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  1. Just a very happy post from a very happy new nurse
    Welcome to UT! Great place to work!
    Sep 4, '13
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  2. Discharging Patients on Holidays?
    We have a case manager that stays on our floor and if she knows that a patient may be getting discharged over the weekend she will leave instructions for the nurse, precert, paper work, who to call...
    Sep 3, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. IV push and wearing gloves
    We were never taught in school to wear gloves when hanging a piggyback or giving IV push.
    Sep 3, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  4. SOOOO HOT AT WORK!!
    Well, well. This went up fast. I'm thinking of trying the cooling towel and just shoving it down my shirt. I've had to start wearing a maternity belt which makes me even hotter. For the isolation...
    Sep 3, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. SOOOO HOT AT WORK!!
    Yeah, I thought of the whole biomed thing. I figured if I had a battery powered one without a cord it would be less of a risk. I might have to look up this cooling vest. Where would I get one of...
    Aug 31, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. RN Salary Survey 2013:  Post here!
    1. State you work in East Tennessee 2. Years of experience 1 year 3. Specialty/unit and work setting (clinic, hospital, prison, etc) hospital/pulmonary floor at university hospital 4. Hourly Pay...
    Aug 31, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. SOOOO HOT AT WORK!!
    Let me start off by saying I'm currently 31 weeks pregnant. I get so darn hot at work it's unbelievable. Especially when I get stuck in an isolation room assisting with a thoracentesis for 30...
    Aug 31, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Judging when to suction trach
    I always make sure to ask first though too, because if a person has had a trach for awhile, they know what they need as well and it gives them a bigger hand in their care to make some decisions.
    Jun 9, '13
    Forum: Pulmonary Nursing
  9. 4 rejections and no response for 1st interview being experienced as CVOR BSN for 3yr
    I'm glad you found something!
    Mar 24, '13
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  10. Thinking about Leaving Nursing
    maybe you could try going to the hospital to improve your nursing skills. Did you go to LTC right after graduation?
    Feb 7, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. What is the maximum number of patients per nurse?
    Days 5 patients per nurse. Sometimes the charge has a full assignment,sometimes she doesn't depending on if there is enough staff for it. There are also 3 CNA's for 30 patients, a monitor tech and...
    Jan 6, '13
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  12. Knoxville Area Jobs?
    Yes, I am a BSN. They only take BSNs because it is a Magnet hospital.
    Jul 20, '12
    Forum: Tennessee Nursing
  13. Knoxville Area Jobs?
    Good luck at getting a job at Covenant now. I applied at the beginning of June and I was told that they are saturated with new grads and won't be taking any more for a while. I got a job with UT...
    Jul 19, '12
    Forum: Tennessee Nursing
  14. Looking to be Summer Nurse Extern/Intern for Summer 2013
    I would wait till you're in school to even worry about it. Your nursing instructors are a great source of information in this area.
    Jul 19, '12
    Forum: Tennessee Nursing
  15. BSN isn't really needed in TN?
    I would say that it would take you less time to do a BSN program because you already have a lot of the prerequisites anyway having 2 degrees already. Go for it!
    Jul 19, '12
    Forum: Tennessee Nursing
  16. Columbus GA Area Nurses?
    I'm pretty sure it's just Saturday and Sunday.
    Jul 1, '12
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  17. Columbus GA Area Nurses?
    Night differential is 3 dollars and weekend differential is 3 dollars at the medical center. Not sure about St. Francis.
    Jun 30, '12
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  18. Columbus GA Area Nurses?
    They should hire regularly. The medical center just hired about 60 new graduates, so I'm sure they would hire someone with experience. I just moved away from there and took a pay cut to 18 dollars...
    Jun 29, '12
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  19. Columbus GA Area Nurses?
    Pay at The medical center in Columbus for new graduates is 21 dollars an hour which is really very good. I think St. Francis is at almost 20 an hour. Both are good hospitals. The medical center's...
    Jun 28, '12
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  20. Knoxville Salaries
    18 dollars an hour starting out as a new grad for day shift. 22 for nights
    Jun 28, '12
    Forum: Tennessee Nursing
  21. BSN isn't really needed in TN?
    I know at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville only hires BSN prepared RNs.
    Jun 27, '12
    Forum: Tennessee Nursing
  22. GA ATT
    I took it on June 4th and got the good pop up and then my license was posted at 11am the next day! Good luck!
    Jun 12, '12
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  23. Knoxville Salaries
    Where were you offered that?
    Jun 6, '12
    Forum: Tennessee Nursing
  24. Nurse needing job help!!!
    Try contacting the nurse recruiters instead of just applying. They may be able to help.
    May 25, '12
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  25. GA ATT
    Good luck! Mine is June 4, but I'm driving to Tennessee to take it. All the GA appointments around my area were the middle of June too.
    May 25, '12
    Forum: Georgia Nursing


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