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Joined Jul 2, '05 - from 'Exactly where I want to be!'. He has '7' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'NICU/L&D, currently CFCN and Hospice!!'. Posts: 794 (9% Liked) Likes: 142

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  1. We are "supposed" to have a dedicated on call staff...we have a LPN who is primary on call Mon- Thurs and a RN Fri- Sun....
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    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  2. Where I work, we don't have an on-call nurse. Our case managers rotate call, and we are aware of that upon hire. We also...
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    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  3. I'm assuming we will get paid the per visit and on-call rate for those hours (though I am not even sure what those rates are...
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    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  4. that is a big change! I went from a short stint in ER (6 months) and have been in hospice now for over 10 years. it is a...
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    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  5. Shrek, I am not going to question you as to your reasons for quitting. What may be a legitimate reason for one person...
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    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  6. Update: somehow we were able to work through all of his issues and he and his wife regained the closeness they had lost...
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    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  7. I agree that experience is really the barometer for measurement of skill....but let us not forget that many of us who do...
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    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  8. I agree. It doesn't matter to them, and it really shouldn't. I think being certified is nice, but I don't believe that...
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    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  9. I am familiear with that complaint from JC. To me that suggests that your management and medical director were not able to...
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    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  10. I am looking at a hospice position, but my major goal is midwifery. I was surprised at the draw towards hospice, actually,...
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    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  11. OK you guys, I'll let you have the scoop on the OR. I worked in the OR for 23 years. I learned more than I ever imagined I...
    Race Mom
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  12. I have an ADN and have never had a problem getting a job. I worked for small places and a large health care system up until...
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    Forum: Men in Nursing
  13. We had one really aggressive chick...she did the same thing and pretty much manhandled these poor girls. We dreaded her,...
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    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  14. The whole point was for me to tell why I think my jon is the best and for people to tell me why their job is the best, not...
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    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  15. I agree with the writer on the “great” side of bedside nursing, and its rewarding nature. However, I am also sympathetic to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. i've known sev'l mgrs who returned to bedside... the pressure and bs was just too much. i know bedside nsg has its own set...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. The taskstream gods smiled upon me. passed! done!! graduation application submitted!!!
    Race Mom
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  18. I'd go to culinary school. And cook for all my nurse friends!
    Race Mom
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. I'd be a SAHM if I didn't like being an RN so much. Or else I'd love to make wedding cakes full-time; I have done special...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Can I just chime in and say that some of you have given great advice/support! And for my two cents, I know I am not working...
    Race Mom
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Life's too short to spend it not doing something you like. I think I see that everyday at work, seeing sick people everyday...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Yes! I spent 20+ years as an Import Manager & Inventory/Purchasing Controller. I am in financial hell because of nursing,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Inspired by the thread on the realities of nursing/healthcare vs. what people expect... If you are having second thoughts...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. You could start making haz mat suits for nurses.
    Race Mom
    Forum: Entrepreneurs in Nursing
  25. This is a really old thread so I'm not sure if a previous poster will answer you. However, field case management in work...
    Race Mom
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  26. i have seen several threads on this topic and wanted to add the perspective of a physician... obtaining a license as an...
    Race Mom
    Forum: Aesthetics Nursing
  27. Hi Bizi, You may not be hearing from some owners because there have been podiatric lurkers who have used these forums to...
    Race Mom
    Forum: Entrepreneurs in Nursing
  28. I dont believe the lurkers are other nurses. My experience with other foot care nurses has been nothing but positive. In...
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    Forum: Entrepreneurs in Nursing
  29. Put my first application in for a totally non healthcare job. Being a nurse has just caused me depression and anxiety. Even...
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    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  30. I think most people respect and treasure nurses who do that work and want to be there. However, do you want a nurse who...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  31. When you find a job you love, you'll never work a day in your life. However, when you find a job you hate, every day is...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  32. RN1023, I am so sorry you are going through this. I totally know where you are coming from. I've been a nurse for 8...
    Race Mom
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  33. Speaking for myself, making a positive difference in someone's life had no bearing on the fact that I was miserable, sleep...
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    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  34. You didn't lose your empathy; you were in a toxic environment where you subsequently had a crisis, a mental breakdown. ...
    Race Mom
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. only accept the extra shift on the last day of your pay period....
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. I'm sorry but that is just hogwash. It is not unprofessional to not be available to answer the phone for any reason unless...
    Race Mom
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. I believe in this: everyone is legally entitled to rest and meal periods. I believe in this: rest and meal periods should...
    Race Mom
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. It was my very first day of clinicals. I had visited the patient the night before to let her know I would be her student...
    Race Mom
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. I was working in the NICU. Little guy had been born at 26 weeks and had a terrible course - bad head, bad gut and bad...
    Race Mom
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  40. My first experience with death was a 38 week fetal demise. Mom was Ok that AM in her OBGYN's office and then later that...
    Race Mom
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. I remember a tiny, extremely contracted little lady with very advanced dementia. She was just like a little ball of a...
    Race Mom
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. It is your responsibility to your patients to initiate Safe Harbor or whatever your state requires if there is a situation...
    Race Mom
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. As others said, I wouldn't only because it's not necessary. If it were, and I thought it could save the persons life, I...
    Race Mom
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. I am not in NP school so I don't know what are the kinds of things they teach you. Maybe you had to learn more because it...
    Race Mom
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. I do not think that having more education is a bad thing at all. I do feel that the NCLEX for the ADN and BSN should be...
    Race Mom
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  46. I have been doing nursing foot care since 1982 and I have often told my clients that I provide a medical procedure and if...
    Race Mom
    Forum: Entrepreneurs in Nursing
  47. As has been pointed out a couple of times in this thread, the answer to your question depends on the roles of various...
    Race Mom
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  48. I wasn't replying directly to you, Race Mom. It was actually more towards where the entire thread was heading. Nowhere did...
    Race Mom
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  49. The law requires the hospice to share the POC and other relevant documentation with the SNF for continuity of care. Most of...
    Race Mom
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  50. But like Race explained, the hospice nurses are involved in weekly/biweekly IDG meetings, where they're privy to all aspects...
    Race Mom
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges


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