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  1. Ned!!
    It was 5/hr to carry the pager and time1/2 if you are called in.
    Apr 22
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  2. Ned!!
    Thank you for responding Ned. I couldn't believe the pay package they told me I'd get for any call that I signed up for. Big bucks!! they said tgw training would be 6 months total and ID learn all...
    Apr 22
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  3. Ned!!
    Small as in 4 operating rooms total. I know they do some ortho cases (ORIF, rotator cuff) but I am not so sure about knee replacements, eye surgery, vascular. Mainly gallbladder, ORIF, appendectomy,...
    Apr 22
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  4. Ned!!
    Hello hello hello!! ok I need your advice! I've been at the same assignment for 5 months. I love this city so much I don't want to leave just yet. Hospital said they would like me to join the team...
    Apr 22
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  5. Rental Car
    I know someone who went to Akaska and she took the bus everywhere. She said taking the bus got real old, real fast. She was counting down the weeks until her assignment ended. I don't really really...
    Mar 8
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  6. I feel trapped
    Well thank you for the advice. This is not something that I ever expected to happen. I'm going to enjoy my time here while I'm still here. If I keep getting extended, I have 9 months left. I...
    Mar 6
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  7. I feel trapped
    Mortgage + assessment + taxes are just under 600/month. It's that low bc I put 20% down. I could probably rent this out for 900/month. The thing is, the renters will do damage that I will end up...
    Mar 6
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  8. I feel trapped
    I bought a condo in my hometown recently. With my mortgage + assessment + taxes, I am still paying less money than if I were renting. I love my condo and I look forward to having my nephews and...
    Mar 6
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  9. is it fair to negotiate after contract has been presented?
    This is what I do and it works for me. Recruiter calls and tells me about an opportunity in XYZ. I ask them what the numbers are, I want to know everything, including travel pay, guaranteed...
    Feb 21
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  10. wish this forum would add a new sticky
    I should get an A for effort. Oh well. I'll check out facebook.
    Feb 20
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  11. 6 hour layover at the LAX - enough time to get Livescan?
    Thank u all for making me feel better about this!!
    Feb 20
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  12. wish this forum would add a new sticky
    I'd rather find a roomate on AN than craigslist. We coujd exchange names, check out the persons LinkedIn, fb, etc.
    Feb 20
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  13. wish this forum would add a new sticky
    For travel nurses who are looking to room with other travel nurses :). Im hoping to be in NYC or Califirnia by early July. If any travelers are heading in those directions at that time and...
    Feb 20
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  14. is it fair to negotiate after contract has been presented?
    My current recruiter is easy and I never try to negotiate with him bc I feel like he is being extremely fair. But in thd past, my recruiters act like there is no room for negotions bc this is what...
    Feb 20
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  15. 6 hour layover at the LAX - enough time to get Livescan?
    Thanks guys!! I'll look into the nearest legit site and go for it. The biggest Int' airport that I frequently use is O'Hare and I would not attempt leaving O'Hare for something like this bc the...
    Feb 20
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  16. 6 hour layover at the LAX - enough time to get Livescan?
    :geek: Taking a last minute vaca in 2 weeks and I may purposely arrange for a long layover at LAX, looks like 6 hours is the longest. I think that will be enough time to jump in a cab and get my...
    Feb 20
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  17. Full timing in RV and Travel Nurse needs advice
    How do you come out ahead with an RV? They are expensive to buy, they use a ton of gas, you need insurance on it, the RV park costs money, and the sewage can't be cheap either. And it seems...
    Feb 7
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  18. Housing Conditions
    I'm with Ned...
    Feb 6
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  19. Contacting hospitals directly
    I tried HR once and she wouldn't tell me. She said they want permanent nurses, not temps, and if I'm interested, I need to apply. I told her I am interested, but I want to first get a feel for the...
    Feb 6
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  20. Housing Conditions
    If I were a new traveler, I would stay since that is a lot of time, mileage and gas that was used. But now that I've had a few assignment under my belt, Id probaby leave especially since they aren't...
    Feb 6
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  21. Housing Conditions
    The other companies won't find out b/c there is no need for you to list this assignment. But even if they *somehow* found out, why would it be a strike against you? You drove 1k miles 3 days before...
    Feb 6
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  22. When does the clock start again?
    Thanks Ned. I will ask Travel Tax when they do my taxes this year. Most definetely don't want to make this my permanent home - it's very expensive,plus I just bought a condo in my hometown. It's...
    Feb 5
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  23. When does the clock start again?
    The first few weeks of this assignment were tough, but I adapted and now I love my job and this city. I started Jan 1st and my contract ends on May 30th. My manager approached me today about staying...
    Feb 5
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  24. If you could only have licenses in 5 states...
    Awesome post. I must admit that my favorite assignment was my very first out-of-state assignment in Wilkes-barre, Pa. Beautiful area, decent pay, awesome townhome. Another plus, my coworkers were...
    Jan 27
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  25. States with a continual need?
    PACO, I read your threads and somehow never knew u were in NYC. I would love to go there for a 13-week-1 year. can you tell me more about your housing? Did u take stipend? How far are u from the...
    Jan 27
    Forum: Travel Nursing


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