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  1. Washington vs Oregon
    Are you saying that if you live in WA and work in OR you don't get the state income tax for OR? I don't quite understand cause you also said you have an OR license?
    May 19
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  2. Moving to OR, what ER to work at?
    Looks like I'll be moving end of August so I'll be starting in September wherever I go. I haven't applied anywhere yet cause I still haven't decided for sure where I want to work. Thanks for...
    May 19
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  3. Moving to OR, what ER to work at?
    Does anyone by chance know if parking is easier with a motorcycle? The hospital I work at here in NY has a desinated area for motorcycilists which always has spots available.
    May 7
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  4. Moving to OR, what ER to work at?
    Thank you everyone for the tips/advice. I likely will be working nights so this will help with commute and parking it sounds like. I've also considered trying to get a teaching job so I've been...
    May 7
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  5. Relocation/Jobs in Portland area
    orionsbelt123 Something else to consider is that Washington State does not have a State income tax so if you live and work in Vancouver WA but do your shopping in Oregon (where there's no sales...
    Mar 18
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  6. Moving to OR, what ER to work at?
    I hadn't even heard of OHSU until this post. It looks like a nice hospital and sounds like it has a good reputation in the community based on some outside research I've done... I can't find if they...
    Mar 18
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  7. Hospital Wages in Capital Region
    jan286 I have worked in Capital Area for 3 years now, and Albany Med by far pays the worst... Most the hospitals in the area pay shift dif as a percentage of your wage instead of a flat rate. I...
    Mar 18
    Forum: New York Nursing
  8. Moving to OR, what ER to work at?
    I have 6 years of experiance. I have my BSN, CEN, ACLS, PALS, and BLS. I have worked at level 2 trauma for a short period of time; worked in Washington state and New York. Looking into Portland area...
    Feb 27
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  9. ED RN possibly relocating to Hudson Valley area
    I'm sorry to hear of the experiences you are having. Having worked on both coasts as well, I can say that the west coast is much nicer and people seem to have a bit more compassion. I think here they...
    Feb 24
    Forum: New York Nursing
  10. Charting Bloopers
    While doing home med rec my finger it the p and the o when typing prn. So it said porn. Fortunately I caught it before it saved!
    Jan 19
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  11. Funniest/weirdest/most unusual baby names
    I've seen La-a (pronounced la dasha) twice! And I once cared for a patient named Ana Mae who was Japanese and has just moved here from Japan... in case u don't "get it" say her name out loud...
    Jan 19
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  12. Travel Nurses  - Share your stories
    I've been a traveler on contract as well as per diem. Travel wages are much better then staff wages depending on where u are. For example upstate NY nurses only make around $25 with several years...
    Jan 19
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  13. Albany Medical Center
    Get a year pf experience then go agency. Favorite healthcare has a lot of local contracts and wages bump up to around $35 for med/surg.
    Jan 18
    Forum: New York Nursing
  14. Albany Medical Center
    I will tell u that st peters offered me $25 w 5 years experience and Ellis offered more.
    Jan 18
    Forum: New York Nursing
  15. Albany Medical Center
    Ellis is union so they do pay the best. Dont know new grad wages tho. St Peter's for new grads is around $21 and thats for all of at peters health partner hospitals. Saratoga I have no ideas on.
    Jan 18
    Forum: New York Nursing
  16. Albany Medical Center
    New grads make a pathetic $19/hr. With 6 months you would probably get the same. Nurses go there for the experience not the wages.
    Jan 18
    Forum: New York Nursing
  17. New Grad Float Pool
    The hospital I worked at had computerized charting and the computers all had micromedex for med information and compatability, and the charge nurse was always a good resource for floor specific...
    Jan 18
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  18. Pregnant ER nurse
    I just found out I am 4 weeks pregnant. Also an ER nurse. I know that being pregnant is supposed to weaken the immune system and that doing physical work is ok as long and it is not too physically...
    Jan 9
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  19. June 2013 Caption Contest: Win $100!
    This is the only stethescope I could find that would fit the doctor's head.
    Jun 9, '13
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  20. New grad...what are my job outlooks for central WA?
    I worked at Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital as my first job and I loved it. I now live in NY and wish I could be back at Memorial, it was a great place to work which is why they don't always have...
    Feb 22, '13
    Forum: Washington Nursing
  21. New grad RN residencies in Eastern Washington
    I went to school in Wenatchee. Central Washington Hospital is your best bet for getting hired, but the Wenatchee Valley Medical center has more "happy" employees... I also know that they offer the...
    Feb 22, '13
    Forum: Washington Nursing
  22. pay differential for bsn
    $1 per hr more was what I was paid when I worked in Yakima, WA
    Feb 22, '13
    Forum: Washington Nursing
  23. Pre req questions
    They are not easy classes. I would say that if you are a good, motivated student that it would be ok - just not with any other classes! Keep in mind that it is better to take them separate now then...
    Feb 22, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  24. LVN Orientation in 2 days. PLEASE help I am so nervous
    Each facility has it's own policy and procedures. You will never be expected to know a facilities policy and procedures before you go to your orientation. Also keep in mind that schooling is a...
    Feb 22, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  25. Are you in it for the money?
    Yes and No... I wanted health care but chose nursing for the job security. That isn't necessarily the "money" but the security of the money.
    Feb 22, '13
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series


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