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  1. Accepting a CM job at a SNF
    I will be the CM. I am currently a ADON in a personal care home. Get stuck covering call offs a lot and not paid for it. Every date I want to take off my DON has something she wants to do so I get...
    Oct 29, '13
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  2. Accepting a CM job at a SNF
    Think I am going to accept a position at a SNF which is next door and a division of the personal care home I work as a Assistant Director of nursing. It pays 19k more a yr and no on call no weekends...
    Oct 29, '13
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  3. CM at a SNF
    I Work as a ADON at a ALF. We have a SNF that is next door and is a division of my company. They have an opening and the PT there says I would be perfect for that job. And no on call no holidays and...
    Oct 25, '13
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  4. Sick of being taken advantage of LONG
    Know I often post about this issue and do not do anything about it. But today was the last straw. I am a ADON in a personal care home. We do not have nurses at facility 24/7 but either me or the DON...
    Oct 13, '13
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  5. Level 2 background checks at LTC
    We have been interviewing for care aides. Recently we had 2 good prospects that had experience. But when we told them we will be doing a background check using KROLL they both said they had a retail...
    Sep 7, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  6. How many hours do you work as a ADON?
    I am a ADON I work about 45-48 hrs a week. Does not include on call hours.
    Aug 21, '13
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  7. DON works 40/wk.
    Does anyone else have this problem? I am ADON at a personal care home, I work 9-10 hours a day. I help out on the floor when aides call out and No one will come in. My DON works 6-8 hours a day. She...
    Jul 18, '13
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  8. ADON feeling alone
    I work at a personal care home as a ADON. My DON is on vacation for 2 weeks. So far I had 2 aids give notice. Have a cold starting in one of our buildings. The day before she left on vacation I left...
    Jun 29, '13
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  9. PVD/long
    That was what was written on a previous progress note. But we are a personal care home and we do not have a Doppler to check pulses or do skin assessments routinely.
    May 18, '13
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  10. PVD/long
    Hi I work at a personal care home that is not a SNF. Resident went to regular every 9week podiatry appt since she has PAD no diabetes. No c/o of foot pain, walking with walker, no odor, no drainage...
    May 16, '13
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  11. Atria
    Hi can anyone give me any insight regarding Atria? Thinking about interviewing with them. Thanks.
    May 2, '13
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  12. Life Vest
    I am a ADON of a personal care home. We are getting a resident that wears a life vest defibrillator. She will be discharged from her SNF. Has anyone ever worked with a life vest? We do not have...
    Apr 4, '13
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  13. Tired HH nurse
    I worked for 2 different agencies and ended up working 7 days a week for both. I gave up after 2 years.
    Feb 25, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  14. Mandatory overtime/on call
    NASCAR nurse I totally understand. I took a large pay decrease from my home health job where I was working 7 days a week and hours of paperwork every night. But now i mainly work 5 days a week. I...
    Feb 18, '13
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  15. Mandatory overtime/on call
    I am a ADON at a AL/personal care home. I have had to come in a few times to cover the floor due to call offs. I do not get paid for it. We call everyone to ASK if they want to come in. We do have a...
    Feb 17, '13
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  16. home health paperwork
    Agencies are different. But you will be doing at least some paperwork on your own time. You may get doctors returning your call in the evening when their office hours are finished. But every agency...
    Feb 14, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  17. Week one of orientation done
    You are very lucky to work for. I had one week then was on my own. I worked 6-7 days a week saw 6-10 pts mon-fri then saw a few on sat and sun and since we are paper finished up my paperwork on sat...
    Nov 11, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  18. Ambulance law
    I work at a ALF had a resident fall. Was able to get up stated she was fine. A few hours later stated her neck and back hurt. Called PCP he said send her out wanted CT scans. Called family no answer...
    Nov 1, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Hurricane Sandy - Wishing Everyone To Stay Safe
    I work at a assisted living facility outside of Philly. Have spent 2 nights with about 2 hrs sleep each night. Power went out about 10pm last nite. Was told by EMS do not call 911 unless life or...
    Oct 30, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. ADON in personal care
    I work as a ADON in a personal care home. No acute issues. Make 50k/year. But I really like my job.
    Oct 24, '12
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  21. Happiness vs more money
    I work as a ADON that is 15 minutes from my home. I like my job, a lot less stress than home health. I am home around 6:30 every night and do not work many weekends and no holidays. BUT I am making...
    Oct 9, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Hourly vs Salary
    Hi I work in a personal care home as a ADON currently hourly. The DON came to me today and said she wants me to go to salary. Things are getting tight where I work, she works salary but has not...
    Oct 8, '12
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  23. Where does the job end?
    Reality of HH nursing is you will be doing work on your own time. Sometimes it is hours other times it may be only a note or two. Yes I always felt I was "on" 24/7 but not paid for it. I received...
    Sep 30, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  24. Meds for personal care home
    I am ADON at a personal care home. We use med techs to pass meds. Wondering how other agencies do end of month MAR's? We have a out 60 residents who we do their meds. We have been writing in MAR...
    Sep 27, '12
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  25. HOME HEALTH.... is it really worth it?
    I was in HH for 2 years but I was seeing 8-10 Pts a day and had to see Pts almost every weekend. So I had no flexibility in my job. Not to mention paperwork every night. I left and now work in a...
    Sep 19, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing


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