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By Lev <3

Joined Jun 3, '11 - from 'East Coast, USA'. Lev <3 is a Registered Nurse. She has '~2' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'Medical-Surgical, Telemetry'. Posts: 764 (39% Liked) Likes: 801

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  1. I was concerned that your computer skills were a little shaky until I saw you are proficient in spades. That should seal the...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  2. I've sent this to a hospital in another state and hope to get a response....who knows it might work.
    Lev <3
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  3. Dear HR, My name is Jacqueline, Iím a new graduate RN with some experience in a hospital. I am writing to inquire about...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  4. Haha---I'd completely forgotten about this old thread. Thanks for resurrecting it! :)
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. OK, I'll have to admit that I got the idea for this piece from a desk calendar my sister gave me for Christmas last year....
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. I can attest to the truth of this myself. I am about to enter year 4 and I am actually getting personal fulfillment from...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  7. We ALL took positions we knew little about. Even with a full pediatric rotation, you don't really receive any training, you...
    Lev <3
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  8. There is no such thing as "aide work." There are certain NURSING tasks that can be delegated to the aides but these...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. I actually pity those who do this. People that are secure with themselves, aware of their strengths and are classy in...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. That is bull. You never stop doing NURSING duties. Aide duties are a part of nursing. She needs to get off her high horse.
    Lev <3
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. Mom calling your office: "I'm pregnant and my child's classmate has chicken pox. Did my son get that vaccine?" Person at...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Tell her if she feels that's right and legal, to do it herself. Bet she won't.
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Yes, she's trying to get you to do the illegal thing. That way, if it is discovered, she can conveniently point a finger of...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Is the DON an RN? Refuse to document in the patient record (in a polite and professional but very assertive way). Reply...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. If you have malpractice call them and ask for advice. Call your BON and ask them for advice. Here are my thoughts. You...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Forward the work emails to your home account before they are removed.
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. One correction-- have him write down his response.
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Were you this MA's direct supervisor? Were you even there when these vaccinations were given? If not stay out of it. ...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. If you are going to stay with this job, get malpractice insurance asap. With that being said, I would go back and suggest...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Oh, and save that email!!!
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. JC knows everything is prettied up prior to their arrival and that everything goes back to the way it was prior because the...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Pathetic is a good word for it, I like lame and useless myself. Same old drill every year.... AND we have months to...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. If joint commission was serious about safety they would not give hospitals a potential window for visits. They wou ld...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. The JC wants staffing level to be safe. However your idea of safe and their idea of safe are 2 different things The JC...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. I agree to an extent, but why does the JC seem more concerned with saline flushes in the pocket than issues like...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. Oh well. Here goes. With all of the talk of bullying lately, I have tried to stay out of the conversation. Do I think you...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  27. This. There's so many tips and tricks of the trade to help. I found this technique on my own. I 'float' the catheter in...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. I do this sometimes with an IV that won't thread all the way to hub. Gently float in and check for blood return as you...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. You are not being bullied.
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  30. She sounds like she is giving you a dose of reality. It's a work place and she is a coworker. I'm extra friendly, just...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  31. Sorry, this in no way is bullying. Sounds like the preceptor is one in which believes that you are not a colleague, just a...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  32. I don't really get what the concern is with 'floating in' and IV, it would seem the concern should be with not floating in...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. I have a close family member who has been in ICU for almost 6 weeks now. As I've been at the large teaching hospital as a...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  34. It is difficult just starting out. Feelings of insecurity can be over whelming. That is normal. We have all been...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  35. I think instructors and preceptors are the equivalent to parents: they are there to teach you, guide you, and make sure you...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  36. You seem to be taking things way too personally. You make repeated references to her being emotionless and analyzing how she...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  37. This. The most you can do is remain professional; it sounds as if you respect her for being your preceptor and that is a...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  38. That does sound unfortunate but she is fulfilling her role as preceptor and that's all she really has to do. It sounds like...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  39. Alternative title (courtesy of Brian Booth): How much is that cheap thing you bought going to cost you in the long run? ...
    Lev <3
    Article Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  40. Constructive criticism is private, discrete, and often documented if it is a repetitive or serious situation. What it isn't,...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  41. Thinking that either the preceptor or the orientee is an angel is, of course, a mistake. Some people are hard to teach and...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  42. I do not think there is a formula for predicting a bully. The only common factor I see is that is a miserable person,...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  43. Here is what I continue to fail to understand--It is 100% obvious that Andrea has some significant psych/social problems...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  44. Actually you were doubly bullied; first, by your co-worker, second, by your mgr., who wrote you up even though she knew you...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  45. I haven't read through every post, but thought I would put my 2 cents in on this because I think the term "bullying" is so...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  46. I think people on this forum should be allowed to vent without being subjected to self-righteous diatribes. The fact is,...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  47. In my experience the MD would wait for the tox screen, and CBC with diff to come back before a spinal tap. Intubation would...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  48. I will never forget the patient who, upon reaching my med-surg floor, unfolded a multi-page computer printout. And then...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. I watched that video in orientation thinking, "these people are crazy. I'm a ray of sunshine and hope! I am a positive...
    Lev <3
    Article Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  50. I knew as a young child I wanted to work in the medical field. When I was 14yrs I was aware I would be called to be a nurse....
    Lev <3
    Article Forum: Oncology Nursing


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