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  1. Np pay related to years as an RN
    BostonFNP - thanks for the info, and I agree. I know I could make a decent amount of $ as a bedside RN, but what's the trade for the same or hopefully more? More respect and satisfaction in a job. ...
    Apr 4
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  2. Which job? Need advice.
    Yeah, I would probably take the FT job too and get the benefits etc. Maybe move closer in a few months? Could you ask your current job if you could stay on per diem? That way you could fall back...
    Apr 4
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  3. New Grad Interviewing in L&D! Tips & Suggestions...please help!!!
    Good luck! You are very lucky! I can not get a chance for an interview with my years of adult experience!
    Mar 31
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  4. L & D experience and CNM -- opinions!
    Or, you can be like me, who has been trying to get hired in L&D for many years and just can not get hired. I really WANT to work as a RN in a specialty I want before getting my MSN in that area. ...
    Mar 31
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  5. Transition From ER to NICU?
    I've been trying for 7 years. Do it now, with a "couple years" experience. No one will hire me, I have too much adult experience. (10+). They are probably assuming I will be "difficult" for me...
    Mar 31
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  6. Advice for new grads
    No, they shouldn't turn down a job as a new grad either. But after that golden first year of med/surg, go for what you want to be doing. Otherwise, the nurses that have been taking care of adults? ...
    Mar 31
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  7. *help-which np program do i pick?!!
    Well, Family NP cares for pts of all ages. Do you like kids or just adults? If you choose just adults, do you want to work in acute care, like a hospital? Then choose the acute care. If you...
    Mar 31
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  8. Marijuana and nursing
    I would not want a nurse to be taking care of me while high on marijuana. Prescription or no prescription. So, no.
    Mar 31
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Advice for new grads
    I have advice for new grad nurses. If you want to work in a specialty area, even try it at some point in the future, do it ASAP. Either try to specialize right out of school, or do it after only...
    Mar 31
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  10. too much experience - vent
    Thanks for the support. I'm glad I am not the only one. It is frustrating because I know for a fact that they are hiring new grads to these positions. I see nurse residency positions listed for...
    Mar 31
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  11. Inability to Land a Job With Experience?
    So sorry to hear. I was home for about a year once, about seven years ago, and I am still asked about it in interviews. Employers do not like a gap in employment apparently. God forbid you take...
    Mar 31
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  12. too much experience - vent
    Also, the recruiters consistently ask me why my past or current position is "only" part time or per diem. And what about this one year you took "off" to raise a child 8 years ago? Yes, and I do not...
    Feb 28
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  13. too much experience - vent
    I am a RN with 14 years of adult experience. I graduated from a great school. In the beginning of my career I took what job was available at the time. I always thought as a nurse, I could switch...
    Feb 28
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  14. Online nurse Informatics Certificates?
    Hello, I am looking into starting an online Nursing Informatics program. I don't want to do Masters degree right now, but I see there are some certificate programs. I am wondering if anyone has...
    Sep 25, '13
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  15. Useless degree! At what point do you quit trying?
    SuburbanGypsy - I live in the area and sent you a PM.
    Feb 1, '13
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  16. Am I dreaming?
    I have worked with a lot of travel nurses who do this. Never met anyone who took 6 months off. But definitely 3 months is not a problem. When you work with a travel agency, it's usually a 3-4...
    Nov 27, '12
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  17. New Graduate RN's at CHOP
    It boggles my mind to see proof that new grads are being hired at CHOP constantly. I have over 10 years of experience, a BSN, and they refuse to give me the time of day.
    Oct 26, '12
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  18. Which job to choose?
    Does anyone have any input? I am so back and forth on this decision. Keep my low stress boring job and have off holidays etc, OR pursue my dream but have to work a lot of nights, weekends,...
    Aug 20, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  19. I am feeling the burden of not working as a R.N
    Sorry to hear! And Darlie, I feel your pain. I have experience too, but it seems that the only jobs I am called back for are the areas I have worked in. I did just hear back from one from a...
    Aug 14, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  20. Which would you work 3p to 11p or 7p to 7a with a family?
    I've done both with kids. It depends. Do you have child care for the morning/whole day or just the afternoon? Nights with kids was good bc then I could be there for dinners, and homework etc. But...
    Aug 14, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  21. Which job to choose?
    Which job do I choose? What would you do? 1 - the pool job I have right now which is easy, not stressful, and would not conflict with family events, no holidays. However, it is boring, not...
    Aug 14, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  22. Einstein Montgomery MC
    Who else is applying to the new Einstein Montgomery medical center? It doesn't open till Sept 29, but I applied in June and haven't heard anything. Not sure when they are actually hiring. Anyone...
    Jul 31, '12
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  23. Main line health
    I looked back 6 pages and couldn't find anything, so... Anyone work at Main Line Health? Good/bad to report? How is pay compared to other area hospitals? What has been your experience?
    Mar 3, '12
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  24. staffing agencies
    Do you work for a staffing agency in the Philadelphia area? And if so, do you love it? Please share which are great agencies to work for.
    Feb 21, '12
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  25. Is it possible to get a job at CHOP?
    CHOP knows there are a lot of nurses who think like this. This is why the recruiters are so rude! I myself have applied and one was so rude to me a few years ago. I was asked to interview, then...
    Feb 21, '12
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing


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