Search Results

Search Results Type: Posts; User: cchezem15

From Date
  1. Family Practice
    Thanks T-Bird78 :)
    Jan 14
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  2. Family Practice
    Hi! I am starting my new position on Thursday as an LVN in a busy family practice. Up until this point, I have been working corrections for a little over a year. It is definitely going to be a...
    Jan 13
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  3. Anyone work for Correctional Healthcare Company?
    I currently work for this company. They are a decent company with a pretty good salary. Just keep in mind this company tries to provide healthcare on a dime and it can be frustrating at times....
    Oct 26, '13
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  4. Feeling burnt out & lost...
    So, I have been working at my first nursing job for about 10 months. I loved the job at first, but now I find myself HATING work. (BTW I work at a county jail) I feel like I am in constant fear of...
    Jul 5, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  5. Basic Jail Nurse Questions
    Are you coming to work in our infirmary?!? Haha :) We are undergoing a transition to privatization (we were controlled by the county, now we are run by CHC).
    Jul 5, '13
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  6. Judged because you are a Correctional Nurse
    Hey Everyone - I have been working at a county jail as an LVN for about 8 months now (it was my first job out of nursing school). So far I really love the environment and most of the people I...
    Apr 12, '13
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  7. Correctional Nursing as a New Grad
    I got my first job at my county jail. I love it. Yeah its stressful most days, but I am gaining so much experience as a LVN its ridiculous. I deal with so many different aspects of nursing. You have...
    Feb 27, '13
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  8. New to corrections nursing what to expect
    Hi! Correctional nursing in my opinion is great! This was my first job out of nursing school and I feel like I have already learned so much. Our MD is not there 24/7 so you have to learn to use...
    Jan 23, '13
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  9. Advice Needed for New Corrections Nurse!
    delilas definitely knows what she is talking about! I agree with you 100%. I did not know about the albuterol inhalers! We give those out KOP at my jail. Hmmm.
    Nov 15, '12
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  10. What is your current LPN salary
    Conroe, TX ~41,000 a year (about 19.50 an hour) free health insurance, awesome retirement benefits. It helps that I work for the state :)
    Sep 28, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  11. Correctional Nursing Pros/Con and Environment
    I can tell you my opinion from the LVN point of view - Pros - - a lot of skills that you do not get to use in a nursing home (at least at the homes in my area) you get to use here (EKG, IV...
    Sep 28, '12
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  12. Are there any LPN's not going for RN?
    I just graduated in May with my VN certificate and everyone in my class is all about getting back into the program next year. Yeah I want to transition to RN, but I need a little break from school. I...
    Sep 25, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  13. LPN in County Jails
    I work as an LVN at my local county jail. I was a brand new grad with no prior experience in healthcare. I absolutely love it! There are a lot of things that you get to do and for me there is never a...
    Sep 21, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  14. How to get a job in Correctional Nursing?
    Depending on where you live it might be through an outside source. Here in Texas it's through UTMB
    Sep 21, '12
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  15. Am I the only one?
    I will say that it is a great job with a lot of things you can do (especially me being a LVN) I love the people I work with and everything. I do not know how a prison is, but I feel very comfortable...
    Sep 21, '12
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  16. Am I the only one?
    It is good to hear that I am not the only one. I do understand at times that you do have to be tough with some of the IMs, but the majority of the time they treat me with respect, so I do the same. I...
    Sep 19, '12
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  17. Am I the only one?
    So at the beginning of this month I started my first nursing job at the county jail where I live. I absolutely love it! The only issue I have is that I feel that I am only one of the very few that...
    Sep 19, '12
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  18. Whew I can finally be over here!!!
    Congratulations! Now onto finding a job! :bugeyes:
    Sep 3, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  19. Advice Needed for New Corrections Nurse!
    I, too, am a new grad (LVN) starting out at a local county jail tomorrow! They said I would get about 2-3 weeks of training and I am still a little nervous. A lot of places (other than the hospital)...
    Sep 3, '12
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  20. Jobless LVN/LPN and Depression
    oh my word. where is this? I just recently graduated and I believe my schooling was like 4,000. Keep your chin up and definitely go talk to someone about how you are feeling. I just recently got...
    Sep 3, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  21. First post on this page!
    Congratulations!!!! Best of luck to you :)
    Aug 30, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  22. First Nursing Job :)
    Hey everyone :) I start my FIRST LVN job :yeah: next tuesday and was wanting to know what might be some good things to brush up on? Like what would you look at? I have a lot of free time until...
    Aug 29, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  23. New LPN! No job
    Have you tried any LTC places? I always had luck with that! If you take your resume and go to the places rather than applying on line you usually talk to someone that same day :)
    Aug 29, '12
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  24. What malpractice insurance do you use?
    I was wondering about malpractice insurance as well. When I was in nursing school, our instructors told us it was something not to be worried about because we would be covered where ever we worked....
    Aug 29, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  25. scared to death!
    Some had kids, some didn't. Also none of them were married. Definitely go and give it a shot. I wish I would have but I was too lazy to do all that paperwork haha and really didn't need it as bad as...
    Aug 29, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner


Top