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  1. Disappointing RN salary in Phoenix
    Yes it's very sad that is happening all over the nation. I worked in Palm Springs, Ca for a few years and we had travelers come from the south. It was interesting hearing their stories. Just because...
    Apr 12
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  2. Phoenix Base Pay RN
    Hi, I worked for a California hospital that did the same thing but they still paid much lower bellow market price. So take it with a grain of salt if they say they use that system for pay. Jelena
    Apr 12
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  3. Disappointing RN salary in Phoenix
    Hello fellow nurses, Well I am having a very challenging job search this time around in Phoenix. In 2008 I started as a new grad at the VA with close to 30/hr with great benefits. After 5 years of...
    Apr 12
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  4. Clinical Adjunct Jobs
    Hi everyone, I am looking into a few jobs as a part time clinical adjunct faculty. Not sure what to ask/negotiate into my pay? How much an hour should I expect in Phoenix nowadays? Thanks, Jelena
    Apr 12
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  5. Tuition assistance benefits, Phoenix hospitals
    Hi All, I wanted to apply to a hospital with tuition assitance benefits. I'm in an FNP program currently. Any recommendations? I am looking to work part time also 2 days a week 12 hrs. Thanks! J
    Jul 13, '13
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  6. Where to report RN-patient over ratio to state?
    Hi all, I moved to California over a year ago and I understand nurses can call "state" to file complaints when going over patient ratio. Two nurses on my tele/stroke unit on nights had 5 patients...
    Mar 18, '13
    Forum: California Nursing
  7. Palm Springs, CA
    Eisenhower is a nice place to work. Most of the patients are very nice but you will have some that think they are more important than any one else because of how much money they have. The city is...
    Dec 1, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  8. Palm Springs, CA
    Hi I live in Palm Springs and work for Eisenhower Medical Center. I was in your position a year ago exactly so let me make it easy for you! All travel jobs start in January. You won't find a travel...
    Nov 3, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  9. Applying for GI Endoscopy job, back troubles
    Hi Everyone, I wanted to know if being a GI Rn involves lots of heavy lifting? I'm working on a stroke/telemetry floor now and it has taken a toll on my back. We turn heavy patients every 2 hours, a...
    Jan 23, '12
    Forum: Gastroenterology Nursing
  10. Eisenhower Medical Center Palm Springs
    Hello, I'm looking into applying for a telemetry position at Eisenhower. I'm a little concerned because like a lot of hospitals they have had layoffs in the last few years. Does anyone work there or...
    Sep 15, '11
    Forum: California Nursing
  11. Registry offer, is this low?
    The recruter called back and left a message saying she can offer me more. How much should i ask? $45?
    Aug 12, '11
    Forum: California Nursing
  12. Registry offer, is this low?
    I was offered $38/hr telemetry through a registry. Time and a half after 8 hrs. Its a hospital near palm springs, ca San Giorgino hospital. This seems low to me. :/
    Aug 10, '11
    Forum: California Nursing
  13. Is this too low?
    Nightingale registry. A telemetry position in San giorgino hospital near palm springs, ca. $38/hr plus time and a half after 8 hrs. It seems a little low to me. :/
    Aug 10, '11
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  14. palm springs travel agencies?
    Any suggestions what travel agencies provide jobs in that area?Thanks! J
    Aug 6, '11
    Forum: California Nursing
  15. palm springs travel agencies?
    Any suggestions on travel agencies that have jobs in Palm Springs,ca area? Thank you! J
    Aug 6, '11
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  16. Low GPA, what can I do?
    I found this website to be helpful. It lists schools that accept applications <3.0 GPA cum. http://www.all-crna-schools.com/crna-programs.html. I know some schools won't even look at my application...
    Aug 3, '11
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  17. Low GPA, what can I do?
    After researching CRNA school requirements this week I am feeling somewhat discouraged. My cum GPA is 2.88 for BSN. I graduated 3 years ago. Only chance I see is I still have to take all chemistry,...
    Aug 3, '11
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  18. Palm Springs case manager, ER jobs
    I'm planning on moving to Palm Springs. What can I expect to make an hr. as a case manager or ER nurse? I have 2.5 yrs experience as a telemetry/medsurg nurse and no experience as case manager...
    Mar 13, '11
    Forum: California Nursing
  19. Dallas travel agencies?
    Allaboutstaffing.com I found out definitely pays more. They are HCA's hospitals own staffing company so there's no middle man. 26.25$ an hour( time and 1/2 after 40 hours), 2000 a month housing, 800$...
    Aug 2, '10
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  20. Dallas travel agencies?
    I'm driving from phoenix-dallas. 1100 miles 17 hour trip. I'll be staying with a friend so I would be getting 700$ each week so that's 2100$ a month for housing. They don't do per diem for meals. I...
    Jul 31, '10
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  21. Dallas travel agencies?
    Nurse finders: 36 $ an hour. This is how she broke it down for me. 20$ is the hourly pay that is taxable x36 hours + 700 weekly housing stipend = total 1240 take home after taxes. If you divide that...
    Jul 30, '10
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  22. Dallas travel agencies?
    I am going to call a few places tomorrow and I'll see what they quote. Low 30's doesn't seem that bad. Is that after they take out part of it for housing and other expenses, per diem? My hourly in...
    Jul 29, '10
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  23. Dallas travel agencies?
    I really apprechiate that. I'm going to visit friends in Dallas so I don't mind the pay cut :). I just completed an application for questgroup. I also applied for medpro staffing. Since we are...
    Jul 21, '10
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  24. Dallas travel agencies?
    I just thought of something. Can I contact the hospitals in the area and ask what travel companies they work with?
    Jul 16, '10
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  25. Dallas travel agencies?
    I am looking to go to my first travel assignment to Dallas. Any recommendations on which companies provide the most positions?
    Jul 16, '10
    Forum: Travel Nursing


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