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  1. The dreaded "salary requirement" part of job applications (nyc edition)
    Yea..I always add negotiable.you're absolutely right about the experience pay scale...so i never understand why employers even ask about a salary requirement. just another thing for applicants to...
    Aug 14, '12
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  2. The dreaded "salary requirement" part of job applications (nyc edition)
    Thanks for the great advice! This would be a change of pace for me so I am not extensively experienced in the area that I am applying for since I currently do home care as well as as Long term care,...
    Aug 14, '12
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  3. The dreaded "salary requirement" part of job applications (nyc edition)
    I don't know about you, but I know always hate the salary requirement part because I don't want to shoot myself in the foot by either lowballing or highballing it. I don't want to be taken advantage...
    Aug 13, '12
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  4. Medpass combining and coumadi's place in it
    Yes, I know combining med pass is tricky. However when there is only one nurse to 40 patients, I don't know how 2 med passes can be done especially when new orders, new admissions, falls, etc are...
    Jul 15, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  5. Medpass combining and coumadi's place in it
    No. You're reading way too much into it. If I were an LPN, I would've written the same thing. point being if you are any sort of licensed nurse, you have patients AND a license to protect, so I'm...
    Jul 15, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  6. Medpass combining and coumadi's place in it
    Please do not take offence, I was just stating my title. My facility does not really make a differentiation between LPNs and RNs, so I have no reason to make this a LPN vs RN thing.
    Jul 15, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  7. Medpass combining and coumadi's place in it
    ok..I admit I combine med passes BUT I am a RN, so i assess, assess, assess. I space out bp meds, depakote doses, put IV ABTs on time, etc. However, some patients have like 2 meds, maybe a shot of...
    Jul 5, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  8. Per diem etiquette and expectations?
    My facility must be very informal because they did not ask me to commit to X amount of days or anything. out of courtesy, i always put down at least one weekend and i decided to work the 4th of july....
    Jul 5, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  9. Per diem etiquette and expectations?
    I do not believe I had any specific scheduling commitment. I simply put down when I am available (barring any unforeseen circumstances off course) and my employers seem okay with that. I guess next...
    Jul 2, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  10. Per diem etiquette and expectations?
    Ok..I work in a long term care facility and I am Per diem/PRN. I do not have a fulltime schedule neither do I have benefits, health coverage, etc. I have another primary job, so of course, . Every...
    Jul 1, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  11. Need help with hanging bags of liquid nutrition
    Thanks so much for taking the time to give advice:spin:...I believe I have found the resolution,,I wrote it below!
    Mar 30, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Need help with hanging bags of liquid nutrition
    Thank you all for your responses..but in this situation I couldnt help but to think of what an old prfoessor used to say: "when you hear hooves, think horses, not zebras" meaning that sometimes the...
    Mar 30, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. Need help with hanging bags of liquid nutrition
    I am no longer a nursing student but I am a New RN, but I couldn't figure out under which thread to post my question...I guess this is a good of a place as any. I spike IV bags, prime, and then hang...
    Mar 29, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. why does it seem that HR and the nursing department aren't on the same page?
    I've had those phone recruiters contact me too...I'm pretty sure they got my contact information from the resume I publicly posted on Monster (which clearly shows I'm a new grad), so when I would get...
    Mar 15, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  15. home health gency is sending me out on my own...feeling a bit unprepared. advice?
    I have a job assignment at a local home health agency and I really feel like its sink or swim. I was not naive and I wasnt expecting a grand 6 week orientation or anything but I did expect more than...
    Mar 12, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  16. how to go about tailoring your resume/interview when applying for a nonnursing job?
    So I posted previously under another topic and didn't get any responses, but Im sure this thread would be more appropriate. any advice would be greatly appreciated. Thank you in advance :spin: As...
    Mar 12, '12
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  17. How to field ?s about nursing background in a non-nursing job interview?
    As we all know the job market in general is tough out there and it seems extra tough for nurses. In the meantime, I need a job to pay the bills and who knows, I may like my potential new job so much...
    Mar 10, '12
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  18. advice for new grad possibly working in ambulatory surgery center?
    sorry for the small novel...just trying to give you a clearer view so I can get useful feedback. Call it being overly optimistic since I have yet to complete an upcoming interview for a fulltime...
    Feb 23, '12
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  19. why does it seem that HR and the nursing department aren't on the same page?
    Totally LOLIng at the smashing head icons! But oh gosh! isnt that the worst feeling and that "oh wow...you're a VERY new nurse" look?! its like you just been sent into Rapid waters and you cant...
    Feb 23, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  20. why does it seem that HR and the nursing department aren't on the same page?
    So I previously posted this in another section, but didnt get any feedback. Hopefully, I'll get some more of a response here. This thread is part rant/part advice-seeking/part seeking out if...
    Feb 23, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  21. Advice needed: an e-mail to nurse manager
    your letter is great except it does have some grammar issue which may be because english isnt your first language as you noted. So if you could get someone to maybe help you revise it, it would be...
    Feb 23, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. That awkward moment when...the interviewer implies you're not qualified enough!
    Previously, I figured that if you're offered an interview (within any filed--not just nursing), it meant that someone who plays a part in the hiring process had read your resume and figured you had...
    Feb 22, '12
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  23. What is keeping New Grads/less experienced Nurses from being hired and solutions?
    Did you get a CNA certifiate or we're you allowed to work as a CNA without one because you already had a RN license?
    Jan 20, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  24. What is keeping New Grads/less experienced Nurses from being hired and solutions?
    Believe me, I know. I work in a LTC with no CNAs and only two LPNs, who i havelearned immensely from so, I do not underestimate them at all. I just theorizing that there are duties that LEGALLY LPN...
    Jan 20, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  25. What is keeping New Grads/less experienced Nurses from being hired and solutions?
    I can definitely see how older RNs not retiring or reentering the workfield may push out new grad RNs, but while the point about new grad being a liability is understandable, I also think it is a bit...
    Jan 18, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics


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