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  1. Contribution of the International Nurse
    i understand that each foreign-educated nurse costs a hospital about $20,000 to $22,000 delivered. could that money be better spent on americans and the american nurse education infrastructure? ...
    Oct 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Contribution of the International Nurse
    What is your opinion from your experience. Does the foreign educated nurse generally contribute positively or negatively to the U.S. nursing profession?
    Oct 14, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. No More Nurse Volunteer Programs! DOH Orders Termination of “Nurse Volunteer Programs
    well, lady_avoidant and others, there is your answer.
    Oct 1, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  4. how can I become a certified dialysis nurse?
    Great response Tish - Thanks!
    Sep 30, '11
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  5. BSN Required for Dialysis Nursing?
    Thanks Tish and all for the responses.
    Sep 30, '11
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  6. I wasn't hired because I failed the personality test???
    Wow Kooky Korky did you hit the nail on the head about HR departments. I also agree with ESME 12, soon people will be getting hiring scores like credit scores. This entire employment /...
    Sep 25, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. No More Nurse Volunteer Programs! DOH Orders Termination of “Nurse Volunteer Programs
    Be hired and be paid . . .
    Sep 25, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  8. No More Nurse Volunteer Programs! DOH Orders Termination of “Nurse Volunteer Programs
    The volunteer nursing program filled the hospitals with no cost labor. Wage paying hiring programs were stopped because of volunteer nursing programs. Now they are going to have to pay for what they...
    Sep 24, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  9. I wasn't hired because I failed the personality test???
    absolutely, the most important thing about texas are the friendly people. i am from texas. the town i am from is my last name. i go home to texas several times a year, especially for various tha...
    Sep 24, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. BSN Required for Dialysis Nursing?
    Does anyone know if there are States, dialysis companies or healthcare systems / hospitals that require a 4-year BSN to be a dislysis nurse? Same for certification; do any of the dialysis nursing...
    Sep 24, '11
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  11. I wasn't hired because I failed the personality test???
    New grad - think cost of living. Texas is a lot cheaper than NY. Also its about a different life style. Some peeps like 'them wide open spaces.' You don't know what beauty is until you see of...
    Sep 24, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. I wasn't hired because I failed the personality test???
    the problem with these tests are that they are purely subjective, not objective, also. these ''humanmetrics types" got their start with jung and briggs myers. i dated one of them in college for...
    Sep 24, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. I wasn't hired because I failed the personality test???
    if i were a young man again, i would go to law school rather than get a useless mba. after graduation and passing the bar i would make my goal, before i die, to unionize the nursing profession in...
    Sep 24, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Do you work at Providence Spokane, Everett, or Olympia?
    We stopped placing nurses at Providence Hospitals especially in Washington state. For a recruiter to walk away from a paying client, they have to be pretty bad. We just got tired of hearing the...
    Sep 23, '11
    Forum: Washington Nursing
  15. Swedish laying off?
    I can think of about 2 dozen in HR and nurse recruiting that I would like to see on the bricks.
    Sep 23, '11
    Forum: Washington Nursing
  16. I wasn't hired because I failed the personality test???
    What can I say, this stuff can't be made up. Another with a loser HR department is Trinity now purchased by Lifecare. Nothing improved, it just got worse. I find it funny that many HR types...
    Sep 23, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. how can I become a certified dialysis nurse?
    Is a 4-year BSN required to become a dialysis nurse in any state or with any dialysis company?
    Sep 23, '11
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  18. I wasn't hired because I failed the personality test???
    Personality exams - another example of what happens when the patients take over the asylum. If I am coding I could care less if the attending nurse considers whether littering or violation of...
    Sep 23, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. abandoned petition by US employer-due for embassy interview
    You must, and I mean must, go to that interview. The lack of documents will likely generate a request for documents and best of all a 1-year extension to get the documents together and get a new...
    Sep 23, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  20. Too old for ICU?
    We have 29 healthcare clients; one of them has over 100 facilities. I have had HR types tell me some amazing things in confidence; things that could result, if known publically, in massive...
    Sep 22, '11
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  21. abandoned petition by US employer-due for embassy interview
    The nurses on the Lefora blog are doing something about being abandoned. They are going to march on POEA in an attempt to get the hospitals and agencies that abandoned them banned from recruiting...
    Sep 21, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  22. No More Nurse Volunteer Programs! DOH Orders Termination of “Nurse Volunteer Programs
    The nurses on the Lefora blog are doing something about being abandoned. They are going to march on POEA in an attempt to get the hospitals and agencies that abandoned them banned from recruiting...
    Sep 21, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  23. No More Nurse Volunteer Programs! DOH Orders Termination of “Nurse Volunteer Programs
    good news if true. volunteer programs are absolutely exploitive and immoral; another example of physicians’ exploitation of nurses. if all nurses would refuse to work until such injustices as this...
    Sep 20, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  24. Hiring nurses in Philippines
    These hiring challenges for new grad RNs in the Philippines are the direct result of visa retrogression in the US. Before visa retrogression a lot of hospital experienced nurses were recruited and...
    Sep 19, '11
    Forum: Nursing in the Philippines


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