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By dariah

Joined Oct 15, '11. Posts: 83 (19% Liked) Likes: 35

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  1. Ditto obrn23. I've never had specialty pay, and only float within maternal-child health.
    Oct 25
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  2. Mine always come mixed from the pharmacy or manufacturer. If we run out is the only time I've had to mix my own.
    Oct 25
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  3. I've had both cases. My clinic job I had to buy my own scrubs but whatever color/style I wanted. Then my first L&D job they...
    Sep 29
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  4. No. Case by case like you said.
    Sep 29
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  5. I have some patients that I've bonded with and remember fondly, crazy horror stories, and patients I go home thinking about...
    Sep 19
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  6. The necessity of it probably is facility dependent. At my former hospital, a big teaching institution, anybody who would be...
    Sep 19
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  7. I don't love the OR but I'm rarely in there. When I was first learning to circulate I would get so nervous and intimidated...
    Sep 15
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  8. One thing that I don't like is that debriefing sessions are often separated into nursing meetings and medical meetings. Not...
    Sep 11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  9. I imagine starting salary is going to vary greatly by geography. Keep in mind that I was working in New York City where all...
    Jul 10
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  10. I haven't seen anything in the way of an algorithm or checklist (we just administered what MD asked for) but we had a sealed...
    Mar 11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  11. When I first started in L&D I think I had about 12 weeks and remember feeling so overwhelmed. But once I was really on my...
    Nov 12 '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  12. I've heard doctors try to get me restart or up the pit and say "the baby needs to declare itself" meaning, if we can say the...
    Nov 6 '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  13. When I worked at a large teaching hospital in New York City, almost 50% of patients brought private cord blood kits and...
    Nov 6 '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  14. Have you looked on Craigslist or the New York Times classifieds? I find that's how a lot of clinic based jobs advertise....
    Aug 25 '13
    Forum: New York Nursing
  15. Had a boy just the other night named Diamond.
    Aug 12 '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  16. However.....bare in mind that this might be a foreshadowing of how that institution and floor is run. Not saying you...
    Aug 4 '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  17. We treat our leftover pitocin like chemo, careful to use gloves and dispose of in black boxes. Maybe this got someone...
    Jul 18 '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  18. Haha I thought this was going to be a question about magnesium. But yes, like Klone said, a subscription to AWHONN will keep...
    Jul 18 '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  19. Recently I had a baby named Astryx who had big brother Spyder at home.
    Jul 18 '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  20. Definitely take a summer externship if you can. Not doing one was my biggest regret in nursing school.
    Jul 16 '13
    Forum: New York Nursing

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