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  1. Two companies - same hospital and unit- different offers
    I was always up front with my recruiters that I worked with two or three others. I would say, oh I already put in for that with another recruiter, for example.
    Oct 16, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  2. Staffing/Patient Ratios in your ED
    1:10 in acute up to 6 in critical care. level I trauma teaching. burnt out on nursing. sad about it and don't know what to do next.
    Sep 23, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  3. Emergency Room RN residencies for New Grads
    Stony Brook UMC in Long Island, NY
    Jul 15, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  4. Santa Clara or San Jose CA
    lovely area. i did 6 months at Stanford and loved it. lived in Santa Clara.
    Apr 22, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  5. Pedi code
    i'm sorry. that's hard. journal if you do that. talk it out with someone or also with others who were there. it's not really something you forget, but important to process.
    Feb 26, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  6. Is ER experience wanted ANYWHERE?!
    doesnt ER count as ICU experience? after all we take care of ICU holds for days in the ED sometimes, right?
    Feb 26, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  7. Tax season!! Tips and what not to do.
    i agree with KC87T, I go with travel tax and they are wonderful! just download the forms from their site. Good that you are not waiting till the last minute. and I don't think they are expensive,...
    Feb 26, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  8. Areas of San Diego
    Hi V-Neck! I was on assignment in SD with AMN and was housed in Mission Valley (worked at Sharp Grossmont). The housing was great, but the area, well, it was suburban mall sprawl. We LOVED spending...
    Feb 13, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  9. Lpn for 4 years, will take Rn boards soon, can I travel nurse right away?
    most people would say at least one year in your specialty area. you will be expected to know what you need to know. there will be no teaching going on.
    Feb 3, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  10. Interviewing for ER Residency
    Stony Brook ER in NY has new grad openings for Residency Program.
    Jan 30, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  11. How hard is it to maintain consecutive jobs as a traveler?
    I have been able to stay on as traveler at assignments if there is a known lag time. Even for two week increments. No problem. They are glad to keep you, has been my experience.
    Jan 2, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  12. New to travel nursing and traveling with small children.. Advice please!
    Hooray! Yes, we went to Cali and LOVED it. San Diego was alright but not my fav. Loved Stanford, Sacramento, Central Coast. I did not go inland except for Sacramento. And can we talk about ratios...
    Jan 2, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  13. New to travel nursing and traveling with small children.. Advice please!
    I wanted to add something else we did while on the road with our young son. We hung ribbon with thumb tacks in the living room and also bedrooms where we could easily hang up his artwork or projects...
    Jan 1, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  14. Medication tidbits an ER nurse should always know
    IV form of zofran can be given PO as well, used in pediatrics i always give vanco over 2 hours to avoid the work related to rare but happened to me twice reaction of red mans syndrome ...
    Dec 23, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  15. Advise needed/expectations for travel Rns in your ER?
    Hi there. I had 3 1/2 years experience at a Level 1 Trauma center including triage. I traveled for 2 1/2 years (7 jobs). It was a great experience. I was expected to know my stuff and hit the ground...
    Dec 12, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  16. Assignment at Stanford
    yes, it's worth the money. stanford is great on the resume plus it's a GREAT place to work and the possibility of going perm after 6 months.
    Nov 24, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  17. New to travel nursing and traveling with small children.. Advice please!
    that sounds awesome swansonmail. good for you. yes health insurance is a big issue because it is so expensive to begin with and then if you don't have good coverage, yikes! COBRA can be great if...
    Oct 26, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  18. New to travel nursing and traveling with small children.. Advice please!
    I just remembered another important thing we did to keep in touch with family. We bought digital photo frames that could receive pictures by email (wifi is needed). It was great.
    Oct 26, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  19. Nursing student wanting to work in ER
    go for your dreams. yes there are hospitals that hire new grads in the ER. you may need to willing to relocate.
    Oct 24, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  20. New to travel nursing and traveling with small children.. Advice please!
    Hi Dance4life, So good to hear someone having a similar adventure with a similar adventure. We were in NYC also and I agree about the housing. Not sure where you are, but I had some job offers in...
    Oct 10, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  21. I think I committed career suicide
    If it's anything like where I work, it's a tough ER for any new to ER nurses, in fact we can't even keep experienced ones sometimes. Don't let it get you down. May you have some success and joy...
    Oct 8, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  22. American Mobile
    I had a very good experience with AMN. 5 assignments. great recruiter. also, when i got injured on the job, great disability benefits. yes low pay, but they have the jobs and they got me where I...
    Oct 7, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  23. New to travel nursing and traveling with small children.. Advice please!
    Of course you will have some apprehension, that's understandable. you are taking yourself and 3 others on a crazy adventure. We knew we might come home broke, knew that there might not be consecutive...
    Oct 7, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  24. Headed across the country! Tips for packing/the move?!
    I agree with the above. Also, 450 miles a day is a good target/8 hours so it's not too much at once. we ate our meals in the car because we didn't want to sit when we weren't driving. also give...
    Oct 7, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  25. New to travel nursing and traveling with small children.. Advice please!
    YAY!! Good for you! I just finished 2 and a half years of travel nursing with my husband (stay at home dad) and son who is now 4. We started when my son was 20 months and we did 7 jobs during just...
    Oct 3, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing


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