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By Valerie Salva

Joined Dec 3, '07. Posts: 2,364 (59% Liked) Likes: 4,417

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  1. My nursing program did not even mention job hunting, or any related considerations. Many years ago, I graduated from an...
    Jan 26 '08
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  2. My nursing program did not even mention job hunting, or any related considerations. Many years ago, I graduated from an...
    Jan 26 '08
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  3. I used highlighters to color code on my report sheet various things that needed to done and info about pts. I designated...
    Feb 20 '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. The hours and pay at the SNF do sound really good. A SNF is a really good place to hone your skills- as long as it is a good...
    Feb 20 '10
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  5. I know two people who have worked there- both left recently. They only had bad things to say.
    Feb 20 '10
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  6. I was a floor nurse @ an HCA facility, not mgmt, but I agree with your opinion of them. No ethics at all- just a miserable...
    Feb 20 '10
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  7. Parts of Texas have been saturated with nurses for a long time. There were plenty of jobs in the large, metro areas in the...
    Feb 20 '10
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  8. I worked at an HCA in Texas. Worst experience of my career. However, every place is different. Just be careful. Watch your...
    Feb 20 '10
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  9. I would think that the best thing to do would be to approach your doc again, telling her that this is very important to you,...
    Feb 19 '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. It sounds like the pt had a vasovagal episode. She may need a stool softener to prevent this. I still get teary after all...
    Feb 19 '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Finally- an accurate article. And this is in Texas- the supposed "land of opportunity" for nurses.
    Feb 18 '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  12. I have been offered travel jobs to HI, but the pay has never been more than $19./hr- less than half of what reg staff makes...
    Feb 18 '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Great advice! As a new grad, I had a "preceptor-ship" that was really an after-thought. The "preceptor" had no desire or...
    Feb 18 '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  14. This morning I was watching HLN news. There was a wonderful story about an American nurse who is there helping the...
    Feb 18 '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  15. I showed your list to my dh and he said "Did you write that?" Lol!:lol2:
    Feb 17 '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. I've never met a staff RN making more than $24./hr in Texas.
    Feb 17 '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. I agree, but I'd take the $50. !
    Feb 17 '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. About 1/3 of new grads leave their new jobs. According to this article, 41% of new nurses (less than 18 mos experience)...
    Feb 17 '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Even travelers make about half that. I did not know any nurse anywhere was making that much, I do know that the cost of...
    Feb 17 '10
    Forum: California Nursing
  20. Wonderful. Wishing Katie comfort and peace.
    Feb 17 '10
    Forum: Nursing News

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