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  1. CNM in North Carolina (Raleigh area?)
    Is anyone a CNM or going to CNM school in NC? I ask because I am a L&D nurse and very interested in becoming a CNM....We just relocated to the Raleigh area and really like it here....and am...
    Jul 29
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  2. UNC vs Duke vs Wakemed vs Rex
    I work at Rex and pm you. Anyone else who would like to know more about Rex can pm me.
    Jul 21
    Forum: North Carolina Nursing
  3. Staying afloat on a nurse's salary?
    Look up Dave Ramsey. There is at least one FB group as well. I am married with 4 kids and we budget on paychecks. So there are certain bills that come from each paycheck(the big bills from mine...
    Jul 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. RN starting pay in you area
    I have a year exp, just relocated to Raleigh area. 21.67 base, 3.50 eve, 5, night, and 10 wknd.
    Jun 21
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. New Grad going to L&D. Advice?
    I was a new grad in L&D a year ago. I love it. I would advise you to get a small spiral notebook to keep track of things. There are many procedures and interventions that go on in L&D that will...
    Jun 20
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  6. getting a job in another state?
    I had almost a year experience and applied for a FT L&D position in Raleigh, NC. It took a while(like 5-6 weeks?) before I got a phone call for an interview. I applied online and already had my NC...
    Jun 20
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Duke, Rex, or WakeMed
    So I've been at Rex for about 3 weeks now. The first 2 weeks was orientation and Epic classes, but so far everyone is SOOO nice. According to everyone I've spoken to, they have a very low...
    Jun 14
    Forum: North Carolina Nursing
  8. Rude CNAs
    Wow I'm sorry you are dealing with that. Honestly, I had a similar issue in another facility I worked in. The aides thought that they knew what to do medically because they had worked in the area...
    Jun 14
    Forum: North Carolina Nursing
  9. Great difficulty finding a new grad job in Raleigh, NC
    I just relocated from Louisiana to Raleigh. I had about a year of experience before relocating. Honestly, I would look outside of the area and at a residency program. My sister moved from LA to...
    Jun 14
    Forum: North Carolina Nursing
  10. need advice/opinions on where to relocate!
    We just relocated to the Raleigh area in NC and are LOVING it so far! I would highly recommend a level 1 trauma center that is a teaching facility. Not only with you get some of the more acute...
    Jun 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Days or Nights with kids?
    I didn't read everything, but I have 4 kids, ages 11, 9. 7, 4.5. I work nights and sleep during the day when they are at school. Personally I would find it VERY difficult to sleep during the day...
    Jun 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Greys anatomy-"my person"
    I went to nursing school with my twin....so that helped! We also met several other people we were close to during nursing school...honestly, many of them I am no longer close with..while the one I...
    Jun 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Question about experience
    I'm a new nurse as well with about 11 months in L&D. From my understanding ER falls under critical care. I could be wrong, but experience wise, I thought that it did.
    Jun 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Ways to beef up experience?
    I was hired directly into L&D. The hospital I was hired into did not have a new grad program but the supervisor did not mind new grads. One plus was that we had graduated from the same nursing...
    May 24
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  15. Do employers in your area consider GPA?
    No not for a regular RN job. YES for new grad positions.
    May 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. L&D not for me :(
    I actually think you would be a good fit for Postpartum. I love L&D, every aspect of it. I completely agree with RunBabyRun.
    May 20
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  17. I am a new grad.. and worried about working on such a small unit
    That actually sounds fine. Where I work, we do anwhere from 60-90 a month, but we get LOTS of outpatient visits. You will probably be pretty busy with that many. We staff with 3, maybe 4...
    May 20
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  18. Is this a common attendace policy?
    Wow that is horrible. That is definitely NOT common where I am. If you call in, then you call in. You get I think 3x to call in before you might be given a warning. I am so sorry for her loss....
    May 20
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Duke, Rex, or WakeMed
    I have heard that Rex and WakeMed have the best pay. I relocate to NC next week and will be working for Rex. I'm told that Rex has some very happy employees. I've been told that WakeMed is...
    May 15
    Forum: North Carolina Nursing
  20. Nursing vs. Social Work (eeek!) HeLPP!
    I was a social worker for 5 years before going back to get my nursing degree. I love social work and worked with child protection as a foster care worker(and some investigations). I LOVED it, but I...
    May 13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  21. Midwifery
    Where I work at the midwife can go in as first assist(but I'm in Louisiana)...however, for the most part it is the resident and the attending physician who go in and the midwife isn't really needed.
    Apr 27
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  22. Worked with EXPIRED LPN license for 5 days and didn't know
    You should be fine. Here in Louisiana we renew ever year prior to Jan 1 I think, so you always know to renew before the end of the year.
    Apr 27
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  23. what happens next?
    Good luck! It is a process from when the unit manager tells HR they want to hire you until HR gets all their ducks in a row. It took about 1-2 weeks for me to hear back after my interview. I...
    Apr 22
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. How do you know it's really time to specialize?
    I knew when I started nursing school what I wanted to specialize in. And frankly, I do not care for medsurg and knew that I did not want to work in medsurg unless I absolutely had to. I went...
    Apr 22
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Would you deliver your baby at your place of employment?
    I am a L&D nurse and at this time i wouldn't deliver at the hospital I work at. Good nurses, but I am just not comfortable for my coworkers to see all my business. I am actually about to move out...
    Apr 22
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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