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  1. Work at a hospital in Camden; as a new grad, I started at $31/hr + 10% evening diff and 15% night diff.
    Mar 26 '13
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  2. Friends of mine who recently were hired at two different major teaching hospitals in Philly (Einstein and HUP) are making...
    Mar 26 '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  3. And also, I&Os are very important on a surgical floor. A lot of times, patients will be "dry" when they come up from the...
    Mar 26 '13
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  4. Hi there! I started as a new grad on a surgical/step down unit and I love it (it's been eight months now that I've worked on...
    Mar 26 '13
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  5. I've been on a general surgery floor (we also take medicine and trauma overflow) for 7 months now, and I have learned SO...
    Feb 21 '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  6. I was started at $31/hour as a new grad at a major teaching hospital in South Jersey. As far as negotiating salary, with as...
    Feb 21 '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  7. Additionally, for those just starting school, really try to find a pool CNA position at a teaching hospital (they seem to be...
    Jan 31 '13
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  8. Here's my brain sheet: enough room for a patient sticker in the top left, and it's for night shift on a primarily surgical...
    Dec 19 '12
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  9. New BSN grad (July), hired on at South Jersey hospital at a rate of $31/hr plus 10% shift diff between 7p-12a and 15% shift...
    Dec 2 '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. For our hospital, it is dependent on the level of monitoring that they need. I work on a med-surg floor, and while we do get...
    Dec 2 '12
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  11. Yeah unfortunately, unless you have an amazing "in" at Cooper, they haven't brought on ASN/Diploma new grads in a couple of...
    Nov 21 '12
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  12. HR takes forever to get back to people. My advice is to keep trying; they hired on most of their BSN new grad techs, as well...
    Nov 17 '12
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  13. 3 of us here had instant success going to Newark, as did two of my new grad coworkers. So far, going to Newark seems to be...
    Oct 24 '12
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  14. Cooper's pay rates for nurses are public record thanks to the union. New grad nurses start out at around $31/hr.
    Oct 18 '12
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  15. South Jersey Healthcare and Lourdes are the only hospitals I've heard of that have taken on ASN nurses. Kennedy, Cooper, and...
    Oct 11 '12
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  16. I can provide some input into surgical nursing. The majority of my patients fall into four categories: Surgical/Oncology...
    Sep 10 '12
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  17. Now that we're a month and a half in, how are the other Newbies doing? I don't know about y'all, but wow, it's overwhelming...
    Sep 7 '12
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  18. It took me four months from start to finish to get my license, and it was a road trip to Newark from South Jersey that...
    Sep 7 '12
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  19. As far as advice, the only thing that I can say is to keep trying and keep your name in front of the HR people. It appears...
    Sep 7 '12
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  20. LOL no worries! Yeah, I'm there now as a med-surg RN. It's a great hospital to work for because you learn SO much with it...
    Aug 29 '12
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing

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