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  1. USA Government Shutdown affecting visa processing!
    Hey Esme12 totally agree. Ridiculous responses but inflammatory topic I suppose. I hate arguments about immigration! I wonder if ppl realise how hard it is to become a citizen of a country which is...
    Oct 9, '13
    Forum: Advice on Immigration
  2. USA Government Shutdown affecting visa processing!
    Please take care everyone when posting! Love2readRN I totally empathise with your plight but you've gotta expect some anger when you post things like that about being the only nurse in the world...
    Oct 9, '13
    Forum: Advice on Immigration
  3. circulating nurse = "go-fer" with no use for "real" nursing skills?
    I know you've already made your mind up but I just read your post and wanted to throw my 2 cents in. I generally find that those who discourage you from working in the OR are the ones who have the...
    Oct 2, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  4. Take-home salary after taxes, etc, in TX?
    Thanks. I'm a non-USA nurse so I am not familiar with the terminology. What does 'with-holding' mean. What am I holding back lol. It's a tad frustrating as it is difficult to communicate to others...
    Sep 1, '13
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  5. Take-home salary after taxes, etc, in TX?
    Hi all... Could anyone give me an idea how much is generally taken from an RNs salary per month in Texas? I know TX has no state tax. My annual salary will be $65,000 per annum. I am finding it...
    Aug 31, '13
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  6. Nurse Salary in Texas
    Gingers' Mom, for some reason I didn't see your last response to this thread ^ until today, thank you it's very helpful. My husband has had an American Express credit card here in the UK for a couple...
    Aug 31, '13
    Forum: Advice on Immigration
  7. How long after interview before being contacted ??
    Well I have a 3-4 week wait to ensure my visa has been approved (I'm a non-USA nurse) but the recruiter sees no reason why it would be rejected as I meet all the criteria. So as soon as the visa is...
    Aug 30, '13
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  8. How long after interview before being contacted ??
    OMG been offered a job!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Woohoo! Happy tears x
    Aug 28, '13
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  9. How long after interview before being contacted ??
    Wow....months later? I will have pulled out every hair in my head by then haha. Thanks so much for your advice it really helps. I am going to wait until either tomorrow evening or Friday morning and...
    Aug 28, '13
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  10. How long after interview before being contacted ??
    Thanks. It is TOTALLY excruciating. I still haven't heard anything I will call em on Friday if there's still no word. Good luck with your job.x
    Aug 28, '13
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  11. Hospitals sponsoring RNs for a H1b visa - help!!!
    No I just used the normal service the quick service costs double the $$. It took a couple of months, they already had the documentation they required from the CES report. They mostly used the same...
    Aug 27, '13
    Forum: Advice on Immigration
  12. International Educated Nurse seeking info on relocation and sponsorship
    You seem a bit vague, where overseas precisely? Is it definitely the USA you are aiming for? Because if you just generally want to go ''overseas' you would be well advised to go to Australia/NZ...
    Aug 27, '13
    Forum: Advice on Immigration
  13. How long after interview before being contacted ??
    Thanks.....I got an email on Friday from one hospital saying they are still interested in me and are 'looking into things' with a view to making an offer. Talk about suspense!!! At least they're...
    Aug 26, '13
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  14. Hospitals sponsoring RNs for a H1b visa - help!!!
    I don't meet the criteria for a EB2/3 as I only have 4 years expereince not 5. So I am going through the H1b route. As I said in my original post I already have my CES repoort and VisaScreen...
    Aug 26, '13
    Forum: Advice on Immigration
  15. How long after interview before being contacted ??
    Hi all.....I am aware that this question has been asked before but I am going crazy here and need some advice. Please! I had two interviews last week (Wed & Thurs) and haven't heard from either of...
    Aug 22, '13
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  16. Hospitals sponsoring RNs for a H1b visa - help!!!
    I believe you have a strong advantage being a nurse midwife. I don't know how far your UK credentials will carry you or whether or not they will require you to obtain some sort of American...
    Aug 14, '13
    Forum: Advice on Immigration
  17. CNOR
    Did you pass?
    Aug 11, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  18. How long does it take to process a h1b visa?
    Thanks guys. I did have a look on the UCIS website and it says 3 months but there is an express service so who knows. I realise that mostly NPs get approved but if the RN position you are applying...
    Aug 11, '13
    Forum: Advice on Immigration
  19. How long does it take to process a h1b visa?
    Thanks Silver Dragon & thank you Gem for continuing to respond to my questions. Where did you hear that only advanced/educator nurses get h1bs? I have made it quite clear to the potential employer...
    Aug 8, '13
    Forum: Advice on Immigration
  20. Overseas RN interviewing for OR position ~ via Skype!! Help!!
    Hi everyone, I am a British RN who has been working towards my dream of living in Texas for many years now. I now finally meet the criteria for a H1b visa (passing NCLEX, TX RN license issued,...
    Aug 8, '13
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  21. How long does it take to process a h1b visa?
    Hello all.... Please can anyone out there tell me how long it takes to process a H1b visa for employment in a hospital which is affilliated with a university and exempt from the cap and annual cut...
    Aug 8, '13
    Forum: Advice on Immigration
  22. Tips for (nervous) OR nurse going into the cath lab please!
    Thanks so much Alana211. From what I can understand the reason the on call situation is so extreme is because although the cath lab have quite a few STEMIs they don't get enough of them to warrant...
    Aug 4, '13
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  23. Tips for (nervous) OR nurse going into the cath lab please!
    Thank you for your advice. To be honest what you are describing does not sound too dissimilar to regular OR duties, I frequently scrub for long procedures (6-8 hours) wearing lead aprons etc so I...
    Aug 3, '13
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  24. Hospitals sponsoring RNs for a H1b visa - help!!!
    Hi Candabeth, I don't know anything about the E3 visa so I can't really comment on which specific criteria you are obliged to meet before employers will consider sponsoring you. as for the H1b,...
    Aug 3, '13
    Forum: Advice on Immigration
  25. CNOR
    I read Alexander's care of the patient in surgery and passed. It's a massive book and clearly you can't read every word of it, but yes, you do need to gloss over every chapter and familiarise...
    Aug 2, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing


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