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  1. If you weren't a nurse...
    Culinary Chef. I'm 50 y/o and wished I was younger because I should have considered a second career,not sure if I still should think about it.
    Jul 5, '09
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  2. Burnout rate-experienced nurses reply
    I've worked 28 out of 30 years in Critical Care and trust me, in the past if I wanted to move on, I did. I left my staff job 9 years ago to become a travel nurse and that was ideal. Now the economy...
    Jul 5, '09
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  3. Thinking about NOT signing another contract!
    I have been a Nurse for 30 years and have been traveling on and off for the last 9 years so my advice is on the money... you do NOT give verbal permission for an extension and you do NOT sign any...
    Jul 4, '09
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  4. HELP! Can a hosiptal cancel your contract after you have signed??
    I have been in orientation since last week in Orlando and both another RN and I were cancelled. Both of us have been Nurses 30 years and there are just no guarantees that an assignment will be...
    Jan 16, '09
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  5. Driving and Travel Assignments
    To me, I have gone on assignments but just want to get from point A to B.
    Apr 6, '08
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  6. Driving and Travel Assignments
    Without a second driver, no way would I go it alone and also, why put all those miles on the car when I can totally get back all the expense of shipping and not be burned out right before an...
    Apr 6, '08
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  7. Travel to Australia.. anyone work there?
    Yes I stand corrected with the wording I used lol. My problen is just with the clock hours. I think I would enjoy working Internationally. I have Aussie friends online that are so nice. I've learned...
    Apr 6, '08
    Forum: International Nursing
  8. Travel to Australia.. anyone work there?
    Thank you Suzanne!
    Apr 5, '08
    Forum: International Nursing
  9. Travel to Australia.. anyone work there?
    Ho to all. I am considering doing some travel out of Country and I think I'd enjoy going to Australia. I have a lot of friends online who would even help me once I'm out there. Here in the States I'm...
    Apr 5, '08
    Forum: International Nursing
  10. Travel Nursing
    You want at least 3 years for most companies. Two isn't going to get you into most hospitals. My advice is stay staff, really hone your skills because some hospitals aren't easy to work in and you...
    Apr 5, '08
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  11. Show me the money!!!
    May I make a suggestion? You're smart to take the assignment but then you want to rake it in so you also sign up with a local agency and add a couple of shifts here and there and you'll have the...
    Apr 5, '08
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  12. Anyone know a good travel company?
    My first assignemnt was with American Mobile. My goodness, they were so good to me and when I extended, I had unexpected bonuses added. I was very happy with them and always recommend them. If you...
    Apr 5, '08
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  13. Do you know these travel companies?
    I've worked for American Mobile and always had a very good travel experience with them. I wouldn't hesitate to work for them again.
    Apr 5, '08
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  14. OnAssignment Nurses?
    I think they are one of the best agencies around. I have worked for them for years and they always have good rates plus car. I have shipped my car on some asssignments and I have used them as well. I...
    Apr 5, '08
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  15. Driving and Travel Assignments
    When I went to Calif. back in 2004 for the first time, I shipped my car and I was very happy that I did that because I stayed in Cali for 9 months. It was a very enjoyable contract and I think in...
    Apr 5, '08
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  16. Possible move to Fl. Lot's of questions
    I think you don't know too much about staff salaries in Florida. You are being paid what an Open Heart Nurse gets in a specialized Unit. You won't get above $30/hr. staff in those areas you are able...
    Jan 8, '08
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  17. court ruling affects all RN'S
    It may not be what you want to hear but I think this is a good idea to get rid of dangerous Nurses and as far as price fixing, they know that many Nurses won't work for low wages so they'll have to...
    Jun 12, '07
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  18. Las Vegas for 24.00
    I'd definitely pick my season. Summer is a good 120 degrees for days. Winter gets cold so plan on Spring or Fall for temp/climate. Shop this carefully. Also, you may want to find your own housing...
    Jun 9, '07
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  19. No Primary Residence...License State??
    I think you're Intinerant and you have no tax base. You can go that route or be looking to get a cheapo apt. somewhere. My pick would be Panama City, FL. because I know that rent is cheap and the...
    Jun 9, '07
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  20. Longing to Travel
    We have a single Mother who is a traveler in our ICU as we speak. She is doing great. You have an advantage of a husband being there. Just treat it all like you're home. If you need child care, do a...
    Jun 9, '07
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  21. Mammoth Lake housing/help ASAP
    See if there is anything on carigslist.org
    Jun 9, '07
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  22. "Scabs"
    I have a friend who lives in TX. He's a night shift ICU Nurse and does as many stikes as possible and fills in with travel and some local agency during the Holidays. He makes over 6 figs and is doing...
    Jun 9, '07
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  23. Should I work for an agency??
    I did exactly that when I was a LPN many years ago. I was a LPN about 3 years or so first then went back for my RN. Total of 28 yrs. doing Nursing. I have been working travel contracts and you know,...
    Jun 7, '07
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  24. How do your significant others handle it?
    I work travel part of the year. Almost every Nurse I work with is married with older kids. They call in the am on break. Many take shorter assignments so they may be away 8 instead of 13 weeks but...
    Jun 5, '07
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  25. Questions for Experienced Travelers
    First off, every agency offers something different. I'm divorced and would take my Mom with me who I wouldn't leave alone. It's a piece of cake once you know what you want and need. For me, I want...
    Jun 5, '07
    Forum: Travel Nursing


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