Impossible New Grad market Tacoma/Lakewood Area? - page 2
by Tracy1275 3,734 Views | 12 Comments
Hi WA peeps I've got a question for you. But first he's a little about me. New grad from an ADN program in Denver CO. My Pops is retired military and my parents live in Lakewood WA and are DYING for us (hubby to grandkids)... Read More
- 2Sep 24, '12 by CCL RNQuote from Tracy1275I hadn't even applied for my WA license when I was offered a position.Thanks you guys!!!!! . I don't have a WA license yet but I have applied for it.
Luckily, WA gets a temp license out PDQ. And it lasts a good while. The reg license takes a while. And it's somewhat of a pain for out of state applicants as far as fingerprinting is concerned. All in all, it will take a good 6-8 weeks IIRC.
But, like I said, the temp license happens quickly. So you don't have to have everything in order immediately. Just pay the fees here and there to get it going...
- 1Sep 28, '12 by Tracy1275Thanks CCL! I have applied and sent everything off but I haven't heard anything yet. It's been only about 2 weeks though so hope that I hear something soon. Hoping once I can update with some type of local licensing info maybe I won't get the instant rejection. !