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  1. New Grad May 2014 No Job
    I'm an experienced nurse with a BSN and a current job (I'm actually a traveler at the moment). I was hoping to do this as a way to switch specialties, thanks for the info!
    Jan 26
    Forum: New York Nursing
  2. No More ED Report?
    The last time I was a staff nurse, ED nurses called the floor to give report and I thought it was a BIG waste of my time (of course, they always tended to call when I was in an iso room in the middle...
    Jan 25
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  3. Why I Love IV Nurses
    I'd be one of those nurses who would gladly do IVs for you in exchange for trach care!! :D Sent from my iPad using allnurses
    Jan 25
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. New Grad May 2014 No Job
    When you say you volunteered, do you mean you were a regular volunteer through the volunteer department (non-clinical on a unit) or were you a volunteer RN? Sent from my iPad using allnurses
    Jan 25
    Forum: New York Nursing
  5. Tax Season!
    If you ask me, NedRN is way more personable :) Sent from my iPad using allnurses
    Jan 25
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  6. Mailing Address
    No, it would not. I have a virtual mailbox service that I use to get my mail. All my mail gets sent there and the front of the item gets scanned and I view it online (looks like an email account...
    Jan 25
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  7. First travel gig!
    FYI, I stay with family on assignment as many other travel RNs likely do, but I still put in my monetary share of housing utilities and I do pay my own way in terms of food, laundry, and other...
    Jan 25
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  8. Area of nursing with the least amount of vomit?
    Lmao! Ok mommy!! Would you like to spank me now of should I wait until after dinner? :D Sent from my iPad using allnurses
    Jan 25
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. 3 months in and feeling incompetent
    It's only been 3 months!! Chill pill! The real world is definitely not the nursing world. And you don't have to memorize steps to put in a Foley, you just do it along with someone and you will...
    Jan 24
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  10. Can you work as a CNA when you are licensed as an RN?
    Since you're licensed in NY already, try upstate hospitals. I have heard new grads have better luck there. Stony Brook on Long Island as well. Sent from my iPad using allnurses
    Jan 24
    Forum: New York Nursing
  11. Terrible Medication error
    For those of you that are new nurses and are beating yourself over the head for these mistakes ... STOP! It happens and life goes on. I remember accidentally stopping both IV channels going on a...
    Jan 24
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  12. Area of nursing with the least amount of vomit?
    How about you NOT go into nursing? Vomit ... seriously??? Sent from my iPad using allnurses
    Jan 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Can you work as a CNA when you are licensed as an RN?
    You simply need to relocate if you want to get a job faster. The bigger the gap between now and graduation, the harder it will get to find that new grad job. You need to make some sacrifices in...
    Jan 24
    Forum: New York Nursing
  14. Travel Nursing in NYC
    I currently work in NYC through American Mobile, on my 2nd contract with them on the same unit. I disregard any bad reviews about the agency because my experience has been all positive, and my...
    Jan 23
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  15. Why I Love IV Nurses
    My first staff job was at a hospital without IV teams. I had to learn how to do them, sink or swim. Now at a travel assignment at a hospital WITH IV teams, I am actually grateful that I had to...
    Jan 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Why I Love IV Nurses
    I would LOVE to be an IV nurse! How does one get a job as one? I never see that advertised. Sent from my iPad using allnurses
    Jan 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. New grads in the ER?
    Group hug everyone!! :hug: :) Sent from my iPad using allnurses
    Jan 22
    Forum: New York Nursing
  18. What's your speciality?
    I'm working nights, although day assignments are possible too, I just prefer nights. My usual patient ratio is 5:1 if we are a full census. If we are short a nurse, we can be 6:1 but fortunately that...
    Jan 22
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  19. Please help, almost 2 years and no job!
    I agree with everyone that advises to relocate to get a job. Two years is way too long to be out of school and not yet employed, that's considered stale. Not to mention the fact that you are a...
    Jan 22
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  20. Miserable in my contract
    Seattle was never on my short list of cities to take an assignment, it more so on my never list. Sent from my iPad using allnurses
    Jan 22
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  21. New grads in the ER?
    What I find annoying is that every ER job I see posted wants ER experience. No mention of any other RN experience. How then do I GET the ER experience in the first place? I'm a traveler right now,...
    Jan 21
    Forum: New York Nursing
  22. Preceptor Problems - Advice needed
    Say what? I've only had one or maybe two days MAX training on any hospital's EPR.
    Jan 21
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. Temple Univ Hospital: 2014 Update?
    Update anyone?
    Jan 21
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  24. Is it hard nursing
    Yes, nursing is easy. It's like kindergarten easy. Seriously?? :p
    Jan 21
    Forum: California Nursing
  25. Preceptor Problems - Advice needed
    A GOOD preceptor will encourage you and make sure you are positively reinforced. A good preceptor will also offer constructive criticism without tearing down what little dignity and confidence you...
    Jan 21
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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