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  1. BSN Requirement for Travel
    Couldn't agree more Ned. I have just completed my first year as a traveler, and can't see myself returning to a staff position any time soon. I am really enjoying the freedom and autonomy that a...
    Jan 9, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  2. BSN Requirement for Travel
    Curious what other travelers take is on the current requirement for BSN for permanent staff positions trend is. Do you see this trend expanding into the travel field as well?
    Jan 7, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  3. Mature Travel Buddies
    There was a thread on this topic that I am unable to access. Quiltmaker send me a private message if you are able to..
    Jul 5, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  4. 1st Assignment 1st Day
    Thank you! I just got another assignment today! At the exact hospital I spoke of in my last post. I think there is an element of this in every travel job and no one speaks of it. I think you have...
    Feb 7, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  5. 1st Assignment 1st Day
    I think the most critical part for me was the documentation system, so foreign to me...also the ability to pick that up with minimal orientation. So this latest interview went something like, "they...
    Jan 26, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  6. 1st Assignment 1st Day
    Thanks for the support Glee...so I just finished another interview over the phone for another assignment, now how do I get over the fear of failure I had from my previous one? Obviously I need to...
    Jan 26, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  7. 1st Assignment 1st Day
    I was fired before, just never in a nursing job, and it sucks! I am reticent to travel again, but I have to secure a job pronto so I'm lining up what I can. I find it funny that as soon as I told...
    Jan 25, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  8. 1st Assignment 1st Day
    I am going forward with attempting to secure another assignment with a different company, I figure I have nothing to lose. If it works out I can stay in the area and keep my current lease. I just...
    Jan 25, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  9. 1st Assignment 1st Day
    So it happened, I was cancelled. Now I'm stressing big time, and I'm not sure if I should even attempt another assignment. My current recruiter was nice enough, but says he can't find me another...
    Jan 24, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  10. 1st Assignment 1st Day
    I have already done what you suggested, I've contacted the other recruiters, just informed them of the end date of my contract. Do I tell them I was cancelled? ..I took the stipend and signed a...
    Jan 23, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  11. 1st Assignment 1st Day
    Thank-you Tango and Glee for the words of advice. I went into this with all the best hopes for a positive experience, unfortunately it has not been what I had hoped for. I think I may get the boot....
    Jan 22, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  12. 1st Assignment 1st Day
    So I finally decided to try travel nursing and landed my first assignment. So far the I am not overly impressed with the hospital or staff but I'm hoping its just too early to tell. I am also new...
    Jan 17, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  13. Being called into work on your days off
    Thanks for the all the insightful posts. What I am wondering is, am I obligated to return the phone calls to say no? If not answering doesn't get the message across, I am not sure it will matter. ...
    Jan 30, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Being called into work on your days off
    Thankyou for the feedback, you confirmed my feelings. I have felt obligated in the past and made to feel guilty, however now I am more experienced and realize the risk is too great on my licence. I...
    Jan 29, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Being called into work on your days off
    I have read previous posts on how to deal with constant calls on your days off from your employer asking you to work. I work the night shift, and finally decided to deal with this annoyance by...
    Jan 29, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Never understood nursing
    I have been an RN for three years, and can relate to alot of what the OP has written. I experienced some similar treatment by instructors in nursing school, degrading, demeaning, offensive behavior....
    Aug 15, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. How to handle sub standard evals
    Thanks for the vote of confidence. Although I have always believed what you have stated regarding employee information to be the truth, I don't trust anyone at this facility. I know I must sound...
    Aug 10, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. How to handle sub standard evals
    Thanks for the vote of confidence. Although I have always believed what you have stated regarding employee information to be the truth, I don't trust anyone at this facility. I know I must sound...
    Aug 10, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. How to handle sub standard evals
    thank you for the insightful post. i too have had the unfortunate experience of an unfair, negative evaluation. i made the mistake of sticking it out, thinking if they retained me after my one year...
    Aug 10, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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