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  1. I finally did it!
    I'm in Kansas City, you?
    Feb 17
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  2. Why Do I Care?
    It took me 6 months to get my first nursing job and I worked in a prison for 6 months, moved to another state and got 9 months med/surg experience, moved to another state and got 7 months critical...
    Feb 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. I finally did it!
    Thanks! Any one have any tips for me? I start orientation in two weeks. Are there any good books or resources I should read? Thanks a lot!
    Feb 2
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  4. any tips to land a job in a maternity setting w no experience???
    Well I just got hired for a L&D position with no experience and the manager was really impressed that I went out there and joined AWHONN, got my NRP, and did my intro to FHM class.
    Jan 31
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  5. I finally did it!
    I actually got offered a L&D position at another hospital and I accepted! I'm so excited! The manager was really impressed that I am a member or AWHONN and have my NRP, ACLS, and Intro to FHM class...
    Jan 31
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  6. any tips to land a job in a maternity setting w no experience???
    I suggest getting your NRP and joining AWHONN, you can also take the beginning to FHM class by AWHONN. If you're trying to get into the hospital basic med/surg is great as well as critical care / ICU...
    Jan 30
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  7. I finally did it!
    I think those things help because it shows you have initiative and are not waiting for your employer to provide those things for you. I am a member of AWHONN (been for over 3 years) and have gone...
    Jan 30
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  8. I finally did it!
    I got my foot in the door of OB nursing finally! It took me six months to get my first job out of nursing school when I was living in Colorado. So I started out working in a prison for 6 months,...
    Jan 25
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  9. What Graduate Nurse/Internship Programs are available now?
    20 jobs? I applied to over 200 jobs in 6 months and ended up working in a Prison. Try harder...
    Oct 9, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  10. Funny Names
    My best friend's name is Candida. I like to remind here every once in awhile she was named after a vaginal yeast....lol.
    Oct 4, '12
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  11. Medical Nurse with an OB interview, any advice?
    Did you end up getting the job? You interviewed at the hospital you are working at? Did you current boss know you were interviewing for this position? Sorry I ask so many questions, I'm going...
    Oct 4, '12
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  12. Best place to get NRP & C-EFM certification?
    For NRP look at your local pediatric hospitals and get in contact with a person that runs the classes. I was going to take a NRP class before I moved at a Children's hospital.
    Oct 4, '12
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  13. I need some advice on getting hired PLEASE!!!!
    Does your hospital not have a NICU? Maybe you could start with PICU or Mom & Baby at your current hospital instead of trying to switch hospitals.
    Oct 4, '12
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  14. Unsure of where I belong...
    I say give it some more time. Maybe if you still feel the same after a year look into transferring to a different department. I think it is pretty common for us new grads to second guess ourselves...
    Sep 26, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  15. Brushing up on Knowledge for new job
    So I graduated in May 2011 and I didn't land my first job until Jan 2012 at a Prison. While I got to learn a lot of basic meds there by familiarity and was exposed to a lot of diabetics I didn't...
    Sep 26, '12
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  16. 29 applications in and still no job!!!
    29 applications???? I had over 200 in before I got my first job!
    Sep 18, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  17. How many of you here wear ted/support hose to work?
    Any one recommend any that don't make you too warm? My problem is finding some that don't make me hot. :(
    Sep 18, '12
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  18. Junk in the trunk
    I have a big botton and tend to use scrubs half elastic and half drawstring....but the ones that are not too tight on my butt are really loose in the legs....I give up lol
    Sep 18, '12
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  19. Job Outlook in Dallas?
    Thank you! =) Oh and I said a two month period...was actually one month since i have only been here for a month.
    Sep 18, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  20. Trying to get out of Correctional Nursing....
    I did land a med-surg internship at an acute care hospital which will also be a full-time job after i finish the internship. I expect that will help me get into L&D eventually.
    Sep 18, '12
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  21. Job Outlook in Dallas?
    Well I was able to get a job quite easily at least compared to Colorado... I had a total of 7 interviews within a 2 month period and would of had more. I had canceled two interviews, turned down...
    Sep 18, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  22. Job Interview soon!
    I got the job, thanks. :)
    Sep 18, '12
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  23. It can be done
    Anything is possible, but not everything is probable.
    Sep 11, '12
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  24. Malaysia:  "Please, help my son! He is dying!"
    I still can't get over the RN that wouldn't help...
    Sep 11, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  25. Job Interview soon!
    That is quite rude of you to assume you know exactly what I am going to do. I worked in a prison for 6 months (which I didn't care for) and never missed a day of work. Who knows I might love...
    Aug 24, '12
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing


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