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  1. Practical scrub color in Dialysis...
    As an RN in dialysis, there have been times I need to do bleach, and yes you do get spattered with bleach at times. For me it usually ends up at the bottom of my pant legs. It always seemed to...
    Jul 10
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  2. What Baffles You?
    Something that is so irritating... when you ask a patient how they are doing and they say "well, you tell me, you're the nurse." Ugh!
    Nov 14, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. How to get out of dialysis nursing?
    It's the same for me, I kind of pigeon-holed myself into the dialysis specialty and have applied for other jobs but no luck. I work in acutes and I do love it, never get bored with it because you...
    Oct 23, '13
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  4. Acute nurses covering multiple hospitals, what is the radius you must travel?
    I'm curious about acute nurses who are contracted to cover multiple hospitals. What is the farthest distance you could end up driving to go to work, and what is your call response time for the...
    Oct 22, '13
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  5. Davita people
    They run big, the pants are too short for me but I'm tall and have to wear size tall with any scrubs.
    Oct 22, '13
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  6. Any older travelers out there?
    Good point, NedRN! I hadn't thought about how it wouldn't cost extra for the facility. I know some fellow nurses my age tried to switch jobs or specialties but despite all their experience and...
    Oct 22, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  7. Any older travelers out there?
    Hi all, I'm considering travel nursing as it's something I always wanted to do. My field is dialysis doing acutes and I used to work at a place where we had lots of travelers filling in and I always...
    Oct 22, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  8. Salary ?
    I thought I'd reply even though it's been a few months since you posted. I was checking out med surg at Matsu Hospital (about 45min. From Anchorage) and at that time they posted salary ranges. This...
    Oct 12, '11
    Forum: Alaska Nursing
  9. Can't think, need help.
    Concentrate on finishing school, don't look for another job right now. Stress is not worth it. You want to be there for your family and you want to finish school with your full attention geared...
    Sep 29, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Whats your best nursing ghost story?
    This was so touching I have tears running down my face. Thank you for sharing this wonderful experience.
    Apr 19, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Whats your best nursing ghost story?
    This isn't really a ghost story but something that happened that's a bit supernatural. I had a patient in the hospital that had a liver transplant with lots of complications but things were turning...
    Apr 19, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Highest temp you've seen?
    This was a number of years ago so I can't remember exactly what this patient had going on, but I do remember he was a DNR and had cancer. He was afebrile at the beginning of my shift and had been...
    Oct 1, '10
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  13. salary rate
    Anyone wanting dialysis experience, check out Alaska. It seems they always have an RN opening and they will consider new grads. I don't know what new grad pay is, but I was up to 37/hr when I left,...
    Sep 22, '10
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology

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