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  1. Crowd funding:  Yay or Nay?
    I saw a go fund me that tops ALL the ones ya'll posted about....a Hooters girls asking for money to help pay for swimsuits, makeup, etc., for a bikini competition. She already makes GREAT money. ...
    Nov 9
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Transitioning from bedside nursing to case manager for insurance companies
    I have worked for 2 large insurance companies. I have an ADN. If you don't have case management experience the ones I work for looked next to home health experience, because we do field visits.
    Oct 31
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Struggling And Unsure ... Temporarily
    When I was in school I bought several of the "made incredibly easy" books (example: Medical Surgical Nursing Made Incredibly Easy. I felt like they helped me understand better, of course I studied...
    Oct 28
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. No call No show but
    I would think a DON would have to have an actual voicemail message so how did you not realize you dialed the wrong person?
    Oct 19
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  5. I don't want to do bedside nursing
    I felt the same way in school, I made great grades but dreaded clinicals. I think it might be the anxiety from the responsibility of it all. Anyway, upon graduation I worked in a doctor's office,...
    Oct 14
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  6. Lost
    You could look up some insurance companies and see what positions they have open. Pretty much all of them hire nurses and they are usually work from home positions. I have worked for 2 insurance...
    Sep 28
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Don't tell the manager about your second job
    Where I work when we do our yearly conflict of interest survey we have to disclose if we have a second job.
    Sep 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Would you like your job more if you were paid more?
    A raise wouldn't make me like my job more. The stress would be the same. Would not make me any less miserable nor make my job more tolerable.
    Sep 17
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. UnitedHealth Group
    Sent you a PM!
    Sep 2
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  10. Going "Above and Beyond" UGH
    I work in home care case management and the "above and beyond" ones are the ones doing things for patients OFF THE CLOCK. Sorry but I work my butt off all day, most of the time working far more hours...
    Sep 1
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. How to get out of nursing?
    Nope, but please let me know if you find the answer. Been trying to get out for years. Mental and physical health has gone completely downhill since becoming a nurse. PS Case management is...
    Aug 28
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Jobs for nurses, besides nursing!?!
    A lot of non medical home care agencies hire RN's for supervisory visits. Case management is also an option but is very stressfull. I will venture to say that non clinical type RN jobs are few and...
    Aug 4
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  13. 3-12s days or 8-4 m-f (3 little boys at home)
    Congrats, sounds like a great job, and one that a lot of nurse would love to have.
    Jul 20
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  14. reasonable orientation for an experienced nurse?
    More than I had as a new grad!!! Needless to say I resigned from that job.
    Jul 18
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  15. Staying afloat on a nurse's salary?
    All this talk of brand new cars. Am I the only nurse whose vehicles are 15 yrs old? I too read Dave Ramsey and that's a big no-no with him (new cars). But I also have a hubby that can fix anything....
    Jul 18
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. 3-12s days or 8-4 m-f (3 little boys at home)
    If my kids were young I'd choose the 8-4. I would not to spend so many hours away from them, plus 12h shifts leave you drained for days!
    Jul 18
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  17. States with no income tax?
    There is no state income tax here in TN. I do not feel the property taxes are high, at least where I live, plus I live in the county. The sales tax is what gets you here, 9.5%. But honestly it would...
    Jul 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. I dread going to work- not a new grad. Has this happened to anyone else?
    I feel anxiety pretty much all day at work, I get anxiety when I open emails, hear my phone ring, etc. And I work a supposed dream job at insurance company, from home, with field visits. But it is...
    Jul 9
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. LPN vs RN vs MA- Doctor's Office Job
    There is nothing wrong with not wanting to work in a hospital. My first RN job was in a doctor's office. Most of the nurses there were LPN's. The pay was very low, but I liked the job. I find now...
    Jul 2
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  20. ADN Nurses Being Forced to go Back to School?
    I have an ADN and have no plans to go back to school. I would probably do terrible since I have been working in case management for 6 yerars...could not even imagine doing clinicals!!!!! If I ever go...
    Jul 2
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. References after Interview
    Yikes, did that manager know you are looking for another job? I would hope most employers do not call your current employer unless they were really interested in you! So personally I would take that...
    Jun 29
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  22. RN working as CNA under an LPN?
    Lol me too!
    Jun 14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Burned out and hate nursing
    I hear ya about the entitlement attitude. I work in Medicaid case management and so many people think because they chose to smoke for 50 years and now have COPD that they are owed something!!! I have...
    Jun 9
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. I feel like I'm in a living hell
    I hate nursing and I finally do not work in a clinical setting, I do case management, from home (plus field visits), but I still despise it and looking for ANYTHING that is not related to healthcare.
    Jun 4
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  25. Uncertain about Nursing
    Seems like there is no time to really help people and do the hand holding you see on tv. You spend most of your time charting. I have done many different type of nursing. All seems the same after a...
    Jun 3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion

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