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  1. Anyone have a nursing supervisor require you to work while sick?
    Diane, Thanks for the advice. I had only worked there a few months, was per diem so did not qualify for FMLA, and I resigned after filing a grievance with HR. She actually got in trouble with...
    Sep 17, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Ladies, Can you wear your hair down at work?
    I prefer NOT to wear my hair down. It's curly and shoulder length. The few times I've worn it down I've regretted my decision :)
    Sep 15, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Anyone have a nursing supervisor require you to work while sick?
    She had it written up prior to calling me to her office. It was a no win situation :banghead:
    Sep 15, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Nursing Me Black
    well said :) we come in all shapes, colors, and sizes. so do nurses. you sound amazing! :saint:
    Sep 15, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. New nurse here...slapped today by patient.
    At the very least I would file an incident report, report this to her physician, and request a psych eval. Somethings not right there. I've worked w/ demented and mental patients who are a/o x3 at...
    Sep 15, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Anyone have a nursing supervisor require you to work while sick?
    awww, shucks, thanks :) seriously! jenn
    Sep 15, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Anyone have a nursing supervisor require you to work while sick?
    Just fyi, I found out yesterday afternoon that I landed a nursing dept. manager position for a large home health agency! I start next week! Whoo hoo!
    Sep 15, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Alaska Psychiatric Institute
    i spoke w/ my good friend who works at api yesterday and she said i could pass on her email address if you had any questions. her name is sherron and her email is banjopkr@acsalaska.net. hope this...
    Sep 15, '09
    Forum: Alaska Nursing
  9. Alaska Psychiatric Institute
    I live in Alaska and two of my fellow students who graduated with me work at API (as it's known here). I was also offered a job there but did not want to go into psych nursing right out of school. ...
    Sep 14, '09
    Forum: Alaska Nursing
  10. Anyone have a nursing supervisor require you to work while sick?
    "Indead" :P LOL! A freudian slip if I ever heard one!!! Go to work sick "indead" of staying home!!! LOL
    Sep 14, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Anyone have a nursing supervisor require you to work while sick?
    Unfortunately, I was working per diem so I wasn't eligible for FMLA :(
    Sep 14, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Is  AK  recruiting LPN's.....................
    I graduated from the UAA program. It's VERY competitive but a great program. Like earlier said, offices and LTC's will hire LPN's here but not the hospitals. You have to be a RN. Good luck!
    Sep 14, '09
    Forum: Alaska Nursing
  13. Anyone have a nursing supervisor require you to work while sick?
    Our long-term facility is so bad about requiring staff to show up while sick that we were on public lock down for a week last year as every single resident and staff member had acquired the Norovirus.
    Sep 14, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Anyone have a nursing supervisor require you to work while sick?
    The BON did tell me that in the future, regardless of what my employer says, I could be fined or have my license suspended by coming to work sick. So I'm in trouble w/ the employer for being sick...
    Sep 14, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Anyone have a nursing supervisor require you to work while sick?
    We do not have a union. I won't work for a hospital again that isn't unionized!
    Sep 14, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Anyone have a nursing supervisor require you to work while sick?
    Ironically my husband is from Australia. He says the same exact thing! In Alaska, it's against the nursing statutes to come to work sick, but most employers have found loopholes by promoting what...
    Sep 14, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. A Day In the Life of a New Grad
    Good luck w/ the interview!!! I've learned as a first year nurse that we're just glorified drug dealers and prostitutes. We'll work anywhere under any conditions as long as we are working :P
    Sep 14, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Anyone have a nursing supervisor require you to work while sick?
    My physician called my super. She did not listen to a word he said. However, I met with the head of HR and was told I would be given a positive reference, and when I had a doctors clearance, I...
    Sep 13, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. A Day In the Life of a New Grad
    It took me 5 months to land my first nursing job. It was in long-term care and I hated it. That was this past May. Tomorrow I will find out if I got the Nursing Dept. Manager job at a home health...
    Sep 13, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Elderly patient left on bedpan for days
    How could something like this happen???? This is outrageous and terrible. I hope the family sues the hospital!
    Sep 13, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  21. Anyone have a nursing supervisor require you to work while sick?
    I got a case of bronchitis in June. I missed 2 days of work, was easily covered, and had a doctors note. Our hospital's policy clearly states we are not allowed to work if our temp. is over 100.5,...
    Sep 13, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Once You Finish Nursing School
    You just need to apply for a license in the state you decide to work in.
    Sep 13, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Should I Carry Malpractice (Liability) Insurance?
    I just started my first job as a RN. Thank you for reminding me of the importance of obtaining malpractice insurance. I'm getting a quote today! ~Jenn~
    May 16, '09
    Forum: Legal Nursing
  24. 265 questions on nclex bad or good?
    I took my NCLEX two weeks ago. I hd 265 questions and I PASSED!!!! I was certain I failed. So don't be hard on yourself. Just remember as long as the computer is still asking questions, you are...
    Mar 12, '09
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  25. The Doctor who broke my heart, the patient who opened my eyes
    What a great lesson you learned. You make me proud to be a nurse :)
    Sep 24, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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