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  1. Job search blues
    They are near me! I haven't heard of them until now. No openings at the moment, but thank you, I'll keep them in mind. :)
    Dec 11, '11
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  2. Job search blues
    I live in northern Jersey. I applied to Starlight Homecare and their only cases right now involve driving two hours from where I live. I know it's a job and everything, but I can't do that. What...
    Dec 11, '11
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  3. Job search blues
    Home care wants experience, and agencies don't provide an orientation. I'm a recent graduate with 0 RN experience.
    Dec 8, '11
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  4. Nope, you're not going to die tonight...... says the hospice nurse
    My nursing friends and I often use that phrase with each other for a laugh. -- "Want to go Christmas shopping?" "Not tonight, Sarah, not tonight..."
    Nov 30, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Job search blues
    I have sent out 311 applications to jobs throughout NJ, PA, and NY. This includes emails, online applications, faxes, and mail-out resumes. From this, I have only gotten two interviews. That's under...
    Nov 30, '11
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  6. Dayshifters - do you take a breakfast break as soon as you get to work?
    Why not eat before work and not be rushed? I practically binge before a day shift AT HOME -- eggs, toast with peanut butter, yogurt, and a protein bar for my 15 minute break. There is rarely time for...
    Nov 29, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Questions r/t information systems
    Hi everyone, I'm doing a paper for my Nursing Informatics class, but the individual I've contacted doesn't seem to be responding. I'd appreciate if you could answer at least some of the following...
    Nov 13, '11
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  8. ideas for  treats for my floor
    Just no Dunkin' Donuts. A Box o' Joe is acceptable, though.
    Nov 9, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Dear Vocera
    Good morning. Please say or spell your first and last name. You had calls from a phone and twelve people not from your unit.
    Nov 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Obvious violation of hippa
    That's sickening.
    Oct 25, '11
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  11. deltoid IM flu vaccine technique
    Nurse678, if it was administered very quickly, it has a lesser chance of being sore the next day.
    Oct 25, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Brain herniation and eye movement
    What's the difference between nystagmus and a ping pong gaze?
    Oct 21, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. The last thing you want to hear when you get to work
    "Hope you brought your roller skates"
    Oct 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Associate Degree jobs in New Jersey, are there any?
    Not entirely true. Some places will allow you to stay; the NJ BON allows it. I'm still working as a nursing assistant with my RN license, but I am extremely cautious. If you're a CNA with an RN...
    Oct 6, '11
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  15. Fingersticks
    Yes, it's said that isopropyl alcohol has the potential to cause a falsely high reading. Then again, I'm looking at the article about this and they were published in the '80s. I found this on the...
    Oct 6, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  16. What's the easiest job you've ever had?
    I'm sure the one I have now is going to be the easiest - giving flu shots. Sit, sit, sit, give a shot and do some paperwork, sit, sit, sit, get bored, read, sit, give another shot. Yawn.
    Oct 2, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Mandated Flu vaccine?
    oops.
    Oct 2, '11
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  18. NEW GRAD, administering FLU SHOTS for the first time
    Milliliters is the amount of liquid the syringe holds. There's a needle length too; usually 1 to 1.5 inches.
    Oct 2, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Mandated Flu vaccine?
    To answer your question, YES it is important to get the vaccine even though all your residents were vaccinated. How would you feel if you were developing a strain of flu not covered by the vax and...
    Oct 2, '11
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  20. NEW GRAD, administering FLU SHOTS for the first time
    OP, I think I work for the company you're talking about, and it's really not so bad giving them by yourself. I was in your shoes about a month ago. Are you sure they're giving you 3ml syringes...
    Oct 1, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Flu Vac, should it be mandatory
    Then quit your job and find one that doesn't require it.
    Sep 27, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. hospital habits
    I can't get out of the habit of writing a c with a line on top of it for "with". A good habit to start getting into now is crossing things out with a single line when you make a mistake, just in...
    Sep 27, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. I can't believe co-worker took my venting complaints to boss!
    Also, keep any work-related comments to yourself, your spouse, and friends who don't work at your facility. Nothing on Facebook, Twitter, or blogs, especially.
    Sep 26, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. I can't believe co-worker took my venting complaints to boss!
    Trust nobody.
    Sep 26, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. Are any of you loyal?
    xtxrn, thank you for that post. That's my top pet peeve in peds also; people taking the job because "I just love little kids".
    Sep 25, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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