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By CT Pixie

Joined Jan 21, '07 - from 'Southern New England'. CT Pixie is a RN. She has 'RN-2013 LPN-2008' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'geriatrics'. Posts: 3,813 (40% Liked) Likes: 3,945

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  1. If asked why you left, I'd personally leave out the sentence I bolded. Stick with it just wasn't a good fit ;)
    10:08 am
    Forum: Connecticut Nursing
  2. Did you leave on good terms? Are you on the eligible for rehire list? Even that few months is counted as RN experience....
    Oct 29
    Forum: Connecticut Nursing
  3. Many are hiring per diem or part time (just under the minimum amount of hours that benefits are available)! In most places...
    Oct 29
    Forum: Connecticut Nursing
  4. In a word.....BUSY. 2 heavy and 1 lighter med pass, blood sugars & coverage insulin if needed before 2 meals...a ton of...
    Oct 29
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  5. Happens all the time. I was an LPN and heard that crap from people. Then I went back and got my RN..and some people are...
    Oct 29
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  6. They def prefer BSN nurses because they are a Magnet hospital now. They do still hire ADNs but there is a stipulation that...
    Oct 29
    Forum: Connecticut Nursing
  7. Mark..is that you?? haha.
    Oct 28
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  8. A friend of mine had an initial phone interview. He was called a few days later for an in-person interview. He hopped a...
    Oct 28
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  9. No problem..anytime
    Oct 28
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  10. I would. I was in the same boat..interviewed and later that day I sent an email to the nurse manager I interviewed with. I...
    Oct 28
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  11. I'm even shorter and thinner than you (I am literally the size of the average 12 year old girl)..but quite a bit older. I've...
    Oct 28
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Just something short..thanking the nurse who you shadowed for his/her time...for answering any questions you may have asked.
    Oct 28
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  13. So how did the SVMC Behavioral Health interview go?
    Oct 28
    Forum: Connecticut Nursing
  14. If its says 1 year experience required they are normally referring to RN experience. I can't speak for any other state, but...
    Oct 27
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  15. Yeah, I typed dozens but meant THOUSANDS..ughh.
    Oct 27
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  16. Beginning in August (I believe it was), everyone is directed to the credit card page. Prior to that, if you were directed...
    Oct 27
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  17. My first job as an LPN was in a LTC facility. That facility had 6 weeks of orientation/training. You could request more....
    Oct 26
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  18. Oh Esme, it does my heart good to see you here and posting!!! So glad you are on the mend. SBO must be the illness de jour...
    Oct 26
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. I've sent out DNR patients to the ED. DNR means just that, do not resuscitate, not do not treat as the others have said. ...
    Oct 26
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. I graduated in May 2013 with my ADN. In October of that same year I began my RN to BSN. I can say, many of the hospitals...
    Oct 25
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN

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