DMC- Sinai Grace

  1. Hi everyone,

    I am a new RN who just accepted a position at Sinai Grace in the MICU. Has anyone worked there before? I have a year of ICU experience, but I think this will be a better learning experience. Can anyone tell me about the patients/working conditions, etc. Thanks!
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  2. 9 Comments

  3. by   RN BSN 2009
    Hi

    I think one of my friend works in the SICU? Maybe even the MICU? I could ask her if she knows you, and if not I can hook you guys up together

    Just let me know.
  4. by   PennyLane191984
    Thanks but she won't know me--I don't start until the next orientation, which is end of August. Does your friend like working there? How long has she been at the hospital for? Thanks.
  5. by   RN BSN 2009
    send me your e-mail address and i will give it to her so she can let you know what to expect.
    thanks
  6. by   oguesswhat
    PennyLane may I ask did you have any experience before getting your job? Did you pass your NCLEX yet? I passed my NCLEX last week and I do not have very much experience unfortunately. I have been applying to many jobs (including Sinai) and haven't received any calls. And what school did you go to? Thanks.
  7. by   PennyLane191984
    Yes, I worked a nurse tech for summer at St John Macomb on the Advanced Progressive Care Unit, and this past year I worked at Mount Clemens Regional Medical Center as a Nurse Intern in the ICU. I also did a 120 hour preceptorship at Henry Ford ER. I graduated from U of D. Are you having problems finding a job? I am so happy I got this one, I applied to a million and one places.
  8. by   oguesswhat
    Yes I am having HUGE problems finding a job :-/
  9. by   PennyLane191984
    Where did you graduate from? did you work at all as a student?

    I know its discouraging, I was super frustrated, but just keep applying and following up with the managers and nurse recruiters and eventually you'll find something. This was the 5th interview I went on, and probably between the 200-300th job I'd applied for.
  10. by   oguesswhat
    I graduated from Henry Ford. I tried getting a job as an extern but unfortunately the semester I started classes in (winter) didn't have a very good opportunity at getting extern positions (wasn't eligible for extern job until fall...most jobs offered in summer) I applied for almost 100 jobs last week alone. No calls :-/ I know I will find something eventually. I just wish I was getting calls back I only had 1 interview. (That was for a graduate nurse intern position a while ago)
  11. by   wife&mommyRN
    hi pennylane,

    i know this forum is a little old, i know u said that u graduated from u of d. i am curretly in the second degree program. i have 2 semesters to go, just curious when did u start applying for jobs and were u able to choose you preceptorship? btw i don't know much about sinai, but i did one of my clinicals @ receiving & i loved it! the nursing staff was awsome & more than helpful. one thing i noticed was that there were a lot of grad nurses that worked there (wsu & uofd) so you should see many people there that are around the same age as you. not sure if this helps, but i did an orientation @ the dmc and was told that they are applying for magnet status and they would only hire rns w/ bsns. thanx in advance & congrats

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