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  1. Negotiating schedule as student nurse
    Working as a student nurse, I would assume that you were hired as a Pct student nurse. Self scheduling sounds easy as you said, and it can be if the others that work in same position work out a...
    Jul 30
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants
  2. Fired for Pyxis discrepancy
    Regarding my previous post, when med is wasted, is it put in the Pyxis, or elsewhere? Remember I'm a PCT and I don't even touch that machine so I hope that's not a silly question to ya'll
    Jul 20
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  3. Fired for Pyxis discrepancy
    Is it possible that your coworker was to sign off the waste also, intentionally didn't do so, and retrieve the waste for herself. I am a fairly new PCT and so I'm not sure how your Pyxis works. Since...
    Jul 20
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  4. Stupid looser nurse looking for work!
    Stay positive, eventually you will find someone to give you your first nursing job. The hospital I work at in GA. hires lots of new grads, so you may have to expand your search to other hospitals in...
    Jul 20
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  5. New grad pay
    At the hospital I work at in Ga, I believe the new nurses said they earn 22.00 an hour.
    Jul 18
    Forum: Alaska Nursing
  6. home health CNA
    I quit home health care for many reasons. I was hired originally as a personal care aide because I passed the cna equivalent care knowledge test the job gives if you are not a CNA. I was told I would...
    Jul 14
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  7. Quit during orientation
    You are definitely the type of nurse I would love to work with, those like you have the respect from the aides/techs because you all a team players.
    Jul 6
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Quit during orientation
    OP, don't brag about being a RN until you earn the the title, you still have to graduate, then you still have to pass the NECLEX exam, then you have to find someone that hires a new grad nurse. Many...
    Jul 6
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Quit during orientation
    Reality check, your RN duties are still gonna require you to clean a lot of unpleasant messes.
    Jul 5
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Take this job and shove it!
    As one boss told me after a group of us girls asked when we were going to get our raise he promised last year ( dr office, not hospital) his response was " if you girls don't like what your wages...
    Jul 3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Why can't i get a job???? US RN
    It is probably your resume holding you back. I went weeks without getting calls for jobs until I redid my resume and reworded it by using lots of key words without to much extra text with it. From...
    Jul 2
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  12. Everywhere I read it's telling me that PTC is a waste of time Please HELP😁😁😁😁😁😁😁
    I agree, I'm a former waitress working now as a PCT, better money as a waitress. Sitting for the CNA cert after first semester is the smart thing to do.
    Jun 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Quit during orientation
    OP will wipe a lot of behinds as a nurse and clean a lot of patients so no such thing as you don't need the additional practice OP, because it will be your job for years to come if you become a...
    Jun 27
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. PCT Schedule for Nursing Student
    I would do PRN, being a full time PCT is exhausting because of the long hours and constant running around. It seems easy to say it can be done but once you have to do those long shifts I think your...
    Jun 27
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants
  15. Everywhere I read it's telling me that PTC is a waste of time Please HELP😁😁😁😁😁😁😁
    Many hospitals will train someone to be a PCT, some will not. The hospital I work at requires the PCT certificate or transcript proving you took the course, as well as current CNA certificate. They...
    Jun 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. PCT tired of 12 hour shifts
    Thanks for advise. And I 100 percent agree. Years ago I worked as Tech in Ophthalmology office for 8 years, and although it was high volume patient load, I loved it. I look foreward to finding...
    Jun 27
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants
  17. New cna transfer
    Word of advise. Don't take CNA at a community college if they have more then one semester required, they have so many classes to take that it could take a few semesters if only going part time.
    Jun 27
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  18. Working as a CNA/PCA do you feel able to make a living?
    PCT's only make 10-13 hour depending on which hospital you work for in large city I live in. And the hospital I work at only does raises as cost of living for all employees once every one or two...
    Jun 27
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  19. Working as a CNA/PCA do you feel able to make a living?
    That's 18.75 an hour if working full time 40 hours a week. I want to know also what state would pay a CNA that type of wage.
    Jun 22
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  20. Quit during orientation
    Now that quote about cleaning patients all day was something you learned in nursing school and don't need the additional practice gave me a good laugh. That will be your job as a nurse, don't always...
    Jun 21
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. Working as a CNA/PCA do you feel able to make a living?
    Wow, that's about 17.00 an hour if paid hourly instead of salary. People paid set salary every two weeks/bimonthly usually requires overtime if needed.
    Jun 20
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  22. Which would you choose?
    I'm a PCT in mother/baby unit and many visitors tell me I have the best job in the world. And yes, working with the babies is wonderful, I love it. But where I work the workload is overwhelming so...
    Jun 20
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants
  23. Getting Re-hired on Previous Floor?
    I've learned in the medical profession that it only takes one person who is a boss bestie to get you booted out of a job or written up so it goes in your employment file based on how the boss bestie...
    Jun 18
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  24. New to ER, coworker makes me feel stupid.
    I had a coworker try that with me, I never let her attitude bother me, one day she said to me " I hear your afraid of me, ( I really think she made this up to see if I was intimidated by her because...
    Jun 14
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants
  25. What Are The Differences Between CNA/PCT? Different PCT Certification?
    To be a PCT at the hospital I work they require a PCT certificate or college transcript to show you have completed the program, as well as a current CNA certificate, and current CPR Certified.
    Jun 14
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants


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