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  1. Just finished my first semester. Ask me anything.
    Congrats! This is a great thread, thank you!
    Mar 28
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  2. Dallas/Houston
    Last year as a new grad, I didn't have any luck getting an interview in Texas. This year, with Some ICU experience but less than a year, I got many phone calls. I applied around December/January....
    Mar 13
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  3. Endorsement
    When do we get the fast pass in the mail? My temp license number is up but status says being processed.
    Mar 7
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  4. Amiodarone drip and IV Metoprolol
    Are these safe to give together? If HR has been sustaining in 140s all day, stable BP and doctor orders IV metoprolol to be given while on the amiodarone gtt, is it safe or could it send them into...
    Feb 14
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  5. Leaving after 6 months
    I sent my resignation letter and all she replied was I am required to give 4 weeks which I unfortunately cannot give. So I probably won't be eligible for re-hire which may not matter. Or they may...
    Feb 3
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  6. Leaving after 6 months
    I am a new nurse and have been in my position for 6 months. Though I've worked as a tech there since 2011. It was my first RN job offer and I took it. I had been applying out of state as a new grad...
    Feb 2
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  7. Memorial Hermann
    I got the job and will be moving to Houston in a few short weeks! :) I'm thinking Camden Oak Crest or Creekstone apartments. I think both are in good areas and close to the hospital.
    Feb 1
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  8. can you apply even if you don't meet the "requirement"
    I got many calls when I applied for positions that required 1 year and recommend 2 years. I only have 6 months RN experience. I got one of the jobs!
    Feb 1
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  9. Texas license - compact state
    I currently live in a compact state and have a license here - primary residence. I'm planning to move to Texas permanently and want to apply for a license. I don't have a Texas address yet. What do I...
    Jan 30
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  10. MD Anderson Residency Program Spring 2014
    Got an interview with HR a couple weeks ago. They said last day to apply is jan 24. And they won't be making panel interview invites until after feb 10th. Only 4 positions available this round.
    Jan 21
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  11. Memorial Hermann
    I am moving from Nebraska, it will be a nice change. Also, I would be on night shift so traffic might not be as bad. I'll keep those areas in mind! Thanks again for the information.
    Jan 11
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  12. Memorial Hermann
    I have 9 months of ICU experience. BSN. The recruiter that contacted me offered an interview with the ICU at the memorial city location. They said starting pay is $26 for RN 1, $27 possible with my...
    Jan 10
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  13. Memorial Hermann
    I am looking to relocate to Texas in a few months, but not very familiar with the Houston area. Looking to get more information about Memorial Hermann (specifically Memorial City) : is it a good...
    Jan 10
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  14. MD Anderson Cancer Center RN OR Residency Sept. 2013
    Did anyone get hired for the residency? Do you like the hospital, which shift are you on and starting pay?
    Jan 9
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  15. Ativan vials -forgot to scan
    So my pt has frequent seizures and gets Ativan each time. I gave 5 doses overnight. Two times I forgot to scan the vial, once I was down in CT w the pt and the other time mainly because I wanted to...
    Oct 31, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  16. Getting an ICU position as first job
    That's great! Good luck!!
    Sep 4, '13
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  17. New Grads in the ICU - Summer 2013
    Orientation is going well. I was on days for a few weeks then I'm on nights now. I like nights so much better so far. I will be on my own toward the end of this month, coming up fast!! How about...
    Sep 3, '13
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  18. Getting an ICU position as first job
    It's hard to get an ICU job as a new grad but not impossible. In my city, we hire many new grads into specialty fields and they do fine with extensive training. I got an ICU job before I graduated. I...
    Aug 28, '13
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  19. New Grad Trying to Keep License Active
    Why did you turn down the job? I'm confused. What area of nursing do you want to be in? Jobs for new grads are hard to find in some areas. I would take a job and get experience. Best way to stay...
    Jul 19, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  20. New Grads in the ICU - Summer 2013
    Great job! Sounds like you're doing well. It really helps to have helpful people on your team. I've been doing basic orientation and worked one shift on the floor so far. I had a crazy busy first...
    Jul 16, '13
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  21. New Grads in the ICU - Summer 2013
    It's possible. Get a preceptorship in the ICU. Get an internship in critical care in the summer after your junior year. Find a part time job now in a hospital because it'll help your chances as well....
    Jul 16, '13
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  22. UCLA New Grad RN 2013
    I regretfully have to decline my interview. :( good luck everyone!
    Jul 3, '13
    Forum: California Nursing
  23. Nclex in 4 days...Nclex Vets, best use of my time left??
    It is such a relief! Congrats to you also!
    Jul 3, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  24. Nclex in 4 days...Nclex Vets, best use of my time left??
    I passed!!! Yay
    Jul 3, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  25. How to politely decline interview invite?
    I am a new grad RN. I was looking for RN jobs on the west coast but had no luck. I accepted a job here in my home state and will be starting next week. Last night I received an interview invite for...
    Jul 3, '13
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help


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