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Virginia, officially the Commonwealth of Virginia, is a state in the Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States located between the Atlantic Coast and the Appalachian Mountains. The geography and climate of the Commonwealth are shaped by the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Chesapeake Bay, which provide habitat for much of its flora and fauna. The capital of the Commonwealth is Richmond.  For additional information visit Wikipedia.


Virginia Nursing News

According to Nurse.org Virginia ranks number 26 among all 50 states in nursing salary. The average RN salary $67,990 and average hourly is $32.69. The number of RNs in Virginia, as of 2019, is 64,260. (stats from Nurse.org).


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Nursing Careers & Jobs State Facts
Careers & Jobs in Virginia Top 10 Travel Destinations
Virginia Cities – Favorite Locations
and Resources – Google Maps
Discussions in Virginia
Nursing License Renewal  
State List of Schools & Hospitals Fun Facts


 

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Medical Jobs in Virginia

PCT or CNA Social Workers Information Technology Doctorate Nurse
LPNs Case Managers Nursing Informatics Nurse Manager
Nurse Techs Utilization Management Nurse Practitioners Nurse Director
RNs

CDI Clinical Document Improvement Nurse

Nurse Anesthetists Chief Nursing Officer


 

Most Popular Jobs in Virginia

Retail Salespeople Waiters & Waitresses Tractor-trailer (truck) drivers Bookkeeping, Accounting, Auditing
Cashiers Janitors Secretaries Combined Food & Service Workers
Office Clerks Material Movers Elementary School Teachers  
Stock Clerks & Order Fillers Customer Service Reps General Managers  


 

Virginia Cities – Favorite Locations & Resources – Google Maps


 

If you are looking to relocate or move, travel nurse to, get a new job in/near, or just travel/vacation, you will find the following Virginia City Links helpful in your planning.

Virginia Beach, VA Newport News, VA Suffolk, VA Harrisonburg, VA
Chesapeake, VA Alexandra, VA Portsmouth, VA Charlottesville, VA
Norfolk, VA Hamn, VA Lynchburg, VA Blacksburg, VA
Richmond, VA Roanoke, VA Leesburg, VA  
       


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Online Nursing Resources in Virginia

Virginia Board of Nursing

Virginia Nurses Association

As of this posting, the VNA web site lists the following information: 

We invite you to be a part of a first class professional nursing organization; one that advocates on behalf of the 100,000+ nurses in the Commonwealth of Virginia, provides relevant continuing education programs, and timely news.

The following are VNA’s dues rates and categories. Payments can be made either annually or through a monthly deduction. (Credit card deductions can be initiated online, deductions from a checking account must be done via fax or mail.)

All membership categories include membership in both VNA and ANA.

Full Membership – $267 yr / $22.75 mo

  • Employed Full Time
  • Employed Part Time

Reduced Membership – $133.50 yr / $11.62 mo

  • New graduate (from basic nursing education program within six months of graduation, first year only)
  • 62 years of age or older not earning more than Social Security allows
  • Full-time student
  • Not Employed

Special Membership – $66.75 yr / $6.06 mo

  • 62 years of age or older and not employed
  • Totally disabled

Membership Applications

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NetCE.com Continuing Education

Nurse.com offering online Continuing Education


Nursing Schools & Hospitals

 

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Nursing Schools in Virginia

For a list of Virginia nursing schools and links to their web sites


Top National Travel Nursing Companies

Travel Nursing Central has several travel nurse companies that are highly ranked by 8500 ratings


Looking for a Hospital?

Hospitals in Virginia

For a list of Virginia hospitals and links to their web sites


Vacation Hot Spots, State and National Parks in Virginia

Top rated destinations, locations, vacation hot spots, state and national parks in the state of Virginia

State Parks in Virginia

Top rated State Parks in Virginia – Google Maps

National Parks in Virginia

Top rated National Parks in Virginia – Google Maps

Vacation Hot Spots in Virginia

Top rated Vacation Hot Spots in Virginia – Google Maps

Top Beaches in Virginia

Top Beaches in Virginia – Google Maps

Top Winter Sports in Virginia

Top Winter Sports in Virginia – Google Maps


Virginia State Facts

On May 15, 1776, the Convention declared Virginia’s independence from the British Empire.  Virginia became a state on June 25, 1788, by ratifying the United States Constitution, written primarily by Virginian James Madison. Virginia was the 10th state to ratify.

State of Virginia’s government website

Top 10 Travel Destinations in Virginia

  1. Old Town Alexandria
  2. Virginia Beach
  3. Williamsburg
  4. Shenandoah National Park
  5. Abingdon
  6. Winchester
  7. Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge
  8. George Washington Birthplace National Monument
  9. Scenic Places near me: Charlottesville
  10. Staunton

Visit VacationIdea.com for more travel destinations in Virginia

Virginia fun facts

  1. Virginia was named for England’s “Virgin Queen,” Elizabeth I. 
  2. The major cash crop of Virginia is tobacco and many of the people who live there earn their living from the tobacco industry. 
  3. Jamestown, the first of the original 13 Colonies was founded for the purpose of silk cultivation. Silk to be traded with the Court of King James. After blight fungus destroyed the mulberry trees (silkworm food), sericulturist planted tobacco as a cash crop. 
  4. Jamestown was the first English settlement in the U.S. It was also the first capital of Virginia. 
  5. Virginia is known as “the birthplace of a nation”. 

***For additional fun Facts: Visit 50states.com – States and Capitals


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