Registered nurses working in Mexico

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Posted by Tammi Lewis on Marzo 22, 2000

I am a RN who’s looking to move to Mexico and work there. Can anyone provide me with information about how to do this? Is it true that RN’s do not make much money there even with a Master’s degree?

Posted by Bill on Marzo 22, 2000

There is currently an oversupply of RN’s in Mexico. More nurses are trained than there are jobs for them. It is highly unlikely that the government will give you a visa to work as a nurse in Mexico. Your chances of approval increase if you have a hard to fill specialty. You might want to send an inquiry to the American British Cowdray Hospital and Medical Center, in Mexico City (a bilingual hospital) and see what they say. If you do find work, you can expect to earn, probably, about 1/3 of what you now earn. If you are really determined, go for it, maybe you’ll be the exception. Good luck!

Posted by Esteban on Marzo 22, 2000

Have you thought about living in Mexico and working part-time in the US for ? If they like you, they’ll fly you to and from your Mexican home while you work for them

Published or Updated on: March 22, 2000


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    1. Please note that you are commenting on an archived Discussion Thread from 2000. It is very difficult for non-Mexicans to obtain permission to work as a registered nurse in Mexico.

  1. Hi Tony, have you done research on this or do you have a personal experience? I am in London but thinking to go to Mexico. Thank you.

  2. I work for an IV infusion home health. I would like to-offer IV infusions therapy to American who come to resorts for vacation. People on Vacation. Drink to much, food poison, drink bad water, all they need in IV infusion to make them feel better. How can I get a work permit to help out at the resorts. I am a registered nurse who works with American doctors. I follow my scope of practice AND HAVE A Position that backs me up. Work visa so I can do IV infusions

    1. I was wondering the same thing! I’m an RN aesthetic injector and was thinking of offering similar types of services including neuromodulators and dermal fillers.

  3. Good evening,

    My name is Mary Anne Phillips I am a clinical nurse manager in Women’s Services in Houston Texas. My husband is relocating to Vera Cruz and I am seeking employment there. I was wondering if you were hiring or know anyone that is? I am visiting Vera Cruz March 13-18. Look forward to hearing from you.

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