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  1. From floor RN to Nurse Manager .. help.
    So, I was promoted a few months ago from floor nurse to Nurse Manager, and I am finding that it is getting more difficult because of my friendships with staff. My boss has even told me that I am to...
    Mar 31
    Forum: Nursing Management
  2. Sleep Mask
    When I am on nights (my shifts rotate :crying2:), I use a sleep mask that I got from Kohl's. It is very soft, has an elastic band with velcro for a good fit. As for ear plugs I have found that the...
    Feb 7, '13
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  3. SC Agencies?
    Thinking of looking for PRN work in SC and wondered if any of you would recommend Agencies in SC? You can PM me if you want. Thanks! :cat:
    Feb 7, '13
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  4. Behavior Health CMC Charlotte
    Thank you Meriwhen! My intervew went great and I was even sent onto the unit to meet with the charge nurse of the shift I was applying for. The interview was on Monday and I called the recruiter on...
    Jan 13, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  5. Do psych nurses really just hand out medication?
    I am a FT Psych RN in an inpatient acute care facility that is alwasys busy. YES we do more than just pass meds! We have pts that need wound care, pain monitoring and treatment, Pts with cardiac...
    Jan 13, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  6. Behavior Health CMC Charlotte
    Anyone work there? I have an upcoming interview and was wanting to know what the facility was like. Thanks in advance! :cat:
    Jan 4, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  7. Online stats. Anyone take it this way?
    I have the same problem .. the Statistics class is the only thing stopping me from taking the BSN course. I just cannot wrap my mind around the graphs, xyz, etc. I look at it and my mind yells...
    Dec 30, '12
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  8. Like my job but the building is making me sick!
    I think its something in the building itself because the runny nose, etc will normally start while I'm still in report (which is normally 30 minutes), meaning I haven't even started pt care or...
    Dec 29, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. I thanked a Nurse today
    God bless you and yours! I'm sure your comment went a long way with the nurse. :cat:
    Dec 17, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Like my job but the building is making me sick!
    Honestly I have a great job, enjoy what I do, get along with my co-workers, etc. My problem is I have bad allergies and I work in an older hospital. I feel great .. until I have been at work for 10...
    Dec 17, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Safety Concern
    I work on an inpatient locked psych unit that is actually in a seperate building down the street from the hospital and if anything happens we have to have someone run to the phone and call for...
    Nov 16, '12
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  12. Starting Case Management ..
    What is the best way to get into a Case Management job? I have been an RN for over 10 years and due to age and a back problem I am looking to "retire" from floor nursing. I am interested in doing...
    Nov 14, '12
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  13. New to night shift
    Hi Emilynn09. I work nights and I purchased my curtains from JC Penny .. they are advertised as Blackout Drapes. Talk to the salesperson and let them know what you are looking for. I think mine...
    Nov 14, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Malpractice insurance
    I have used NSO (nso.com) since 2004. I just re-newed my policy today with a $3 million dollar cap and it was $104 for a year of coverage. I would not work as an RN without having my own coverage...
    Nov 14, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Help! Is my nursing career done?
    What state do you live/work in? I had a reprimand on my license in 2007 for something that happened off clock in my personal life. I have even been turned down by some travel agencies over this. ...
    Aug 4, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  16. Aureus??
    The job is in West Virginia. I turned it down flat when they told me what they were offering to pay me with 7 years experience as an RN. I also have my RN license in both NC and SC and seriously...
    Aug 4, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  17. Aureus??
    Okay ..... so I'm not taking the RN Supervisor job after all. Why you ask? Because when the final offer was made they offered me $16.64 an hour!!!!!! Yes, you heard correct $16.64 an hour to be...
    Aug 1, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  18. JayKay Staffing
    I received a call from a recruiter at JayKay stating she found my resume online, which it is posted on a few sites because I work agency/travel. She proceeded to tell me about a private contract...
    Aug 1, '12
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  19. Aureus??
    Well, I did NOT get the assignment with Aureus but I did get a perm job offer from a hospital about 2 hours from home as an RN Supervisor on second shift. Going to commute for a few months to make...
    Jul 31, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  20. Aureus??
    The recruiter seems to know his stuff and is pretty cool. I am looking at a 13 week contract within a 3 hour drive from home. They are offering $31 hour plus $1200 for housing. No on call shifts. ...
    Jul 20, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  21. Aureus??
    Has anyone worked with Aureus Travel Nursing? If so, what did you think of them? I'm looking at an assignment thru them for the first time ... Thanks!
    Jul 20, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  22. Drama / Write Up
    Two thumbs up to you for standing up for yourself and your residents! Ultimately it is your butt and license on the line. You did the right thing by bringing this to attention.
    Jun 13, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. And I thought you were all joking on the Mockery of Nursing thread...
    Wow .. all of that chemistry in nursing school/college finally came in handy ...
    Mar 29, '12
    Forum: Nursing News
  24. Need support, very depressed.
    Kasey - I don't know if you are a 'spiritual' person or not but it never hurts to pray.
    Mar 26, '12
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  25. Need support, very depressed.
    Kasey my heart goes out to you! God bless you for seeking help and support, you are much stronger than you realise. We all make mistakes in this thing we call life. Just remember your daughter loves...
    Mar 25, '12
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery


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