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  1. If you actually are already asleep by 10:30pm you're only getting around 7 hrs of sleep. If you're like me and start getting...
    Oct 8
    Forum: School Nurses
  2. I quit calling parents with these notes unless the student has a fever, vomiting, diarrhea, horrible cough, etc. (the same...
    Oct 8
    Forum: School Nurses
  3. The statement about teachers thinking we work for them is SO true!! Not all of them but several. Stand up for yourself, be...
    Oct 7
    Forum: School Nurses
  4. It's ok. I'm sure you will find lots of answers on school nurse forum if you look back. The pay is usually teacher pay (much...
    Oct 7
    Forum: School Nurses
  5. You will never be able to cure it completely but here's things I've tried that help. (I do all of them.) First require...
    Oct 7
    Forum: School Nurses
  6. I'm a school nurse-best of both worlds. However, if I had to do it all over again I would have just went with teaching. It's...
    Jul 27
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  7. Here we would make $2-4 less an hour as a new grad with NO benefits for school nurses. It all depends on area of the...
    Jul 26
    Forum: School Nurses
  8. In our district we are required to have a BSN and obtain our school nurse certification. Never known anyone to be considered...
    Jul 26
    Forum: School Nurses
  9. Same here almost. I have abt half hour before and after school without kids. We are required to work teacher workdays but...
    Jul 26
    Forum: School Nurses
  10. Check out pintrest for school nurse decorating and bulletin board ideas. There are some really cute health themed ideas for...
    Jul 26
    Forum: School Nurses
  11. Congratulations on your new job! I think it's a great idea to stay per diem at the hospital. It gives you a back up if you...
    Jul 26
    Forum: School Nurses
  12. Like the ER, you never know what your day will be like but here's what it's like for the most part. I get to work at 7:30...
    Jul 14
    Forum: School Nurses
  13. Around here it was $2 less an hour to sub without benefits as a brand new grad nurse in the hospital. So our new grads start...
    Jul 14
    Forum: School Nurses
  14. Depends on the area you live in. Around here I never had trouble returning to the hospital after years of school nurse...
    Jul 14
    Forum: School Nurses
  15. Wow-no benefits AND low pay?!? How could you pass that up?!? ;) We get great benefits. We aren't technically paid for our...
    Jul 1
    Forum: School Nurses
  16. We have personal days we're allowed to take off during the year for any reason we want. We get full benefits including sick...
    Jun 16
    Forum: School Nurses
  17. Ok good to know! I was told we are entitled to a 30 min lunch break but none of the school nurses ever get a planning...
    May 25
    Forum: School Nurses
  18. These are all very good points I will bring up if I'm asked. I will definitely not be doing this!!! I never even thought of...
    May 25
    Forum: School Nurses
  19. Congrats on your new job! Yes you are in for a huge chance. Some good advice: be flexible, friendly, and don't try to make...
    May 24
    Forum: School Nurses
  20. I'm allowed as a staff member and covered like they are. I can also get a million dollars in liability insurance. They...
    May 24
    Forum: School Nurses

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