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  1. hi everyone! i am a relatively new nurse, got my RN in ontario in oct '03 and have sort of been bumping around trying to find a spot for myself since then. sars really slowed down my progress because of the hiring freeze, but am now in a position w...
  2. income tax status...how can i change it?

    hi...i started with agency work recently and just got my first check. whoa!! so much tax was taken off i couldn't believe it. when i first signed up with the agency and we had to get the paperwork done i thought i checked off the right box to indi...
  3. toronto agency pay for new RN's??

    thanks fergus, i think i will enjoy it. for me making mid to high 20's is good money esp. considering my new grad skill level and the fact that i can learn at a more realistic pace. i'm hoping to agency mainly at one facility so i can really learn ...
  4. toronto agency pay for new RN's??

    yes, they have...its under $30 per hour. so i wasnt' overly impressed by that, but i like it because it's not as 'big' an agency as some of the other big ones in t.o.--ie., SRT, VHA, carecor. a bit more laid back, and so i'm hoping that that will t...
  5. toronto agency pay for new RN's??

    i'm only interested in doing agency nursing home work for now--no hospital acute med/surg. the agency i've contacted gave me the impression that many new grads start there (or casual work) do you know of any new grads who have done that?
  6. toronto agency pay for new RN's??

    GTA--greater toronto area ...thanx for info!
  7. toronto agency pay for new RN's??

    agency pay for new RN's? Post #1 does anyone know what the approximate pay rate is for agency hospital work in GTA (for a new RN)? also is there premium pay if you are called in last minute and if so what is that? can someone please advise. thanks...
  8. agency pay for new RN's?

    does anyone know what the approximate pay rate is for agency hospital work in GTA (for a new RN)? also is there premium pay if you are called in last minute and if so what is that? can someone please advise. thanks healthyone:nurse:
  9. danger pay

    i believe danger pay has existed on the quiet at some facilities since the onset of sars. i have a collegue who works at scar. grace who was earning danger pay back in march
  10. How DO you study (CPNE)?

    i used a fabric doll for pretty much all my skills. then when i got comfortable with that, i used my mom. there was a big difference! but i'm still glad i got started with the doll because i could practise whenever i wanted, whereever i wanted, an...
  11. Disappointment

    silent, a friend of mine works at a sars affected hospital part-time, and therefore can't work at her other hospital. so she decided to sign up with an agency that she's worked with before and it was a good experience...SRT
  12. How is your hospital prepared for SARS?

    first case of sars in russia in a township bordering china. it was a gentleman who worked in a hotel that many orientals frequented. they've now closed their borders with china in an effort to contain the disease. my question is: why hasn't canada ...
  13. Disappointment

    thanks for suggestions and encouragement! while i've been waiting i have taken critical care courses, 1 day stand alone review courses in central lines and pain pump. i'll get something...in the meantime i'm "lowering" my standards (if it even need...
  14. Current news on EMT acceptance for EC

    wow...that really sucks for emt's or those that thought they may be able to work towards 1000 hours and get into the school. they just changed to that requirement at the end of last year. that is just barely enough time to put 1000 clinical hours t...
  15. Disappointment

    any suggestions please for my situation?? sars has held me back for 2 1/2 months now.