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  1. Three months was the norm in the hospitality industry, where I worked before healthcare. Not ideal, but if you need...
    Jun 10 '13
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  2. Um... to be blunt, it wouldn't even be a question for me. If I were in a position where I needed to borrow money for rent,...
    May 31 '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  3. Wow! 35% on nights??? That would be amazing! I hear Orlando pay is a little higher than the rest of the state, though... I...
    May 31 '13
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  4. I love this topic!!! I just had to meet with not one, but two managers of a unit I floated to after working a 12 hour shift,...
    May 31 '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. My husband and I (both RN's) are planning a move to Florida, specifically the Sarasota area in the next 6 months or so. ...
    May 30 '13
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  6. Like some of you above, I am naturally "programmed" for nights as well. Prior to starting nights, I was never a "good...
    May 9 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. It's probably already been said, but I had to place my vote for a hot bath... just thinking about it now makes me want to...
    May 9 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Yes. Go for it. Even if some hospitals don't have RN's drawing labs, some do, and all that I know of consider IV starts a...
    Apr 16 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Hi there! I live in the Albany area, so I can break down those hospitals' ED's for you: -Albany Medical Center is a...
    Feb 28 '13
    Forum: New York Nursing
  10. I never had much anxiety, but then I am not an anxious person in general. My husband, however is, and he said it took him...
    Feb 4 '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  11. I am so glad to be out of the ER, because I think this type of patient made up 50% or more of our patient and family member...
    Jan 19 '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. For those of you working directly for baycare, do they contract people year-round, or just for "the season"? Just curious...
    Jan 19 '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  13. Where you decide you want to specialize is a very complex decision, and not one that needs to be made right at graduation...
    Jan 19 '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  14. I too am an introvert, and I definitely prefer night shift, to the point where I would not consider working days, even if it...
    Jan 19 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Where in south FL is this? I don't need hospital names, but city if you don't mind would be nice... also what unit do you...
    Dec 26 '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  16. I am about to resign from my first nursing position on Monday, and am curious about what goes on in these exit interviews...
    Nov 2 '12
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  17. I could have written your post! I applied for a position at a local hospital, got the HR interview within days, and then......
    Sep 28 '12
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  18. I know plenty of nurses who completed nursing school in their forties (my husband included). Don't let your age be a...
    Aug 26 '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. Wow! I work in NY where we are trying to get state-mandated ratios. I work ER, where our typical ratio is 4:1 regardless...
    Aug 26 '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  20. I have to disagree with those who have stated that 8's or days may be better for you. I myself have worked 12-hour nights...
    Aug 12 '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion

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