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  1. Agencies in St. Petersburg, FL?
    Nope, I am new to home health! Been in the acute care setting and am familiar with EPIC and Cerner!
    Feb 6, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  2. Agencies in St. Petersburg, FL?
    Hi all! Looking to give home health a try! I have been in the hospital setting for almost three years. I'm coming off of a travel assignment and ready to try something new. Moving to the St....
    Feb 4, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  3. Northern california hospitals to avoid
    Basically they get a call from staffing saying they are cancelled, they refuse to be cancelled and come to work anyways. They cannot take patients, however can do vitals, accuchecks, transport, etc....
    Jan 7, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  4. HELP! 1st time travel help
    Rnwhit07.... Trying to write you back but your inbox is full!
    Jan 6, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  5. Traveling- Florida Hospitals
    I'm actually looking to get into the pool at Baycare.. In Cali now on a travel assignment but would love to do local!!! I hear Baycare is the way to go... Anyone else hear this?
    Jan 2, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  6. HELP! 1st time travel help
    Letsgosavelives and I work together at Oakland ;) i enjoy it, of course we float a lot. That's what you do as a traveller. Be flexible! I have had an overall positive experience here.
    Dec 30, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  7. Northern california hospitals to avoid
    I float between floors 6-9. It sucks because sometimes we float mid-shift. However, I'm a tele nurse and only get 4 pts, sometimes 5 if I float to med surg. Sometimes, it really sucks floating. The...
    Dec 30, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  8. Northern california hospitals to avoid
    I LOVE Oakland Kaiser... about half way through my assignment now and it has been mostly a positive experience.
    Dec 30, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  9. HELP! 1st time travel help
    NedRN - Im starting at Oakland Kaiser in less than a month, so I'm glad to hear that! I've heard mixed things about all Kaisers!
    Oct 19, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  10. How do I get involved in Alternative/Holistic nursing?
    Thanks EVERYONE for the helpful information! I'm in my early 20s, I have been a nurse for two years (tele) and 89% of the ways we treat patients, I disagree with. When I first started nursing, I...
    Oct 19, '12
    Forum: Holistic Nursing
  11. Travel Experiences with Nightingale Nurses Boca Raton, FL
    I am a staff nurse in South Florida and there was a man that came here as a traveller. I think he said his contract was for 8 weeks only. He said he was with Nightingale, and was extremely upset...
    Oct 11, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  12. My world, upside down, but its ok! I'm good now!
    It's crazy how one thing can open many new doors. It is very good that you have a positive attitude and continue to look for the next open door. I truly believe there are reasons for everything, as...
    Oct 11, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Headed across the country! Tips for packing/the move?!
    Thanks, SCRN! Sounds like you were quite loaded down. Can't wait to make the trek :-) Leaving Nov 1, so hopefully rates will go down! The space bags sound like a great idea, I hadn't thought of that!...
    Oct 11, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  14. Hard to get first assignment as a travel nurse?
    There are tons of jobs in cali.. It took me a while (6 months) because I was picky about location and San Fran area is seasonal, but I just got my first travel job in Oakland. I have 2 years tele...
    Oct 8, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  15. Headed across the country! Tips for packing/the move?!
    Thanks for the advice! Will definitely check out pantravelers. PMKNSE - don't worry about pre-employment testing.. it wasn't a big deal at all, don't let it stop you. I am not sure what the other...
    Oct 8, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  16. Patient requests
    I literally JUST had a patient ask me to do the same thing!!!!!!! About 4 hours ago! I didn't go as far as you though.. I had to decline...
    Oct 3, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. Patient requests
    I literally JUST had a patient ask me to do the same thing!!!!!!! I didn't go as far as you though.. I had to decline...
    Oct 3, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. Headed across the country! Tips for packing/the move?!
    So I'm SUPER excited, landed my first travel assignment in San Fran area (Oakland Kaiser, will be living in San Fran). HOWEVER, I hate road trips. I want my car out there with me so I can explore N....
    Oct 3, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  19. Traveling with big dogs
    I have a big (95 lbs) choco lab/mastiff mix and we don't have problems. The apartments they set you up with are pet-friendly, but three big dogs would probably be an issue (usually the limit is two...
    Oct 3, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  20. American Mobile
    Absolutely love my recruiter from AM!!!! Got her from a friend who has done 4 assignments through AM. I honestly think, from what I've heard, that the recruiter you find is almost more important than...
    Oct 3, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  21. West Palm Gardens Medical Center
    Never worked there, but I live right around the corner and it's a very nice area. I work in a Tenet hospital in WPB as well.
    Oct 3, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  22. RN with 18 months experience looking to go to San Francisco
    I just accepted a travel assignment in Oakland and will be living in SF. I decided to go with Oakland because I was sick of waiting around for a job in SF and was running low on time to get a travel...
    Oct 3, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  23. Travel to Palm Beach, FL--Need advice
    Wellington is very nice! It is mostly an upscale "horse" place! (At least that's how us beach bunnies stereotype it!) Many options for living in South Florida. I've lived here all my life and can't...
    Oct 3, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  24. Travel to Palm Beach, FL--Need advice
    St. Mary's ER is the Level I Trauma so if you're looking for easy, don't go there!! Try Good Samaritan, Palm Beach Gardens, Jupiter! I've never worked in any HCA facilities (JFK, Palms West,...
    Sep 23, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  25. Travel assignment at Oakland Kaiser...wanting to live in San Fran
    Oh, and I will be days thankfully, so hopefully the commute won't be too bad for driving! Not worried about that part at all, since a friend over there assured me that the traffic wouldn't be bad at...
    Sep 23, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing


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