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  1. Abdominal binder question
    I have worked in facilities that use them faithfully as well as facilities that do not like them. Personally, I find my mothers more willing to move in bed and get up sooner with them on. In some...
    Aug 14
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  2. VENT about getting cancelled....
    there are not a lot of facilities that I know of that want or invite professional nurses to be a part of union. I worked for 1 facility but there were still issues. I work contract and like many I...
    May 26
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Seriously thinking of doing agency work. Pros and cons?
    take one contract at a time. If you like your recruiter and the company ,it benefits all of you. I enjoy traveling and my theory is; if I like where I am at and you offer an extension, ok if not I...
    Apr 17
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  4. Seriously thinking of doing agency work. Pros and cons?
    I work for Medical Solutions and love the way that they take care of me. I have worked for others but usually find them good for a contract or two then they tend to forget that I am out there working...
    Apr 16
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  5. Hospital ended contract abruptly
    I was working in Guymon, Ok in labor and delivery. All reports that I was getting as well as my company were positive, however, the hospital was having some financial problems and had not paid my...
    Jul 23, '13
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  6. Seriously thinking of doing agency work. Pros and cons?
    I work for Medical Solutions. I like the closeness I feel with them and my recruiter and feel that they have my best interest at heart. Contract nursing can be tough but I enjoy meeting new people,...
    Jul 23, '13
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  7. Feedback on travel agencies?
    Each company needs to be tailored to your likes and what you desire for their services. I work for Medical Solutions, my recruiter and I have a great working relationship. We have been together 3+...
    Jul 23, '13
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  8. How do I add an agency job on a resume/applications?
    I have worked several hospitals for the same agency so I list agency then hospitals underneath with the dates, manager, address and phone number
    Jul 23, '13
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  9. Looking for agency (Fresno,Hanford,Lemoore,Visalia) central CA area
    I work for Medical Solutions, a midsized travel company that places nurses all over the USA.
    Jul 23, '13
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  10. New hospital with agency...no orientation?
    your not asking too much for the safety of yourself and your patients. A little orientation makes you a better team player. I am a traveler and have been in the situation only 1 time in 5 years...
    Jun 25, '13
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  11. Preceptorship
    I would say that you make the preceptorship experience what you want from it. I have, in the past, been a preceptor for several younger nurses in Labor and Delivery and feel there are some who will...
    Sep 16, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. VENT about getting cancelled....
    I did work in 1 contract that allowed them to cancel me 1 12 hour time per month, I know how it feels to be LC'd a bunch but what staff need to realize, I am there to work and don't have family or...
    Aug 28, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. VENT about getting cancelled....
    I can see where the LC can affect all of us but it does seem excessive in your situation. I would go to my manager and find out what the policy is. As a traveler, i learned to read my contract well...
    Aug 26, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Is this common? The new face of the ED
    as for people coming to ER vs urgent care or clinic, we are just at the fringe of seeing a greater influx of these patients. the flip side, hospitals don't recieve a great amount of reimbursement so...
    Aug 23, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  15. Is this common? The new face of the ED
    that is why I started traveling, most places I feel needed and have a bit of a say, then there are others where I am a body and they don't even acknowledge me in the most part but I can do anything...
    Aug 22, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  16. Thank you allnurses.com!
    I liked Lippincot many years ago (34 to be exact) and think they have the quesstions to get you over some of the jitters
    Jul 14, '12
    Forum: allnurses Testimonials
  17. Thank you allnurses.com!
    so very glad to add you to the nurses of america, now go get experiance and love what you do.
    Jul 14, '12
    Forum: allnurses Testimonials
  18. The Difference Between Approval and Accreditation
    thanks for the clarificatiion, I was thinking that they were the same as many.
    Jul 7, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. WEBINARS
    is anyone around Watertown, WI doing the AWHONN webinar on DIC 5/25. Can I join you and enjoy the interaction with other OB nurses?
    May 16, '12
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  20. Georgia agency recommendations?
    MOST TRAVEL COMPANIES ARE GOING WITH HOSPITAL OFFERINGS WHICH i FIND IS WHAT THE REGULAR STAFF WOULD GET ( WAGE AND BENEFITS) WHERE i MAKE A LITTLE MORE IS TAKE THE TAX-FREE STIPENDS( HOUSING AND...
    May 16, '12
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  21. Just when you think you should hang up the stethoscope
    really does say why we do what we have to do day after day,hope everyone who see this gets a little feeling of accomplishment
    May 5, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. magnesium sulfate infusion
    thank you for your help
    Apr 30, '12
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  23. magnesium sulfate infusion
    Does anyone know if it is standard to start 2 separate lines to run Mag on a PIH pt . I thought only necessary if running additional meds like antibiotics etc was it necessary.
    Apr 29, '12
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  24. West Nebraska Gen Hos Sch of Nursing
    You were probably a junior or senior student when I started . I really did get a good education from WNGH and sometime hpe that we can have a big reunion or those of us grads in the 70's. I have...
    Dec 9, '11
    Forum: Nebraska Nursing
  25. West Nebraska Gen Hos Sch of Nursing
    even 33 years seems so long ago, have a great reunion, hope our class of 78 will get together, so much to share and stories to tell
    Sep 1, '11
    Forum: Nebraska Nursing


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