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  1. I was making 41/hr with 6 years experience, but we'd rather move north and kill our student loans (in order to live coastal)...
    Sep 25
    Forum: California Nursing
  2. Ahhhh I stand corrected then.. I think most of the nurses I know who have wanted a position with either the VA, Balboa,...
    Sep 24
    Forum: California Nursing
  3. Scripps La Jolla just built that huge, new cardiac center. Scripps is generally a great system. I've only worked at...
    Sep 24
    Forum: California Nursing
  4. It's true at just about any hospital, but positions at ucsd are pretty coveted amongst rns in the area due to the benefits...
    Sep 23
    Forum: California Nursing
  5. It's called the sunshine tax. If it weren't for student loans and the insane cost of daycare, we'd still be in San Diego,...
    Sep 23
    Forum: California Nursing
  6. Correct me if I'm wrong... But I always thought the rumor was that you usually needed to start out per diem to get into...
    Sep 23
    Forum: California Nursing
  7. Sac isn't bad. It's more of a family town-- lots of family-friendly stuff here. Most people who think it's boring either...
    Sep 22
    Forum: California Nursing
  8. I didn't start out in dialysis, but several of the dialysis nurses who work with patients in the acute settings at the...
    Sep 22
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  9. I have never worked there-- I worked at Scripps Encinitas (the local hospital in competition with Tri City). I did know...
    Sep 14
    Forum: California Nursing
  10. Hi! Have you tried going through the Kaplan review book for ESL (English as a Second Language) NCLEX test takers? I think it...
    Sep 27 '13
    Forum: Hawaii Nursing
  11. UCLA pay is not representative of California as a whole. Pay rate drops the further away from San Francisco that you go....
    May 14 '13
    Forum: Hawaii Nursing
  12. I've seen nurses use the plunger to administer the meds... they always tell me they feel like they have more control over...
    Jul 28 '11
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  13. Has the head nurse discussed this with the doctor at all? IMHO if a patient is refusing to take any critical medication,...
    Jul 28 '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
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    Jul 27 '11
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  15. One of the two diabetes educators at our hospital is a BSN... that seems to be a bit different from doing floor nursing....
    Jul 18 '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. How are you studying for this? Any sites/books you can recommend with advice?
    Jul 18 '11
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  17. Size/gerth won't scare them away. We had a male nurse who was bullied by the older female nurses and nurse managers at work...
    Jul 18 '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Someone needs to explain this "nursing informatics" stuff to me because the more I'm exposed to it in the workplace, the...
    Jul 11 '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Out of curiousity, in the "not-for" case, are hospital administrators (like CEO's) allowed to reinvest it into their own...
    Jul 9 '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. We get that quite a bit (physical attacks on RN's, LVN's, CNA's) on my floor, and we're med-surg. We get a lot of ETOH,...
    Jul 9 '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing

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