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Joined Feb 10, '06. Psychcns is a Psych APRN. She has '30' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'Psych'. Posts: 549 (35% Liked) Likes: 411

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  1. Keep the dream job. Not all nursing is "hands on". Are you supervising nurses, implementing new programs, managing...
    Apr 30
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Just look around, read ads, network. There are jobs in Psych NP now. Might not be there forever. I have worked in some very...
    Apr 28
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  3. Could they see patients on antipsychotics for metabolic monitoring? Screen phone calls for side effects. Maybe put together...
    Apr 27
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  4. I worked one place as a travel nurse that was so dysfunctional the charge nurse did not have a patient assignment and spent...
    Apr 25
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. NP is an attractive career option- regular hours, autonomy etc RN is shift work, team work, chain of command, holidays. ...
    Apr 25
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  6. I have had a great career in nursing. However there are not-so-good situations you can get yourself into. School would be a...
    Apr 25
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. You might also review your job description to see what you are doing compares to what you were hired to do. Also this place...
    Apr 24
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  8. I agree with those who say this is not a good job for you. As a new provider you need to be in a place where you can be...
    Apr 23
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  9. I got psych NP. And that is what I am.
    Apr 19
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Roles are changing too. I went to an express urgent care place, was seen by a competent NP, who prescribed mostly non...
    Apr 11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  11. I do much better with OJT than formal education. However if there is a certification available you might want to consider...
    Apr 5
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  12. I started my MSN one course at a time. I find working as a provider more satisfying than working as an RN
    Apr 4
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  13. I worked in management for 15 years. I got into it originally because I was a good, enthusiastic, committed staff nurse and...
    Mar 21
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Just make sure you fully support the new charge while you look around for other jobs ..and don't tell supervisors you are...
    Mar 20
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Over the past 4 years I worked at a psych clinic in MA, and then NH. Neither required proof of vaccination or titers I...
    Mar 19
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  16. It seems like a wake up call of some sort.. If you want leadership it won't be at this facility. Maybe you are ready for a...
    Mar 19
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Re: OP questions #pt per day. For inpatient, my locum tenens company will tell me about 8 patients per day. The work day...
    Mar 19
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  18. Just tell them what you want and they will tell you what they can do. They want to place you-this is how they make money. ...
    Mar 17
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  19. Agree with everyone who posted above. Sounds like it is time to look around for another job. Send out one résumé a week....
    Mar 17
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  20. I only do psych. Inpatient or outpatient. For past 4 years have been doing locum tenens I love the field. Working 1:1 with...
    Mar 16
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner

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