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  1. completed my first year
    I just completed my first l&d contract at Community Regional. Just extended my contact for 13 more weeks only after 3 weeks into it to be canceled. They also let a lot of ER nurses go as well. So I'm...
    Apr 28
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  2. transportation once on assignment?
    I am in the middle of an extension of my first travel contract. I flew from KY to CA. Used the city bus for getting around or walked. Had my car shipped from KY for $1200. Much better...to be able to...
    Jun 18, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  3. What is it like?
    I just completed my first contract which I extended for another 10 weeks. Difficulties were transportation, mail, personal relationships. I flew to CA from KY. Hospital was only 2 miles away, and...
    May 29, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  4. Old nurse, new to traveling=very confused!
    I am also from Kentucky. After 26 years of working at one hospital I finally started to travel. I went on my first contract in Ca, and just extended. Meeting great nurses from the hospital and other...
    May 25, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  5. advice needed  ED travel nursing in Bay Area
    HRN has a office in San Jose. You might try them. I don't know about experience though.
    May 18, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  6. "company hopping?"
    I am working on a contract in Fremont CA. And they need day Labor and delivery Nurses. I am 2 weeks from completing my first contract as well. I hope to hear soon if they will extend my contract. I...
    May 8, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  7. My first travel assignment
    Good to know. Thanks
    Apr 28, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  8. Looking for company
    I am guaranteed 36 hours. But the hospital is allowed to call me off 2 times with out pa for the whole contract. So that has been done. Now if I'm called off it paid. But that week with one day pay...
    Apr 28, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  9. What is the one thing you wish you had known on your first assignment?
    I agree with NurseRies. I took the first job I interviewed with that was ok. Was called off 2 days the second week. living off my savings. Not why I wanted to travel.
    Apr 27, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  10. My first travel assignment
    I am glad you liked IN. I am a L&D nurse and hoping to get a contract in Indiana. What company are you with if you don't mind.
    Apr 26, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  11. Looking for company
    Well, I'm not sure! I had orientation and worked the first week. Then I've been called off for 2 days the next. Only worked one day last week. And their computer charting system was down and had to...
    Apr 21, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  12. Looking for company
    Labor and delivery
    Apr 10, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  13. Looking for company
    I start working at Washington Hospital in Fremont CA on Monday. Is anyone else starting with me or is already there?
    Apr 6, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  14. first lesson
    First lesson learned. Don't fly with more than 2 bags. Yikes!! The fees the airline wanted!!!
    Apr 5, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  15. offers
    I got an increase because of dress code and need. I guess I'm going to just wait and see what I get and use this as beginning which it is. Then I know what to ask for next. My recruiter has been...
    Mar 29, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  16. Where do most traveling nurses stay? And how do you fit all the things you'll need?
    I am going on my first assignment soon. I took company housing because I don't know the area and want to be close to the hospital. I will be staying in an Extended stay. It comes with free breakfast,...
    Mar 24, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  17. How to pick a travel nursing company for first time travelers?? Help!
    It sounds like you already made your decision. I am not a seasoned traveler, I just got my first assignment from a company I didn't think would work for my wants and needs. However they came through....
    Mar 24, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  18. OB Nurse wanting feedback on Fastaff
    No. They get them occasionally. They did try to make a couple 8 weeks down to 6 weeks though.
    Mar 19, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  19. in a pickle
    Thank you for that idea. I did check, and they don't have any before my start date. But I'll see if they will let me work and go to one during my assignment.
    Mar 15, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  20. in a pickle
    Working on it. Calling all hospitals in the area and beyond. So stressed out.
    Mar 15, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  21. in a pickle
    No the class is on April 4th. I am to start working April 8th. The instructor so far can't be reached to know if I have a slot in her class. I have already sighed a contract to work
    Mar 15, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  22. in a pickle
    I am to start work April 8. My intermediate fetal monitoring runs out the end of this month. I was to take the advanced course on April 4. I purchased my ticket for the 3rd. Now there is no answer to...
    Mar 15, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  23. My first contract
    Ladies and Gents I have a job. Fremont CA. Washington hospital, L&D. 8 weeks. YAHHH!!!
    Mar 15, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  24. offers
    Thanks for your input. I am in the typing up a email to send to all the people that has works so hard for me. And I like the way you worded that.
    Mar 13, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  25. offers
    I just interviewed with a hospital in CA yesterday. Sounded ok. $1100/week take home, LDRP.(I really want more money and only L&D). Was very excited to get my first interview though. But another...
    Mar 12, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing


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