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  1. ICU Internship / Residency
    Let me be the first to congratulate you on a job well done.
    Sep 22
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  2. New grads & Job Offer: When to settle
    I'm sure it really depends on the facility. SNF's have a high staff turnover because of the high workload. If your looking for boring you could try your friends place. You will learn more on a acute...
    Sep 21
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  3. New grads & Job Offer: When to settle
    Yes RunBabyRN was very fortunate with the training. I worked in a SNF as my first job as well and got two weeks of training. I know one person who recently got 4 days training as a new grad. Are they...
    Sep 21
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  4. Thought they loved me!
    Since they seemed to like you might be a good candidate for another position there like ŽNurse said. Keep your head up and keep trying. How did you find out they went with someone else and what did...
    Sep 13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  5. I'm confused. Am I hired?
    Yes, definitely. Applying for other jobs is fine. The background check is for only the company that orders it. Other companies wont know that company ordered one. Sometimes they give you a copy if...
    Sep 10
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  6. I'm confused. Am I hired?
    When I was hired at a nursing home they just like you hired me on the spot. However your background check , references and drug test have to pass. If one of the checks take a long time they usually...
    Sep 9
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  7. Can a Mid-30's Guy become a nurse? How?
    FYI some states like California don't allow for you to get a license if you go to Excelsior College just in case you were planning on moving. Its because the clinical's aren't synced together well...
    Sep 4
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  8. Left and Right Job Interviews turned down!
    Front desk, Housekeeping, kitchen aid, maintenance, janitorial and activities person are some jobs that are in nursing homes or hospitals. Even though these are not direct health care positions they...
    Sep 4
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  9. Which States are hiring new grads?
    I know where your coming from when it comes to living in a small town. I too am from a big city and lived in a town of population 50,000 in Western Illinois for two years. It took a while to get used...
    Jun 24
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  10. Which States are hiring new grads?
    Appreciate your post. Every three months sounds like a win. It really motivates me knowing there really are options for us ADN's out there.
    Jun 20
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  11. First nursing job help!
    Some state boards post quick while others take weeks. When you registered to the state board did you have the option for an interim permit. It allows you to work as an RN while waiting to take the...
    Jun 19
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  12. Anywhere in the country hiring new LPN grads with no experience?
    The Western Illinois area hires LPN's in Skilled nursing homes and doctors offices. Nursing homes pay better than doctors offices. The pay was $15 an hour but the cost of living was low. My apartment...
    Jun 18
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  13. Which States are hiring new grads?
    Tyler Texas seems like they may be a possibility. I see a lot of the postings say experience preferred as their only requirement which is great news. I'll definitely look into getting into BSN's...
    Jun 18
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  14. Which States are hiring new grads?
    Hi everyone. I'm a Cali ADN RN and seriously considering moving out of state for a job. I see some people are moving to North Dakota. I'm curious what else is out there? My clincal instructor...
    Jun 18
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  15. BreEZe for RN licensure
    In one of the other posts about BREEZE, I remember someone saying they update once at midnight. How long have you been checking? Its been two weeks for me and still no update.
    Jun 18
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
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    Good Job. I'm happy for you.
    Jun 16
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  17. Male Nurse Scrubs
    Its rare, the only time I saw a male nurse tuck in his scrub top was one who wore shorts with it.
    Aug 7, '13
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  18. Best shoes for Men at work
    New Balance 927 sound like what your looking for.
    Aug 7, '13
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  19. Should I get a nice car as a new LPN/LVN?
    Why do you want a BMW anyway? Is it your dream car, is there something about having a cheap car that bothers you? If your set on getting a BMW I would get a 5 series, a 3 series like someone else has...
    Jul 4, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  20. Any 8-5 LPN/LVN jobs out there?
    There's always hospice. I've talked to LPNs who do it and they like it because they make their own hours.
    Jul 4, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  21. LPN online bridge programs
    If you want to go the online route I would suggest making sure the states you want to work in will accept the program(School). Like Thecommuter said, many boards of nursing wont accept them because...
    Jul 4, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  22. Online prerequisites during LPN program
    You could always take the easy class first semester to see how you can handle the load and take one or two online the second semester. The last class could be taken in summer if need be.
    Jul 4, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  23. What is your current LPN salary
    $15/hr in western IL with no experience.
    Jul 4, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  24. Career Crisis....
    If you type in "nj nurse" in the search field this and some other related topics come up. New Jersey Nursing Maybe you could network with one of them.
    Oct 11, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  25. Appying to other states without license in those states
    Ya I was afraid they may just filter you out without a license. I just don't know which states have the most job opening for new grads. How is the market in New Jersey?
    Oct 7, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance


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