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  1. Surgical Step-Down
    alibee - you're awesome! Thank you so much, I have a much better idea of what to expect now. I'm actually going to print this out and keep it with my orientation notebook! =)
    Mar 27, '13
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  2. Surgical Step-Down
    Hey everyone, I'm a newbie that will be starting orientation for the Surgical Step-Down unit April 10th. Can anyone share any words of wisdom for what to expect out of orientation and a Surgical...
    Mar 23, '13
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  3. Can't believe it!
    I just got a call that I'm hired! First RN position! I'm ecstatic/nervous/excited!!!! Any pointers? It's a Surgical Step Down unit with a lot of bariatric surgery cases with a mix of Med/Surg...
    Mar 21, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  4. Career fair tomorrow... any words of advice?
    LadyFree28- Thanks! I hope so too! =)
    Mar 15, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  5. New grad...unsure
    I don't think it's necessarily a downgrade. Any RN experience would be helpful. You'll still get to assess patients and pass meds out, I'm sure. But, if you're looking for a residency program -- I...
    Mar 15, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  6. Career fair tomorrow... any words of advice?
    five10fevr - the job fair went pretty well. No interviews on the spot. Got a lot of info as to how the hospitals in my area hire. I asked plenty of questions. Left my resume with a few of the...
    Mar 15, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  7. Career fair tomorrow... any words of advice?
    I'm going to dress professionally as if it were an interview. I also plan on bringing extra copies of my resume to hand out to recruiters. This is the first time I'm going to a career fair, what is...
    Mar 12, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  8. Does this sound OK?
    I want to send this email to the nurse recruiter that I've been in contact with. I'm pretty new to this, and I want to come off as professional, but personable at the same time. Please let me know if...
    Mar 8, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  9. Include clinical exp or no?
    I included it on my resume as a quick list of which hospitals I went to and for which clinical. I also listed my senior practicum, separately though. My leadership professor is the one who advised...
    Mar 6, '13
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  10. Letters of recommendation... HELP
    I really don't want to be a nuisance to my former employer who now works as a pharmacist at a hospital. I used to work with her at Target pharmacy. Anyway, I need letters of recommendation from my...
    Mar 6, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  11. Young, Thin, and Cute New Hires
    The awful truth is that most women are SO catty. Does it REALLY matter how a new nurse LOOKS as long as they're a great nurse and willing to help/learn? Are you as threatened by the new nurses...
    Mar 1, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. I got an offer!
    Congrats!!! & best of luck!
    Feb 19, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  13. Feel like giving up (rant)
    Thanks everyone... and you guys are right, I am on a "pity party" and I know I need to stop because it's just gonna become a vicious cycle. There are plenty of people experiencing much worse in their...
    Feb 19, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  14. Feel like giving up (rant)
    I'll definitely check it out, thanks.
    Feb 17, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  15. Anyone else the QUIET nurse?
    *Raises hand*
    Feb 17, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  16. I'm just sad :(
    So sorry =( ...at least you can take comfort in knowing you're not alone! It's been 9 months for me and counting... Good luck though. Hope you get your first job sooner than later...
    Feb 17, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  17. Feel like giving up (rant)
    Sorry to be so negative, but I've gone on 5 interviews and I still can't secure my first nursing job. I got laid off from my job as a CNA a couple of weeks ago, I'm only getting unemployment for now....
    Feb 17, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  18. Didn't get the job
    Thanks for the support everyone... I come on here when I need some encouragement. I had another interview yesterday for a different hospital. I'm not really sure how it went, sort of okay I guess......
    Feb 13, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  19. The introverted nurse
    I love this posting... Nice to know that I'm not the only introvert that became a nurse in a very extroverted world.
    Feb 2, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. Didn't get the job
    @BlackMurse1 Yes, I'm willing to relocate.
    Jan 29, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  21. Didn't get the job
    @the smack Good luck to you, hang in there... I completely understand, trust me. I heard that the job market for new nurses in FL isn't that great, same for NY (where I'm from). I'm gonna keep...
    Jan 29, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  22. Didn't get the job
    Thank you all. Each day is a day closer to the right job... that's how I have to look at it for now. I applied to several more jobs today. Like some of you are saying, I also thought that 3...
    Jan 29, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  23. Didn't get the job
    Thanks, I sure hope so...
    Jan 28, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  24. Didn't get the job
    I know...that's how I look at it too. As a learning experience. It's just sad that it has to be this way. I really felt like I was going to get the job this time around though...
    Jan 28, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  25. Didn't get the job
    Hey guys, Well I just found out that I didn't get a job that I had 3 interviews for. I can't help but to just sit here and cry because I really thought that I got it! This is beyond...
    Jan 28, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance


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