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By RNtobeinSoCal

Joined Jan 1, '12. Posts: 62 (23% Liked) Likes: 34

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  1. I'm a little over the clichés about the new generation being lazy/demanding/etc. EVERY generation says that about the next...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  2. YES. The old guard has been complaining about the younger generations since the first fish tried walking on land. I'm more...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  3. ​It is if you operate on the assumption that all new grads are young people.
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  4. And I saw NOTHING like "a case FOR job hopping" in the OP. Just saying. Did you mean to entitle it "A case AGAINST job...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  5. Where do I begin.... First off, employers, as a whole, treat their employees like crap. There is no loyalty or respect...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  6. I just received my first official offer yesterday! 1) Northern NJ (Greater NYC area) 2) $37/hr 3) No experience, new...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  7. Inpatient unit--VA Hospital, GA Newer nurse--1.5 years experience, BSN $59,000+ shift diff + benefits + 26 days PTO/Yr+...
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    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  8. My first job out of nursing school was at a long term care facility. It wasn't my ideal situation, in fact the ten-years-ago...
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    Article Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  9. I have not heard of any states/cities that really have any demand at all for nurses. Here on AN.com, I have occasionally...
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    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  10. Well given that my hospital started scripting this past year and next year will start enforcing it, I hope to try and...
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  11. Although I can see your point, and I agree that self reflection is critical to evolution of self in both a professional and...
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  12. The importance and impact of bullying in the workplace is significant to nursing in many ways. Bullying threatens the very...
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    Article Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  13. I'd be really careful assuming that there are more opportunities in nursing. There is not a nursing shortage, there is an...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  14. I've always thought it was hereditary, but I'm sure dealing with the stupidity of people at work hasn't helped in my descent...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  15. Wow, this isn't just me?! I've been seriously pondering this over the past year and was really beginning to think that it...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  16. Came upon this whilst trolling the Interent for something else and thought it might be of use. If not in the proper forum...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  17. Mean, median, and mode are all types of averages.
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  18. Previous posts:
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    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  19. Questions you should ask: -What shift? Is it a rotation? -What specialty? Is it only one or will you...
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    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  20. Failure to notify a BON and other licensing bodies of a name change, is considered a form of deception and can result in...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  21. Thanks for sharing your experience and your honesty about the field. Glad to know it was worth sticking it out. I have...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  22. I find it disheartening that many of us RNs (young & old/ new & seasoned) experience career interrupt-ous! at the hands of...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  23. //s you were terminated, my personal opinion is that you are going to have a difficult time in finding another job...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  24. Seriously?? I think this is a little narrow minded. I have experienced unethical behavior in a Christian-run...
    RNtobeinSoCal
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  25. OP, I'm having a little trouble with your remark that nursing draws more Christians to its ranks due to the nature of the...
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    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  26. I'm wondering how you came to the conclusion that Christians working in the banking industry are few and far between when a...
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    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  27. HRs tend to be cautious about what they say about patients because they don't want to be hit with a libel suit. So they'll...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. Not an urban legend. I've worked for two employers that would NOT say anything other than dates of employment....I seem to...
    RNtobeinSoCal
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. three and counting. not really. i feel confident and comfortable in my present position, nine years (and counting). as...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  30. if we're honest about it, very few of us haven't been fired from a job at some point in our lives. unless you were fired...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. One incident is enough to get you fired? Is this normal in Nursing? If so then "We're a team" is nothing more than a catch...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  32. So much truth in this statement. Live for you and no one else. As a new grad, I've realized how much I don't know. We need...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  33. Are you living your life for you or your friends?
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  34. What a fabulous opportunity for you.. Many new nurses find that their first jobs just aren't the fit for them.. A trip...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  35. You have the chance to break free and have a new job with great benefits. If the main problem with your current job is...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  36. Am here to tell you that as a new grad don't even *think* of showing up in Manhattan, NYC looking for work without a BSN,...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  37. I don't think there is a standard definition of "critical thinking", so I'll give my definition. In my world, critical...
    RNtobeinSoCal
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  38. That sounds like an ethical dilemma to me. It sounds like it's become expected that if it's too busy, you just let the...
    RNtobeinSoCal
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  39. Handling ethical issues is one of the hardest things. If we really stand up for what we believe in, are our jobs in...
    RNtobeinSoCal
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  40. I was around when "12's" became the norm - during the staffing crisis of the late 70's. It had less to do with 3-11...
    RNtobeinSoCal
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. I really have no idea why they would be doing this to you. Just play it safe for your last 3 weeks. You can consider...
    RNtobeinSoCal
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  42. I graduated with my ADN nursing program in 2004 (my second career), my RN-BSN in 2008 and my MSN-CRA in 2012 so I don't have...
    RNtobeinSoCal
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  43. While I was in nursing school I worked for the Dean of Nursing at a major hospital here. She worked at the bedside for only...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  44. That's tough. Post treatment assessments are very often underdone/neglected. I honestly rely a lot on my PCT's. Sometimes...
    RNtobeinSoCal
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  45. I have never had any anger or resentment as a reaction to my telling people I am a nurse. The only people I don't want to...
    RNtobeinSoCal
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. I could use some over excitement for a change.
    RNtobeinSoCal
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. Do people tell you why they are so angry about you being a nurse? That seems very strange. Every time I've said that I'm a...
    RNtobeinSoCal
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. I would tell the would-be dialysis nurse that you have to have thick skin. Especially in a chronic unit, you'll feel like a...
    RNtobeinSoCal
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  49. As one who was "let go" at the end of orientation, I know how devastating this can be and sympathize wholeheartedly with...
    RNtobeinSoCal
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  50. Congratulations on finding a possible job!. One thing I want to say, beware of the Techs who work at these facilities they...
    RNtobeinSoCal
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology


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