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  1. The process of finding a clinical site was very challenging.I won't lie. I spent months reaching out to clinical sites on my own behalf to see if anyone was willing to start a contract or those that had contracts if they had a space for me. I was for...
  2. HELP! Relocating ICU RN to Austin, TX

    Hello!! Just wondering if you took the position at Dell Seton ? I am in same boat. I am relocating to Austin from Seattle for the MICU New to Specialty RN Fellowship. My family is relocating with me but I will be all by my lonesome for a month since ...
  3. Seton Austin TX RN residency July 2017

    So I will be starting in the July ICU New to Specialty Cohort in July. I am moving from Seattle to relocate myself and my family to Austin Tx! I will be on my own for a month or so and would love to know if anyone else is relocating for this job. Wou...
  4. It most certainly is NOT 67k! I can't remember how much I paid, def under $30k and that is with me taking out a little extra with ea loan to help offset working less. It is a university and everything goes off $/credit hour. So totally depends on wha...
  5. LPN to RN pay change

    Being a VA hospital I think you are less likely to recieve credit for your years of expierence as they follow Federal guidelines and not state. They are strict about the steping tiers. I worked as an LPN for 6+ years and then graduated the LPN-BSN pr...
  6. Hi! Yes you can email me. I accepted your friend request so I should be able to recieve private messages from you now. I would be happy to offer guidance. But the best reccomendation I can give is to FIRST apply into ISU. The applicaiton fee is small...
  7. @remotefuse,BSN,RN "I wouldn't mention CRNA school at all during the interview. It is very expensive to train a nurse, especially a new nurse into ICU. It is a bad investment on their part." I agree! I am at a loss on how to best answer this questio...
  8. Hello! I am seeking some advice and guidance on an RN Fellowship phone interview. I have already interviewed with a few facilities for the New to Specialty programs and feel it did not go as smoothly as I would like.. I am very hopeful for this upcom...
  9. I am glad my post helped you out. Feel free to reach out to me if you need any help through the process and I will do my best. I know going into the program I wish I had been able to find someone that had already been through the process.. they were ...
  10. Seattle's UWMC/Swedish Nursing Residency 2016

    Is the facility in Denver also a Swedish Hospital ? I only knew they were in Seattle. I am not sure about moving costs... sorry. But I know that the next cohort will be in July. That was what I was told about the units that were available to me... th...
  11. @Just beachy nursy.. I am wondering if you have had first hand experience or where you are retrieving this information if you don't mind me asking? What are your credentials and what state do you work in? I have looked into this personally and direct...
  12. Hi justbeachynurse ! I was wondering if you have any info on RN CA endorsement ? So I have passed NCLEX am a registered nurse in WA as well as IN. If I apply to CA for endorsement would I run into trouble?
  13. You should check with the CA BON and ISU before enrolling to see if CA students are being admitted. For a while, CA was going through a thing where they would not allow ISU to conduct clinicals from afar, and without clinicals you could not complete....
  14. Seattle's UWMC/Swedish Nursing Residency 2016

    Hello! I am new to the thread/discussion. I just accepted a position on the Gen/Surgical floor in the Feb 2016 Residency Cohort. I am a local Seattle resident though.. I am happy to give local advice.. I have lived in Seattle for 3 years now, from th...
  15. Hello! I am a recent graduate of an online LPN-BSN program, have successfully passed my NCLEX and am registered now in two states. The program I attended was Indiana State University and it took me a little of 2 years at a mix of PT and FT courses. ...