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Clumbus Georgia nurses

Hello all,I am going from albany tech to cloumbus ga... I would like to know what is the expected pay...and has anyone passed the lpn to rn bridge at columbus tech?! is it worth it? My bf told me that CVCC was very snotty... all advice is appreciated!!!

swartzrn

Specializes in CCU/CVICU, Hemodialysis, ER, PALS Inst..

Hi, I live in Columbus but work out at Ft. Benning. I don't know too much about the pay scale off post. As far as CVCC, I haven't heard anything negative about any of their programs. Good luck!! If you have any more questions, don't hesitate to ask!

I live in Columbus, but I just moved here 6 months ago. I'm not familiar with the schools here since I graduated from nursing school in North Carolina.

The floor that I work on has nursing students doing clinicals from all the local schools. I've heard good and bad just like any nursing school in the Nation.

I *think* starting pay for a LPN is $14/hr and RN is $18.78 where I'm employeed. $3/hr for night shift and $3/hr for weekend shift.

another question: I will be relocating to columbus soon... what is the best way to apply to the hosptials as a cna? are they willing to hire? or do i need to start at the nursing homes?

another question: I will be relocating to columbus soon... what is the best way to apply to the hosptials as a cna? are they willing to hire? or do i need to start at the nursing homes?

Columbus Regional: apply online ONLY

http://www.columbusregional.com/

Doctor's Hospital: not sure

http://www.doctorshspt.com/

St. Francis Hospital: apply in person or online

http://www.sfhga.com/index.asp

No, you do NOT have to work in LTC first. There are plenty of position available in a hospital setting if that's what you want.

thank you soo much!!! I have just applied to columbus regional!!

Update: I have applied to all of the hospitals and the nursing home run by St. Francis... wish me luck!

thank you soo much!!! I have just applied to columbus regional!!

Update: I have applied to all of the hospitals and the nursing home run by St. Francis... wish me luck!

Hooray! Keep me posted!

Are you in a LPN or RN program currently?

swartzrn

Specializes in CCU/CVICU, Hemodialysis, ER, PALS Inst..

Good luck!! Did you apply to Martin Army out at Ft. Benning too?

Columbus regional is a good place to work. They will pay directly to Cols. Tech if you go to school there. They have financial assistance and a contract with Cols. Tech. They believe in advancement for their employees. You should here something soon. If you have one semester of nursing school they can hire you with better pay as suppose to being hired on as a CNA.

Has anyone recently tried to apply for a job as a nurse tech./CNA at St. Francis in Columbus Ga?

I do have recent CNA experience and past PCT experience , but am concerned because of the present job market.

I live in Columbus, Georgia. I am currently going to Columbus Tech for the RN degree. I was thinking about doing the lpn-rn bridge to Columbus State. I really like Columbus Tech so far (it's only my second quarter). They have relatively small classes, and the teachers are very caring and nicee! :) Hope this helpss!

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