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  1. American Mobile
    I am on assignment with them currently. I am happy with my pay package, you really have to do the math though. If someone is getting housing that would cost $600/month and I am getting a $2000...
    Apr 11
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  2. California BON education requirements
    that is odd, I have never seen a chem class without a lab attached to it. It will either be registered separate or as a single 4 hour credit class, 3 hours for chem class and 1 hour for lab.... ...
    Mar 26
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  3. Suggestions for getting my foot in the door for OR??
    Are you with Baptist or Methodist? I am originaly from SA and worked at NE Baptist for a bit. I would always bring my periop students(I was the manager and CVOR coordinator) into our CVOR to test...
    Mar 21
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  4. New to Travel Nursing....Need Help!!
    I ended up going with American Mobile. They are big, have lots of contracts and I have found they take the business serious as do I. they pay me my hours worked, even if the hospital forgets to...
    Mar 19
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  5. Can someone help me?
    48 hours scheduled? Odd I'd take this and work on the California license while doing this assignment. You MIGHT have it by the end of this assignment
    Mar 12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  6. Overtime
    It's the one she/he works in. Duh. ;) Colorado is after 12.....
    Mar 12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  7. Snow bird nurses
    At some point in life money and extra expensive "stuff" stops to matter as much as time. My goal is to work 4 to 6 months a year tops when my expenses are down next year....
    Mar 10
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  8. sedation and anesthetics
    Do RNs to it, yes. Is it against ASA guidelines for anyone but an anesthesia provider to push the drugs mentioned, yes. When you are doing it, you are putting yourself at risk with very little...
    Mar 8
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  9. Backing out of a Contract
    Take a tent, weather in Maui is awesome. Sleep in a hotel on the nights you work and camp around the island for the rest of the time unless you find adequate housing
    Feb 27
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  10. Agency won't pay... Holiday rate.
    I'm not sure what you don't understand about this. You do not work for the hospital. It makes no difference what the hospital says. Your agency and contract does not cover it as a holiday
    Feb 27
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  11. Backing out of a Contract
    With a quick search on craigslist I saw a number of places that would be affordable on a standard stipend. Even more so if you got together with another traveler.... Split rent in a 2 or 3 bedroom...
    Feb 26
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  12. Vail Valley Medical Center
    Depends on the department. Sept through early November. One.year may be enough but the.icu here isn't really an ice. There are less healthy patients on a tele unit in a city hospital...
    Feb 26
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  13. Car
    Car
    All wheel drive with snow tires. Audi or subaru are the top choices for the mountains. My home base has been vail Colorado for the past 4 years. We drive on alot of snow up in the mountains. They...
    Feb 25
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  14. Car
    Car
    All weather in Florida is way different than all weather in western Montana..
    Feb 25
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  15. How long is too long to travel?
    I think it will depend on you for the friend aspect. My wife likes having actual friends around. she is gonna try to do actual travel with me after our son graduates high school, until then I will...
    Feb 25
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  16. Vail Valley Medical Center
    Update for dixiejoe, having spent 4 years up here I'd suggest just doing seasonal work. This is a place that seems to put the higher paid people on the chopping block really quick. I have known...
    Feb 14
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  17. travel job offer...is pay too low?
    I was thinking that housing at 2200/month would be like roughly $15/hr based on a 36 hour work week by 4 weeks so $2200/144hrs? That takes it up a bit more....
    Feb 13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  18. OR Travel requirement
    My recruiting people had no idea either. I got a comprehensive with retina scan. They seemed satisfied.
    Feb 13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  19. OR Travel requirement
    I was curious if any of you have ever had a "laser eye exam" requested of you? If so what did you turn in for it?? We used to get them years ago when using CO2 lasers but I have not had one in many...
    Feb 13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  20. Contract is signed....
    How likely is a contract to fall through once it is signed and accepted? Just curious because I don't want to turn down a couple of other job offers if they can pull out a contract from under me...
    Feb 10
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  21. On Call ?
    This person is realistic. If the OP can't handle their comments, they can't handle the OR.....
    Jan 27
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  22. C-Section experience count as surgery experience?
    Sorry but as a person that does the hiring for the OR and has done it successfully for a few years, I do not count OB/L&D experience. If I am looking for periop101 positions to be filled then yeah...
    Jan 27
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  23. Power Morcellator in surgery
    Lina is the brand that took over for ethicon
    Jan 24
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  24. OR Coordinator
    It is definitely outside of your scope to "push the button" you can move and position it if your facility allows it. The physician can use the foot pedal also if your facility allows it. You have...
    Nov 7, '14
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  25. Moving to Colorado
    Bang for your buck, try the Midwest or San Antonio Texas..... Both areas pay well and housing is still pretty inexpensive
    Oct 17, '13
    Forum: Colorado Nursing


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