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  1. What has happened to the private duty forum? It used to be a sub-forum of home health, which I thought was a good placement...
    Dec 4 '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Yeah! Private duty (through agency) is low pay nursing around here too. I'm a RN. I took a 40% pay cut from the hospital...
    Oct 30 '11
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  3. Although it was through agency, when I resigned the high tech vent case I worked - they had a very hard time replacing me. ...
    Sep 16 '11
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  4. Just fyi that Maxim healthcare locations in South Carolina were involved in the recent medicaid fraud indictments. Above...
    Sep 16 '11
    Forum: South Carolina Nursing
  5. I thought the FBI article was the best. As it focuses more broadly on the "company culture" of Maxim that bred this type...
    Sep 15 '11
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  6. Maxim update, straight from the FBI: "Maxim Healthcare Services Charged with Fraud, Agrees to Pay Approximately $150...
    Sep 14 '11
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  7. Latest news on Maxim from the FBI: "Maxim Healthcare Services Charged with Fraud, Agrees to Pay Approximately $150...
    Sep 14 '11
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  8. The video monitoring is out of hand, but I agree with ventmommy. Some of the rules are no doubt due to nurses who did stupid...
    Sep 12 '11
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  9. Yes, it seems that some of the threads about Maxim have disappeared...at least the ones that voice honest concerns about the...
    Aug 20 '11
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  10. I may have discovered the reason this thread has not disappeared (yet at least!). The title of the thread is mis-spelled as...
    Jul 4 '11
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  11. If I did not work for Maxim myself for 2 yrs, I would have a hard time believing this! But I did, so i do!! I was "harassed"...
    Jun 8 '11
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  12. Maybe I'd still be doing private duty (and still be a nurse!) if I'd had an agency like this! How awesome they planned...
    Apr 21 '11
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  13. No, no, no!!!!!! That is my strong opinion. Your gut hesitation is right! One of the big problems I encountered with private...
    Mar 15 '11
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  14. Kyasi, your perspective is great because you are a nurse and you are in charge. That is how it should be. It makes sense. ...
    Feb 20 '11
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  15. yep! I recently ran into the family of a case I used to work through Maxim, and they had been without a nurse for over a...
    Jan 23 '11
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  16. A raise?!?! hahahahaha!!! I never got one in my 4 plus yrs of private duty - through 2 agencies. The first agency (a...
    Jan 21 '11
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  17. Big pay difference here!! Like not_a_hat_person, I also took a pay cut of about 33% from hospital to private duty. And the...
    Jan 17 '11
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  18. My first agency...a "mom and pop" one...a new nurse on a case would always orient by working a shift or shifts with another...
    Dec 24 '10
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  19. i take it you are independent and not through an agency since you say there is no supervisor. yes, this is tough - even if...
    Dec 19 '10
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  20. My last agency was not always forthright either. Kyasi, I too wondered at first why they would waste the company's time and...
    Dec 18 '10
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing

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