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getting into a trauma ICU

by osuRN86 osuRN86 (New) New

Hi All!

I am going to be moving back to the greater Portland area within the next 6 months or so. My goal is to be a flight nurse but I need/very much want trauma ICU experience. I currently have 2 years Stepdown/PCU experience and I've been a travel nurse for 6 months of that. Any suggestions on how to get in to a trauma ICU unit? I know it's pretty much between Emanuel and OHSU but breaking in to that tight knit community is difficult. Thank you! :)