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  1. Entry Level LPN jobs - Raleigh, NC
    I'd send you a PM but you won't receive it since you don't have 15 postings yet. I'd also recommend the High Point area. When I was first applying, several facilities called me within 1-2 months. I...
    May 21, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  2. Entry Level LPN jobs - Raleigh, NC
    Can you move? A lot of nursing homes in my county (Alamance) hire LPNs without experience.
    May 20, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  3. don't know what to do
    I agree with the previous poster. I felt like crying when I first started working LTC. I thought I had made a big mistake and felt I wasn't cut out for it. But you end up adjusting over time. It...
    May 14, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  4. Pay rates for home health (LVN) in the Bay Area?
    Can anybody give me a pay range for LVNs doing home health in the SF area, particularly the North Bay? Thank you.
    May 4, '12
    Forum: California Nursing
  5. Why did they give an LPN new RN's to be trained?
    Apparently, my facility wasn't notified, or is this a new rule just for hospitals?
    May 1, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  6. CA/ State Prison RN job question
    It can take several months to receive an interview appointment letter.
    Apr 30, '12
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  7. No Jobs for 43% of Newly Licensed Nurses in California
    Thanks for posting.
    Apr 30, '12
    Forum: California Nursing
  8. Medical Privertization
    Racjanet, What state are you in?
    Apr 25, '12
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  9. LVN license
    In CA, expect it to take 4-6 weeks unless you go and pay in person. Maybe things have changed since I received my license in 2009.
    Apr 9, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  10. Anyone read the new book by Ira Byock?
    Thanks for posting this link. Just put it on my Amazon wishlist.
    Apr 8, '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  11. Should I take a caregiving job?
    Personally, I would take it if you are currently unemployed. I don't think it would count as paid LVN experience, though.
    Apr 6, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  12. Easier to find a job in the fall?
    I have read that there is generally more hiring in the fall but I don't know if this extends to healthcare.
    Apr 3, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Surprise In My Pocket - this ever happen to you?
    I work in LTC. Yes, I've done this. I just toss them and don't think about it. You especially can't do anything with them since they are crushed. If you were to return them to the pharmacy, they...
    Mar 31, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Anywhere hiring experienced LVNs in CA
    Okay, so I'm not super experienced at 2.5 years. Is there anyplace in CA where I could obtain some kind of employment as an LVN? I'm looking to move back in about 6 months. My experience is in LTC,...
    Mar 31, '12
    Forum: California Nursing
  15. Networking in NC
    I graduated from an LVN program in CA in Dec 08 and ended up moving to NC because I could not find a job. Anyhow, since you have a BSN, you should find it relatively easy to find a job. I overheard a...
    Mar 31, '12
    Forum: North Carolina Nursing
  16. Maxim in Northern California
    Are nurses in this area of the state able to get fairly steady and full-time work with Maxim? I know the pay isn't the best but I will need something for if/when I relocate. Also, for those of you in...
    Feb 16, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  17. Some questions regarding becoming an LVN. If any are answered, it'd be very helpful!
    With regards to private schools, I should add that there was a time (which I apparently missed) where it was a non-issue as to which school you graduated from. This is no longer the case. In general,...
    Jan 29, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  18. Some questions regarding becoming an LVN. If any are answered, it'd be very helpful!
    Here in CA, which schools tend to be most recommended? I don't know but stay away from for profit schools. Do most accredited LVN schools have prerequisites? For profit schools generally don't. CCs...
    Jan 29, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  19. Reporting med errors...
    I don't understand why you would be terminated if this is your first incident. I've heard of far more serious errors where the nurse was not terminated. My own sister had a major med error and was...
    Jan 8, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  20. New Grad RN-->No Jobs, Then what?
    Penelope, I doubt it but I suppose it may depend on the area you are in. Some are more youth-oriented. My facility hires people of all ages even if they are new grads. Shortly after I was hired...
    Jan 8, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  21. Looking for work, but all I see is jobs for RNs ???
    I agree. Things have changed drastically since I finished my LVN program at the end of '08.
    Jan 8, '12
    Forum: Arkansas Nursing
  22. Agency pay for CA prisons (LVNs)
    Good luck in your search.
    Jan 8, '12
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  23. Student loans for LPN school?
    I took out a Sallie Mae Career loan (I think that is what it is called). I didn't have to pay anything for 12 months. The loan was for $24,000 and payments are $202 for 15 years. I'm would like to...
    Jan 6, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  24. How bad is it to not work a two week notice?
    understood, but what i'm saying is that they would have to hold a position for three weeks not two because it would take about a week to pack and move across the country. i can't see a potential...
    Dec 31, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. How bad is it to not work a two week notice?
    I'm going to start looking for a job on the other side of the country in the next few months in a state where unemployed nurses are a dime a dozen. My question is, should I happen to find a job, I...
    Dec 30, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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