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The Best Opportunity For My Family – Morena, PassportUSA Nurse Alumni

The Best Opportunity For My Family – Morena, PassportUSA Nurse Alumni

PassportUSA is honored to have employed Morena, a registered nurse, who has now reached the end of her temp-to-perm assignment.

Morena arrived in the U.S. with her husband and two children to achieve a better quality of life. With her American Dream in her grasp, Morena was able to reach her top personal goals of expanding her family and buying her family's forever home. As the family continues to grow in the house that they absolutely adore, Morena is excited to experience what else the future has in store for them! Click on this article to read more about Morena's story.

Promoted to Charge Nurse and Exceeded Expectations – Kara Leah, PassportUSA Nurse Alumni

Promoted to Charge Nurse and Exceeded Expectations – Kara Leah, PassportUSA Nurse Alumni

PassportUSA is honored to have employed Kara Leah, a registered nurse, who has now reached the end of her temp-to-perm assignment.

Kara Leah has achieved many of her top life goals such as purchasing a forever home, buying a brand new car, and exploring the beauty of the United States with her family. Click on this article to read more about Kara Leah's story.

Thriving In Success – Emmanuela

Thriving In Success – Emmanuela

PassportUSA is honored to have employed Emmanuela, a registered nurse, who has now reached the end of her temp-to-perm assignment.

Emmanuela arrived in the U.S. with her husband and two sons in 2016 to improve their quality of life. Emmanuela has achieved many milestones while residing in the U.S. She purchased a brand new car, transitioned to various units, and continues to thrive in her success. Click on this article to read more about Emmanuela's story.

An Exciting Adventure – Rheena

An Exciting Adventure – Rheena

PassportUSA is honored to have employed Rheena, a physical therapist, who has now reached the end of her temp-to-perm assignment.

Rheena has accomplished several personal achievements since she's been in the U.S since 2015. She got married in 2016, adopted a rescue dog, bought their dream house in 2018, and she had their first child! Wow, that's quite the adventure! Click on this article to read more about Rheena's story.

PassportUSA RN Alinafe: Living the American Dream

Passing the NCLEX exam proves that you’re committed to achieving your #AmericanDream. The next step is finding a reputable agency to help secure your employment-based U.S. immigrant visa or recapture your existing priority date.

PassportUSA has expertly handled thousands of international nurse immigration cases. The PassportUSA Achieve program offers immigration filing services and test preparation resources to help you pass IELTS.

Here’s Alinafe’s story of how the PassportUSA Achieve program helped her attain her EB-3 visa and a nursing career in the USA.

Alinafe’s Opportunistic USRN Career

Alinafe joined the PassportUSA Achieve program and has been working as a USRN since May 2019. When we spoke with Alinafe regarding her experiences, here is what she shared:

How did you hear about the Achieve program?

“I first heard of PassportUSA through a Facebook advertisement and was planning on finding an international staffing agency so I can work as a USRN. I was glad to see that PassportUSA offers the Achieve program and that I was eligible to join the program.”

What made you decide to join the Achieve program?

“I decided to join the Achieve program because of the opportunities that can come out of it. I would be able to learn different nursing skills in a different country, make more than what I was currently making in Malawi, and have the ability to bring my family here with me.”

What kind of training did you utilize to pass IELTS?

“I took online courses and studied on my own. If you have not passed IELTS yet, PassportUSA will provide candidates in their Achieve program with free IELTS resources and a dedicated coach.”

What training did you utilize to pass NCLEX?

“I took in-person classes every week along with practice test books. You have to remain dedicated and determined to study and pass the NCLEX.”

Would you recommend other nurses to sign up for Achieve right away?

“Yes, of course, I recommend other nurses to sign up for the Achieve program right away because PassportUSA will give you all of the support you need. If you passed the NCLEX, I absolutely urge you to join PassportUSA. You will be successful for IELTS and the more people in this program, the merrier!”

How did you feel the response time was for your inquiries regarding the program?

“PassportUSA has the best advisors possible. I give them an A+. Every time I sent in a question, they responded within a business day. They will acknowledge my question and let me know that they will get me the answer soon.”

What/who inspired you to pursue your American Dream?

“My children inspired me to pursue my American Dream. There were times when the poverty level was very high in Malawi, Africa, and the American Dream is very promising to me and my family to do better for my family. My children encouraged me to study for NCLEX and apply to the program so we can all go to America. They continue to inspire me in many ways and I don’t know if I’ll ever thank them enough.”

How has your family’s life changed for the better now that you’ve been working as a U.S. nurse?

“We have good healthcare, nice housing, efficient transportation, and overall a better quality of life. I purchased a brand new car and it is very reliable and can get to and from places. I’m doing really well at work and I have more autonomy and responsibilities. Here there are more personalized experiences for 1:1 patient care and it is organized so I can see progress with my patients and build a better rapport with them. My work/life balance is very manageable.”

What do you hope to accomplish in your U.S. nursing career and personal life within 5 years?

“I am an overachiever. I would love to obtain my Master of Nursing degree and Doctorate of Nursing Practice because knowledge is power. If I have more knowledge, I can do a lot. I know I can do more as a nurse. I am precepting soon and I’m very honored and proud that they asked me to do so.”

What are the three qualities of yours that make you a good U.S. nurse?

” I am a self-starter, hard-working, and a quick learner. and I’m able to own up to my responsibilities and learn from my experiences. I am a hard-working spirit to put in extra hours to achieve what my unit needs because it’s not always about me and about my units and patients, more efficient with more practices

Who/what motivates you currently to continue being a spectacular U.S. nurse?

“My motivation is the team that I work with. We have a strong work ethic, and are able to help each other. I came here as a hard-working nurse when others are motivated to do the same. I want to continue raising the bar by attending available training and bringing the knowledge back to my unit to benefit us all.”

What advice do you have for candidates that are thinking about joining the program?

“Join the program! I encourage candidates to study hard and sign up with PassportUSA if you need to pass IELTS. You will need to pass the NCLEX first to get into this very good program. It will change your life. It will change your whole nursing career. There is no changing for the worst. You have a support system here. It’s all good and the good outweighs the bad. Understand what your dreams mean to you and what you want for yourself and your family. You will get U.S. nursing transition practice with PassportUSA before you even arrive here.”

Alinafe and her husband during their USA arrival activities with PassportUSA

Thank you, Alinafe! We are proud to see how far you’ve come and look forward to seeing your nursing career progress.

Program Eligibility

The PassportUSA Achieve Program is offered to registered nurses who have already passed their NCLEX examination. NCLEX results never expire, so even if you passed NCLEX a few years back you still qualify. We also assist nurses that have been abandoned by a previous U.S. visa petitioner. We provide our Achieve candidates with access to resources to pass the IELTS examination and will expertly file for your U.S. visa after you pass IELTS.

Achieve Your #AmericanDream

The Best Opportunity For My Family – Morena, PassportUSA Nurse Alumni

PassportUSA is honored to have employed Morena, a registered nurse, who has now reached the end of her temp-to-perm assignment.

Morena arrived in the U.S. with her husband and two children to achieve a better quality of life. With her American Dream in her grasp, Morena was able to reach her top personal goals of expanding her family and buying her family’s forever home. As the family continues to grow in the house that they absolutely adore, Morena is excited to experience what else the future has in store for them!

“After two years of being employed at this facility, I gave birth to my third child, a baby boy. The most exciting part was that I work in the Labor and Delivery unit and I had the baby here after working my 12-hour shift. My colleagues took good care of me!

Also, after three years of working here, we finally bought our first house ever. We never owned our own house even back in the Philippines. This was a huge accomplishment for us.

I would say that my whole stay here is very much fruitful.”

A Top Performer

While on assignment, Morena was commended for her dedication to patient care and work schedule flexibility. She was always punctual and smiling with her patients. Morena also went above her call of duty by attaining additional certifications to supplement her knowledge such as Fetal Heart monitoring, NRP, BLS, And ACLS certifications.

In her performance review, the facility’s Nurse Manager commented:

“Morena is an excellent nurse. She provides compassionate care to our patients. Morena is flexible and accommodating to our scheduling needs. She is a team player and a hard worker. Morena takes good care of our patients and follows her chain of command if needed. We enjoy Morena on our team!”

Reflecting on Her Journey

“First of all, I would like to thank my friend, Manilen, who referred me to Health Carousel. I was ready to give up on my American dream but thanks to Health Carousel, my visa was recaptured and the rest is history. I would also like to thank the lady from PassportUSA who assisted me and my family during our first week here. Lastly, thanks to my PassportUSA International Employee Supervisor, Ruben, who constantly reminded me of my deadlines and was always available to answer my questions and concerns.

I highly recommend Health Carousel to my friends and family back home. Having this opportunity to work in the United States definitely gave my family good lives and good education to my children. Having better compensation, medical benefits, and free education for my kids are definitely great advantages. I just hope that more Filipinos like me seize this kind of opportunity especially since there is still a big need for USRNs.”

What’s next for Morena?

Morena received a full-time employment offer from the facility, however, she is pursuing other personal priorities. We know she will continue to exceed her employer’s and patients’ expectations wherever she is.


 

I have a favorite bible verse that has helped me throughout my nursing career: “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” Jeremiah 29:11

Thank you, Morena! We wish you the best of luck.


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PassportUSA RN Aaron Accelerates His Way to the USA

Chances are you have a relative or family friend that has been working in the USA as a nurse for some time. They probably inspired you to become a nurse to help patients and as a means to achieve your #AmericanDream. Most likely they also gave you advice on how to become a USRN. Their advice probably sounded something like this:

  1. Do well in nursing school.
  2. Graduate and pass the local board exam.
  3. Get to work as a staff RN anywhere you can.
  4. While working, study for and pass the NCLEX and IELTS exams.
  5. THEN if you have two years of nursing experience, find an agency that will help you get a visa and nursing job in the USA.

WOW! That is a lot to do on your own, but that’s the way most agencies still operate.

Here is Aaron’s story on how the PassportUSA ASPIRE program helped him pass needed exams and expedited his arrival to the USA.

Aaron’s USRN Career Began Much Sooner

Meet Aaron, who joined the ASPIRE program and has been working as a USRN in Louisiana since November 2019. Under the traditional pathway outlined above, he would not have even been able to interview with an agency until he had at least two years of experience after graduating from nursing school. That would have been in 2017. Yet, through the PassportUSA ASPIRE program, Aaron was able to interview with us in 2016, with one year of nursing experience!

We spoke with Aaron regarding his experiences and here is what he shared:

How did you hear about the ASPIRE program?

“I heard about the program from my classmates in the Philippines. They were interviewing with Health Carousel Philippines and I looked the company up on Facebook.”

How soon after graduation did you join the ASPIRE program?

“I joined the program about a few months after graduation. I wanted to make sure I joined early to begin my U.S. journey.”

Did you know agencies were helping new graduates to pass NCLEX?

“No, I did not know that. I am glad to have found Health Carousel!”

What perks made you decide to join the ASPIRE program?

“I liked the agreement that Health Carousel sent me. The conditions and benefits are acceptable and legitimate and they walked me through the agreement to make sure I understood every part. They also helped me with NCLEX and provided a lot of study resources.”

Would you recommend the ASPIRE program to other recent Filipino nursing graduates?

“Yes, I highly recommend the ASPIRE program to other recent Filipino nursing graduates because they will guide you to pass NCLEX and IELTS, and they will give you a lot of free study materials. You will have a dedicated coach that will keep you on the track to success. The entire staff is nice and they respond promptly. If you start early, the information is still fresh in your mind.”

Do you know anyone else that was or is currently in the ASPIRE program?

“Yes, one of my coworkers right now is also in the program. He is working in the U.S. now too.”

Why did you choose to work in the U.S.?

“I chose to work in the U.S. because of my aunt. She is already living in the U.S. and advised me to apply early to the program after I graduated from nursing school. She continued to motivate me throughout the visa process.”

Who do you want to thank for encouraging you to join the ASPIRE program and why?

“First, I want to thank my classmates for informing me about the ASPIRE program. Secondly, I would like to thank my family and of course, I would like to thank Health Carousel for assisting me throughout the visa process and helping me get to the U.S. to make my American dreams come true. I also want to thank myself for my personal patience and perseverance.”

How has your and your family’s life changed for the better now that you’ve been working as a U.S. nurse?

“Our lives have changed a lot! My brother is in the Philippines and is studying nursing. He is inspired by my story and aspires to come to the U.S. someday as well. Now I make enough to support myself financially and it is very self-fulfilling. I am proud to be a U.S. nurse and to be able to own things that I couldn’t afford before.”

What are three traits that make you a good U.S. nurse?

“I am patient because being a nurse takes a lot of patience with coworkers, patients, and their families. I am always curious and have a willingness to learn. I am also hard-working, because I will help out with other tasks if someone needs help.”

Aaron with his coworkers

Thank you, Aaron! We are proud to see how far you’ve come and look forward to seeing your nursing career progress.


Program Eligibility

The PassportUSA ASPIRE Program is offered to recent graduates of Philippine nursing schools and students enrolled in their final year of Philippine nursing schools.  We provide our ASPIRE candidates with access to resources to pass the NCLEX and IELTS examinations and will file for your visa as soon as you pass the NCLEX.

Aspire Program Details

Please note: In the Philippines, PassportUSA is recruiting through Health Carousel Philippines. License number — POEA-230-LB-103018-R. For manpower pooling only. No fees to be collected. Be aware of illegal recruiters and human traffickers.

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