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  1. Looking for some thoughts of others on accepting a position
    Thanks for input. I appreciate it. I'm currently still considering the offer...
    Nov 27, '13
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  2. Looking for some thoughts of others on accepting a position
    I'm, I suppose at this point "experienced". I've been an RN for 2 years, moving into my 3rd year as an RN. I work in an ER near my home, a 10- 15 minute commute depending on traffic down the main...
    Nov 21, '13
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  3. Being a Patient Where you Work
    I would, because there really is no other ED close by in the community unless I want to drive an hour + in either direction. For a true emergency, I'd have no choice.
    Nov 7, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  4. Best Drug Seeker Stories
    The only thing that works is that one, it starts with a D, sounds like Bin Laden. LOL
    Nov 7, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  5. New Grad-First Day in the ER--Feeling Overwhelmed and Foolish
    Agree 200%. I have learned some of the best tricks from PCTs and CNAs. They are a wonderful resource. VALUE them.
    Oct 27, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  6. New Grad-First Day in the ER--Feeling Overwhelmed and Foolish
    This is DAY ONE! Don't be so hard on yourself. If you made it through the day, and didn't cause any harm to a pt, then it was a good day. We ALL make mistakes, even seasoned nurses make mistakes....
    Oct 27, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  7. New grad in the ER seeking advice
    I have my own resource book that I put together, it's a 3 ring binder and it has all my hospital protocols with a lot of the common critical care drips and other things that I encounter often in the...
    Oct 27, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  8. How long did it take you to master inserting an IV?
    Tell everyone that you want experience doing IVs. Ask them to come get you if you have the time, and let you do the IV. Do as many as you can! Seek out opportunities. The only way to get better is to...
    Oct 27, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  9. new graduate nurse taking TNCC ?
    TNCC is a great class, as a new grad I think it's a fantastic idea to take. It will give you a process and some rationale to put behind your practice in the ED with trauma patients. The book that is...
    Oct 27, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  10. New Graduates who don't welcome feedback
    It sounds like you've got some bad apples there in your department. It might be worthwhile to mention your frustration to your management, especially if you have attempted to resolve the issue...
    Oct 27, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  11. New Grad Pay in Winston-Salem area
    Unfortunately, NC is a non-union state so demanding more pay "as a group" is difficult. There's really no way to force a hospital to pay more without a union. None that I know of anyway.
    Oct 27, '13
    Forum: North Carolina Nursing
  12. Whats your yearly salary and nurse title?
    BSN prepared nurse working in a specialty area, I make between $40k-$60k depending on how much over time I accumulate throughout the year. It's not an unusual circumstance that I work 4 or 5 12 hour...
    Oct 27, '13
    Forum: North Carolina Nursing
  13. New grad friendly parts of NC?
    Onslow County is New Grad friendly. There is one hospital there, and as far as I know they hire new grads, and have a pretty extensive orientation period for unexperienced nurses. They also hire ADN...
    Oct 27, '13
    Forum: North Carolina Nursing
  14. Carolina East- Emergency Department
    Hello, I am wanting information regarding the ER at Carolina East? I am not a new grad, am an experienced ER nurse with an upcoming interview. Just wondering if any current or former employees may...
    Oct 27, '13
    Forum: North Carolina Nursing
  15. Online FNP in North Carolina
    Are you able to do clinicals in North Carolina or do you have to do them in TN? I live in Eastern Carolina, so the TN border is quite a ways.
    Sep 6, '13
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  16. Online FNP in North Carolina
    Thank You! I will look into that link.
    Sep 6, '13
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  17. I am trying to get out of nursing.  My parents will feel terrible if I do.
    I didn't read any of the other comments, but I just want to say that life is too short to be stuck in a career that you don't like. Nursing is hard both physically and emotionally. I can't imagine...
    Aug 13, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  18. Online FNP; North Carolina
    Besides the North Carolina schools, does anyone know of any universities that enroll students from North Carolina?
    Aug 13, '13
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  19. Online FNP in North Carolina
    Hello, I am wondering if anyone else has been in my situation. I know NC has special requirements about who they allow to come into the state education wise. I am aware that UNC, Wilmington, ECU,...
    Aug 12, '13
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  20. Who has the best PRN or per diem rates?
    The Naval Hospital on Camp Lejeune pays well, they do contracts, so you'd have to contact one of the agencies and get a contract; you can get per diem contracts but to work there you need to have 2+...
    Mar 25, '13
    Forum: North Carolina Nursing
  21. Salary expectations
    Oh, I don't know. I think Vidant pays well; mid $20s.
    Mar 25, '13
    Forum: North Carolina Nursing
  22. Salary expectations
    Some. I make $23 and some change, but I also work at one of the lower paying hospitals in my area. I'm geographically challenged though because my husband is military so I didn't get to pick where to...
    Feb 26, '13
    Forum: North Carolina Nursing
  23. working in N.C.
    Wilmington is a nice area, there's New Hanover there and a lot to do in the area. I live in Jacksonville, which is about an hour away from Wilmington. I like it here. There's a community hospital in...
    Feb 24, '13
    Forum: North Carolina Nursing
  24. Salary expectations
    Is he/she a new grad? That sounds low for that area.
    Feb 24, '13
    Forum: North Carolina Nursing
  25. Salary expectations
    I have had no problem making ends meet at all. The cost of living is slightly lower, not as low as the hourly pay reflects, but I'm pretty good with money and haven't got myself into much debt so...
    Feb 24, '13
    Forum: North Carolina Nursing


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