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Rae (1,479 Views)

Joined Nov 17, '98. Posts: 12 (0% Liked)

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  1. My facility is working towards Magnet Hospital status. I know that one of the magnet application criteria is that the...
    Aug 9 '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. :rolleyes: I have been an ICU nurse for 21 years. I am currently orienting to Hospice and after only 1 week, I don't know...
    Jul 7 '01
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  3. Acting as many different roles deters from patient care (cleaning, looking for equipment, monitoring tools required by...
    Feb 2 '00
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  4. Our hospital would not allow that kind of staffing pattern. Even if we have only 1 patient in our ICU, we would have 2 RN's....
    Aug 9 '99
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  5. I just found this subject. I live in Arizona. I have never had to work under such dangerous, unsafe conditions in my nursing...
    May 19 '99
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  6. I'm from AZ. In our ICU, nurses get a $1/hr diff. for required competencies to work in this area. At our sister hospital, an...
    Dec 24 '98
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  7. I am 1 of 4 Charge nurses in our ICU/CCU. We receive a 7% diff. for taking the position. We of course have staff act as...
    Jan 22 '99
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  8. In my facility and our sister hospital, it is written into policy that any pt on a balloon pump is a 1:1. Why would a...
    Jan 27 '99
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  9. I am fortunate to say that our nurse managers are just as frustrated as the staff regarding working conditions. We do have...
    Feb 24 '99
    Forum: Nurse Management
  10. 1. Charge RN days 2. ICU 3. 25 years experience 4. Arizona 5. $28.68 (that includes getting 3 levels on a clinical...
    Apr 19 '01
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. I have been with the same organization for over 20 years. I make $27/hr and am maxed out. There is no incentive for retained...
    Dec 30 '99
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. I am seeking help from anyone who has experience working in a closed unit. Our ICU staff is very dissatisfied floating to...
    Oct 9 '00
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Our ICU is looking into becoming a closed unit. We are tired of the staffing office deciding what to do with our staff (i.e....
    Oct 26 '99
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing