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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: 842 (40% Liked) Likes: 969

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  1. Meds drugs and dosages...right patient right med right dose....no matter how hurried I am I ALWAYS check myself and the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. I'm really torn on this one. I'm from the generation that says "you took the job, they put time and money into your...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  3. We are living in a time of change. You can see it here in the generational change that values freedom more than loyalty,...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  4. Nursing isn't servitude, it's a business relationship. Treat employees right and you shouldn't have a retention problem.
    Lev <3
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  5. Emergent, I usually agree with you but not with this posting! Traditionally, nurses bend backwards for their employers...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  6. If you offer me a years contract that states I can't be fired you got a deal.
    Lev <3
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  7. Why not accept your dream job if it comes up? I don't understand how that's unprofessional if you're given a better...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  8. I left a job after not quite 3 months because I had a much better and closer and higher-paying job come up. The job I left...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  9. Thanks for your opinion. If someone accepts a job knowing full well they don't want it and will leave the place without...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  10. WRONG. It is not a family issue or a moral issue. It's called knowing employers in today's job market aren't going to be...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  11. I couldn't either, which is why we came to a mutual parting of the ways four months into the job. Part of the problem was I...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. You make a great point. We're not just robots following orders. We're trained professionals who are licensed to practice...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. Not everything is black and white. There are multiple shades of grey. We didn't go to school to just follow orders and not...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. This is a vent. I got cornered by a surveyor yesterday. Patient was 98, post op ortho, lost a liter of blood in the OR, got...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. You've been out of nursing school for a year. People always say that the learning starts after graduation, which has some...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  16. I have two jobs. My full time job is at a smaller (200 bed) publically owned teaching hospital. My other part time job is at...
    Lev <3
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  17. I worked one year of Oncology then one year on a high acuity Progressive Care Unit before transferring to ICU. Both were...
    Lev <3
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  18. I transferred from the floor to ER after working the floors for almost 5 years. While I don't have critical pts everyday, ...
    Lev <3
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  19. A nurse practitioner I highly respect told me, while I was working in a high acuity step-down unit, that when you start to...
    Lev <3
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  20. I find these statements to be very depressing... not for me personally (I've got a fine job and have no desire nor intention...
    Lev <3
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  21. I started out in rehab ( for less than a year), moved to med/surg (1:7) and lasted a year (plus some charge nurse time). I...
    Lev <3
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  22. When properly trained and supported new nurses aren't trying to learn to be nurses at the same time as they learn to be an...
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    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  23. Med Surg should be considered a specialty area because it is an entirely different skill set than PCU, Stepdown and ICU. ...
    Lev <3
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  24. Absolutely! Med-surg IS a specialty with its owne set of skills and knowledge base. I have never been employed as a med-surg...
    Lev <3
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  25. I worked for a year and a half on a Med-Surg floor. It gave experiences with different types of acuities, as well as...
    Lev <3
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  26. I started out my nursing career as an LPN and worked in a whole passel of different areas, but never ICU, of course. Then I...
    Lev <3
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  27. I worked my first job--neuro/ENT surgical floor--for 18 months before starting in the SICU/CVICU. I then stayed home...
    Lev <3
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  28. It is our responsibility as nurses and caregivers to advocate for our patients. We need to get away from the 'hurry up'...
    Lev <3
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  29. I wouldn't fret over not having certain 'skills'. Most places will figure out what you lack, and will design an orientation...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  30. Im a new grad with my license in ny and ive had a horrible time even getting a call for an interview. Even when I do give my...
    Lev <3
    Forum: New York Nursing
  31. Well so far I have been on the dayshift with one preceptor. She has been an ICU nurse for 25 years and she is a real "shoot...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  32. Thanks ladies for the reassurance !!!!! It was much needed!
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. I worked up to the last minute with my 2nd, including returning after a night of false labor.... what it did was make my...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. Do not feel guilty. In general, management feels not one single ounce of guilt when they cancel peoples' shifts due to low...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. I would love to work with you! What great sentiments! You sure you wouldn't want to move to central IL? lol Have a...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  36. I hope this serves as motivation for nursing students and pre-nursing students. A little background about me. I'm a...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  37. This post is on point times 10! You hit like 5 topics that people just don't get. Everyone, including myself, needs this...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  38. Leave Work at Work. Don't take your worries home with home with you. Not everyone at work is your friend. Beware...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. In the are I live in there are 4 hospitals in 2 counties and all of them enjoy "Non profit" tax status and build lots of...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  40. These are some basic, obvious things but very important and that stuck with me... Don't let a patient decide where their...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. In an emergency....take your own pulse first.
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. THANK YOU amzyRN, jadelpn, SoldierNurse22!!!!!!!!!!! I took the advice and went by his office. As it turns out, he had...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. I would start looking for another position...she is not setting you up for success. As a new nurse you are at a huge...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  44. Go for it! If they ask you questions that you don't know the answer to, be honest and say, "I haven't had much/any...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  45. Well, if you don't go, you won't get the job. That's for certain. If you do go and you mess up or whatever, you might not...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  46. awesome points, someone hoovering over you as you work whether it's visitors or admins, just makes our jobs harder, if you...
    Lev <3
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  47. That is an excellent idea!
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. I have been a travel nurse for almost five years and I have been treated very well at all but one assignment. Sometimes...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. I value my privacy and anonymity on this site. For that reason, I can not list the hospitals that I know of that have...
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. TLC's next reality series: Nurses. Lately, I feel like my unit might have enough drama on it to pull this off.
    Lev <3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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