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  1. Agency Nurses (Melbourne)
    hey nephron, it's not great. it is still the "slow" season here, new grads start, and there are also some government cutbacks on the public hospitals (in melbourne) so i think all of that has...
    Feb 18, '13
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  2. American Nurse Seeking to Work in Australia
    Hey ajoo, No you don't need to be in Aus to start the process. It's ok if you don't have an address in Aus yet. It does help if you have an idea of which State or City you would like to work in...
    Jan 25, '13
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  3. American Nurse Seeking to Work in Australia
    Hey murphy5001! I'm currently working in Melbourne now as an acute care nurse. However, there did seem to be a need for mental health. At least I know there were a couple mental health nurses...
    Jan 25, '13
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  4. Agency Nurses (Melbourne)
    tds74, i would love to pick your brain! from my understanding, shifts are typically 8hrs? are you finding enough work? 3-4 shifts a week? do you mind if i ask if you are from aus or from another...
    Dec 4, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  5. American Nurse Seeking to Work in Australia
    hey britgirl, the agency that has been most helpful for me is HCA (heathcare australia), they are nation wide so if you plan on traveling within the country, they can easily transfer your status...
    Nov 26, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  6. Agency Nurses (Melbourne)
    Hey, No, no one responded, but I found some agencies that were listed on another thread that I've contacted. :) And according to one of the agencies, there is plenty of work. So here's hoping!
    Nov 25, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  7. American Nurse Seeking to Work in Australia
    Etoile...just tried sending you a private message but it says you've met your PM quota..guess you need to delete some msgs or something :)
    Sep 21, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  8. American Nurse Seeking to Work in Australia
    Etoile...I'd love to meet up for coffee :) no, not too creepy haha, I'll send you my email address.
    Sep 21, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  9. American Nurse Seeking to Work in Australia
    Hey! No unfortunately insurance doesn't cover it since it is elective, and it HAS to be an immigration MD. I think they are worried about someone forging MD reports and you have to bring a couple...
    Sep 21, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  10. American Nurse Seeking to Work in Australia
    Hey Ladies! Becky - For my visa, I submitted all the supporting documents with the visa. It just made me feel more comfortable sending everything together that way. They got back to me pretty...
    Sep 21, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  11. American Nurse Seeking to Work in Australia
    Esperanza, I had to provide the same information as well about my clinical hours. I called the school's program office and they told me there is a minimum hours that the program must meet for the...
    Sep 20, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  12. American Nurse Seeking to Work in Australia
    They didn't email me that they received my paperwork aside from my initial application. They usually just responded with another request for more documents and finally my eligibility letter. My...
    Sep 20, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  13. American Nurse Seeking to Work in Australia
    Etoile, OMG...it took me forever! Partially because I received my BSN in an accelerated program, which I don't think they are familiar with, so I had several requests for additional information. ...
    Sep 20, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  14. American Nurse Seeking to Work in Australia
    Esperanza, Looks like based on Etoile88 response "the minimum education requirement for a registered nurse in Australia is a Bachelor degree"...bummer...
    Sep 20, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  15. American Nurse Seeking to Work in Australia
    Hey Esperanza! Hopefully one day we can all meet up in Sydney...haha :) As far as qualifications for the AHPRA, I have a BSN, so I don't know about an associates degree. However, in all my...
    Sep 20, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  16. American Nurse Seeking to Work in Australia
    Hey! Sorry to hear you are overwhelmed, but I'm sure anyone would be given the circumstances. It's tough enough working at a new hospital, let alone new country, healthcare system, etc... So...
    Sep 20, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  17. American Nurse Seeking to Work in Australia
    Hi All, I've been skimming through this thread and am excited for Yee213! I am also a step down / telemetry cardiac nurse with 3yrs experience who is looking to travel to melbourne. I've already...
    Sep 19, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  18. Agency Nurses (Melbourne)
    Hi All! I'm a US RN attempting to do some travel assignments in Melbourne. I've already secured my visa and nursing registration....just need to find a job ;) 1) has the census picked up and...
    Sep 6, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  19. Mount St. Mary's Accelerated BSN Fall 2008
    Hi MSMChopeful, I didn't know of anyone in my class that was waitlisted. For most people the Mount was their first choice school so if they got in they stayed in. But that said, we did have a...
    Jun 18, '09
    Forum: California Nursing
  20. Mount St. Mary's Accelerated BSN Fall 2008
    Hey Everyone, I've been skimming through your posts and thought I could maybe answer some questions. I just graduated from the Accelerated BSN program at the Mount, this past May. So I'm in the...
    Jun 17, '09
    Forum: California Nursing
  21. Mount St. Mary College MSMC Accelerated BSN Summer 2008!
    The math test is pretty basic, fractions and decimal type stuff. When they send you the packet of info and the test date it also comes with a practice test. If you do that then you should be fine. ...
    Dec 14, '08
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  22. Mount St. Mary College MSMC Accelerated BSN Summer 2008!
    hey, so nat summed it up pretty well. we are both taking the class at MSMC and if you have time to take it early i would, it is definitely cheaper. i know one of the 5 essay's taylor has you write...
    Nov 25, '08
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  23. Mount St. Mary College MSMC Accelerated BSN Summer 2008!
    I think if you do well in your other core pre-requisites you should be fine and like you said you have a great GPA from your other degree. And don't be so hard on yourself with getting a B in micro....
    May 26, '08
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  24. Mount St. Mary College MSMC Accelerated BSN Summer 2008!
    hey flyingfish....well we are into our 2nd week already and our entire class made it through ms. g's first exam! thanks for your advice about the yahoo group, we got that set up before school even...
    May 21, '08
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  25. Mount St. Mary College MSMC Accelerated BSN Summer 2008!
    no, i think we just turn it in to the mount with all the other paperwork and forms.
    Apr 28, '08
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student


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