new grad nursing jobs

  1. Hi everyone, new grad with ADN wondering about the job market in rhode island. taking my boards mid july. if anyone has any ideas on places that hire new grads please let me know! should i wait until i pass my boards to send out resumes or start now? thanks
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    Joined: Jun '12; Posts: 12


  3. by   NSALVADORE
    You can start now for sure, Check all hospital websites and I would check daily, they get so many resumes you want to apply quickly. I checked everyday until I got a job last year! Don't get discouraged if it takes time. It took me from passing my boards in June 2011 to starting my job in October 2011. Many of my class had to start off in not as desired positions thanks to the decline in the economy but within time many of us moved into desired positions. Best of luck!
  4. by   220kayla
    I must have applied to 15+ jobs already and only got one interview one offer ( which I think I will miss out on bc it's in another state yatta yatta yatta) but ugh starting to get frustrated. I guess it's time to be a little more aggressive
  5. by   TRR8021
    I'm in the same boat. New grad RN without a job. I'll be working for a flu clinic this fall and hopefully I'll find a permanent job in the meantime.
  6. by   kammie'smom
    attention new grads in dfw area: there will be a job expo in richardson, tx next week. here is the info i was emailed today and i hope this helps someone out there apparently i was not able to start this as a new topic.. i guess because i'm new here. anyhow: here it is-

    [font=times new roman,serif][font=arial,sans-serif]attend the dallas nursing & healthcare career expo
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    [font=times new roman,serif][font=arial bold,sans-serif]august 13, 2012
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    [font=times new roman,serif][font=times new roman bold,serif]richardson civic center
    [font=times new roman,serif][font=times new roman bold,serif]411 west arapaho road, ste. 102
    [font=times new roman,serif][font=times new roman bold,serif]richardson, tx 75080
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    [font=times new roman,serif][font=arial bold,sans-serif]11:00am to 1:00pm & 3:00pm to 7:00pm
    [font=times new roman,serif][font=arial,sans-serif]free ce for nurses @ 11 am [font=arial,sans-serif][font=arial,sans-serif]provided by texas nurses association, district four
    [font=times new roman,serif][font=arial bold,sans-serif]objectives: at the conclusion of the ce activity the learner will (1) recognize more commonly seen atypical presentations of illness in older adults, and (2) discuss best practice interventions for care of the older adult.
    [font=times new roman,serif][font=arial bold,sans-serif][color=#02022c]free seminar @ 3pm 'present yourself to your best advantage' presented by: [font=arial bold,sans-serif]expertresumeman [font=arial bold,sans-serif]graham caulfield.
    [font=times new roman,serif][font=times new roman bold,serif]free rsum critiques between 12 and 2.
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    [font=times new roman,serif][font=times new roman bold,serif]all jobs require previous medical experience and/or education.
    [font=times new roman,serif][font=verdana,sans-serif]
    [font=times new roman,serif][font=verdana,sans-serif]registration is free and takes place at the door
    [font=times new roman,serif][font=verdana,sans-serif]parking is free.
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    [font=times new roman,serif]meet face-to-face with these employers:
    [font=times new roman,serif][font=times new roman bold,serif]baylor healthcare system
    [font=times new roman,serif][font=times new roman bold,serif]molina healthcare-texas
    [font=times new roman,serif][font=times new roman bold,serif]on assignment healthcare staffing
    [font=times new roman,serif][font=times new roman bold,serif]tenet healthcare
    [font=times new roman,serif][font=times new roman bold,serif]travelers insurance company
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    [font=times new roman,serif][font=times new roman bold,serif]for those who cannot attend, you may submit your resume to [font=times new roman bold,serif][font=times new roman bold,serif] with dh in the subject line.[font=times new roman bold,serif]
    but for best results, please come in person and bring your qualified friends and/or coworkers.
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    thank you for your consideration.

    [font=arial,sans-serif]for additional details and to find a list of job opportunities visit

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  7. by   9thwonder
    what area are looking for employment (specialty and location)? Are you willing to relocate? I'm having to relocate about 15 hours away from home. It took forever to find a job, but finally I landed one. I was in the same boat and just got 3 job offers in one week (mind blowing). PM me and I'll give you the details of who's hiring and willing to take in new RNs.
  8. by   220kayla
    9thwonder thank you That is very kind. I actually just started my first job today! I applied at a bunch of places and i guess it took a little while for some of them to get back to me. I started really looking for a job in early July so TRR8021 keep your head up because it took me almost 2 months but Im really glad I ended up where I did.
  9. by   TRR8021
    Oh congrats on the new job! Did you land a hospital position? I actually have an interview this week for with a SNF. Hopefully it works out!
  10. by   220kayla
    Thank you, no working I am in a SNF. So far so good. It's only been 2 days ! Good luck with your interview
  11. by   Sniper06
    9thwonder I would appreciate any help you can give me. I currently live in alabama but am willing to relocate anywhere at this point. I have licenses in NY and NV.