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  1. The Unemployed RN
    It seems to be nationwide, from the information found surfing this web site. Florida, for example, has a LOT of posts here and elsewhere from unemployed nurses, RNs and otherwise, doing...
    Feb 23, '12
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  2. The Unemployed RN
    "The census is low" PLUS we can get our current nurses to work double shifts and overtime WITHOUT NOTICE when things pick up a bit PLUS we can get any 2 nurses to do the work of 3 anyway, so why...
    Feb 20, '12
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  3. The Unemployed RN
    Exactly right. Plus they won't complain nor try to change things, since they won't be around that long AND you can complain to their agency if they do so they never get another job. Nice. Not to...
    Feb 20, '12
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  4. The Unemployed RN
    Great attitude. Why not take a FREE online short wordprocessing course? Or just by fumbling around and clicking on "help" now and then, teach yourself? Not being able to use one is similar to not...
    Feb 20, '12
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  5. I am a nursing graduate and working on a research
    it is anything but clear what you are talking about.
    Feb 20, '12
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  6. Injured at work
    Since it is anything but clear what your current abilities are, any useful answer is improbable. Can you use a computer, hands-free phone, calculatior, write? We don't know how your shoulder or...
    Feb 20, '12
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  7. Is going into Nursing a good idea?
    Med school is the very LAST thing I would ever suggest to someone I liked. Talk to some doctors about what it is like today to try to practice. The only thing even close that I would recommend is a...
    Feb 20, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Is going into Nursing a good idea?
    Check out a Physician Assistant program. Better pay, more authority, more respect, similar training time and $$ required to that of a NP.
    Feb 20, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Changing to a non-nursing career?
    Do it. A well-run Waffle House with mutualy supportive staff and management (and some of them are NOT) could really brighten your day. But ANY place with that kind of support could be fun. Not to...
    Feb 20, '12
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  10. Retired, now what?
    Been there, done that. My experience with Kaiser as a call center nurse was anything but relaxing, but within corporate limitations, one could work as few as 20 hours/week (which I did).
    Feb 20, '12
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  11. Retired, now what?
    Welcome to the real world. You are right, we don't get taken care of, no pension, small 401(k) if any, etc. unless you happened to have worked for only one company the entire time AND they had a...
    Feb 20, '12
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  12. Unemployed for 2 years, No one wants me anymore.
    Not just "expensive" in terms of pay, but in terms of health-related absences, being more demanding and critical of the way the company does business, being less willing to change shifts, work double...
    Feb 20, '12
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  13. Unemployed for 2 years, No one wants me anymore.
    First of all THERE AIN'T NO STINKING NURSING SHORTAGE. That is mostly BS and a recruiting tool for nursing schools, as well as an excuse for companies to import foreign nurses who will do what they...
    Feb 20, '12
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  14. Help!! New grad, can't find a job in Dade/Broward counties
    Check out corrections nursing.
    Feb 20, '12
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  15. Help!! New grad, can't find a job in Dade/Broward counties
    Check out opportunities in corrections, would be my best advice. And you are corrrect that Florida is always one of the very lowest-paying states for nurses, year after year.
    Feb 20, '12
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  16. Help!! New grad, can't find a job in Dade/Broward counties
    Yeah well good luck getting into the VA. That's where everyone would like to be--everyone with an interest in security, good training, good benefits, good pay, etc. that is. Try corrections...
    Feb 20, '12
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  17. Nursing layoffs or difficulty getting jobs? 2011 wages?
    Go with the cakes.
    Feb 20, '12
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  18. Nursing layoffs or difficulty getting jobs? 2011 wages?
    Meanwhile, you would be smart to go with the cakes.
    Feb 20, '12
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  19. Nursing layoffs or difficulty getting jobs? 2011 wages?
    Meanwhile, you would be smart to go with the cakes.
    Feb 20, '12
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  20. Nursing layoffs or difficulty getting jobs? 2011 wages?
    Came the dawn! Nurses have been saying these exact things for 20+ years now and guess what? Nurses are not good at organizing against "the man," and "the man" isn't going to may them a dime more...
    Feb 20, '12
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  21. Nursing layoffs or difficulty getting jobs? 2011 wages?
    Came the dawn! Nurses have been saying these exact things for 20+ years now and guess what? Nurses are not good at organizing against "the man," and "the man" isn't going to may them a dime more...
    Feb 20, '12
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  22. Florida Mom in Crisis
    here's the other link http://allnurses.com/forums/showthread.php?t=70311 Destroying one's possessions is within the customary definition of domestic battering,so this is not something that may...
    Jun 23, '04
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  23. Best Florida city?
    St Pete was WAY more appealing than Tampa (or any other FL town), at least to me and several of my friends when we have visited it. 5 of us are thinking of moving there. Do a google search and...
    May 19, '04
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  24. Venipuncture and IVs
    1) did these sticks function properly for their intended use? 2) did they cause any harm to the patient? 3) did they become infected? If all these questions can be answered "ok," why worry about...
    May 15, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Legal Issue
    In one word: RUBBISH.
    May 15, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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