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  1. New to Navy, ODS, Portsmouth-need any help?
    You usually get 10 days of leave you may *use* before reporting to your new duty station. Keep in mind these are leave days you havn't earned yet, so if yoy don't feel like you need a break, just...
    May 2, '13
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  2. Navy Nurse First Duty/ODS/Relocation 2013
    I believe they will house us according to company, sex, and last name. I will join up when I get to my cpu.
    Mar 25, '13
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  3. Navy Nurse First Duty/ODS/Relocation 2013
    I hear the navy only takes a handful of flight nurses for their program yearly. The Air-force does more of flight nursing transport than a lot of other branches from what I hear. There's a great TV...
    Mar 22, '13
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  4. Navy Nurse First Duty/ODS/Relocation 2013
    I don't have Linkedin, but I have a facebook. If someone were to create a facebook group for the ODS May group so we could connect and share stuff I would totally join.
    Mar 20, '13
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  5. Navy Nurse First Duty/ODS/Relocation 2013
    It isnt much exprience. I did a 10 month residency in ICU and I landed a job in an ER inside a Prison--it operated much like a rural ED; we transfered most things out, but did abd/chest workups as...
    Mar 18, '13
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  6. Navy Nurse First Duty/ODS/Relocation 2013
    Hope to see you there. About myself: 27 yo from bay area california. Graduated 2011 but worked some icu and a small ed. Hopefully I can pass this prt. Been doin push ups every other day. Lol
    Mar 18, '13
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  7. Navy Nurse First Duty/ODS/Relocation 2013
    Hi all. I was selected with my duty station being Camp Pendleton. I report to ODS in RI on May 12th, I was wondering if anyone else here had the same ODS date, maybe we can exchange some info and...
    Mar 15, '13
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  8. Dermabond Scope Situation (CA)
    Yes, I didn't want to mention the politics behind it, but there are definitely personality issues behind this situation. I have asked the board more about clarification regarding the need for an...
    Mar 14, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  9. Dermabond Scope Situation (CA)
    I emailed the board and this was their response: Dear ****, the application of Dermabond is covered under b&P 2725 (b)(1), direct and indirect patient care services that ensure the safety,...
    Mar 13, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  10. Dermabond Scope Situation (CA)
    I am caught in a dilemma here. I work in a triage area within a prison facility that operates similarly to a rural ED. We receive a patient who was involved in an altercation and presents with...
    Mar 12, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  11. 4'11 and weight 110 pound. Will they hire someone like me?
    I have a supervisor that is 4'11" and shes tough as nails. Doesn't matter what your stature is; as long as you can socially adapt to the unique environment of a prison. You will be hired based on...
    Dec 19, '12
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  12. CDCR Realignment Layoffs
    Same here, our over/underage report shows one vacancy as well as one at the prison next door. In a nutshell, if we can survive past March 31st it looks as though we are safe. Crossing fingers (still...
    Dec 19, '12
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  13. Navy Nurse Corps Direct Accession FY 2013
    Has anyone else officially heard the word? I keep getting the response from my recruiter that "The board has not yet released the names of the selected members for the board of Nov 28th." Although I...
    Dec 19, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  14. Correctional Nurse / Officer
    In california, there used to be positions statewide called MTAs. Not sure what the acronym stood for exactly but I know that they were LVNs that dispensed medications and gave medical care to the...
    Dec 6, '12
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  15. Navy Nurse Corps Direct Accession FY 2013
    I discovered today that I was not selected, mainly because my package for some reason never made it to the Nov 28th board. I called another NRD office to get details and they were kind enough to...
    Dec 5, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  16. CDCR Realignment Layoffs
    I heard, from a non-official source, that unlike the custody side where options for relocation are by county first, medical staff options will open throughout the state and bypass the inter-county...
    Nov 27, '12
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  17. CDCR Realignment Layoffs
    Starting this thread as an information sharing archive for layoffs occuring in CDCR as part of the realignment strategy. In early october a memo was sent out by Kelso, the reciever, about possible...
    Nov 16, '12
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  18. call backs
    I suppose there is a risk of someone picking up the phone and pretending to be the one the call was intended for, not that it would happen often as there isn't much one would gain from being...
    Nov 4, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  19. Navy Nurse Corps Direct Accession FY 2013
    I also got the same bad news. Nov 30th for me as well. Better occupy myself for another month. I was given wrong information and thought I would be on the first board just like many of you. Oh well....
    Oct 24, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  20. navy active duty/general RN boards
    I was told by my recruiter at the begining of this month that my kit was up for review on the first board. I, however, believe that your kit was ready prior to mine (I had that credentialing hickup);...
    Oct 23, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  21. navy active duty/general RN boards
    How did you find this out? Did they make selections for first board already?
    Oct 23, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  22. navy active duty/general RN boards
    sounds like your package is incredibly strong--you definitely have the experience. and i feel your frustration with keeping in touch with your recruiter. the most frustrating part of my summer was...
    Oct 15, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  23. Traveling correctional nurse??
    I don't think you would be able to find work regularly enough as a traveling correctional nurse. I only know of some agencies in CA that staff RNs in the prisons/jails here but I have never heard of...
    Oct 15, '12
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  24. navy active duty/general RN boards
    I know it's confusing. That's why I scoured the internet looking for phone numbers of offices around the country and asked them questions about selection. The ones that would give me the time of day...
    Oct 15, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  25. navy active duty/general RN boards
    74 is just what they picked up for the first board. they will probably not make all their 34 selections out of the first board of 74. there is usually a second board of say another 50-100 to make...
    Oct 15, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing


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