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Former International Nursing Student Excels as U.S. Critical Care Registered Nurse (RN)

​International nurses like Michael Awotula are making a difference in communities across the United States as the overall shortage of U.S. nurses continues to grow. Michael, who earned a nursing de...

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Conexus RN Honored for Nursing Excellence with Prestigious DAISY Award

​Last week, a Conexus RN was awarded The DAISY® Award for Extraordinary Nurses during a surprise celebration with her unit managers and team at her healthcare facility. The DAISY Award is a highly ...

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Student on the F1 Visa Finds USA Sponsorship and Green Card, Continues Adventure with Family

​Kristoffer began the journey of a lifetime when he moved to the U.S. from the Philippines in 2016. He moved to Hayward, California on the F1 visa and studied at California State University, East ...

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Top 5 Questions from International Nursing Students on the F1 Visa

​You’re getting close to your nursing school graduation in May. You made the big move overseas to pursue your American dream, you worked hard for the last several years, and now, you’re wondering h...

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$5,000 Bonus for International Nurses with NCLEX

You've passed your NCLEX and have started considering where and how you'll begin your U.S. nursing career. The options might seem overwhelming, and you may be unsure of what to do next.That's where...

Requirements to work in the U.S as an International Registered Nurse
Our requirements to work in the U.S. as a Registered Nurse

We hire qualified nurses from all over the world to help them launch a nursing career in the U.S. If you are a registered nurse from outside of the U.S., or a recent international nursing graduate ...

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Our Top Interview Tips for Nurses and Nursing Students

Interview Tips for International Nursing Students and International Nurses  Conexus MedStaff has put together the below tips to help international nurses and international nursing students communic...

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The Visa Bulletin for Nurses: Your Place in the Line

With the October 2020 Visa Bulletin for the new fiscal year set to be issued in the coming weeks, we thought it would be a good time to recap what the Visa Bulletin actually is, how it works, and w...

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Diversity and Cultural Inclusion In Nursing

What a year 2020 has been so far, now halfway through it. Each of us is having to look at our inner selves closer than we ever have. And being less mobile is affording more time for this reflection...

Stress Awareness Month and Nurse Stress
What is Stress Awareness Month? April 2020

April is Stress Awareness Month. There is no set definition for the term stress. There is even debate as to whether stress is the cause of a problem or the result of one. Look at the following defi...

Read our top three reasons why Mexican nurses should move to the US
Making the Move: Mexico to the USA as a Registered Nurse

Are you a nurse from Mexico looking for a new challenge or adventure in your career? If so, we’ve got just the opportunity for you! Read our top 3 reasons below why you should consider continuing y...

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Toronto 2020 - Meet and Greet Virtual Event for Canadian Nurses

Ever contemplated taking your BSN degree to the U.S. to start, or continue your nursing career in the States? We had hoped to be back in Toronto for the sixth year at the Marskell Group Healthcare ...

International Nurse Students & Graduates: Getting A Job On An F1 Visa
F1 Visa: The Key to U.S. Jobs for International Nursing Students & New Graduates on OPT

While some international nurses on an F1 visa will return to their home country, most will look to remain in the U.S. and enter the nursing profession. The question is, how do you get started? And ...

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International Nurse Staffing Vs. Travel Nurses: What Are The REAL Cost Savings?

We’ve evaluated the traditional 13-week contract and why more acute and post-acute care facilities are exploring staffing alternatives. One popular option is using international nurse staffing opti...

Why Filipino Nurses Must Pick The Right Partner For Their US Journey
RN Recruiting: Filipino Nurses Need Right Partner

For many nurses working in the Philippines, the U.S. continues to present incredible job opportunities. In fact, Filipino nurses now account for over 4 percent of nurses practicing in the U.S., mak...

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Filipino Nurses in the U.S.: A Brief History

According to the Philippine Overseas Employment Agency, 92,277 nurses left the Philippines in search of opportunities abroad from 2012 to 2017. The U.S. is a top destination with 2,890 Filipino nur...

Caribbean Nurses Making The Move To The U.S.
Caribbean Nurses: Making The Move to the U.S.

In 2017, approximately 4.4 million Caribbean immigrants resided in the U.S., accounting for 10 percent of the nation’s 44.5 million immigrants. And due to a major nursing shortage, hospitals are in...

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F1 OPT Visa and Getting Prepared: FAQ

As a student studying on an F1 visa, you’ll be aware that you need an employment authorization document (EAD) to start lawfully working on Optional Practical Training (OPT), but how does this work?...

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Questions To Ask In a US Nursing Interview

The day has come for your big interview; you’ve secured the right visa and certifications, made it through the initial stages, and now you’re face-to-face with your potential new employer.As a savv...