Travel Nurse Recap: Austin

St. David’s South Austin Medical Center
in Austin, Texas

The details: 20-bed mixed/medical ICU in a 266-bed hospital in Austin. Level IV trauma center (trying to get their Level II, so operating as a Level II). Floated to Cardiovascular Recovery Unit. Meditech used as EMR. On assignment November 2016 to February 2017.

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Travel Nurse Recap: Albuquerque

Presbyterian Rust Medical Center
in Rio Rancho, New Mexico

The details: 6-8 bed general ICU in a 151-bed hospital in the suburbs of Albuquerque. Floated to Adult ICU and Cardiac Critical Care units at Presbyterian main hospital. Epic used as EMR. On assignment August to October 2016.

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Contract #3: Signed, Sealed, and Delivered!

Originally I was going to wait until after my February vacation (and thus, the end of my current contract) to secure my third travel nurse assignment, in hopes of finding some good crisis rates.

But, I get antsy, and I’m a planner, so I’ve already signed contract #3 about a month and a half in advance! Continue reading Contract #3: Signed, Sealed, and Delivered!

#Maddie2017Challenge: Week 4

This first week back home from vacation has not been the greatest, but that’s to be expected after spending a week in the most amazing country on Earth. Continue reading #Maddie2017Challenge: Week 4

#Maddie2017Challenge: Week 1

So for part of my New Years resolution, I wanted to actually use my blog, and this is how I’m going to do it! I will post a picture a day on Instagram, then every Monday I’ll post sort of a “re-cap” and summary of my week as told by Instagram. Continue reading #Maddie2017Challenge: Week 1