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  1. BSN failed NCLEX twice, what jobs are in demand?
    The school was not in the US, it was in Puerto Rico. To be fair, a lot of people who went there passed the NCLEX with no problems, myself included.
    Jun 26, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  2. BSN failed NCLEX twice, what jobs are in demand?
    Hey there Yogi! I just ran across your post and I'm sorry to hear about your NCLEX trouble. Since you're looking for feedback, I think you're on the right track with an EMT program. I would strongly...
    Jun 18, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  3. ER Interview: What should I expect?
    I had a question where they said, you have a 65yr old M pt. that presents to the ED with abdominal pain. List every possibility you can think of that might be the cause.
    Apr 22, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  4. Salary for Florida Nurses
    Does anyone have any info on the pay from any of the hospitals on the Treasure Coast? Martin Memorial, PCL, any others?? Thanks
    Apr 21, '13
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  5. Deciding on a NP program
    Wow, Wildcat, how old are you? I wouldn't expect to hear that from an educator.
    Mar 31, '13
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  6. Inova Health System
    The ED positions are at Inova Fairfax and one at Inova Fair Oaks. Yes the position I took is at Inova also.
    Sep 15, '12
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  7. Inova Health System
    My application has been "under review" for several weeks. I just decided to take one of the new grad float pool positions instead and hope for the best.
    Sep 15, '12
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  8. New Grad just hired, need help stat!
    Denver is starting new grads at $31, but northern VA is $25 as well. Both are in hospitals, not LTC.
    Sep 9, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  9. Inova Health System
    That is correct. Navy or white scrubs for RN. You can wear any combination I think. Also you can have navy with white piping, or white with navy piping. The only time I am aware of that your scrubs...
    Sep 9, '12
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  10. Inova Health System
    Can anyone tell me WHERE Inova superuser training is? P*** said that it was next to the FCPS building, but when I google map it there is a Marriott on one side and townhouses on the other!! I am so...
    Aug 27, '12
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  11. Entrance drug test
    What about benzodiazepines? I read in the nurses with disabilities thread that they may effect licensing or hiring? This would be with a prescription of course.
    Aug 10, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. What is "PJH" ?
    I have applied for a position listed similar to this one "System Float Pool RN OR\Surgical Services PJH". I have looked online, but so far no luck. Could someone clue me in to what the PJH means? The...
    Aug 7, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  13. INOVA Application System Cover letter
    Ok, I don't think i'm an idot, but I just may be. I can't seem to figure out how I can change my cover letter to apply for new jobs within the INOVA system. They are using the cims talent platform....
    Jul 24, '12
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  14. Inova Health System
    Ugh, hard to not stress over EVERYTHING!! But thanks for the feedback and I will try to act as "normal" as possible when giving my personality profile. :D
    Jul 16, '12
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  15. Inova Health System
    What was the quiz that you had to take like? Was it NCLEX style questions, prioritization, personality questions? I've never heard of a quiz after an application before so I'm curious as to what it...
    Jul 16, '12
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  16. Inova Health System
    Were those of you who were recently hired to INOVA applying to "new grad" positions or just regular rn positions? Thanks for any replies.
    Jul 10, '12
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  17. Puerto Rico school feedback - thread #2
    You can't really do anything over the phone. VeronicaR, do you have a bachelors degree? If you, you're in the accelerated program. My advice is patience. You will get your little paper that lets you...
    Jun 25, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Puerto Rico / US Territories
  18. Puerto Rico school feedback - thread #2
    Just wanted to give a heads up to people who will be moving to PR soon, especially those going to La Inter that people are selling stuff like desks and beach stuff and whatnot on the La Inter...
    Jun 22, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Puerto Rico / US Territories
  19. What are "maternity suites"
    Ok, that sounds about right. Thanks for the input.
    Jun 22, '12
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  20. What are "maternity suites"
    This may be a dumb question, but who better to ask than! I am a new graduate nurse applying to a new grad job listed as "maternity suites". In this particular hospital they also...
    Jun 22, '12
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  21. Second-degree programs - don't think I'll ever get in
    Go to Inter American University of Puerto Rico. You can get your ADN or AAS in Nursing in 11 months, and it's not that expensive aside from relocating. You're eligible to take the NCLEX when you...
    Jun 21, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  22. What to include in my resume.
    tlancio and Ashley, I appreciate your feedback. Some of what I have read says to not include clinical rotations since if you graduated from an accredited school it is expected that you have had the...
    Jun 15, '12
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  23. What to include in my resume.
    Hello resume gurus. I have two questions about what to include in my new grad resume. I have seen people on both sides of the issue say that you should or shouldn't include clinical experience...
    Jun 14, '12
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  24. Inova Health System
    Did I miss these postings? Dang! I looked on the INOVA site and only found one posting for a night tele position. Am I looking in the wrong place, or are these 150 jobs gone already? Thanks for any...
    Jun 3, '12
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  25. ADN and BSN in same year.
    It was a front loaded accelerated BSN program. It just ended up that we were eligible to get our ADN after taking Peds. I have a previous degree in Psych so it wasn't split specifically to ADN then...
    May 28, '12
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help