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  1. 12 hour Shifts?
    North Vista Hospital, Royal Springs Healthcare and Rehabilitation, Seven Hills Hospital and North Las Vegas Care Center nurses work 12 hour schedules...also Nevada Department of Corrections positions...
    Mar 30
    Forum: Nevada Nursing
  2. Oh, California
    California(Southern) is my home and I miss it tremendously. Nursing wages have gone down, the job market is very competitive and the cost of living continues to rise there. The quality of life(home,...
    Mar 21
    Forum: California Nursing
  3. EC students!! What is every one doing?
    I got to the end(was CPNE eligible), got married, had 2 babies, procrastinated(2 years), lapsed in paying my annual student service fee(requiring me to re-enroll under new program requirements) and...
    Jan 11
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  4. Ohio or Michigan Corrections
    I would suggest applying directly to both Michigan and Ohio Department of Corrections. If no current openings are listed online, submit paper state applications(with cover letters and resumes and...
    Oct 20, '12
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  5. moving to las vegas
    Agency is a good way to see what places and positions are available...Premier(PHS), Maxim, Correct Care, Naph Care, Nurse Core are all in Las Vegas...best wishes to you: )
    Aug 19, '12
    Forum: Nevada Nursing
  6. LPN needs advice!!
    A part time position, if available, would give you a regular/set number of hours and days and may work well while you're in school...PRN is good but may get cancelled and have no guarantee of...
    Aug 19, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  7. Are there traveling companies that use LPN's
    I used to travel quite a bit with MedStaff Inc, Core Medical, White Glove Agency, Richards Healthcare, MGA, Valley Healthcare Systems...many companies don't widely advertise LPN/LVN...
    Jun 17, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  8. How is the job market for RNs in Vegas?
    I moved from Southern CA to Las Vegas a little over a year ago for lower cost of living and overall lower stress. I have been quite pleased with my decision. I have been able to buy a nice home, save...
    Jun 16, '12
    Forum: Nevada Nursing
  9. LPN...single mom- childcare for 12 hour shifts?
    I have used different childcare arrangements to cover scheduling needs, at times it has been frustrating and expensive and has required some degree of creativity...contact a childcare resource center...
    Jun 12, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  10. Obtaining an LPN Position in a Corrections Facility.
    CT Department of Corrections hires Licensed Practical Nurses through UCONN Health Center Employment Services, Correctional Managed Health Care. Also, individual counties and sherriff departments hire...
    May 24, '12
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  11. good agencies in philadelphia area?
    Genesis Healthcare(Genesis Staffing Services)...101 E State Street, Kennett Square, PA 1 888 355 8877...they are the internal staffing agency for the Genesis Healthcare facilities throughout PA, DE...
    Apr 30, '12
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  12. Agency pay for CA prisons (LVNs)
    Valley Healthcare www.vhcsystems.com has contracts with correctional facilities throughout CA. The pay range is $23-$29 per hour. Premier Healthcare(PHS) and MedStaff Inc are two other agencies with...
    Jan 8, '12
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  13. Georgia agency recommendations?
    I worked with three agencies in the Atlanta, GA area(2006-2007), TPN(Total Professional Nursing), filling facility staffing needs, ParaQuad Services, working in adult home care and ICF MR/DD programs...
    Nov 10, '11
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  14. If allnurses.com has helped you please provide a quote
    AllNurses.com is a real nursing information resource and my link to other nurses nationwide and abroad MusicNurseCarrlee, LPN (and ASN student), Nevada
    Nov 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Is a Temp Permit as good as the real thing?
    Congratulations. Your active temporary license entitles/enables you to work as an LPN until your permanent license is issued. Find out from the state board when it expires and if there are any...
    Oct 7, '11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  16. Stress of finding a job
    I remember the stress of being newly licensed and searching for the "experience" that would make me no longer "new"(exhaling)...I would suggest getting licensed, if financially possible and looking...
    Sep 21, '11
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  17. Dreadlocks?
    I wore locs for seven years, maintained a clean, professional appearance(washed,groomed,wore off my face and collar) and my hair never kept me from educational or work opportunities. I lived and...
    Sep 19, '11
    Forum: Indiana Nursing
  18. EC students!! What is every one doing?
    I still have FCCA and CPNE to go...almost there and wishing the best for all: )
    Sep 18, '11
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  19. Any Nurse "Like" their job in Las Vegas?
    I like my jobs/work arrangement...part time/per diem combination...for me=lower stress, flexibility and varied work experience. If you're able to maintain your lifestyle and financial...
    Sep 17, '11
    Forum: Nevada Nursing
  20. What are the Not So Good Things about working Private Duty
    You are not alone in your feelings. Private duty is a huge undertaking and should be considered carefully. Working with one patient, a nurse is able to provide focused, individualized care and this...
    Jul 21, '11
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  21. What is your current LPN salary
    $24/hr in skilled nursing facility, $20/hr pediatric home health and $19/hr intermediate care-MR/DD facility, per diem positions in Las Vegas, NV
    Jul 18, '11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  22. Lvn uneligible for rehire
    I wouldn't appeal the employer's decision not to rehire you. I would seek new employment. Most employers, even at will employers and those who would fire you without notice, expect notice from you...
    Jul 17, '11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  23. Can a LPN be a school nurse?
    I worked as an LPN/LVN school nurse in special education classrooms with "medically fragile" children in both California and Nevada through agency placement(very rewarding experience).There are also...
    Jul 9, '11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  24. I sleep my life away
    It may be the alternate shifts catching up with you...its difficult to switch between days & nights(4-6 months is just about the time I felt it). I work mostly nights now and still never can get...
    Jul 9, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Where are all the jobs??
    There are several LPN and RN jobs in skilled nursing/sub acute care/rehabilitation/transitional care/long term care. These facilities are identified as SNF(skilled nursing facilities),...
    Jun 9, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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