Where in Texas do nurses get paid the most?

Where in Texas do nurses get paid the most?

Texas nursing salaries vary quite a bit across the state, but the highest-paying regions for RNs are unsurprisingly clustered in large metropolitan areas. At the top is Houston, with an average RN salary of $84,960, followed by Dallas / Fort Worth ($77,990 average RN salary).

What makes an exemplary nurse?

An exceptional nurse is compassionate They may feel as if they have lost control of their situation and that they are either too ill or not informed enough to speak for themselves. Nurses must be their patients’ voice, anticipate their needs and advocate for them when they are unable to do so for themselves.

When does a Texas nurse practice in another compact state?

When the nurse holding a Texas nursing license practices in another Compact State, he/she is accountable for complying with the nursing practice act of the state which the patient is located or where practice occurs.

Do you have to have a criminal record to get a nursing license in Texas?

When applying with the Texas Board of Nursing, you will be required to put on your application whether you have been convicted of any crime. This includes when your case was technically dismissed after deferred adjudication or you completed a pre-trial diversion program.

How to register as a nurse aide in Texas?

Texas Health and Human Services maintains a registry of all nurse aides who are certified to provide services in nursing facilities and skilled nursing facilities licensed by the agency. To contact the nurse aide registry, please email [email protected] Check nurse aide registry status here

When did Texas Board of Nursing stop accepting paper licensure applications?

If you require information that your Texas Nurse Portal account cannot provide, please send a detailed email to [email protected] We appreciate your patience during this trying time. The Texas BON ceased accepting paper licensure applications on May 29, 2020.

When applying with the Texas Board of Nursing, you will be required to put on your application whether you have been convicted of any crime. This includes when your case was technically dismissed after deferred adjudication or you completed a pre-trial diversion program.

Where can I find Texas Board of Nursing compact information?

For complete information go to: https://www.ncsbn.org/enhanced-nlc-implementation.htm. The Texas Board of Nursing offers resources to assist nurses with primary multistate licensure outside of Texas who choose to practice in Texas using compact privilege to understand the Texas Nursing Practice Act.

Are there any nurses in the state of Texas?

If anything, numbers are growing! Texas remains a compact state, affording Texas nurses the ability to respond to the challenges of modern health care, and provide borderless nursing services in other eNLC states.

Is the Texas Board of Nursing accepting paper applications?

Last day paper applications were accepted. The Texas Board of Nursing will continue normal operations as the State of Texas deals with the COVID-19 outbreak. However, to protect our staff from exposure to the virus, the Board of Nursing will no longer allow visitors to the agency offices.