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  1. Backing out of a Contract
    True that, contracts are made to be broken. Hindsight 20/20, I would have delayed signing until I had a reasonable assurance of housing somewhere.
    Feb 28
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  2. Backing out of a Contract
    I did try human resources, their response was, "the company usually makes arrangements, and we have no resources to help you" I don't think I would feel safe as a single woman camping either. I...
    Feb 28
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  3. Backing out of a Contract
    I don't have a no for every suggestion offered, I have and continue to use multiple resources to search for housing, have talked to multiple people including real estate agents, property managers,...
    Feb 27
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  4. Backing out of a Contract
    Aware of delphi forums, not of fan of their "administrator." I have however tried several times to call the mgr of the dept and have yet to receive a call back. Have not tried the secretary but the...
    Feb 27
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  5. Backing out of a Contract
    I have applied to any and all that have been posted within the time frame I need. Many are week to week vacation rentals, with spotty availability. I am traveling alone, but have reached out to...
    Feb 26
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  6. Backing out of a Contract
    As far as multiple sites for housing goes, I am aware and have used them. Is the secretary you speak of with the agency or working at the hospital? I have requested the agency contact people at the...
    Feb 26
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  7. Backing out of a Contract
    This agency does not provide housing only stipend. I was given a contact by the manager of the unit of a cottage that a staff member was renting out. That did not pan out, they are looking for a...
    Feb 26
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  8. Backing out of a Contract
    No company housing provided. Where do I stay, hotel?
    Feb 26
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  9. Backing out of a Contract
    I have not received any money from them, the craig list posts are other travel nurses looking for housing at the same time same place. My main concern is what if I cannot find housing? Do I...
    Feb 26
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  10. Backing out of a Contract
    I was not expecting to do better than break even, and thought paying for plane fare up front then getting reimbursed was standard. The hosptial has hired several travelers and there are multiple...
    Feb 26
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  11. Backing out of a Contract
    Is it feasible to back out of contract after it is signed? I have not yet departed for my assignment but am already seeing the error of my ways. The contract is for Hawaiii, unfortunately I was...
    Feb 26
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  12. Hospital Evaluation
    I will heed your advice! Fickle is as fickle does. High maintenance with low return.
    Jan 8
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  13. Hospital Evaluation
    Ned, as always your erudite responses are much appreciated.
    Jan 7
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  14. Hospital Evaluation
    Agency is CCTC, been with them for three years, I've had good experience until I was cancelled from an assignment. After that they placed me on probation, which I had to complete another assignment...
    Jan 7
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  15. Hospital Evaluation
    I guess my question is Am I able to use these references for future assignments as I have glowing reviews on paper from both. Or will they call them and get the "not edible for rehire" response. My...
    Jan 7
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  16. Hospital Evaluation
    How does it work when you are given a good reference but not eligible for rehire by the same hospital as deemed not able to keep up with the fast pace? I have no clinical issues and received high...
    Jan 7
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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


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