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  1. does anyne else miss the hospital?
    I have never worked in a hospital but have for a long time felt the way you do now. There arent a lot of hospital jobs around here to work at but I recently started sub-acute& left my job. It depends...
    Nov 22, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  2. SNF salary w/ one yr exp...
    I've worked in home health for just about 1 year. I've made salary $28 per hour full time starting now up to $30...but this job is absolutely draining and not the experience I want. So after 6 months...
    Oct 8, '13
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  3. Unhappy, employee mistreatment etc, Fed-Up!
    Thank you for your response!!! I do feeel very much on the same page with you about home health, I don't feel like ever I could work somewhere and get the same level of patient and family...
    Sep 13, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  4. Unhappy, employee mistreatment etc, Fed-Up!
    Hello, So to try my best to make my situation brief, I have been working for a home health agency for several months as a new grad. I have gained great experience and learned a lot. But from Day 1 I...
    Sep 13, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  5. Dealing with Extra Assignments
    We have this problem with our agency too, which is especially tricky for some of us when salarly paid. However, it looks like you have taken your first step which is set an absolute limit to your...
    Sep 13, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  6. call the ambulance?
    In one instance my pt pcp requested pt to travel to ER by ambulance non emergent for eval. he refused. i called back and documented this bc he was urgent (requiring assessment d/t SOB and hemoptysis...
    Sep 11, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  7. Scheduling visits
    I try to think of visits like drs appts... you have choice between these times no reaon needed nothing else is available. if they have legitamate reasons i can schedule around them or if theyre being...
    Jul 24, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  8. CMS Audit
    thank you both!!! they came monday, i wasnt chosen for a visit with them and havent spent much time in the office so havent heard the outcome. My agency is pretty disorganized tho I do not feel they...
    Jul 24, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  9. CMS Audit
    thank you this is definitely straight forward and helpful. I am only concerned now about in home med lists, i gave up on those for most patients since many of them were losing them not keeping with...
    Jul 17, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  10. CMS Audit
    Sooo long story short cms is coming in for a on site survey saying theyre gonna pick at least 2 charts read them and go along with nurses on visits. i know this is happening at many agencies and i...
    Jul 16, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  11. RN  duties
    nooooo way. RN's should be doing skilled nursing work..wound changes, med teaching and admin, bloodwork, assessments, while aides and homemakers would take care of those things. if you are full time...
    Apr 29, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  12. Medication reconciliation/orders
    unfortunately it sounds like youll need to call to verify which meds are even incorrectly written that note sounds too vague and confusing..where did you get the last med list, the last 485 or an...
    Apr 21, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  13. Brand New AFib Question
    this is my hardest part of home care... recently i was told i had a pt s/p cabg unable to stablaize on coumadin unable to stablizie INR (freuqnetly well above 3 and for a week under 2.0 pcp aware) go...
    Apr 21, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  14. ANNUAL SALARY PAY...not per visit or hourly
    new grad salary of about 58,000 a year full time salary which equals 28 per hr (expected to see 25-35 pts a week). however being not electronic paperwork takes longer especially oasis admits &recerts...
    Apr 8, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  15. Lets talk about $$$
    South Shore suburbs and some neighbors of Boston, MA Salarly- I work full time (not per diem or per visit) I get $28 an hour for a set 40 hrs a week. I am expected to see an average of 5-6 pts a...
    Apr 8, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  16. New Grads Training in HHC
    I'm a new grad RN in home health, i was a HHA in college. I love my job for the most part, and like others said i really wish i had a more organized training in documentation. It is disorganized...
    Mar 11, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  17. Homecare Advice
    Home health is nice generally somewhat more relaxing as if its almost tho you get 'breaks' when driving between patients (although I somehow end up spending most of this time on the one with...
    Feb 7, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  18. Good moral Character for MA licensure confusion!!!! help!
    Sorry this is months later... havent been on in a while. I did not disclose it . I have never seen anything on MA or CT state applications or license by reciprocity. only good moral character...
    Feb 7, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  19. Good moral Character for MA licensure confusion!!!! help!
    I believe in massachusetts good moral character as far as licensing pertains to criminal violations, misdemeanors, disciplinary actions against your license etc....but thats interesting you bring...
    Nov 22, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  20. Good moral Character for MA licensure confusion!!!! help!
    Thank you for the simple straight forward answer! In this case I have to send nothing in for good moral character even though I did already send the CORI check form (since I was unsure so i figured i...
    Nov 22, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  21. Good moral Character for MA licensure confusion!!!! help!
    Hi im an RN in CT and I am confused about good moral character forms/ requirements. The app says itll take only 21 days but the good moral character forms say at least 8 weeks and I need my MA...
    Nov 21, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  22. Applying to jobs outside your RN state of licensure
    Hey I'm a new grad RN in CT and I'm not having much luck looking for jobs here and I'm interested in applying for other states. However, I know that the job market isnt too great anywhere really and...
    Oct 15, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure


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