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By AngelRN27

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  1. I'm not sure that there is any one thing I could tell you to "review" to help... one of the biggest things you may need to...
    Jan 19
    Forum: Long Term Acute Care (LTAC/LTACH)
  2. Good Morning! I currently work night shift at a LTACH and I also started my career in LTC/SNF. Very big change, but if...
    Jan 15
    Forum: Long Term Acute Care (LTAC/LTACH)
  3. You definitely should not regret your decision to call a rapid response. In this situation, you were acting as pt advocate...
    Nov 18 '13
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  4. Some things you become accustomed to, others you don't. Some people can't deal with smells, others shy away from seeing...
    Nov 18 '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  5. To be fair, graduating with honors and taking extra clinical courses/certification courses also does not indicate anything...
    Oct 21 '13
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  6. To be clear, my facility is free standing and private. We are not attached to a hospital. To be honest, I didn't even know...
    Oct 9 '13
    Forum: Long Term Acute Care (LTAC/LTACH)
  7. I found my bearings quite quickly in LTC, but to be honest I'm a fast learner and love to work in a fast paced and/or hectic...
    Oct 9 '13
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  8. I don't think you'll have a problem finding work in LTC at all. They usually hire RN's for supervisory positions here,...
    Oct 7 '13
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  9. To give you an idea, our local "big" hospitals pay in that spectrum, $23-24/hour. This facility starts at a little over...
    Oct 7 '13
    Forum: Long Term Acute Care (LTAC/LTACH)
  10. In my area it is quite the opposite. My LTACH pays 1-2 dollars more per hour than starting pay at our local hospitals, all...
    Oct 7 '13
    Forum: Long Term Acute Care (LTAC/LTACH)
  11. Everyone's career path is different, and one person's success in moving from one area to another doesn't always indicate...
    Oct 4 '13
    Forum: Long Term Acute Care (LTAC/LTACH)
  12. STACH = Short Term Acute Care Hospital. What most people just refer to as a hospital, LOL but it differentiates it from a...
    Oct 4 '13
    Forum: Long Term Acute Care (LTAC/LTACH)
  13. Seems like you're more interested in the Northeast? Down here in Miami we have Jackson Memorial Trauma Center which is...
    Sep 30 '13
    Forum: Trauma ICU
  14. I live in Miami which I wouldn't consider a "small city" by any means, especially since when people say "Miami" it usually...
    Sep 12 '13
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  15. Hmm, late response, but just in case you're still on the hunt for info: my current facility pays $5 differential for the...
    Sep 12 '13
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  16. In response to PHAINT: Not to sound condescending, but are you sure everyone understood your co-worker's sister...
    Sep 12 '13
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  17. I started my nursing career in a LTC/Nursing Home setting and I don't regret it at all. I learned a lot, and the year I...
    Sep 9 '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  18. I believe that this post belongs in LTC, not LTAC...
    Sep 1 '13
    Forum: Long Term Acute Care (LTAC/LTACH)
  19. Okay, 140 is not bottoming out. Bottoming out is having a resident with a finger stick of 27mg/dL. It has happened to me...
    Aug 30 '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  20. Unfortunately I have no tidbit of info to offer you, but I will say that we are a resourceful and fast-learning profession...
    Aug 30 '13
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant (DON/ADON)

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