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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Wow, this isn't just me?! I've been seriously pondering this over the past year and was really beginning to think that it...
    RNtobeinSoCal
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  11. 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
  12. Mean, median, and mode are all types of averages.
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  13. Previous posts:
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    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. //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
  19. Seriously?? I think this is a little narrow minded. I have experienced unethical behavior in a Christian-run...
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    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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...
    RNtobeinSoCal
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  28. Are you living your life for you or your friends?
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. I don't think there is a standard definition of "critical thinking", so I'll give my definition. In my world, critical...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. 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...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  34. Handling ethical issues is one of the hardest things. If we really stand up for what we believe in, are our jobs in...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. I could use some over excitement for a change.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. Run Run Run!!! Smells like a set up and as a new grad, you have to love the license you just worked your butt off for!!
    RNtobeinSoCal
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. i would not walk, but run away from any facility that would even consider for a moment hiring a new grad rn into a clinical...
    RNtobeinSoCal
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. That may have been par for the course and coinkidink, but regardless we have to cut DaVita some slack here. A few recent...
    RNtobeinSoCal
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  49. And then let's send the meds to the dialysis clinics so they can play pharmacist....
    RNtobeinSoCal
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  50. Bundling... yes, unfortunate. I know, let's launch corporate-owned pharmacies and divert the patients there. Oh, wait.
    RNtobeinSoCal
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology


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