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  1. Fastaff
    Thank you for your comment, BluntForceTrauma. I still mention Fastaff to other (potential) travelers looking for generous compensation, but I also urge them to have a "plan B", and never to quit...
    Dec 14, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  2. Find your own contract...make more money
    I shall do that. Thank you for your prolific postings!
    Dec 14, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  3. Find your own contract...make more money
    "By the way, that is exactly the scenario it takes to do the contract independently. Once they want you, you have leverage with HR to do your own contract. You need to have a contract written, get...
    Dec 13, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  4. Fastaff
    UtErRnEmt, I was also lured by their generous compensation when they offered me a Peds ER position in the Bronx earlier this year. After completing the marathon of online testing, running to the lab...
    Dec 13, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  5. ED RN travel placements-mostly low acuity assignments?
    As an active ER traveler, I have learned that each facility's approach to utilizing us is different. One thing is for sure: in the end, it is up to the charge nurse to arbitrarily assign your rooms...
    Dec 13, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  6. Travel assignment/per-diems in North Miami/Aventura/Broward area
    Hi Jersey! Try Parallon. They cover the area pretty well.
    Aug 28, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  7. Anyone been to Montefiore in Bronx, Ny?
    Yes, they still offered me the same housing location, plus a commuting stipend. The only issue was getting a confirmation for the assignment from the Fastaff recruiter after she sent me to do all...
    Aug 28, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  8. 9:1 ER ratios in NY?
    Thank you, Fiona, for your insightful post!
    Aug 28, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  9. Travel-friendly hospitals in Raleigh?
    I am lining up my next ER travel assignment and would love some colleague feedback on best facilities to work at in Raleigh, NC. Also, which travel agencies dominate that area? Seasonal contracts vs....
    Jul 30, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  10. Travel company you are happy with...
    I Hi I'mAnRN, I am relatively new to travel also, and realize that three months won't kill you, no mater where you go. My first assignment was horrible, but I stuck to it and I am a better nurse...
    Jul 29, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  11. 2013 Superbug
    This, too shall pass. As an ED nurse myself, I recommend going back to basics: Eat at home, wash your own salads, and wash your hands with soap and water in between patients, not with gels that...
    Jul 29, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Anyone travel to DUKE,UNC or WAKE Med Hosp?
    Look up Solstice. I spoke with a recruiter recently and they seem to cover Raleigh_Durham pretty extensively. Medstaff is another one. God luck, we might end up working there together :)
    Jul 12, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  13. Ever heard of Fusion?
    This might have just been the case. After collecting all my information, they called me the next morning to tell me the position had already been filled (which could be true). Now they have my...
    May 10, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  14. Ever heard of Fusion?
    They offer very competitive packages, and the recruiter seems top-notch. Like you, I noticed their RN job search is blank...they called me and I stil do not know how they got my number!What did they...
    May 9, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  15. Ever heard of Fusion?
    I am contemplating one of their offers but I have never heard of them...have you?
    May 9, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  16. Out With It
    I thank God that not only did you survive, but that you are my colleague. The perspective you bring to the bedside is priceless. Welcome to the world of nursing: where you can transform your worst...
    May 2, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Praying in the work place
    It is one created by our Christian founding Fathers :)
    May 1, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  18. Praying in the work place
    If I pray openly (with words), I ask the patient and family first. If they decline, I still pray FOR them on my own. As a Christian patient, I would not be offended if a Native American caregiver...
    Apr 25, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  19. Praying in the work place
    [QUOTE=ybanurse;7298240]If you are a Christian, I believe that you must not stand down because someone denounces Christ. I may not be right but I always pray with my patients, ask God to have mercy...
    Apr 25, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  20. 9:1 ER ratios in NY?
    My recruiter just informed me that this is a typical ER situation at Montefiore Hospital in the Bronx, NY...can anyone confirm/deny this?
    Apr 24, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  21. Boston
    I recently visited Boston for the first time, and was truly amazed at how hospitable and intelligent its people are. From the scholar/tour bus driver to the train commuters who put their newspaper...
    Apr 24, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  22. Travel Nurse salary by region
    One thing I have noticed about NYC assignments is that--much like its people-- its rates are far from "average"...I have recently seen them as low as $24, and as high as $50 for ER positions....
    Apr 23, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  23. did the md's pen go into v-fib??
    Thank you for my first "chuckle of the day"!
    Apr 11, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. did the md's pen go into v-fib??
    HCA has gone to electronically-entered physicians' orders, but not all providers comply, it depends on the facility's zeal to enforce it. When taking ER admission orders by providers who cannot-or...
    Apr 11, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Love my fellow nurses!
    You've just made my day! I love outspoken advocates like her, and tobacco use is a thorn in my side, too. As a pediatric ER nurse, I educate just about every parent (expectant or not) about the...
    Apr 9, '13
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing


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