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  1. Moving to Colorado
    Bang for your buck, try the Midwest or San Antonio Texas..... Both areas pay well and housing is still pretty inexpensive
    Oct 17, '13
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  2. Do male nurses wear scrub jackets???
    I wear one. When I leave the OR it is policy to put a scrub jacket on. Mine are even embroidered. I have never really cared what people think so I don't know how it is or isn't perceived. We also...
    Oct 11, '13
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  3. How many of you both circulate AND scrub?
    Aubgurl, don't take it too personal. Scrubs have their place in the business of hospitals but an RN will always be the go to in a pinch. If I have two applicants, one scrub and one RN that...
    Oct 11, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  4. Are nurses allowed to have facial piercings?
    Sorry but low self esteem and being self conscience about a large nose are two different things. Also, her self esteem wouldn't be based on her piercing. She would have gotten a piercing in...
    Sep 22, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Smokers need not apply?
    I agree with his person 100%
    Sep 22, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  6. Smokers need not apply?
    I doubt that obesity will be linked since at a certain point your covered by the ADA and it would be a severe penalty for the facility to "discriminate" against an obese employee.
    Sep 22, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  7. Are nurses allowed to have facial piercings?
    Tattoos and piercings have nothing to do with self esteem. Your comments to me seem silly. I have worked in the health care profession since 18, I am almost 37 now. I have had and currently have...
    Sep 22, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Help! Need advice with tough situation.
    I agree, interview, see what it's all about. Maybe the grass is nicer and maybe not. You will not know unless you look. I would not leave a good job for another good job. It would have to be...
    Sep 22, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Portfolio vs. Resume
    Is the RN up to graduate in 3-6 months and be an NP? If not then who cares. Usually employers are happy to get 18-24 months out of someone. I am in a very transient part of the country and having...
    Sep 22, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Portfolio vs. Resume
    My HR person and I are both intrigued when we see a standout item. The portfolio would begone of those types of things. I like to see what people are all about to see if they will fit in where we...
    Sep 22, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Charge Nurse question
    Honestly, some people get it and like it, some don't. It's just the same as how some people like reading and writing while others enjoy math/science. I have done it most of my career, even going...
    Sep 22, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. New grad starting in OR...shoe help!
    I wear clogs scrubbing long cases. I used comfortable cross trainer type shoes for everything else.
    Sep 22, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  13. OR Sleep Rooms
    In OB we have a nice room for the call scrub also next to the OR... Our OR staff covers the OB call.
    Sep 22, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  14. Call/scheduling in the OR...please help!
    Canes, this sounds like my life for 4 years doing hearts and trauma..... Gets old but I was hungry for he experience, knowledge and money so It all worked out. I have done scheduling in all of...
    Sep 22, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  15. OR Sleep Rooms
    Our hospital has a on call condo across the highway from the hospital. It's in easy and fast walking distance. 3 bedroom place
    Sep 20, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  16. Conflict of Interest
    FEderal trade commission. Violates antitrust laws.
    Sep 19, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. NEW RN DISCIPLINED
    Just move forward. Quit making dumb mistakes and before you know it you're an old lady and you have forgotten this ever happened.
    Sep 19, '13
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  18. Hysterflo showing negative deficit????
    Get a proper Inservice from the rep. Probably not calibrated correctly.
    Sep 19, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  19. Need help with an online test questions for an OR position
    Timeouts are universal. ASA is also universal based on the anesthesia providers rating. I'm guessing you have never worried in an OR. Very basic OR questions.
    Sep 19, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  20. What is a good job to go to from the OR? I cant find a job.
    I'm not sure I follow your threads. In one you have a job and now your NOT working? http://allnurses.com/general-nursing-discussion/buy-out-merger-855276.html#post7521462 Are you working or...
    Sep 16, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  21. San Antonio hospitals
    Baptist def pays more. Negotiate a higher rate. When I left they were in need of nurses at metro pretty bad. The location kills them with staffing. It's in a not as good part of town, not BAD but...
    Sep 16, '13
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  22. San Antonio hospitals
    Personally I would probably work at Methodist. Do you know which Methodist? They pay a little better usually. Pay rates really vary though. University is a massive place and it had great benefits...
    Sep 15, '13
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  23. Medical Marijuana in treating seizures!
    Here is a recent article about CBD rich marijuana and THC low marijuana used for the treatment of seizure. Marijuana stops child's severe seizures - CNN.com I also think Sanjay Gupta, a famous...
    Sep 14, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. How good is your food?
    Ours is pretty good. Our cafeteria is small and has a limited menu daily. Today I had grilled salmon and smashed potatoes... Excellent.
    Sep 13, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. 2 bovie pads for obese patients?
    We did a lot of bariatrics at my last two facilities and we never used two pads. PTs were up to 1200 lbs. gastric bypass, sleeves and bands.
    Sep 12, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing


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