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  1. On Call policy
    Want to come work with us lovemyjobland?
    May 19
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  2. On Call policy
    What is the on call policy in your department? Do you have someone "on call" when things are slow that can be retrieved at any point of a shift? We have always had on call coverage for an entire...
    May 4
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  3. Why does school have to be made to be (seemingly) unneccesarily difficult?
    When I was in nursing school they told us "we are not going to spoon feed you this information"...I use to joke and say "they should have said 'you have to buy the gun, assemble the gun, hunt the...
    Dec 1, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. Carseat for babies under 4lbs
    Did the baby pass it's "car seat challenge"? Most babies that small go in a car bed
    Nov 17, '13
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  5. Out Patient Coordinator in L&D available in CA hospital
    Interested in getting away from shift work and still working in a (California) hospital? My place of work will soon have an Out Patient Coordinator position available. It's a 8-4 job, M-F, no...
    Nov 13, '13
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  6. Tired of shift work? Still want to working in a (California) hospital?
    My place of work will soon have an Out Patient Coordinator position available. It's a 8-4 job, M-F, no weekends, no holidays. Labor experience is a must. You would be doing scheduled NSTs,...
    Nov 13, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  7. New grads shouldn't work in ICU?
    I started out in a specialty unit ((LDRP). I graduated with honors, sigma theta tau, took extra clinical courses through an additional collage, took a beginning midwifery course separate from my...
    Oct 20, '13
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  8. Nitrous Oxide use may come back to the US for labor pain management!!
    It went away because it is cheap and anesthesiologist are not needed (IMO) I sure hope it comes back!
    Oct 17, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  9. Repeated Tries x 5 to Enter L/D field--Still applying Suggestions
    Look into cross training so you can go over to the L&D department when things are slow in your department and things are busy over there. Have you talked to the manager of the L&D department at the...
    Oct 13, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  10. Labor & delivery after graduation?
    You can not work as an LPN and get a job as an L&D nurse. You might be able to find a job as a post partum nurse, but it could be hard. I know our hospital only hires RNs because they can work all...
    Oct 13, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  11. VBAC/TOLAC spacing limit
    For those of you that work at hospitals that allow VBACs, what is the spacing limit between the C/S and the time allowed to have a VBAC? Our hospital requires 18 months. I know ACOG recommends a 24...
    Sep 17, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  12. MMR Vaccine
    I had a patient tell me she only wanted to get the measles, mumps, and rubella vaccines for her child if she could get them as separate vaccines (not the MMR) she told me that it can be ordered...
    Sep 17, '13
    Forum: Nursing in the United Kingdom
  13. RN Salary Survey 2013:  Post here!
    1. California 2. 4yrs 3. L&D, OB-in patient and EFM certified 4. $29.59 (one of lowest paying hospitals in CA) 5. Work days (differential only for night shift) no weekend differentials. Time and half...
    Sep 6, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. RN Salary Survey 2013:  Post here!
    1. California 2. 4yrs 3. L&D, OB-in patient and EFM certified 4. $29.59 (one of lowest paying hospitals in CA) 5. Work days (differential only for night shift) no weekend differentials. Time...
    Sep 6, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Debating whether to move to CA or to CT.
    Unless you have experience, it will be very hard to find a job in CA
    Aug 1, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Crying?
    Crying is normal. After awhile you won't cry as much. I have been an LDRP nurse for almost 4 years now and about the only time I cry (tear up) is when mom gets super extra emotional after baby comes...
    May 17, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  17. Hepatitis B Vaccine for nursing program
    Didn't have to deal with this, I had a titer drawn and that was enough. Your doctor calling should be enough. I wouldn't get another set of vaccines, you don't need them. Scary that a nursing program...
    Apr 17, '13
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  18. who has taken a pay cut, willingly
    I took a 15% pay-cut to go to day shift. It was worth every penny. I turned down a job that paid ) $16/hr more an hour right after I found out I was pregnant (it involved moving). After I have my...
    Apr 14, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Eliminating charge Nurse position
    It's not against the law, but a bad idea. My first job, also in OB, didn't have a charge; my current job does. I feel much safer with a charge nurse. My manager keeps trying to get me to train as...
    Mar 27, '13
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  20. From paper to computer
    For those of you that have been around for the change from paper charting to computer charting, what was it like? We had our first day and it was horrible!! People had break downs, some have...
    Mar 2, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Question for expericed NICU nurses
    I am an RNC-OB on a rural unit with LDRP and a level one nursery. We do not have a NICU so we have to stabilize and ship our sick babies out. I have been a nurse for 4 years and have only seen...
    Feb 26, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  22. Has anyone dropped natural science classes and gotten accepted?
    I withdrew from microbiology once, but passed the next semester with an "A" and had no problem getting in the first try to my merit based nursing program. Are you talking about dropping or taking...
    Feb 22, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  23. Staffing OB units with 2 nurses?
    I am on a small rural unit too. We schedule 3-4 nurses a shift, but when it's slow we put nurses on call but always have two nurses on the unit even if we do not have a single patient. Sometimes we...
    Feb 21, '13
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  24. Student HIPAA violation question
    It is a HIPAA violation (in some facilities) to look up your own records, you have a right to your medical records but you do not own them; it sure if that would keep you from getting a job though
    Feb 18, '13
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  25. Hospital Bans Black Nurses From Caring for White Baby at Father's Request
    Really? Lets just wait and see what he is going to do? Lets give the sexual predator a petite female nurse and only change assignments if he "tries something" and then we will deal with it. "We will...
    Feb 17, '13
    Forum: Nursing News


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