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  1. Removal of a PICC line in home
    Not speaking from experience. I have a friend that I worked with at a private HH and she was told it was ok to remove picc lines in home. She recently got a job at another hospital based HH where...
    Oct 10
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  2. NEW GRAD JOB CRISIS!
    You're right. I would totally jump on that boat but with a mother in her second round of lung cancer, I'm hesitant to move. But trust me, I was the first one in line to move. Many in my cohort...
    Sep 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. NEW GRAD JOB CRISIS!
    I can speak for the Boston area... new grad = low chances of getting a job. That includes the facilities mentiomed above. I have applied to everything in a 50 mile radius. I have great connections,...
    Sep 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Some of Us Are Trying to Help You...
    During my clinical rotations, I was actually told not to talk to the other nurses, ask for help tp the other nurses or even do any procedures with nurses other than our clinical instructers. I...
    Sep 27
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  5. If you accept a job, stay at least a year
    My license is worth more than my loyalty to any healthcare facility.
    Sep 17
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  6. Job interview question
    Hello AN, Here I go once again. I had a job interview two weeks ago at one of the major children's hospital in the Boston area two weeks ago. Just a bit of information, I completed my pediatric...
    Sep 8
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  7. New grad advice
    Hello Lady free, I agree, non essential. But it's just a bit disconcerting when you're known to work for "that guy that slept with so and so". I know, I know, non essential… I am part of the...
    Sep 2
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  8. New grad advice
    Thanks guys. I spoke with my nurse manager today. I explained to her how I felt. I told her that I do not feel fit for this position and it is not her fault because she has to train others. Also told...
    Sep 2
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  9. New grad advice
    Hello AN, Here is my situation. I graduated in May 2014. Was hired on the spot for a private home health angency. There were many things that stuck out to me and would have made any nurse run out...
    Sep 2
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  10. New Grad - Is HH nursing difficult to get out of?
    I took the home health position. So far, I've enjoyed the flexibility and broad range of patient diagnosis. (Oasis not so much). I learning a great deal of information and can't imagine not being...
    Aug 1
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  11. Not Interested in Nursing after getting my BSN, HELP!
    You can look into biomedical or pharmaceutical companies, you still need your license though.
    Jul 24
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  12. What are your thoughts about care management vs hospital?
    I can't speak for either because I'm a new grad and my first job is in home health. My opinion, Take what works best for you. In the mean time, you can keep applying for jobs and/or continue to work...
    Jul 24
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  13. New Grad RN
    I live in Boston ... Not as saturated as NYC, but very difficult to find employment as a new grad. I suggest Home health agencies. Also, for smaller facilities/agencies, put on your Sundays best...
    Jul 24
    Forum: New York Nursing
  14. New Grad - Is HH nursing difficult to get out of?
    Thank you!!
    Jul 22
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  15. Student Nurse Volunteer Red Cross
    I volunteered as a student. We have a lot of races in the Boston area. Depending on the race you can deal with blisters, dehydration, hyponatrimia, pulled muscle... and the list goes on. I'm next...
    Jul 20
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Lets talk about $$$
    This is interesting... Keep em' coming. I'm curious to know the amount of experience in HH that you have as well. I'm a new grad, wonder if $25 is fair.
    Jul 19
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  17. The Irony of Nursing
    Thanks!
    Jul 19
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. The Irony of Nursing
    I am in Boston. I found mine by connections, luck, and thank goodness I speak Spanish. A friend recommended I walk into a home health agency that she works at. She recommended me and I got the job...
    Jul 19
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. Lets talk about $$$
    Just hired Boston $25/hr 40 hrs a week. $38/visit during the weekend. Health insurance after 90 days probationary period. Not sure how much it would cost me. Perks... I will wait and see after...
    Jul 19
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  20. The Irony of Nursing
    I was just hired a few days ago, on the spot. From my personal experience from professors, clinical instructors and other nurses... I could not believe that I was paying top dollars for such...
    Jul 19
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. The Irony of Nursing
    Deep Breath, You have said everything I feel verbatim, the difference being that I went to a female school so the favorites were other females. High school all over again.
    Jul 19
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. New Grad - Is HH nursing difficult to get out of?
    Great Advice. Thank you! A nurse friend of mine told me not to take the offer because its better for me to get my bedside skills first. My mentor told me something along the lines as what you...
    Jul 17
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  23. New Grad - Is HH nursing difficult to get out of?
    Hello AN, I graduated in May and passed my boards at the end of June. I have been applying online to multiple job postings with no progress. This past Sunday, in passing, I mentioned to a few of...
    Jul 17
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  24. License Mass BON
    It took exactly 8 business days for my license to post on the Mass BON website (minus the weekend and the 4th of July). I tested on June 30th and it was up today July 10th. For anyone else wondering.
    Jul 10
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  25. NCLEX prep
    I just want to put the info for anyone else to read.
    Jul 5
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum


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