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  1. Could I survive in the OR?
    gwendelyn, Sorry to hear that, but I'm sure you'll be much happier. RN4L, I actually got a totally separate offer at an ambulatory surgery center and I took it.
    Oct 8, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  2. ASC vs. hospital OR
    Circulators: Have any of you made the transition from inpatient OR to ambulatory surgery center and vice versa? Do you prefer one over the other and why?
    Sep 13, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  3. ASC vs. hospital OR
    I have been a nurse for 5 years (the majority of that time as a preop, circulating, pacu RN in the plastic surgery ambulatory surgery setting). I have been offered a job as an OR circulator in the...
    Sep 13, '12
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  4. What do you LOVE about being an OR nurse?
    I just finished reading a lengthy thread about OR pet peeves. I want to know what everyone loves about being an OR nurse. Do the pros of your job outweigh the negatives?
    Sep 10, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  5. Could I survive in the OR?
    Thanks for your response. I want it, but I'm just not confident I can do it. I don't think I handle stress very well. I'm the type of person that wants to hear something once and do it perfect...
    Sep 8, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  6. Could I survive in the OR?
    I have been an RN for 5 years, mainly in the plastic surgery ambulatory surgery setting as a circulator and PACU nurse. I love it. Little stress and it's easy to learn a small number of doctor's...
    Sep 7, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  7. OR interview, what to expect?
    I have been an RN for 5 years, but no inpatient OR experience. I just interviewed with an OR about a week ago. I can't think of them all, but here are a few that I can remember. A lot of them were...
    Sep 5, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  8. Outpatient Surgery Center RN (plastics/cosmetic, etc)
    Plastics is very difficult to get into. After my first year as a nurse (med-surg), I decided I wanted to get into plastics. I randomly sent my resume out. After a few months, I got the call. I...
    Apr 13, '12
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  9. St Joseph College of Maine Reviews
    Those of you who have finished the program, how long did it take you? I saw the post saying it could take 2 years, but considering it is self directed I wanted to get an idea of how fast it can...
    Mar 25, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  10. Plastic surgery office nurses?
    I am a circulator and recovery nurse for a plastic surgeon. What you're describing sounds like what our patient coordinator does (who is an RN)...except she doesn't get a percentage and she's not...
    Jul 16, '10
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  11. Shoes
    I'm looking for some comfy shoes to wear in the OR that will last me a while and aren't too pricey. Any recommendations?
    Dec 16, '08
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  12. Do you know of any RN's who worked in both O.R. and PACU?
    I actually just got hired to work for a plastic surgeon. I'm training to circulate in the OR and do recovery. Loving it so far.
    Dec 16, '08
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  13. What do you like about being an OR nurse??
    I have been an RN for just over a year...working on a pediatric med/surg unit. I'm now looking for a change and am really considering the OR. I would love to hear why you all chose the OR and what...
    Nov 2, '08
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  14. plastic surgery nurses...question
    What is your role as a plastic surgery RN? I was recently offered a job at a plastic surgeons office and am trying to decide on whether or not to go for it...
    Aug 24, '08
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  15. forensic nursing certification...help
    Hello! I have been an RN for a year now and have become very interested in getting a forensic nursing certification. I read in a previous post the difference in the certification and certificate...I...
    Aug 21, '08
    Forum: Forensic Nursing


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