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  1. How do you handle bullying?
    Bullies start really young and continue their behavior throughout life. I don't allow them to phase me with it their horizontal and lateral violence at work and have been around that type of...
    Sep 10, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. What Kind of Patients Do You LIKE Most?
    I work in surgery so I must say the ones that are asleep :-)
    Sep 10, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. Favoritism in nursing?
    It occurs in other professions and more so than in nursing and it gets really ugly.
    Sep 10, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  4. Travel Nurse Buddy
    Ladies the joy of traveling is that you will all meet plenty of new people. If your new facility has other travelers which is usually the case, you will definitely find each other. Travelers tend...
    Jul 27, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  5. seriously considering travel/questions
    I have been traveling for 8 years and have had no problems bouncing from one assignment to the next at all. I have made it a point to take a week or 2 in between assignments to reward myself with a...
    Jul 27, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  6. Dermatology office pays $13/hour
    Has he lost his mind? My dog sitter makes more than that!!! What rock has he been living under? Keep looking cause that is EXTREMELY insulting no matter how new you are. Starbucks Barista make...
    Jul 27, '12
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  7. Possibly moving back to California.Are there experienced RN jobs for less than 1 yr?
    If you go to a more rural place in SoCal they definitely will take you...just look at it as gaining the rest of the experience you need to compete with most of the places that are asking for 3-5...
    Jul 26, '12
    Forum: California Nursing
  8. Registry work for RNs in OC
    ProCare One and ask for *****.
    Jul 26, '12
    Forum: California Nursing
  9. looking for an online staffing firm
    Try Emerald Health Staffing, recruiters are very knowledgeable and they pay for EVERYTHING.
    Jul 26, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  10. Where to start?
    Messaged you some info, hope that helps you out.
    Jul 26, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  11. Do nurses have a responsibility to keep their Facebook professional?
    It's a social media and if they are comfortable posting their thoughts knowing co-workers, family and friends will see it then it's a decision that they decided or allowed to be made public. It may...
    Jul 25, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  12. Are nurses allowed to have their nails painted?
    As an O.R nurse I am allowed to wear nail polish as long as it is not chipped and that is according to my AORN guidelines. I'm pretty sure your hospital has a policy regarding nail polish if there...
    Jul 25, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  13. Small rural nurse intimidated by large hospital
    Don't let anyone intimidate you. I came from a very small rural hospital and started traveling to L.A where I started working for the best hospitals in here. I found that my small rural hospital...
    Jul 25, '12
    Forum: Rural Nursing
  14. OR to "regular" floor, is it possible?
    Being in the OR is completely different and you will definitely need re-training if you go back on the floor. If it is something you are not sure about, don't waste your time. It takes at least 2...
    Jul 25, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  15. How is the job market in California right now (2012)?
    Job market is awful but you can always get in worn a travel assignment...they always hire or try to recruit the travelers. I have been working as a traveler in L.A area strictly for the past 6 years...
    Jul 25, '12
    Forum: California Nursing
  16. New Grad Nursing Jobs in CA
    I completely agree with The Commuter as far as the job market here for new grads. It would be better if you stayed and entered a new grad program in NY to be on the safe side and then move here to...
    Jul 25, '12
    Forum: California Nursing
  17. Discouraged!
    Unfortunately the job market is pretty tough but I have found that most hospitals are taking in traveling nurses first and try to convince the traveler to stay. I know that is how most of my...
    Jul 25, '12
    Forum: California Nursing
  18. Cedars-Sinai New Grad Summer 2012
    Unfortunately they do take awhile to respond and you probably will get your physicals done once you have started. They will take care of it so no need to worry.
    Jul 25, '12
    Forum: California Nursing
  19. Need a little help from all the Los Angeles area nurses.
    Pay rate for Cedars for 8 yrs experience is in the $50's range but of course that would depend on your specialty too. Don't forget about Kaiser Sunset or Children's Hospital too or even Huntington...
    Jul 25, '12
    Forum: California Nursing
  20. New Grad RN starting in OR, any advice?
    I agree with Susan. Another helpful tool for all my preceptee's is to take notes especially during the long cases. Most preference cards are not always correct so Keep the tabs from the gowns and...
    Jul 24, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  21. Will no job history hurt me?
    Ladies don't worry about having no job history at all. You are going into nursing and not competing for a regular job. I was hired into my specialty against LVN's with at least 5 years of...
    Jul 24, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. Would you be scared of 6 foot 3 male nurse.
    You would actually do great in the E.R or the O.R.
    Jul 24, '12
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  23. Holidays and Time Off
    Make every one sign up for 1 major holiday and 1 minor and rotate the following year.
    Jul 23, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  24. How long can you be out of nursing before you are required to take refresher course?
    That's a bit touchy right there because a lot of places that hire always ask for CURRENT experience. Maybe do per diem for your hospital which might only require you to come in and work 2 shifts in...
    Jul 23, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  25. OR Positions in Southern California
    Best way to get in is through a travel assignment at the best hospitals because they always ask you to sign on as regular employee anyway. There are ALWAYS positions available here in Southern Cali...
    Jul 23, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing


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