Search Results

Search Results Type: Posts; User: losbozos

From Date
  1. License of Endorsement for NY? Where do I begin?
    Almost done filling out the NY application (endorsement) & have sent verification from my home state. My question is about the very specific dates for grade school/high school, etc. Does anybody...
    Apr 16
    Forum: New York Nursing
  2. Safety of Electronic Documentation
    My problem w/ Epic is when the PCP does write new orders (all PCPs do it electronically), I have no way of knowing unless I seek that info. I've had docs put in orders from home in the middle of the...
    Apr 2
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  3. I am being disciplined. What Now?
    Absolutely true! If a pt doesn't like you (& it has nothing to do w/ the care that has been provided) they can fire you. This almost forever hangs over your head. I had a pt that said I took great...
    Oct 12, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. any hospitals clamoring for nurses in CA in tucked away places?
    Ck out any coastal town w/ critical access hospitals. They're great to work at & need experienced nurses.
    Oct 12, '13
    Forum: California Nursing
  5. Travel RN Compensation vs. Current non-travel Compensation
    But if the traveler is cancelled by the hospital for just one shift, should the nurse have to pay the agency? Not a sick call or cancelled contract. We don't get paid if we don't work; we shouldn't...
    Sep 26, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  6. Travel RN Compensation vs. Current non-travel Compensation
    I'm working w/ a traveler that says her agency makes her pay a penalty if she has a cancelled shift (low census) even tho it's no fault of hers. How can that be?
    Sep 26, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  7. What is this Press-Ganey business?
    Ck out this from JAMA: JAMA Network | JAMA Internal Medicine | The Cost of Satisfaction: *A National Study of Patient Satisfaction, Health Care Utilization, Expenditures, and Mortality It shows an...
    Aug 6, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. What's the weirdest name you've heard a patient name her baby?
    My Grand father's name is Pearle (e is strong). It''s an old name.
    Jul 10, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  9. Nursing Job Satisfaction
    I have to say that mclennan said it succinctly & articulately. We are our own worst enemies. I could enumerate all the examples but I am just plain tired of doing that. We are not a cohesive,...
    May 29, '13
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  10. California nurses and medical marijuana
    Interesting topic. I've wondered this for awhile, now. Although I feel anyone w/ a THC medical card should be allowed to exercise their right to intake, I also feel no medical professional should go...
    May 27, '13
    Forum: Pain Management Nursing
  11. New Grad L & D
    Welcome to the fold! Wow! A great opportunity. I've been working in Women's health x30+ years. Not a BSN but started right out of the gate into OB as a new grad. However, I was a LPN on med-surg x 1...
    May 3, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  12. New traveller (ED), newish nurse, didn't get my contract renewed.  Freaking.
    Something sad has happened to our profession in the past 15 years or so. I feel like there used to be more comradery & a bit of nurturing when I got out of school 31 years ago. There seems to be so...
    Apr 20, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  13. California license by endorsement
    Do the live scan!!!! It is near impossible to reach someone by phone. CA has cut back on state run programs which includes the BON. Used to be able to do a walk thru but they put a stop to that...
    Apr 19, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  14. Fingerprinting in Georgia for TX, FL, and CA RN License
    I had a dickens of a time getting my fingerprints for my CA license. My first fingerprint submission was done on the cards I got from the CA BON. I went to my local police dept to do this. Sent in...
    Apr 19, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  15. Dealing with nosey nurses
    I've only done 2 travel assignments & was hired by my 1st assignment. It lasted for 3 yrs but was "let go" for vague reasons. Oh well; try to learn from our mistakes, right? This past assignment...
    Apr 19, '13
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  16. Why is it always "Fire the nurse"
    Happened to me just 2 days ago. Every accusation was so very vague; no specifics. Been a RN >30 yrs & first time I've been fired.
    Mar 7, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. Why is it always "Fire the nurse"
    Yes! They DO get fired. Pts feel empowered by doing this or they may not be aware of the consequences.
    Mar 7, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. Group One Blacklisting in Texas
    It's a nurse thing to find blame on another nurse.
    Mar 7, '13
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  19. Group One Blacklisting in Texas
    Usually it just boils down to "misconduct"- the word used by the state unemployment agency. That means getting unemply benefits very difficult. And for those uppity nurses out there, you may be the...
    Mar 7, '13
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  20. Do nurses get fired often?
    You are so right! There must be a stop to this but mgt must be on board & not part of the problem.
    Mar 7, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. Do nurses get fired often?
    I feel so embarrassed for being fired; not sure how to handle this. I feel mgt's claims are bogus & they went out of their way to "find" something. And since when does the word of a pt/family carry...
    Mar 7, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. Do nurses get fired often?
    Help! I just got fired because patient said I was rude! Not so. My supervisor got 3 calls w/in a month re: my rudeness & putting pts down. I've been a nurse for over 30 yrs & know this didn't happen....
    Mar 6, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. The most ridiculous birth plans you've had the pleasure of reading
    Even animals "cut" or chew the umbilical cord & before the placenta is del. My guess is that the cord has usually been severed prior to expulsion of the placenta. I'm not so sure of practice of...
    Jan 11, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  24. The most ridiculous birth plans you've had the pleasure of reading
    As an IBCLC, I agree w/ you principle. But, as a LC, OB nurse, & realist it is a rare bird (pt or nurse) that cares about that or that really listens. I put the oral vit K out there as a possible...
    Jan 10, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  25. The most ridiculous birth plans you've had the pleasure of reading
    The vit K can be given orally.
    Jan 9, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing


Nursing Jobs in every specialty and state. Visit today and Create Job Alerts, Manage Your Resume, and Apply for Jobs.

A Big Thank You To Our Sponsors
Top