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International Nurses Working in the USA (Stories)

  • Publish Date: Posted about 1 year ago
  • Author:by Conexus MedStaff

Nurses are the backbone of the healthcare industry. Day in and day out, they work tirelessly to care for patients, advocate for their needs, and improve the quality of care.

At Conexus MedStaff, we are fortunate to work with some of the most dedicated and talented nurses from around the world who bring their unique experiences, skills, and perspectives to their work every day.

Today, we want to take a moment to thank all nurses for their hard work and dedication, and to share some inspiring success stories from our international nurses who have found a home at Conexus. These nurses have overcome challenges and barriers to pursue their dreams of working in the United States, and they continue to make a difference in the lives of their patients and colleagues. We hope that their stories inspire you as much as they inspire us.​


Abbie, a Conexus nurse from Vietnam, took the first step to becoming a U.S. RN when she began studying nursing on the F1 Visa at Seattle Central College. Since she graduated and started as a new nurse at a Level III Trauma Center in Tennessee, she has grown into a leadership position as a charge nurse.Read about her journey.


​Lovely Subeldia, a Conexus MedStaff nurse from the Philippines, was awarded The DAISY® Award for Extraordinary Nurses.The DAISY Award is a highly regarded recognition, awarded to nurses that display extraordinary compassion and care for patients and their family members. In receiving this award through the work she does each day, Lovely demonstrates how Conexus nurses can grow and excel in their careers.Read her story.


​Kristoffer began the journey of a lifetime when he moved to the U.S. to study on the F1 Visa. After passing the NCLEX, he began looking for healthcare opportunities in the U.S. and had a difficult time finding sponsorship.

With help from the Conexus in-house immigration team, Kristoffer went from working on his OPT to having a Green Card as of December 2021. This brought him one step closer to living his American dream with his family.

Read Kristoffer's story.


Jessica, a Conexus OR Nurse, moved from Tawain to the United States with the goal of becoming a CRNA.Read about her experience in a U.S. hospital.


Michael moved from Nigeria to study nursing on the F1 visa at Panola College. Now, he's excelling as a critical care nurse working in the Open-Heart Intensive Care Unit. Read his story.


Mia is a Conexus nurse at a Level 1 Trauma Hospital and a former F1 nursing student at Arkansas State University. She moved to the U.S. from Morocco with her family to build their future and pursue opportunities to become a U.S. nurse. With the help of Conexus, she got her Green Card. Learn more about Mia’s story.


When Charlotte heard about Conexus from a friend, she began the process of making her American dream a reality. Learn how she became a U.S. nurse.

International nurses working abroad and international nursing graduates with F1 Status can start their journey to becoming a U.S. nurse today. Apply now to get started on the journey of a lifetime!