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Joined Jul 10, '12. Posts: 58 (33% Liked) Likes: 29

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  1. I started as a new grad rn in an outpatient chronic dialysis unit 2 years ago. I was also trained as a patient care tech for...
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    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  2. If you like what the job then stick with it. The work flow gets easier and things are changing in the industry. Quality is...
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    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  3. There is a lot of job security. It's a high burn out job and is very specialized.
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    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  4. My first six months as a dialysis nurse were beyond horrible. I went home crying almost on a daily basis, and all I dreamed...
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    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  5. That sounds about right. I went to inpatient, hospital dialysis after working 30 yrs. We have erratic schedules. I know when...
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    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  6. I think this is what all new nurses feel like. It takes 6 mos to a year to become comfortable. It did me many years ago....
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    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  7. Sounds like dialysis to me. Just think - there's some guy at the top of the food chain who wants to take his mistress to the...
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    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  8. Oh my God!!! Hats off to you. You are very brave indeed.
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    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  9. Simply put, for me dialysis nursing is controlled chaos. Turnover can be crazy and you must be a master at multi tasking in...
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    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  10. Well, most dialysis positions are 11-14 hour days. I very rarely see 8 hour days. But anyways, a typical day if you are the...
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    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  11. I am just starting as a dialysis nurse, and let me tell you.... thank goodness for the training! And my preceptors! I don't...
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    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  12. Actually usual meds are epo, zemplar, heparin. No controlled substances are available.
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    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  13. Hi vegasmomma, I'm a dialysis nurse and as a nurse you have to supervise the techs. You have to pass meds. You have to do a...
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    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  14. California paying similar amounts.. Good luck finding a place that doesn't outsource though!
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    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  15. I work in Boston in an acute hospital setting and they pay scale ranges from $27- $67 based on years of nursing experience....
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    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  16. My cousin works at Davita dialysis center somewhere in Lomalinda CA, she graduated 2008 got her license and worked for a...
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    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  17. Whoops and don't forget...DaVita: not just dialysis anymore. HealthCare Partners-Davita merger creates ACO -...
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    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  18. That's the way I see it too. White collar crime, and all... DaVita isn't any different than any other mega-corp....
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    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  19. Big companies face big lawsuits all the time. Davita has enough $$ to fight this however long it takes and will probably...
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    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  20. I love Davita but unsure about ARA
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    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  21. Interesting post..........I have had several areas of practice in my career and just recently started dialysis. I have...
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    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  22. Davita is a fine company to work for. I was with them for 3 years in both acute and chronic and though I was short staffed...
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    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  23. PSA (Pediatric Services of America) Inc is a Pediatric Home Health Agency. I'm in PA, so yes, they are in other parts of the...
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    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  24. Hi there! After 3 years of working on the floor I decided that cleaning up blood, poop, pee, vomit, spit, mucus, and god...
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    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  25. From my personal experience, leaving nursing is one hell of a task... especially with all the loans to pay back... hmmm......
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    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  26. Try home healthcare. It's not a ton of experience but it's something on ur resume which may trigger the hospitals to take a...
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    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  27. Have you been looking for hospital job? Since you like nursing, maybe continue to look for job while working as your current...
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    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  28. Hi all, I have been a nurse for a year, and I still haven't found a job that will actually help me gain nursing...
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    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  29. I laugh at all the "nursing majors" I see who know nothing of potential job outcome. Meanwhile they are taking out loans up...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  30. Yes bprlal, it really seems to be a continuing phenomenon... everyone is stampeding into nursing school these days. As an...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  31. //"...... later they put a link up on their site for out of state endorses like ourselves. "// where is this link? how...
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    Forum: New York Nursing
  32. //"So someone here said that they did the same process and it didnt work? is that correct?"// Reply #2 above, that...
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    Forum: New York Nursing
  33. I started the endorsement process at the end of December and unfortunately didn't get my cards mailed to them in time before...
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    Forum: New York Nursing
  34. I ended up working with PSA for about 6 weeks. About 2 weeks into it I landed a job at a childrens hospital and decided not...
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    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  35. I took a CM job in April and I absolutely love it. Now, I realize it's not for everyone. If you love the clinical aspect...
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    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  36. Cons: If you are a Discharge Planning (D/C) Nurse only, you will be dealing with a lot of stress associated with...
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    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  37. It's incredibly boring. I'm honestly trying to go back to floor nursing. If you don't mind a desk job with a lot of...
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    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  38. PS- lots of credit and admiration to ANYONE who is a medical surgical nurse and actually likes it. Working directly at the...
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    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  39. I say take the job and start out somewhere, I mean its better than not having a job at all. I would still keep on looking in...
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    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  40. I think having the hospital experience is what you need to be a CM in a hosptial. I started in UM at an insurance company...
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    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  41. I fill the void by working as a Case Manager in the hospital setting. I do not miss bedside nursing because I am exposed to...
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    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  42. I did this for 17 years and loved it a lot/hated it some, pretty much like any job. I loved the autonomy (I was in the...
    sweetnurse786
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  43. I work as a UR Nurse and I work a Case Manager in a Combo UR/DC planning role within hospital settings. For some idea of...
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    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  44. We are from all over the country and personally I have no idea at all where "Valley Health" is. There are a lot of valleys...
    sweetnurse786
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  45. The stress associated with Case Mgt comes from different areas than you may be used to. Based on comments from my...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  46. I'm a brand new nurse, too, and always dreading the fact that one mistake is going to end me. But I'm starting to change my...
    sweetnurse786
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  47. I am also in the accelerated program at NYU. Please, Please, Please reconsider going to this pitiful excuse of a nursing...
    sweetnurse786
    Forum: New York Nursing
  48. Clinicals are a disaster. They have a system from the 80s. Everyone I know has had to travel 4hrs+ at least once for their...
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    Forum: New York Nursing
  49. I'm a current student. Avoid NYU. Avoid avoid avoid. Run!
    sweetnurse786
    Forum: New York Nursing
  50. Get used to it, that's how NYU is. You get bills and they take your money but they sure don't want to talk to you.
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    Forum: New York Nursing


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