Can't get a job - page 2
I got my rn license in August of 2017. It is not February 2018 and I still having been able to secure a job. I have associate of science and currently in schoo doing the bsn.I live in south Florida.... Read More
Feb 1I agree. I have seen new graduate RN residencies in places like North Dakota. If you are single, have nothing to tie you down where you currently live, I say go and relocate. Good luck!
Feb 1Can you get a per diem job like a flu clinic gig- something where you're doing something nursing related?
Feb 1I'd be willing to bet that there are plenty of private duty jobs with home health agencies with Medicaid patients.
Doesn't pay much, but it's better than working at McDonald's, and if you're working nights there's possibly a lot of downtime that you can use to study on the clock, too.
Once you have nursing experience, you can work your way into the job of your choice.
Feb 1It has to do with being a new grad (cost of training a new nurse) and your current location. Guess which U.S state has the highest surplus of nurses? Florida. Therefore, employers are able to pick and choose who they want (as previously stated by another poster). I'm new to the forums so not sure if I'm allowed to post another websites article. But! this article is interesting:States With Highest Demand For Nurses | Nurse.org
Feb 1Quote from Davey DoDo you get a long orientation before you are expected to do spontaneous respirations all on your own?Belinda, my wife, worked with a medical nurse at WRMC (Wrongway Regional Medical Center) who sold her house and moved to Florida. After six months of not being able to find a job, she returned to WRMC.
WRMC will hire any nurse who has the credentials and has the ability to undergo spontaneous respirations.
And, I'm not kidding.
Feb 1Find one of the companies that provides flu shot clinics and get started. It ain't much, but it is a nursing entry for your resume that can work around your current school schedule.
Feb 1D G
West Park, Florida 33023 ( yahoo.com
I am a skilled, compassionate, and dedicated nurse with more than 4 years of hands-on experience administering care in private homes. Most importantly, I have a passion for helping others and a willingness to go above and beyond for my patients.
Bachelor of science in Nursing
Broward College, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Present
Associate of Science in Nursing
Florida Academy of Nursing, Miramar, Florida, 2016
Associate of Art in Nursing
Broward College, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 2012
Cosulate Health Care Harbor Beach nursing and rehabilition center- Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Registered Nurse Supervisor, October 2017- Present
Provide supervision for CNAs providing direct resident care to ensure quality resident care on the assigned unit.
Monitor compliance with resident, record documentation requirement, as directed
Comply with evaluation, treatment, and documentation
Medication administration and monitoring
Wound care and treatments
Admissions and discharges
CLEVELAND CLINIC FLORIDA 80 Hours Medical / Surgical -Weston, Florida
Registered Nurse Extern, June 2014 – July 2014
Shadowed experienced nurses on the floor and preformed all task of CNA (check vitals, assist with activities of daily living)
Assisted with Total Parental Nutrition feeding
Monitored I &O (intake and output)
Performed wound care and catheterization
Completed full charting at end of shift
Educated patients and family members on procedures, lifestyle modifications to assist patient in reaching optimal health for condition, and when to contact Health Care Provider if any adverse reactions took place
Esthers Home Health Services Inc. - Pembroke Park, Florida
Home Health Aide, March 2012 – March 2016
Delivered high Provided patients with emotional support and ensured they were in good spirits.
Recorded observations and discussed issues or complaints with a registered nurse or case manager.
Directed patients in simple, prescribed exercises or in the use of braces/artificial limbs, under the supervision of a physical/occupational therapist.
Safely transported clients to doctors' appointments, errands and other trips outside the home.
Reminded patients to take their medication per physician instructions.
Responded quickly and appropriately to emergency situations.
Outstanding communication skills, able to liaise with patients, families, doctors and other nurses.
Adept at conveying assurance, emotional support and empathy in a medical setting.
Ability to work as part of a team to accomplish goals and provide the best possible care.
Excellent problem-solving skills, able to respond quickly and employ innovative solutions.
Proven ability to maintain composure and professional attitude in the completion of all duties.
Computer literate with proficient skills in standard software programs.
Self-motivated, reliable and resourceful with a great work ethic.
There's my resume.
Feb 1Then tell your employer you want to go to part time. Or add a second per diem nursing home job. That's two nursing employment resume entries.
Feb 1You guys are all stinkers!!!
You are wrecking my fantasy of moving to Florida for my retirement job in 3 years. I owe the VA about 3 years because they paid for my NP studies. I was going to try to work that off and transfer to Florida and eventually retire there like every other geezer from Pittsburgh.
I'll say it again .... STINKERS!!!
Feb 1The Midwest is full of job opportunities - class hasn't even graduated and everyone who has interviewed has received at least one offer (starting in May).