time you coped with a...
    Oct 2, '12
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  8. New Graduate RN's at CHOP
    no worries i didn't take it as rude! as far as experience, i did my senior preceptorship in the PICU and also worked at a pediatric urgent care clinic while i was still in nursing school. i am...
    Sep 23, '12
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  9. New Graduate RN's at CHOP
    like i said before, i'd submitted my resume online for one of the new grad positions. (i'd actually applied for a CVICU position but my resume got forwarded to PICU who contacted me). i didn't have...
    Sep 21, '12
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  10. How Old Are You?
    22 - BSN, RN
    Sep 20, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. For those who passed: Please share your study habits
    1. How many hours a day did you study for NCLEX, and for how long? I studied Mon-Fri for about 5 hours each day. I did this for 2 weeks before taking the test. I found that taking NCLEX right after...
    Sep 20, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  12. How long is it taking to land your 1st new grad job?
    SF/Bay Area: Graduated May 2012, took NCLEX in June. Started applying for jobs after NCLEX, 2 interviews (1 in SF and 1 in Philadelphia) and about 30 applications. I accepted a job offer at...
    Sep 20, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  13. Salary to expect as a new grad nurse
    Philadelphia - $26/hr for new grad
    Sep 19, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  14. New Graduate RN's at CHOP
    hey! what floor are you precepting on? I submitted my resume online and the talent strategist contacted me about a week later to set up an interview... i'm currently living in san francisco so i flew...
    Sep 18, '12
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  15. Poll to " former" new grads. How did you land that 1st job?
    I'd made a list of the top children's hospitals in the US and periodically went to each of their job sites. I applied to jobs that were eligible to hire new grads. I applied for a CVICU job at...
    Sep 18, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  16. Poll: I got my new grad job in...?
    PA - PICU, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
    Sep 18, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  17. 29 applications in and still no job!!!
    I still think 29 is a lot of applications, particularly if the field you're interested in is very specific: ie PICU. Finding new grad positions in an area like that can be tedious and time-consuming....
    Sep 18, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  18. share your journey from failing to succeeding
    I interviewed at UCSF for a new graduate position in the unit I did my senior preceptorship it. I was very over-confident about landing this position as I'd developed a great relationship with the...
    Sep 18, '12
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  19. New Graduate RN's at CHOP
    hey all! any other new grads starting at CHOP in December? i will be in the PICU :D
    Sep 17, '12
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing


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