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  1. Walked in on a pt rolling a joint
    I would let it be. Other than the"fire hazard", he's not harming himself. In fact, the cannabis is probably taking care of that cancer! I wish we, as nurses, could push that instead of debilitating...
    Jun 12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
    Same here :no:
    Apr 19
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  3. Night shift nurse responsibilities
    At my facilty, i spend the majority of my time making sure all treatments were done, and most of the time I'm finding they were not..So on top of chart checks, med pass, double checking anything that...
    Mar 26
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  4. Christiana job
    [QUOTE=MAtoBSN;7827072]I have applied to several positions at Christiana recently, and I've received rejection emails for two of the four I've recently applied to. I know from experience that...
    Mar 26
    Forum: Delaware Nursing
  5. Christiana job
    I have applied to several positions at Christiana recently, and I've received rejection emails for two of the four I've recently applied to. I know from experience that Christiana weeds the...
    Mar 26
    Forum: Delaware Nursing
  6. Please tell me they are not all like this...
    Babyktchr, I can't stop laughing at "spectator sport where cheetos and mountain dew are involved"! I know these families all too well, as i worked in a private peds office for ten years. Those...
    Mar 16
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  7. Rant!!!
    I should also mention, I'm not singling out LPNs. I am quite aware of the imaginary line that is so frequently crossed between LPNs and RNs. That's why I'm so frustrated. I came into this job knowing...
    Mar 16
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  8. Rant!!!
    You are correct, and I am actively seeking a new job. Basically yes, the LPNs speak to the unit managers who end up writing up these in service forms for the entire building to read and sign because...
    Mar 16
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  9. Rant!!!
    So im coming up on my one year anniversary of being an RN, I have a BSN. I was a MA for 13 years before and during nursing school. I work on a skilled nursing/rehab floor in a LTC facility, but our...
    Mar 13
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  10. Interesting convo with a former coworker...
    I can sometimes get done in about an hour. I work night shift and I'm passing 6 am meds...which isn't as many meds as the day shift girls have....tons of blood sugars though! My co-worker on night...
    Nov 21, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  11. New RN grad-Is Doctors office work a dead end?
    I worked in doctors offices for 13 years as a medical assistant and graduated last year with my BSN. The office experience didn't help me at all the get any jobs, unfortunately...granted, i was an MA...
    Nov 20, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Help me decide between a BSN and an RN (Associates)
    Haven't been on here in forever so just seeing these posts. Neumann was tough but worth it. Teachers are great, i felt the schedule was doable for the most part even if you are working. Just be...
    Nov 15, '13
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  13. New To Rehab: Only 5 Day Orientation?
    I was a new grad with about 2 months experience in Pediatric private duty nursing when I started at my Skilled Nursing/Rehab/LTC job. I was told I'd get a month orientation, but that turned out to be...
    Aug 16, '13
    Forum: Rehabilitation Nursing
  14. Finding a Job as New Grad in PA
    Im in the Philly area as well and graduated with my BSN in December. New nurse with no nursing experience but 13 yrs as a Medical Assistant. It was extremely difficult and frustrating to find a job,...
    Aug 16, '13
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  15. To all nurses working in any setting of the healthcare field
    Any of those "technician" jobs aren't really going to pay the bills. Well, they will but they don't leave much money left for much else! I was a Medical Assistant for 13 years; basically you work in...
    Aug 15, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  16. New Grad RN concerned about new LTC job
    RNmo, you are lucky! Im supposed to be getting 2 months orientation, but all I've gotten was about 5 days, then turned loose on my own a few times, then I'll be back with the preceptor a day here and...
    Jun 20, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  17. Brand new RN, 2 weeks into job, made charge nurse....difficult staff!!!!
    I am in the EXACT same boat as you right now. Two weeks at my first nursing job, oriented for 5 days then thrown on my own on a completely different unit with residents I don't know, and asked to...
    Jun 20, '13
    Forum: Nursing Leadership Strategies
  18. Are there *any* jobs out there?
    In the same boat in PA. Graduated December 2012, right now I'm doing pediatric private duty with I haaaate, but I need the money and that part is decent. Also in the process of getting through the...
    May 9, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  19. Christiana NICU Interniship
    I'm licensed in PA, so I have to jump through the hoops to get a DE license.
    Apr 20, '13
    Forum: Delaware Nursing
  20. Christiana NICU Interniship
    Thank you! I figured they'd get a lot of applicants, but I'm just freaking because of my financial situation. Also I'm not already endorsed for Delaware yet so I think that holds me back from being...
    Apr 17, '13
    Forum: Delaware Nursing
  21. Christiana NICU Interniship
    So upsetting! I had an interview last week at HCR Manor Care in Wallingford. Not sure where you're from but there are more positions open. The HR guy is a real nice guy and made the interview much...
    Apr 10, '13
    Forum: Delaware Nursing
  22. Christiana NICU Interniship
    Rejection email came today. Guess my 13 years in healthcare didn't sit well with them. Sorry, I'm bitter!
    Apr 9, '13
    Forum: Delaware Nursing
  23. How does your facility confirm you are giving all your meds?
    As a new nurse, with 13 years in healthcare as a Medical Assistant, can someone please tell me what would possess ANY nurse to not give meds? The obvious question is why would you want to jeopardize...
    Apr 7, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  24. Christiana NICU Interniship
    Anything yet? Nada for me!
    Apr 4, '13
    Forum: Delaware Nursing
  25. Where to start a carrer change to nursing-Pittsburgh
    Oh and having a Bachelors or Masters in anything other than nursing means nothing to HR in the hospitals. I hate to be the bearer of bad news but just want you to have a heads up about what's going...
    Apr 2, '13
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing