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By Paco-RN

Joined Mar 25, '09. Posts: 2,761 (28% Liked) Likes: 2,047

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  1. I was once fired by a manager for no reason. Three weeks later SHE was fired (for firing me) but she refused to be fired....
    Paco-RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Many thanks. I would send you a PM to thank you personally but it seems I am not yet able to do that. Thank you again.
    Paco-RN
    Forum: New York Nursing
  3. I'm an RN in San Diego and make $43/hr and have free medical and dental benefits for my whole family that I pay nothing out...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: California Nursing
  4. My hospital furnished the nursing staff with computers on wheels last year. But as far as hourly rounds are concerned, as...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. Are you getting nervous about your first assignment because it sounds like you are. If you have made a commitment to a...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  6. Co worker taped report (work in LTC) and she said "Mr J is fine, oh no he's not---he died".
    Paco-RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. The funniest thing I was ever told in report (from a male nurse, mind you): "I deep-throat suctioned the patient" I...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. One day, I had an intern ask me why I didn't go to med school. I asked him very sweetly, "Why didn't you go to nursing...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. The Intensivist and an NP student were discussing my patient and, referring to something I had said, the NP student...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. As I have said in another thread, I one time was getting ready to discharge a young woman, when her boyfriend asked a...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. I was waiting tables (briefly) while in nursing school. I had worked the dinner-to-close shift on a Friday and had to be...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. I have been the neurotic overachiever my entire life. I had an incredibly strict upbringing, was not allowed to make...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. Why is this so important? When I was that invested in having perfect grades, it was partly motivated by a sense of...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Well that isn't a great attitude to have... You can't tell someone that something isn't hard just because it isnt "as hard"...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. I have been a registered nurse since 1995. I now hold a Doctorate of Nursing. I was, am and always will be a student. ...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Late to the conversation here, and I will admit I haven't read every response (on my phone so it's difficult). I am a...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. SuperwomanRN your mailbox is full :(
    Paco-RN
    Forum: New York Nursing
  18. I think you misread my post. I am not saying that shooting for perfection is a bad thing, but being "devastated" by not...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. There's thousands upon thousands of threads, start reading.......then come back and ask an informed, specific question.
    Paco-RN
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  20. So...drop out already then... Maybe nursing doesn't suck...maybe you just aren't cut out for nursing???
    Paco-RN
    Forum: About A Nursing Student - Cartoon Series
  21. No one is making you go to nursing school! It is a personal choice! Go to med school then? Some people are just not cut out...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: About A Nursing Student - Cartoon Series
  22. Ooohhh ooooo, you should not have said that. Now you can't take it back.
    Paco-RN
    Forum: About A Nursing Student - Cartoon Series
  23. If you are slammed...you probably shouldn't be posting from your phone....;). I think it is a waste of resources to have...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  24. 13 weeks and put it behind you.
    Paco-RN
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  25. Yearly bonus, what a cute idea. I wonder what that's like?
    Paco-RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. Amen sister...LOL
    Paco-RN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  27. Just one more reason I love working nights.
    Paco-RN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  28. Yeah, why can they make sure we all know about the latest cartoon, yet no kne knows about the surveys?
    Paco-RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. I see a lot of people here, especially newer nurses, tell us that they got this cruddy job, and they are looking for their...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  30. This is completely unhealthy. Where did you learn this? Navigating real life requires accepting that less than perfect...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  31. Oh man, and I thought I was a perfectionist! I'm usually disappointed in anything under a 92 or so but now that I'm in the...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  32. Wow, Hawaii! Congrats. Hope I didn't mislead you about anything, I don't remember what advice I may have offered. Your post...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  33. Paco, you can do a few things to position yourself for a career in the ER. Take ACLS, PALS and TNCC. Join ENA. ...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  34. I can't like this enough. That was ME years ago. I had the attitude just like that and I KNOW I was toxic to the floor....
    Paco-RN
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  35. I'm a bit of a job hopper. My first nursing job, I was there for 5 years. But in the past 5 years, I've had 3 different...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  36. At one of my former hospitals we would have med/surg/tele travelers float to our ED when we had a lot of holds and high...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  37. It is not uncommon for employers to have nurses, both experienced and new grads, sign 2 year contract before investing ...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  38. For those who need this thread later, I am an out of state endorsement applicant and requested the fingerprint card to be...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  39. Reading these posts, I want to tell you that the average normal person doesn't actually care about this stuff half as much...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  40. What is neut. I have never heard of it. Thanks, Maggie
    Paco-RN
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  41. If you truly piggybacked it into the 84 mL/hr fluids (as opposed to Y-site below the IV pump) then the 84 mL fluid is not...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  42. I believe this is the case in many places, especially if you live where jobs are hard to come by. I know people who've been...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  43. Paco, i am an out of state resident and getting my MD license via endorsement. I submitted my request for fingerprint cards...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  44. Totally understandable! But my point is (and I was born here and lived my whole life here so I know) is that there is no...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  45. Ummm...wouldn't recommend it based on what, exactly? Based on the fact that you've actually lived or worked anywhere other...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  46. looks like they did. See this post --->
    Paco-RN
    Forum: Connecticut Nursing
  47. Thanks, Paco! Your approach makes tons of sense.
    Paco-RN
    Forum: New York Nursing
  48. Yeah, I agree with Ned. I lucked out and got my first assignment at a medium sized hospital (Level 2) that was traveler...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  49. I don't really think it matters much. You have your level one experience and that should hold you for at least a year before...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  50. I don't mind when people talk about church - usually it's because it's a HUGE part of their life and they don't even think...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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