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  1. Quit my first  nursing home after 1 day!
    My is bad but not as your.
    May 7
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  2. ER class at COC
    Hello ER and nonER nurses, I am working part time at LTC almost a year now.I don't have acute care exp. I just finished BSN program and want to get a new job. New job is hard to find. : ( I am free...
    Jan 13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  3. Do you recommend Geriatric Nursing for RN
    I mentioned the high turnover rate because I wanted to let you know that you can try it out and if you don't like it you can quit.
    Dec 28, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  4. Do you recommend Geriatric Nursing for RN
    LTC is my first job too and I don't have any experience. I am sure they will hire you. You can quit any time you want. LTC has a high turnover rate. At my LTC there are only a few people who were...
    Dec 28, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  5. Is your central supply room locked on the 11-7 shift?
    I have all the keys. But when I opened the supply room, I couldn't find what I need. I asked and the answer was that they haven't order the supply yet.
    Dec 28, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  6. I hate being a Nurse
    I know what you are talking about. I work night shift and I have 95 patients. (one LVN to help me, though).
    Dec 28, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  7. What do you do after getting lab results in at a LTC
    If it is normal, you don't call MD, fax it, and put it in the chart. Write on the nursing note what you did. On the lab paper write date and time when you faxed it with NNO. If it is abnormal, you...
    Dec 19, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  8. 1st RN Job, feeling discouraged and disappointed
    I have only worked at my LTC for 4 mths. There are only a few people who were there before me (by a few month). My LTC sounds like yours. I will leave if I got other job.
    Jun 21, '13
    Forum: Long Term Acute Care (LTAC/LTACH)
  9. I want to work in the OR
    Congrad!!! When I read you post, I was going to suggest that you try to apply for small surgery center position. But you got the OR job. Congrad again.
    May 31, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  10. Finally got an interview
    Good luck!
    May 21, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  11. Nurses working on day off...
    Ha! I just answered a phone call today, on my day off. They wanted me to work tonight but I said no.
    May 12, '13
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  12. so ready to quit
    I hope you will find a better job soon. I am looking for one too. Good luck.
    Apr 29, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  13. missing narc
    OMG. Police? Please. This happened at my LTC too. My supervisor and another nurse just signed that it was wasted. Didn't even ask one question. It is not that big of a deal. But of course, missing...
    Apr 5, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  14. First Day by myself
    You will find ways to do things faster. I have worked in a nursing home for a month now and still skip lunch. I do not eat breakfast because it's too early and only eat finger food for lunch. I lost...
    Mar 26, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  15. Need some advice...should I stay in LTC
    I m working in LTC and hate it as well. Nurses here stay 2 hrs or more after the shift ended to finish the paper work without pay. How about finding a nursing job that is not in LTC? Good luck. I...
    Mar 9, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  16. Good OR books
    Care of the patient in surgery by Jane C. Rothrock. I got this book for my perioperative class.
    Mar 2, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  17. Working in LTC
    Sound like my LTC. They even told me on the first day it is a norm that nurses stay 2-3 hrs after their 8 hrs shift without pay. You will never get OT here. One nurse I know works like crazy and...
    Feb 27, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  18. Nurses, what is on your Santa wishlist?
    A job.
    Dec 14, '12
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  19. Volunteer opportunities for an RN in Los Angeles, California
    Glendale free clinic is only open on Tuesday from 5-ish pm until we are done. May be 8-9 pm. You can go home before that if you want. It is nice if you don't want to volunteer everyday.
    Dec 4, '12
    Forum: Volunteer Nursing
  20. Unemployed & inexperienced New RNs. Vent it out!
    Umm...I passed the board in Aug of last year and I still got no job. Right now I am in BSN but only because I need a BS in anything. I plan to use it to apply for any job that need at least BS degree...
    Nov 9, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  21. I LOVE OR but i think i am too soft for the OR
    Did I post this thread in my sleep? This sounds like me!!! Well I only have been in OR for 2 months so I can't tell you anything. But GOOD LUCK!!!
    Jul 30, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  22. OR Pet peeves
    I have one Anes who wants pulse ox (and other things) on pt before he is in the room. One time I didn't do it. He came out of the surgery room, looked for me in the pre-op, and had me go beck to the...
    Jul 6, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  23. Top 8 Captions - Help select winner in 6th Nursing Caption Contest
    We can only choose one? I can't decide.
    Jul 3, '12
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  24. Do you love Ortho?
    I did my preceptorship in Ortho and I want to make a few comments. First of all, I LOVE Ortho. Nurses treated me as one of their own. I couldn't believe it. I had spend my time in Med Surg before...
    Jun 22, '12
    Forum: Orthopaedic Nursing
  25. Infrequent Voiding Syndrome: Don't Fall Victim To This Common Problem In Nurses!
    Foley should be a part of our uniform!!!
    Jun 19, '12
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101