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  1. CA State Hospitals/Prisons
    Hi ck539, I sent in paper apps to a lot of the state hospitals in June 2012 and got a letter in August to do the oral exam in Salinas in Sept. I got a different job so I didn't pursue anything, but...
    Feb 2, '13
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  2. CA State Hospitals/Prisons
    I only have 4 months of experience and they hired me =)
    Feb 1, '13
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  3. CA State Hospitals/Prisons
    At Coalinga? I'm in the exact same situation, same interview day. When did they call your references? Good luck to both of us :)
    Jan 26, '13
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  4. Etiquette question for Filipino nurses--use of Tagalog terms of address?
    You could ask them directly what they prefer. Usually Ate and Kuya are used to convey respect to an older colleague and usually only if the two people are close.
    Jan 25, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. CA State Hospitals/Prisons
    Anyone currently trying to get hired at a CA state hospital or prison? I'd like to connect with anyone currently going through the process or interested. Had an interview and my references were...
    Jan 24, '13
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  6. Only hospital jobs?
    It can be done. I graduated in May and I work in outpatient mental health. It took me almost four months after licensure to be hired. Out of my class of 70ish, I only know of a handful of people that...
    Jan 23, '13
    Forum: California Nursing
  7. CDCR or Dept State Hospitals applicants?
    Anyone here in the process or interested in working with CDCR or the Department of State Hospitals? I recently did a hiring interview at Coalinga State Hospital after doing my QAP at Salinas in...
    Jan 10, '13
    Forum: California Nursing
  8. Psych RN job right after BSN graduation
    It's definitely possible. I've had my first job now for a few months and it is at an outpatient psych support program. I started out as registry but they really liked me so they bought out my...
    Jan 5, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  9. $23/hr office nursing
    I applied to an adult day care health center and the pay was $23/hr for new grads. I'm currently working registry and I get paid $25/hr split because I'm a new grad and its a psych clinic. I'm happy...
    Sep 21, '12
    Forum: California Nursing
  10. CA correctional/DMH RN application
    I applied on the website too, for CDCR, and only got a 75 because I'm an ADN. I'm thinking that there are probably thousands of people who are on that eligibility list so I'm not really focusing on...
    Sep 21, '12
    Forum: California Nursing
  11. Salinas Valley Psychiatric Program
    Hi, I wanted to know how it went. I have an oral exam with them next month. Hope you are doing well!
    Aug 14, '12
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  12. CA correctional/DMH RN application
    Hi, has anyone applied to or works at a state facility? I'd like to apply, but the website is really confusing. Do I have to get eligibility somewhere through a test? Or do I just mail in the paper...
    Jul 5, '12
    Forum: California Nursing
  13. Sacramento City College New Selection Criteria
    I know its a little off topic, but I encourage you guys to apply at San Joaquin Delta College in Stockton, its a great program, not lottery, and take around 70 students each semester so your chance...
    Jun 8, '12
    Forum: California Nursing
  14. What are your future nursing plans??
    I spent a day in the OR and a few in NICU and I loved them both. ER was interesting and definitely very hands-on but soooo busy! Ultimately I would like to work in corrections at one of the...
    Aug 12, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. How Impacted are the programs in the Sacramento area?
    I live in Elk Grove and go to school at Delta College in Stockton. I applied there once and they admit by grades and got in immediately. I also applied to ARC and SCC twice and didn't get in. The...
    Aug 1, '11
    Forum: California Nursing
  16. San Joaquin Delta College ADN 2011 Fall
    The uniforms are $45 for each top and I think $28 for bottoms. I got two of each. I think shipping is $17. I think that the units are $36 now starting in the fall.
    Jul 30, '11
    Forum: California Nursing
  17. San Joaquin Delta College ADN 2011 Fall
    You don't need to wear the uniform for the Eng 33 class or to lecture. You spend the first three weeks on campus to learn skills and you do need to wear your uniform for those "clinical on campus"...
    Jul 28, '11
    Forum: California Nursing
  18. Patient abuse caught on hidden camera...Shocking!!!!
    Stories like this make me cringe. These losers are the reason why some people are reluctant to put their loved ones in nursing homes. I hope they get what karmas got for them. Also, shame on the...
    Jul 22, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  19. San Joaquin Delta College ADN 2011 Fall
    Actually you'll be using those books the whole two years. There are only two more textbooks you'll need for Maternity (second semesrer) and Psych (third semester), but those don't cost over $100 each.
    Jul 22, '11
    Forum: California Nursing
  20. Typical Cost for RN-BSN programs?
    I'm looking into the online RN to BSN program at Fort Hays State and it seems like the tuition for whole program is around $5,250.
    Jul 9, '11
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  21. Dove uniforms? there must be a cheaper way!
    Has your school been using Dove for a while? You can ask if they have donated uniforms from former students. I bought two sets of uniforms (the jacket wasn't required), but I've worn a different...
    Jul 1, '11
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  22. How much did your nursing education cost you? Worth it?
    I got Pell Grants while taking pre-reqs by applying through FAFSA and CA has the Board of Governor's fee waiver which takes care of tuition.
    Jun 29, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. How much did your nursing education cost you? Worth it?
    Halfway through an ADN program, but with tuition waivers I haven't spent a dime on tuition ever. Books and supplies at the beginning of the program were around $800 and included books for all 4...
    Jun 28, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. How many use a car for class/clinicals?
    Used Public transportation throughout my pre-reqs because I was terrified of driving but the nursing school I was admitted into is almost an hour away so I had to rush to get a car and learn to...
    Jun 23, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Can student administer medication without RN supervision?
    I'm glad this thread was started as well. I'm surprised at the range of responses and it really shows how different we all are in regards to learned skills after graduating from school. In my first...
    May 22, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student