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  1. May be traveling to Seattle, WA
    I loved working as a traveler at Harborview (part of the U of W) system. They're very traveler-friendly. I don't know much about Swedish.
    Mar 26
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  2. Seattle travel contract
    I really liked living the Green Lake area. I also have a friend who did a clinical (for a profession other than nursing) in Seattle and found temp housing close to the U of W campus. She liked that...
    Jan 28
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  3. What's your speciality?
    Out of curiosity, what are your patient ratios? Are you working days or nights? I'm not traveling currently, but I dream of taking a travel job in NYC.
    Jan 22
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  4. Miserable in my contract
    I took two travel contracts in Seattle and loved the city and surrounding area; however, both contracts were during summer months!
    Jan 22
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  5. Advice on traveling?
    I'm sorry you had a tough experience. I hope your next one is much better. For your next contract, get the shift/hours specified in the contract, so they can't flip it on you.
    Jan 3
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  6. Advice on traveling?
    What was bad about your experience?
    Jan 2
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  7. 8 Hours of CEUs
    I thought I was going to be able to use my recent ACLS recertification for CEUs, but the ACLS instructor said they don't give CEUs for that class. Anyone have a good website where I could take a...
    Dec 18, '14
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  8. Communicating with Doctors
    I know it's really basic, but I always make sure to identify myself at the beginning of the phone call. "Hi, this is Jane. I'm the nurse for Mr. Smith, your patient in room 2022. I'm calling...
    Dec 12, '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. In case you need a reminder
    Whoa, how moving! What a cool thing for that woman to do.
    Dec 4, '14
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  10. Esme Needs Your Prayers and Well Wishes
    Wishing you a quick recovery.
    Oct 24, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Mantra?... Whats yours??...
    Good thread; I really like these mantra ideas.
    Oct 19, '14
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  12. I dread going to work- not a new grad. Has this happened to anyone else?
    I, too, can totally relate, Ativan. I just recently left floor nursing after being a floor RN for about 4.5 years. Even when I was nervous about doing a good job (which was often!), I really enjoyed...
    Jul 9, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Mistakes are Inevitable: No one is perfect.
    Powerful and great examples. Thank you for writing this!
    Mar 3, '14
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  14. Nervous about the changing to OR
    Good luck! I hope it goes the way you want it to.
    Feb 28, '14
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  15. Nervous about the changing to OR
    I don't have any words of wisdom for you, but I wanted to let you know I feel for you. I've been an adult tele/PCU nurse for just over 4 years now, but I shadowed in the pediatric OR today. It was a...
    Feb 28, '14
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  16. Med/ Surg Patient to Nurse Ratio
    Seasoned: I Googled, found, and read the bill. Very interesting. From my phone, I couldn't search and figure out when it will be voted on. Do you know? Thanks!
    Feb 6, '14
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  17. As a Nurse and a Patient
    CrunchRN, I think we were writing at the same time, and we both said competence and advocacy. Guess those are pretty important!
    Dec 18, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. As a Nurse and a Patient
    I totally agree that competence, experience, and patient advocacy matter more than anything else when it comes to nursing care. However, I think it would be a mistake to assume that nurses who win...
    Dec 18, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Boston bombing victim to wed his rehab nurse
    A nurse I used to work with was asked out by a former patient about 6 months after he'd been at our hospital. They dated for while and then married. As far as I know, she still works on that unit...
    Dec 17, '13
    Forum: Nursing News
  20. Where are the most jobs?
    I think if I had known how in demand labor & delivery RNs are in the travel world, I would have tried to get an L&D job immediately after nursing school. Of course, I'm also interested in this...
    Nov 18, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  21. So I'm a cat lady...
    I used a large pet carrier (about the size you'd use for a small dog). It was large enough to fit in a small makeshift litter box; I used a small plastic container from Target, about the size of a...
    Oct 31, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  22. So I'm a cat lady...
    I traveled with my indoor cat this past year. We drove from the Midwest to Seattle, from Seattle to LA, and back across the country once more. She was an excellent traveler! I didn't know what to...
    Oct 29, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  23. Breaking Free From Nursing
    Man, this sure is something I continue to stuggle with.
    Oct 22, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Seriously thinking of doing agency work. Pros and cons?
    Thanks for the clarification, Ned.
    Oct 14, '13
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  25. Travel assignments in Washington State?
    I lived and worked in Seattle for 9 months total. If you think you might want to live there, a travel assignment might be a way to check out the area with your housing paid for. Harborview Medical...
    Oct 8, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing


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