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  1. Interview and follow up?Opinions please?
    I interviewed for a job around the end of July. I was told "we will let you know in a few days" After many days passed, I emailed the person once and the reply was 'No we haven't made a decision...
    Aug 8, '11
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  2. I volunteer at a hospital & am wondering what the patients call the unit secretary on
    Unit Coordinator where I work.
    Jul 25, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Ohio requirements for School Nurse
    Does anyone know if Ohio requires a BSN to become a school nurse? Can you work in a school with just an associate degree?
    Jul 25, '11
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  4. No job for new grad RN in Cleveland area
    EMH Regional Medical Center in Elyria, Ohio has postings on their site for new grads. :nurse:
    Jul 10, '11
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  5. Safety and protection while working....
    You say you can't carry a concealed weapon. Why? Who's going to know? If I were in those kinds of neighborhoods, I would either refuse to go, be packing heat, or find another job. I would not risk...
    Jan 17, '10
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  6. LPN vs RN, anyone pursue a Bachelors in non related field and change their mind
    I was an LPN for 6 years before going back to get my RN. After graduating, I was humiliated by being offered LESS money than I was making as a LPN. My years of LPN experience "didn't count", so I...
    Jan 17, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. I am burning out..
    I have been a nurse several years, and I am burned out too. I am currently searching for a new career in order to keep my sanity. I have changed jobs frequently, thinking it would be better...
    Jan 4, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Phasing out LPN's?
    As a previous LPN, and current RN that works in LTC and Hospital, I think that LPN's are great at the LTC facility that I work at. Most really know their stuff and are great nurses. On the other...
    Jan 4, '10
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  9. Do I really hate nursing?????
    I feel exactly the same way. I got my RN degree thinking things would change. Nothing changed, and I only make a couple dollars more, with more responsibilities. I should have stayed an LPN and...
    Nov 16, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  10. RN to RD. What do you think?
    I think it is a great idea. Do something you are going to enjoy. I am going back to school too, for a different degree. Nursing is just not the same as it used to be. The more you ponder, the more...
    Nov 16, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Getting hired at the Cleveland Clinic
    you are not alone. i applied at lakewood and emh online, all part of the cleveland clinic. i applied on saturday and was rejected on the same sat. i got the same automated messages from both places....
    Apr 28, '09
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  12. Could I have your opinion please?
    I was offered 2 positions at approximately the same time at 2 different locations. The position I accepted, it is absolute chaos at that facility. I regret big time not taking the other position. I...
    Apr 24, '09
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  13. Jobs advertised but can'
    Thanks for your input. I just thought, since they are always advertising, I would have no problem getting on. When I call human resources, I always get their voice mail, I left messages and no one...
    Apr 2, '09
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  14. Jobs advertised but can'
    I am going to vent here. Why are there so many ads in newspapers and flyers, as well as on the internet for RN jobs, but I can't seem to get an interview for any of the hospital jobs advertised? I...
    Apr 1, '09
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  15. Big dilemma, advice??
    I was offered a position at a long term care facility about 2 yrs. ago as a RN Supervisor. I failed my employee physical due to frequent migraines. I was honest and upfront about them during my...
    Mar 12, '09
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  16. Maxim Home Health wages?
    Anyone know what kind of wages Maxim pays RN's for Home Health care in Ohio? How about the overall agency itself? Would you recommend it? I see tons of jobs for them.
    Mar 8, '09
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  17. Start school on 3/16/09 need advice
    I remember my first day of class, the instructor stood up and said "only half of you will graduate". I found this intimidating and cruel on the first day of school. You will have good and bad...
    Mar 8, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. How do you keep your hands in good shape?
    I use Vaseline then put soft thin gloves on. This helps with your feet too! This is the best and cheapest remedy.
    Mar 8, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. New Grad: Nursing home,  Home Health, staffing agency or Hospital?
    I don't live in the Chicago area but I can comment on whether to choose nursing home, home health, hospital, or staffing agency. For a new grad, I would go with the hospital for the experience. I was...
    Mar 8, '09
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  20. Any Good Home Health Agencies in Northeast Ohio?
    I have worked LTC for many years as an LPN and RN. I am getting real tired of passing meds to my 30 plus residents. I have also done hospital work for a short amount of time. I have anxiety issues...
    Mar 8, '09
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  21. Assignment ? that I'm not sure of answer...
    Absolutely not. You have no idea what has been absorbed. I wouldn't call the dr. for one episode of vomiting. Look to see if they have standing orders for something for nausea or vomiting. It...
    Mar 8, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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