New Grad RN, New to MN

Posted by lizrado @lizrado, Jul 16 12:27pm

Hi! My name is Liz, I’m a new grad RN starting in the CVSICU this August!
I’m moving from NJ to MN, and wanted to try to get to know people before the move 🙂

I like baking, shopping, staying physically active, running, art, reading
Honestly, I’d be super open to and down to trying new activities! Especially the ones specific to MN like skiing, hunting, camping, etc

Also any new grad RN advice, and tips on preparing for life in MN (…like how to pump gas and stay warm LOL) would be much appreciated!

Very much so looking forward to meeting new co-workers! I can't wait to see what working at the Mayo Clinic and life in Rochester offers!! 🙂 thanks!

Hey Liz, I will be on CVSICU as well😊

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Hi Liz, I'm also new to Mayo and Rochester but have lived in Minnesota my whole life (but up in the colder part by Canada lol). I love the cold and skiing so if you ever want to go skiing or just enjoy the outdoors any time of year, I'd love to go.

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Hi! I just moved to Rochester from MA. I'm also a new grad, I'll be in the MICU. I feel like we have a lot of similar hobbies. My number is 508-808-0694 if you want to get to know each other more!

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Hi! My name is Emily and I am a new grad RN on the Surgical Trauma unit at St. Mary's! I just moved here from IL and would love to grab coffee sometime! My number is 309-634-8636

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Hey I'm Brit I'm a new grad on the neuro floor. I'm from Minnesota and would love to show you around! We have a lot of similar interests 🙂

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Hi Liz!! My name is Jessa and i just started this July in Internal Med in St Mary's. Im from Vegas and dont know anybody in the area. Would love to hangout with you and try new activities as well. Snow is something new for me, so either ill love the winter or freeze to death ahahahaha

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Hi my name is Kayla, Ill be starting as a new grad in the MICU this August. Im actually from Rochester originally so Id love to show anyone around/make new friends 🙂 My number is 507-261-3418!!

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Hey Liz! I'm a PCA in the CVSICU so we'll be getting to know each other over clean ups, turns, and baths lol. I'm switching to days from nights in August so I can get some camping in so maybe we can get some people from the floor out to the north shore or something sometime. I also try to take my dog hiking every day so you're more than welcome to tag along. We have a unit council that puts together social events, I've heard there are plans to go to Twins games, tubing, and I have a pontoon on the Mississippi that I've offered to take us out to the sand bars, so you'll definitely have opportunities to have fun when you get here!

As for the cold – layers are your friend, preheat your car, and buy a bunch of those disposable hand warmers and put them in your gloves before you leave. I also find that swearing a lot and muttering to yourself "why do I live here" is effective as well.

See you around!

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@brittjuskie

Hey I'm Brit I'm a new grad on the neuro floor. I'm from Minnesota and would love to show you around! We have a lot of similar interests 🙂

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Hi Brit!! Yes I would love to meet up and get to know both you and Rochester!! Can I reach out to you again when I’m in MN? I’ll be out in Rochester the second week of august!

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@jonnajossa

Hi Liz!! My name is Jessa and i just started this July in Internal Med in St Mary's. Im from Vegas and dont know anybody in the area. Would love to hangout with you and try new activities as well. Snow is something new for me, so either ill love the winter or freeze to death ahahahaha

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Hi Jesse!! Haha sounds we’ll have to figure out Minnesota winters together!! I’d love to hang out!! I’ll be down in Rochester in August! Hope to connect more when I get out there!

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@kaylasiok

Hi my name is Kayla, Ill be starting as a new grad in the MICU this August. Im actually from Rochester originally so Id love to show anyone around/make new friends 🙂 My number is 507-261-3418!!

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Hi Kayla!! Congratulations on the MICU! And yes please!! That would be a huge help and sounds like a ton of fun!! I’ll text you and hope to meet up in August when I move to Rochester!! 🙂

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@codymenting

Hey Liz! I'm a PCA in the CVSICU so we'll be getting to know each other over clean ups, turns, and baths lol. I'm switching to days from nights in August so I can get some camping in so maybe we can get some people from the floor out to the north shore or something sometime. I also try to take my dog hiking every day so you're more than welcome to tag along. We have a unit council that puts together social events, I've heard there are plans to go to Twins games, tubing, and I have a pontoon on the Mississippi that I've offered to take us out to the sand bars, so you'll definitely have opportunities to have fun when you get here!

As for the cold – layers are your friend, preheat your car, and buy a bunch of those disposable hand warmers and put them in your gloves before you leave. I also find that swearing a lot and muttering to yourself "why do I live here" is effective as well.

See you around!

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Hi Cody! Omg amazing!! So glad you reached out and to have connected with you before work! Yes I would love to do any of those activities with you, they all sound like a lot of fun!!! Thank you for the tips too!

Can’t wait to meet you and the rest of the unit in person! I’ll be in Rochester the second week of August. Thanks again for reaching out!!

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