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  1. anybody move to TX and regret it?
    I agree with you. I have lived in much better places and can't wait to leave- I hate Houston. It is great that we all have different tastes, otherwise we would all be living in the same spot!! I...
    Sep 23, '10
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  2. Houston
    Try the suburbs of Houston and staffing agencies.. sent you a private message re: an e-mail I just got.
    Sep 10, '10
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  3. anybody move to TX and regret it?
    I wish I lived in Alaska :)
    Sep 7, '10
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  4. Houston Childcare for night shift??? HELP :((
    Thank you, I will check it out :)
    Aug 23, '10
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  5. thinking of relocating to houston
    You will find something! I am a '09 new grad with a lot less experience than you have (with an ADN to boot) and have had MANY recent job offers in the past 3 months from hospitals. I finally had to...
    Aug 23, '10
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  6. Houston Childcare for night shift??? HELP :((
    Are there any respectable childcare options for night shift in Houston? I live in the Cypress area and will be working night shift in the Medical center. I need someone to watch my kids and I dont...
    Aug 22, '10
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  7. I think cutsey scrub tops look ridiculous on adult units
    It looks unprofessional and cheap. Imagine a lawyer wearing a suit with teddy bears on it in the corporate world...
    Jul 7, '10
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  8. Memorial Hermann is planning on unpaid GN intersnship
    I worked for free during clinical rotations in nursing school. Now I want to get PAID.
    Jun 28, '10
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  9. Memorial Hermann is planning on unpaid GN intersnship
    "considered for employment" after completion?! Wow... I think the same sort of probationary period should apply to this as it does for a regular employee-- there should be a job waiting for you after...
    Jun 14, '10
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  10. Got accepted to Nursing school...but I want a tattoo :(
    I recently graduated from nursing school and when we went to clinicals you were NOT allowed to have a tattoo showing. They made you cover it with a band aid or go home if you showed up to the site...
    Jun 11, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. New grad rn with lpn salary?!
    That is not true.
    Jun 5, '10
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  12. Is Med Surg hard?? New grad. starting soon- not looking forward to 12 hours!
    It has something to do with caffeine causing a surge in insulin... my doctor explained it to me once because I also get hypoglycemic after having a caffeinated drink.
    Jun 2, '10
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  13. First shift on night
    Why would she lose her friends? Doesn't she still have 4 nights OFF per week to see them? I am not getting it? I also don't work nights so there might be something I am missing. I would think if she...
    May 28, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. sumitting resignation letter via email?
    Just send a text message--KIDDING I would do both like others mentioned(e-mail & hard copy), that way you have proof it was sent.
    May 28, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. In a New Grad Program seeking to apply for another
    You could always apply-- you may or may not get hired.. also, be careful about burning bridges. I wouldn't tell the new place you are already working-- they will think your a job hopper and that you...
    May 28, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  16. How do you decide about your first job?
    How about shadowing for a day in each area that you are interested in-- sometimes the specialty we think we will love is NOT what we expected it to be.:clown:
    May 13, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Class of 2010!! let's hear you!
    :yeah:Congrats to ALL of you!!! It is a HUGE accomplishment and a TON of sacrifice!!! :yeah:
    May 5, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  18. How far would you commute for a hosp job?
    I like both of those ideas.. I get bored hearing the same music over and over again. Those two things will def keep me entertained, thanks!
    May 5, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  19. what is the shortest amount of time you've lasted at a nursing job?
    After 2 Hours on the floor I handed over the phone they gave me and said NO THANKS! This was last week actually. I am a new grad w/ only 6-7 months experience in mother/baby and we had to move. I got...
    May 5, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. What is "shift work"
    Thanks.. I have heard of the different shifts, just never heard of them referred to it like that . I think it was just the way she said it because she asked if I was OK with it. I immediately thought...
    May 4, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Asking for my old job back
    What type of job are you wanting exactly? Maybe we can brainstorm with you..
    May 4, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. How far would you commute for a hosp job?
    The drive should take 50-60 min w/ no traffic, but I have to give myself extra in case I hit traffic.. I think I will find a Starbucks nearby and sit and drink coffee until my shift starts. Im not...
    May 4, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  23. What is "shift work"
    I just got a call from a place that stated the nurses do "shift work".. 2 days on 2 days off, 3 days on 3 days off and every other weekend or something like that-- she talked too fast.. This just...
    May 4, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. How far would you drive for a job as a new grad?
    Hi , I was wondering how far any of you would commute for a job as a new grad..?? I am trying to make a decision in this stinky economy.
    May 4, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  25. How far would you commute for a hosp job?
    How far would you commute each way (not relocating) for a hospital job as a new grad? I am curious what others think...
    May 4, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure


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