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  1. Hiring a New Manager- What do you seek?
    Did you end up getting the job? If so (or not), please email me. I am interviewing for manager on Monday. Thanks.
    Feb 2, '12
    Forum: Nursing Management
  2. have unit manager interview Monday... help!
    I have just set an interview for a management position 3 hours away, so it would require relocation. I've been a RN since 1996 and in my specialty since 1999, but have never done management beyond...
    Feb 2, '12
    Forum: Nursing Management
  3. Got new job as LVN/LPN instructor
    the students were very cut-throat and if you didn't basically tell them everything that was on their quizzes and exams, they went straight to the DON and complained on me. I received a lot of...
    Oct 15, '11
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  4. Got new job as LVN/LPN instructor
    well what i quickly learned that they fully expected me to use a variety of creative teaching, not just lecture. i was on a serious time crunch the whole time i was there. there was always some sort...
    Oct 15, '11
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  5. Ob specific interview questions
    also make sure to voice that in emergent or questionable situations, you would not hesitate to contact the MD on call in the middle of the night, cuz that happens all the time, and they would rather...
    Oct 10, '11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  6. Ob specific interview questions
    tell me what you would do if you had multiple urgent/emergent events going on at the same time? tell me of a time when you worked well with a team and how the outcome was positive, tell me of a...
    Oct 10, '11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  7. antepartum care for AIDS mom
    Unless you know for a fact that the FOB doesn't know about the HIV, then you can't do anything. And even then, you can't really do anything unless there is a state law (like Texas) that prosecutes...
    Oct 10, '11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  8. Do you think they/employers are watching what we post?
    i have a friend who was fired for a negative comment she posted on one of these sites.
    Oct 10, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Best Nursing Programs In Dallas Area?
    regardless of the bad news lately, parkland hospital is the best place to get a start as a new grad. you will see every single complication and possibility that will ever happen, and it will boost...
    Oct 10, '11
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  10. L&D in Texas- suggestions?
    yeah well tell that to their HR dept! i applied there almost 2 months ago!!:mad:
    Oct 9, '11
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  11. L&D in Texas- suggestions?
    I'm currently living in the DFW area of TX and am a L&D nurse and the job situation is very sparse. So I am looking to travel to other cities in Texas to work, probably do like 7 on, 7 off and fly or...
    Oct 9, '11
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  12. Going into psych after 15 yrs of hospital nursing
    Well, I had a good interview today at a psych facility that has about 5-6 specialized units, and pretty sure I'll get the job. I'm excited for the change. I've done L&D for the past 12 yrs. I will be...
    May 6, '11
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  13. Is it worth just going from BSN rather than just a ADN..
    i went the ADN route and graduated back in 1996, and never had any intention on getting my BSN, i figured i still had no problem getting jobs, what was the difference? but then i got a job where...
    May 5, '11
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  14. Definitely made mistake, now paying for it...
    maybe work some magic and make the perfect job appear on my doorstep tomorrow? lol i know you guys cant help, i guess i'm just here to pout and vent about how i've been the gold-star nurse for 15...
    May 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Considering transfer to psych
    i've been a RN for 15 yrs, none of that being psych. i'm in a situation right now where a job in psych may be my only option. i am very open to it, it's not like i hate the idea. i worked for 2 yrs...
    May 5, '11
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  16. Definitely made mistake, now paying for it...
    I've been a RN for 15 yrs and have been in the same specialty for 12 yrs. I've never had a problem getting a job, did travel nursing for a few years, and was at a day job for the past year. things...
    May 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. What do you do when you're a pt?
    i dont necessarily let them know i'm a nurse, only if they are friendly and seem receptive, or are around my age or younger. i feel often intimidated by older nurses and am afraid they might think i...
    May 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Help with Presentation on PRECIPITOUS DELIVERY
    i dont know about where you can find a video, but main things to remember are to support the perineum (if you have time... lol) as the head is coming out, then always check for a cord around the neck...
    Jun 1, '10
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  19. Moving to Dallas area
    agree with RN2B, but medical city is your best bet. it's a huge hospital where you'll get great experience and have better odds at finding a job. medical center of plano is smaller and med ctr...
    May 31, '10
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  20. Just curious...Do nurses hate Birth Plans?
    the majority of birth plans are written without any real knowledge of what goes on in L&D. sure you can read all the websites and watch all of the episodes of 'the baby story' you want, but still...
    May 31, '10
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  21. ~Earning your LPN~
    yes, great job and congrats! just don't be one of those nurses who stops their education there. keep going after earning a little bit of money, it will be totally worth it!
    May 31, '10
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  22. Help!!!  Have you ever worked as a travel nurse?
    i don't know what to say about your injury and work experience and all of that, but i can give you a good resource to get connections and info about travel nursing. i travel nursed for 3 yrs and had...
    May 30, '10
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  23. Nursing job a sure bet? Think again according to ABC news
    another thing, sorry if it's been mentioned already but i didn't read all of the responses, is that many county hospitals with heavy patient loads but in great acute care specialties with nursing...
    May 30, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  24. Love/Hate relationship with nursing..........help
    i'm sorry you're going through this, but i'd say that it's pretty much the norm in nursing. i've had a love/hate relationship with nursing since my first year in 1996. i'm still in it, still doing...
    May 27, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  25. Magnet Hospital Nursing Question
    i have an ADN and work at a magnet hospital (for 2 more weeks anyway) and had no problem getting the job. once i did hire on, i noticed that TONS of my coworkers were in school online to get their...
    May 27, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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