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  1. I am going to assume that the snarky tone I read was not intended. I know that to many people manager = evil idiot. I just...
    Mar 23 '13
    Forum: Nursing Management
  2. Just wondering...why is this discussion in the nursing management section of AN? The point seems to be to complain about...
    Mar 22 '13
    Forum: Nursing Management
  3. Another idea: check the facility's educational classes section on their web site when considering your options. Do they...
    Mar 19 '13
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  4. When I am on another floor, I like being able to tell who is who...whether that is by a big title attached to my name tag or...
    Mar 19 '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. Agree with above that your current unit doesn't sound new grad focused, but a word of caution as you look for a new...
    Mar 18 '13
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  6. "Will attend more staff meetings." versus "I will attend at least 50% of staff meetings (Specific), as evidenced by signed...
    Mar 13 '13
    Forum: Nursing Management
  7. Agree with other comments...give notice and don't burn bridges. Reason for leaving? Family reasons. As in, "my family...
    Mar 6 '13
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  8. And no state income tax, and much lower cost of living than Cali.
    Mar 2 '13
    Forum: South Dakota Nursing
  9. Reservation hospitals are run by the Indian Health Service, try googling that for more information. I think you are...
    Mar 2 '13
    Forum: South Dakota Nursing
  10. Going into management isn't typically in the minds of new nurses, so maybe that's some of the "why do people look at me like...
    Mar 2 '13
    Forum: Nursing Management
  11. Our HR dept has a housewide policy on mandatories, like BLS and NRP as well as licensure, and it clearly outlines the...
    Mar 2 '13
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  12. Have all inborn errors of metabolism been ruled out? Some states' metabolic testing doesn't catch the less common things...
    Mar 2 '13
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  13. Our unit created a pocket sized guide for all nurses for quick reference for a wide variety of need to know info. Each page...
    Feb 20 '13
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  14. OP: Off topic a bit, but my teenagers loved the Musical Instrument Museum in Scottsdale. And northern Arizona has a lot of...
    Feb 19 '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  15. No experience with UMC, but did work at another Vegas hospital as a traveler. It was a long time ago, and since it was a...
    Feb 19 '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  16. Many thanks for all the responses. I am looking at all options, including what regulations need to be met, but I appreciate...
    Feb 19 '13
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  17. For units using central breast milk storage for the unit: What kind of refrigerator do you use for breast milk? How is it...
    Feb 18 '13
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  18. Try googling "cms hcahps". Should lead you to detailed information.
    Feb 14 '13
    Forum: Nursing Management
  19. Unless your leadership experience includes management (hiring, budgeting, responsibility for productivity, etc) you may find...
    Jan 6 '13
    Forum: Nursing Management
  20. Agree with kayern's comments. As a manager, I first ask myself "Is there a policy violation in this complaint/issue?" Then...
    Jan 6 '13
    Forum: Nursing Management

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