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  1. Help, question for school nurses
    Years ago when I was hired as a school nurse I only had one year of nursing experience and NO training other than on policies in a boardroom. My first day of school they didn't have my office ready...
    Nov 3, '11
    Forum: School Nurses
  2. How to get over feeling squeamish with trachs
    Well thanks for all the good advice and for helping me see that trach suctioning is not the worst thing out there for me by far!;)
    Oct 26, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. How to get over feeling squeamish with trachs
    Trach suctioning has always made me very queezy. I've never been good with sputum. The whole airway thing makes me extremely nervous too. However, I'm wondering if this is something I can become...
    Oct 25, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Trach Suctioning
    Has anyone had to suction a student with a trach regularly? Our school district is needing a nurse that will stay with a 4 yr old student and suction him every 15-30 minutes the whole time he is at...
    Oct 24, '11
    Forum: School Nurses
  5. Anyone made to actually work  two more weeks when resigning during orientation?
    So sorry I ever posted this question! I didn't realize I would be considered decietful for not being sure how to give a notice. I have NOT had my foot out the door for some time like someone...
    Sep 25, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Anyone made to actually work  two more weeks when resigning during orientation?
    This job I just quit WAS the other side and no it wasn't any greener which is why I'm going back. I don't regret trying though because now I know what I'm not missing.
    Sep 23, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Anyone made to actually work  two more weeks when resigning during orientation?
    Thanks guys! :nurse:
    Sep 22, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Anyone made to actually work  two more weeks when resigning during orientation?
    I didn't realize this would get so much controversy or that two to three days would make that much difference to some people. Thanks to those who had helpful advice. I did go ahead and show up this...
    Sep 22, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Anyone made to actually work  two more weeks when resigning during orientation?
    Yes, I want them to pay me through Friday because I need the money and insurance through them until my new insurance kicks in. Sorry-that's the way it is. I think it would be more rude and...
    Sep 20, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Anyone made to actually work  two more weeks when resigning during orientation?
    I'm getting ready to resign and will give the standard two week notice but just wondered how much of a chance I had of them making me actually work those two weeks since I'm still in orientation. I...
    Sep 20, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Well you're not an OR nurse
    You should've said "you're right-I make twice as much as you doing a job that anyone can do-looks like I'm the smart one!" and walked away. It always shocks people when you agree with them esp when...
    Sep 19, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Job shadowing for a clinic RN position: how long do I stay?
    One shadow day I did I stayed for 8 hrs (I was given the choice of 4 or 8 hrs) and one where they asked me to stay for an hour right after my interview so I stayed for about 2 hrs. I would stay as...
    Sep 19, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. School Nursing certificate 73
    We had to take a basic skills test in our state to become certified as a school nurse and if you passed nursing school you can pass this. It's what it says it is-"basic". I was worried too but it's...
    Sep 19, '11
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  14. Best way to resign?
    Thanks for the good advice! Yes I have spoken to my old boss and I do have a job there so that's another reason I'm anxious to leave but I will follow hospital protocol. I did talk to the manager...
    Sep 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Best way to resign?
    Ok so I took a new job with better pay/benefits and to try something new. However, I've only made it three months into a six month orientation. All my new co-workers are excited to have me and can't...
    Sep 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Why does everyone seem to want to work L&D?
    The only rotation I even liked when I went through nursing school was L&D and it was because I loved babies and the "happy" area. Once I graduated and ended up in L&D it was the most stressful...
    Sep 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Not what I signed up for-hang in there or bail?
    I decided to look for another job with more hours and benefits than I was getting in a school and was called in for an interview at a surgery center. The supervisor interviewing me basically said...
    Sep 13, '11
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  18. How long before you know if this is your area?
    Do you think three months out of a six month orientation is long enough to decide if you like a job? It started out great but the longer I go the less I like it. Also several things that were told to...
    Sep 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Continue being a circulator or move on?
    Unfortunately at our facility they don't let RN's train to scrub in anymore-that's all done by scrub tech's they hire fresh out of scrub tech school. I think it would help so much to actually learn...
    Sep 3, '11
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  20. Continue being a circulator or move on?
    Wow that sounds great! I like the potential for growth and being part of an important team. Thanks for the reply!
    Sep 2, '11
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  21. Advanced Practice Opportunities for OR Nurses. What to do!
    I also don't know of any NP's who work in the OR. If you did go the OR route however you would get to meet and work with a lot of surgeons and possibly find one that would hire you in their office...
    Sep 2, '11
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  22. Continue being a circulator or move on?
    Thanks! I think I'm going to stick it out. I think it's just the particular serve I'm in right now that is very trying. We have some difficult surgeons to work with in this area. There have been some...
    Sep 2, '11
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  23. Very discouraged!
    Thank you so much! It's good to hear from those who have been there! I'm glad to know it will get better. Thanks for the good advice as well-I will remember it!
    Sep 2, '11
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  24. Continue being a circulator or move on?
    I was hired as a circulator in May. I was very over-whelmed at first but by the end of the first serve I was finding it all a little mundane-the excitement has worn off. Now I'm almost finished with...
    Aug 25, '11
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  25. Which job???
    Which job would you choose? Job #1: No benefits, less pay, less stress, less travel time, less challenging, less potential for growth, more time off, better hours, more family friendly, no other...
    Aug 24, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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