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  1. Austin, Seton-Brackenridge
    I am currently trying to get on at one of the ICUs at Brack. I am a Trauma & Surgery ICU RN with a bulk of my experience coming from Level 1 Trauma in Louisiana. Any advice how to navigate the hiring...
    Jun 2, '13
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  2. Travel nursing vs. Strike nursing
    The consensus I have received from fellow travelers and strike nurses is they prefer Fastaff or US Nursing (which is the strike portion of Fastaff) over Healthsource Global. The reasons are vast,...
    Mar 26, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  3. Travel nursing vs. Strike nursing
    You have a valid point. It is about the money. We all go to work to be paid. Just some areas of the US are paid better than others. Hence why people travel many miles from home to go to work, whether...
    Mar 26, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  4. Travel nursing vs. Strike nursing
    Your argument is interesting. For myself, I work strikes for a few reasons; 1) the area of the US I live in has a lower cost of living, so working a strike does present a nice influx of funds, 2) it...
    Mar 25, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  5. Possible move to Texas, need input
    Hello. Saw the thread and wanted to ask some info. I'm a RN with my CCRN, CEN, TNCC and 2 years level one trauma S/TICU experience with plenty of Neuro overflow. I have been nursing for 6 years total...
    Jul 31, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  6. Joining the Army Reserve Nurse Corps... Help me w/ pros and cons
    Hello. Jeckrn is pretty close to info. I am a direct commission RN as of November. I am currently pre-BOLC. There are 2 options to BOLC. Full course usually is active duty & ROTC cadets. Split course...
    May 25, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  7. Army: Active Duty vs. Reserves
    P.S. start pulling in some OT hours. I've ready on here about BOLC and other nurses I've talk to locally that you usually don't get your pay until after BOLC because the system is slow to catch up....
    May 25, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  8. Army: Active Duty vs. Reserves
    Currently BOLC for direct commission RNs is broken up into a online course and 4 weeks of resident training. It is mainly the field portion. You can't even get a class date for phase 2 until you are...
    May 25, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  9. Army: Active Duty vs. Reserves
    Contact the nearest healthcare recruiter in your area. Be sure you aren't getting the "used car" sales pitch though. They try to find what your primary motivator is and use that to sell the product....
    May 21, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  10. Army Reserve TIG Question
    I'm happy to receive the answers! I have a question regarding working at one of the Army's Level 1 trauma centers. How as a Reservist could I make that happen? I am CCRN, CEN, TNCC and have 2 years...
    Aug 23, '11
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  11. Army Reserve TIG Question
    Thank you again. Is there any military education I should fast track doing? I was told by the healthcare recruiter any classes were on hold until I finished BOLC. I have thought of working on my...
    Aug 22, '11
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  12. Army Reserve TIG Question
    Thank you JECKRN for the response. My apologizes for not specifying that my prior service was enlisted; 3yrs, 9mths, 2 days Active Army & 2 yrs, 5 mths, 16 days National Guard. I was told that my 2...
    Aug 22, '11
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  13. Army Reserve TIG Question
    I have a question similar to this. I am a BSN RN with 2 years, 5 months as RN. I am CCRN, TNCC & CEN certified. I have 6 years, 2.5 months of prior service Army. I am in the last steps of...
    Aug 22, '11
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  14. Army Nurse- Loan Repayment Plan
    Ok - I have learned more about this program on here than what most recruiters know. I am a nursing student with 2 semesters left before graduation. I have been looking to use this program to pay off...
    May 15, '08
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing


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