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  1. Burlington Vermont Nurses!
    Yes I did. I love it. The hospital is great, the people are kind. The residents seem happy here. The area is beautiful. It's fun place to live!
    Jun 3, '13
    Forum: Vermont Nursing
  2. Overwhelmed to say the least...
    Just to let everyone know.... It's all going well!! SICU is terrifying, hard, fun, amazing, and I'm so glad I stuck with it. I just finished my first week off orientation and did well. I'm excited to...
    May 30, '13
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  3. Overwhelmed to say the least...
    Thanks for all the advice and motivation. I am going to stick it out and really give it my best shot. I have talked with my preceptor a bit about everything and she was very receptive and is going...
    Feb 11, '13
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  4. Overwhelmed to say the least...
    Ok my background: I have 1 year on a med/surg unit. I just started a new job (across the ENTIRE country) in a trauma 1 hospital in the SICU. This is week 4 on my 20 week orientation. ICU has been...
    Feb 6, '13
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  5. I finally landed my DREAM JOB!!!!!!
    Thanks guys! I can't wait to start! And my husband will be getting a job at the same hospital (hopefully) the nursing recruiter is working with him to find placement. He does have 6 months RN...
    Nov 21, '12
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  6. Pretty bad at starting IV's
    Don't be so hard on yourself. Nursing is hard work and skills take time! Lots of time. Everyone struggles in the beinging. I only get about half the IV's I try and guess what, if the other nurses...
    Nov 20, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  7. Hired at a SNF but.....
    That is way too short, unsafe, and frankly going to scare the crap out of you and overwhelm you. :( That is completely rediculous. It should be at least two week! At least!!
    Nov 20, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  8. I finally landed my DREAM JOB!!!!!!
    I'm so excited I just wanted to share with everyone and give the new grads something to keep the hope alive! I graduated with my LPN May of 2010, and landed a job in June 2010. That job just kind...
    Nov 20, '12
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  9. Best Iphone App for new SICU nurse.
    I'm looking to find the best app for my iphone that will be most beneficial for a 1 yr med/surg RN like myself transferring to the SICU. I use a drug app like daily on med/surg so I will continue to...
    Nov 12, '12
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  10. Will you pay 1000 dollars ticket for a interview?
    I would do it in a heart beat for that ICU trauma 1 hospital dream job!! Especially in todays market. When it comes to getting any job now a days you have to be willing to put a lot of yourself out...
    Nov 3, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  11. Looking for new job while already employed: how to handle references?
    I have experienced this same problem twice now. Since nursing is sooooo competitive to get a job in, especially as a new grad, moving around a lot is pretty common. I worked for a LTC center for...
    Oct 30, '12
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  12. This is getting SO frustrating!!
    I will look into those jobs, thanks for the heads up! Do you know if that are willing to hire without ICU experience? I saw that they wanted airway management, arrhythmia experience, and an EKG...
    Oct 3, '12
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  13. This is getting SO frustrating!!
    Thanks for the heads up! I will be applying there asap!!
    Oct 1, '12
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  14. This is getting SO frustrating!!
    Ya you guys are probably right. I just hate waiting, working on a unit that I don't want to work on, and living in an area that I don't want to live in. Been there, done that, for over a year now,...
    Sep 30, '12
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  15. This is getting SO frustrating!!
    I know I know, another RN whining about not getting her dream job... blah blah blah. But Seriously this is getting soooo hard to handle! :banghead: I am RN with 2 months left to get my BSN...
    Sep 24, '12
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  16. Please Nursing, Stop Trying So Hard!
    To me it sounds like you'll be the perfect nurse. Your obviously self and self involved. Exactly what a nurse is right? But don't worry when you have a baby you can take time off, which is the only...
    Sep 13, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  17. Path to CRNA
    The best advice I can give is to get into a hospital as a CNA, especially if you can get into the ICU. That way when you get your RN you will already have a job waiting for you in the ICU. (No point...
    Aug 26, '12
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  18. Portsmouth NH RN jobs
    My husband and I are both RN's with me a year experience and him a new grad. We want to relocate to Portsmouth NH. How is the job market there? Specifically at Portsmouth regional?? Can new grads...
    Jul 25, '12
    Forum: New Hampshire Nursing
  19. There are jobs for new grads! (success story)
    Very inspiring story! If you don't mind sharing, what area did you live in, and what location did you get your ICU job in?
    Feb 19, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  20. Will I be facing discrimination?
    I have worked with many male nurses, went to school with a few, and my husband is also a nurse. My experience with male nurse discrimination is that it can happen yes, but it isn't very common. On...
    Feb 4, '12
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  21. Where did your desire to become CRNA start?
    :) Thanks for the advice. I hope this isn't the case for me. Just an idea for you, I shadowed a CRNA who owned his own practice and contracted himself out to work under pediatric dentists and oral...
    Feb 4, '12
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  22. Where did your desire to become CRNA start?
    HAHAHA I am sorry to laugh but for being a well educated person you have kind of missed a main point. All of what you just said is HEALTH CARE!! Do you think MD's don't deal with that? Or nurses?...
    Feb 3, '12
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  23. Jobs in North Dakota
    From what I have heard and researched the market for RN's in ND is labeled as "in demand." Because of the oil boom in the western part of the state, the whole state has gone into job need overload. ...
    Feb 3, '12
    Forum: North Dakota Nursing
  24. Do you ever regret becoming a CRNA?
    I am currently working as an RN with one semester left to get my BSN. I have geared my entire college career towards becoming a CRNA. It has been my dream for years! I love the OR, love the...
    Feb 3, '12
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  25. Where did your desire to become CRNA start?
    Why do you say being a CRNA is not prestigious?? Having worked with CRNA's and seeing their job up close I find it to be very prestigious! They play a VERY important role in the OR. They may not be...
    Feb 3, '12
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)


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