Would it be easy for a Canadian Nurse to get a job in the US?
I'm 18 and I'm planning on becoming a Nurse (RN). I'm a Canadian Citizen and would like to move to the states after I get my degree. What would I have to do to legally get a job in the US? Also, how do the work permits, visas, etc. work? Would I have to contact an employer in the states and have them sponsor me or something? How long does the process usually take?
Asked By: lalala - 2/28/2012
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There are no nurse visas anymore. You would not be eligible to work in the US. If you get an MSN in some rare specialty, and if a hospital is willing and able to spend a small fortune getting you a visa, then maybe you have a chance at a different kind of temporary employment visa. But no nurse visa, no mere RNs... More
Answered By: ibu guru - 2/28/2012
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The are no nurse visas any more. All us nurses have to be trainin ion the USA .
Answered By: workingman - 2/28/2012
Nope we already have enough nurses.
Answered By: Maricopa County - 2/28/2012
As a Canadian you can apply for a TN visa to work in the US.First you must contact the BON in the state that you want to work in and apply for a license.If you meet their requirements and pass the NCLEX you will be granted a license.Once you have a license you can apply for a work permit.Then you can start looking for... More
Answered By: Lori - 2/28/2012
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