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  1. Passed cna in Northern California
    Hi ! Your best bet is in nursing homes. All over California nursing homes are hiring. Hospitals are hard to get into , but you should always apply anyways! Hospitals always look for experience....
    Mar 25
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  2. Any others who had to drop out of nursing school and later returned?
    How was your experience? How long did you wait to return and was the transition easy for you for being out of school for some time? I had to drop earlier this year and I moved from California to...
    Dec 27, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  3. Just finished a 3-11 shift. Who else is tired?
    Or is it just me haha Gotta love being a CNA lol.....The things I go through in a shift haha seriously......... :) <3 Hope your shifts go well !
    Sep 30, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  4. New aide in distress..seeking advice?
    It'll get easier... It's always tough in the beginning .Eh I cried on the way home in my car after my first shift in a LTC.. lol hang in there. Before you know it, 6 patients would be a dream day to...
    Sep 30, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  5. I'm going to start applying for jobs tomorrow!
    Eh I still think u shouldn't even put it down. Then it's going to get into why u were there only a week then into your personal life. Especially with the jail thing. They might think ok how do we...
    Aug 4, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  6. I'm going to start applying for jobs tomorrow!
    I agree with rmc09. I wouldn't put it in... Wasn't the first week just orientation videos and orientation training? Just say your brand new :) and excited to work. People always hire new grads !...
    Aug 3, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  7. You can tell it's a full moon...
    But before u left did u check to see if her tab alarm was on? Or if she's a fall risk, did u check to see if she had a floor mattress?
    Aug 3, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  8. How do i get hired as a cna with no experience?
    A really good resume! I have my old one from way back that I wrote. I can email it to you if you'd like to get an example :)
    Aug 3, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  9. Impossible to find a day time/full time job???
    I would get all the phone numbers for the LTC's in your county and just call and ask. I did that, and found openings for AM shift...=]
    Mar 15, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  10. Woo-Hoo, I PASSED the NCLEX!!!!
    CONGRATS!!!=]
    Mar 15, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  11. Can I Survive Off Of CNA Salary?? Opinions & Stories Please!
    =/I'm pretty sure she didn't mean it that way. I think her question was more towards if you were living on your own with a cna salary. Futurepedsnurse:), I get $12 an hour and roughly make...
    Mar 5, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  12. CNA as a career?
    From experience, I couldn't make being a cna my career.. too tiring (physically) to do for the rest of my life you know? Ofcourse I enjoy it, but I want to go higher. A lot of my coworkers have been...
    Mar 5, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  13. Complaints about me ALREADY!
    lol don't double brief...just do your rounds and make sure everyones clean when you leave. :) You will learn in time that all shifts complain about each other. am shift will complain about noc......
    Feb 28, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  14. Will I be able to work 20-30 hours while in the lpn program?
    I work 32 hours a week, plus the lvn program which I do in the mornings and let me tell you it's very stressful! It's stressful for me because I'm trying to support myself, but I'm also trying to...
    Feb 28, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  15. toileting a resident
    If the grab bars weren't broken, I would use those. If I knew they were stable enough, I'd use their wheelchair and lock in next to them and have them grand the rails and stand.......but if they...
    Feb 19, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  16. Where did you find your first job after becoming a CNA??
    hah I found it on craigslist in the medical section for jobs. A lot of facilities here in southern california are actually putting up their ads and saying they're hiring. What also helped me when I...
    Feb 19, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  17. What do I need for class??
    a notepad, pens, highlighters.... they'll probably just go over the rules and hippa so I doubt you'll need your book. You can bring it incase? :)
    Feb 19, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  18. You know you are a CNA when....
    lol "let me get the nurse; i'm just the aide.".......
    Feb 10, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  19. You know you are a CNA when....
    when you're super excited when your job actually has a lot of wet wipes:).
    Feb 10, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  20. Advice on work situation
    Wow I would have threatened to quit right then and there...if you have on document some where that you worked 8 hours, then use it. Don't let them take advantage of you ! I've had old home health...
    Feb 1, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  21. Male Nursing Student
    Aww im sorry...I don't understand why people would tease you...but in nursing school, your classmats don't care what gender you are.....all of you guys are in there for the same thing. I highly doubt...
    Feb 1, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  22. Young CNA
    in California, I think for all nursing facilities, u have to be at least 18 years old. I had to be at least 18 for all the places I applied to when I first got it. I'm not sure where palm springs is...
    Jan 28, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  23. What SHOES do YOU wear?
    CROCS :)
    Jan 27, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  24. New CNA working in LTC getting depressed...please help!
    Yeah I have about 50 minutes to get everyone up before I start passing out breakfast trays too. Morning shift is a lot faster then PM shift, so if it's your first CNA job and you were thrown in...
    Jan 27, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  25. Restorative CNA
    RNA are like cna's who just weigh and walk people. I'm in southern California and the pay is about the same
    Jan 23, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant


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