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  1. Oregon Meds Administration
    I am an RN who must delegate to unlicensed staff (medication aides) the administration of medication. They assist residents with pills, inhalers, cbgs and insulin. I think I've found the OAR section...
    Apr 24, '10
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  2. Oregon Meds Administration
    Hello All! I went to nursing school in Pennsylvania but I am 100% a Portland girl. However, now that I'm working in an Assisted Living facility, I need to catch up on Oregon laws for med...
    Apr 23, '10
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  3. New grad resume
    Hey, It's important to be clear in your Objective, which, after your name and contact info should be the first thing a potential employer sees. I put my Objective on a seperate line in italics. It...
    Apr 19, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  4. Advice about LTC nursing
    Just started working in Assisted Living. So much info on the forums! Best to you!
    Apr 13, '10
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant (DON/ADON)
  5. First job: Psych vs. Med-Surg
    Go with the psych job (see above)! Good luck to you!
    Apr 13, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  6. Scared to death I am going to lose my license
    It's reassuring reading all your posts. I just started my first position last Monday as a nurse in an assisted living facility. I know that the acuity is certainly not as high as a hospital, but I've...
    Apr 11, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  7. New to LTC and to Nursing!
    Words to live by. Love you Suesquatch!
    Apr 8, '10
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  8. Portland/Vancouver New Grads - SW WA Health System ER Intern Program!
    Just noticed this today and wanted to pass it along. Go to their website to apply! It does look like they may give preference to those with TNCC and/or PALS, but they are also considering those...
    Apr 7, '10
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  9. Take LTC job?  Stuck...
    Hello! Just started a full time job at an assisted living facility and I feel really good about my decision to take the position. I am a new grad and was worried that my medical nursing skills may...
    Apr 7, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  10. my FIRST interview!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Here's some of the questions I asked during my interviews: What is the chain of command for this position? To whom will I report? How will I be evaluated? Who are your "resource" people? Will...
    Apr 4, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  11. Relocating to Portland?
    Hi hiddencat! Graduated from Villanova in July '09! Loved Philly, and am happy to report many of my peers got jobs in the Philly area within months of graduating. It's been a hard road for me here in...
    Apr 4, '10
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  12. What am I doing wrong??
    Looking for an rn job in the Portland area as a new grad has definitely been the most heinous, brutal, humiliating experiences of my professional life so far!! It's hard not to take the rejection...
    Apr 4, '10
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  13. Looking For a Little Direction
    Hi tnohe1, wanted to echo the post about your being a great candidate for an accelerated bsn program. Your previous degree and experience will only enhance what you have to bring to the table should...
    Apr 4, '10
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  14. Taking time off for NCLEX?
    I studied dilgently for about 8 weeks. During that time I did not have a job or any other obligations. My nursing program (accelerated BSN) encourages us to take the NCLEX within 3 months of...
    Apr 2, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  15. job hunt
    Wow, I could have written this, Bobbkat! Except I graduated in July '09 and don't have a child! Granted, I waited until October to take the NCLEX and then dove headfirst into finding a job in...
    Apr 2, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  16. New Grad Portland - Assisted Living
    Hello All, Finally, after countless resumes, several interviews and nearly 4 months of searching, I accepted a position at an assisted living facility. They were extremely receptive to having a...
    Apr 2, '10
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing


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