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  1. "Just keep applying..."
    So for the past year you have rejected the LTC and SNFs that offered you job? Not a good idea! Hospitals are more likely to hire someone with any RN experience than no experience. Be open to...
    Jul 23
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  2. clinic in the bronx, dangerous?
    No need to be so worried about crime especially in the daytime. You can be a victim of crime in a "good, safe neighborhood" also if you dont pay attention. So just be sure you are paying attention to...
    Jul 23
    Forum: New York Nursing
  3. White Plains Hospital
    I heard Westchester Medical Center is more hire friendly. I also heard last year that they have open houses for new grads. I don't know if they are still do that but I know many got hired from those...
    Jul 22
    Forum: New York Nursing
  4. clinic in the bronx, dangerous?
    You should be ok during the daytime. I used to do home care visits as part of my previous job in that area and I dressed professional and had no issue. Just stay on the main roads where theres more...
    Jul 22
    Forum: New York Nursing
  5. New Grad RN
    Goat_Boy, I named a few hospitals to try for new grads in my post right before CrazyGoonRN. Pleas read all posts before asking the same question again.
    Jul 22
    Forum: New York Nursing
  6. Applying at Maimonides Medical Center
    I think they send the postcard to everyone that sends a resume. I applied to them close to 2 yrs ago before I got my first hospital job (where I'm still at) and they sent me a postcard just like the...
    Jul 21
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  7. How Can New Grad RN gain experience to land a job as a RN
    Sometimes networking works sometimes it doesn't. I didn't know anyone at any hospital yet I was called in for interviews at several hospitals when I was a new grad and it was all by applying online....
    Jul 21
    Forum: New York Nursing
  8. New Grad RN
    You can try applying to all hospitals. No hospital in NYC hires loads of new grads, they all have a quota as they need enought preceptors for the new grads. Try the NYC hhc hospitals, ny Methodist,...
    Jul 21
    Forum: New York Nursing
  9. First job hunting blues
    Do you have RN license? If not that could be a reason. Also be open to other jobs besides hospital only. It takes several months for new graduates to get hospital jobs. Make certain your res is...
    Jul 21
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  10. New Grads: how long did it take you to find a job, or how long have you been ...
    This was for 2 years ago. But may be it help you to know. Graduated 1/2012 Took NCLEX 4/2012 Got my first RN job at a clinic 5/2012 Hired for job at a hospital 2/2013...
    Jul 17
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  11. Would being an SI (Supplemental Instruction) Tutor help me get a job?
    Idk if a tutor job would be a big plus. Managers look for hands on experience. You can try CNA/Patient Care Tech that will work more in your favor in terms of getting a job. However if you are...
    Jul 17
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  12. RN new grad finding jobs in NYC
    Its gonn take more than a month to find a job in NYC depending on what job you are looking for. In NYC, showing up at a facility with a resume will not work. They will roll their eyes at you and tell...
    Jul 17
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  13. New ADN Grad no previous med experience
    Yea very few places hire GNs. The only states I heard hiring GNs are those with few applicants ie rural area, Kansas, North Dakota, Idaho, Montana. The idea is why hire GN with no license yet when...
    Jul 17
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  14. How Can New Grad RN gain experience to land a job as a RN
    ASN programs are starting to add RN to BSN programs now due to the hiring requirements of BSN by agencies (homecare etc) and hospitals. ASN grads say they went the ASN route to save money however...
    Jul 17
    Forum: New York Nursing
  15. Mount-Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn - Pre-Interview Pharm Exam. Assistance Needed!
    Study the most common ones in each category. Also each category of meds have things that make them similar so note any exception to the meds in each category. Use the Pharmacology section in your...
    Jul 17
    Forum: New York Nursing
  16. New York jobs, clinics, etc
    Was clinic experience accepted? Well me and alot of people in my orientation group had only clinic experience...so obviously it was accepted or else we would not have gotten job. Im at an NYC HHC in...
    Jul 17
    Forum: New York Nursing
  17. For Those Who Offer VBAC...
    Thats unfortunate. So if a woman had one C/S she is stuck with more C/Ss in the future. And I have seen some C/S done for reasons that dont make sense such as a 37yr old mom with no medical issues...
    Jul 15
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  18. How Can New Grad RN gain experience to land a job as a RN
    Even if they have more resources for large class sizes, it seems irresponsible to be putting out so many new graduates when the job market is unfriendly toward them. This also is happening with...
    Jul 15
    Forum: New York Nursing
  19. take clinic job or hold out?
    Don't hold out! Take it! You dont know how long it will take you as a new grad to get called for a hospital job. Any RN experience is better than none. And working helps you from being depressed from...
    Jul 15
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  20. New ADN Grad no previous med experience
    Look outside the hospital! Many RNs start off in alternate settings: clinics, rehab facilities, etc. Working as RN somewhere looks alot better than not working as an RN at all. Any RN experience is...
    Jul 15
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  21. Name the hospital and its starting salary!
    In this day and age, you cannot pick a job by salary. You have to consider the work environment also and many other factors like benefit package. Some hospital have higher salaries but crappy...
    Jul 15
    Forum: New York Nursing
  22. How Can New Grad RN gain experience to land a job as a RN
    Volunteering does Not guarantee a job. You may be a great volunteer but it wont get you a job. It all depends on the hospital and unit you volunteer one...some managers like to hire volunteer and...
    Jul 15
    Forum: New York Nursing
  23. How Can New Grad RN gain experience to land a job as a RN
    There are no unemployed doctors because medical schools have a cap on how many students they accept. Some nursing schools do also such as the CUNYs, ie Hunter College where i went, they graduate 80...
    Jul 14
    Forum: New York Nursing
  24. New York jobs, clinics, etc
    congrats! well come to the job search. It is good you are open to working in areas other than hospital. My first RN job before the hospital where I am now was in a clinic with a home care component,...
    Jul 14
    Forum: New York Nursing
  25. St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital
    In 2012 the open interviews were just walk-in at Roosevelt Hospital. I think they were every Tuesday AM. Lots of new grads show up. You go in, the recruiter talks to you and tells you to apply...
    Jul 14
    Forum: New York Nursing


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