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  1. Moving to Tulsa: Best Hospitals? Job market outlook?
    Thank you for your input... Sadly, I have no desire to continue in Oncology. I ended up accepting an offer at St. John. They were super flexible with me and gave me several interviews for the open...
    Jan 25
    Forum: Oklahoma Nursing
  2. Moving to Tulsa: Best Hospitals? Job market outlook?
    Hi there! I will be relocating to Tulsa, Oklahoma in a few months and have a few questions. I have working as an RN for about a year on a busy Oncology/Tele/med-surg floor and definitely have...
    Dec 17, '13
    Forum: Oklahoma Nursing
  3. Long term effects of working night shifts
    I've worked nights for ten months. Constantly sleep deprived. Worse menstrual cycles of my life. Developed thyroid issues and now have borderline hypothriodism. Constantly depressed - I miss being...
    Nov 30, '13
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  4. New grad RN pay- Nebraska Med Center?
    Alegent Crieghton pays 20 - 21 for New Grad pay. I think the med center is similar.
    Nov 15, '13
    Forum: Nebraska Nursing
  5. When did you....
    I am three months into my first RN job on an Oncology floor and I am still waiting to feel comfortable. I ask a lot of questions and just have to be patient with myself! You can't know it all! The...
    May 25, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  6. Nurse - Patient ratio?
    6 on nights with 1 tech(if we are lucky!) for 28 beds. So practically total pt care for six.
    May 21, '13
    Forum: Oncology Nursing
  7. RN total patient care...
    I have 6 patients most of the time and 1 CNA for 28 beds. No LPNS, so it is basically full care. It is difficult when you have patients who are turners or bedfast and incontinent. I might have an...
    Apr 28, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. New Grad Looking for med/surg... getting frustrated
    I applied to 4 positions in Nebraska. Got hired on a med-surg/tele/oncology floor for nights. There are NO new grads that I know of who start on days, so be sure you are applying to night positions...
    Apr 28, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  9. Really rough instructor
    Yep! Multiple teachers like that! My only advice is to kill them with kindness... and it is okay to cry/ball on the way home. You'll get through it. : )
    Mar 18, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. To work or not to work (while in nursing school)
    Work in a medical setting while in school, it will benefit you and help familiarize yourself with all the terminology. The main thing is to make sure you have good stress management techniques... you...
    Mar 18, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Teacher offering Ativan scripts....?
    Honestly, it sounds like he was joking... and ativan jokes before big tests are very common in nursing school.
    Mar 18, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Best WHITE scrub suggestions?
    There are NO good white scrubs... haha. I always got the cheapest I could find so I would be able to not feel bad about throwing them away as soon as finished with school!
    Mar 18, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. RN to BSN with a low GPA?
    Most RN-BSN programs require at least a 2.5 and some are at least a 2.0. I think you should be fine... the acceptance into RN-BSN programs is way less competitive than traditional nursing programs...
    Mar 15, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Where are new grads being hired right now?
    Omaha, Nebraska. Graduated in Decemeber and got a job at a large hospital in Oncology fairly quickly. In my orientation class there were three new grads from Co... I guess the job market for new...
    Mar 1, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  15. Feel like giving up (rant)
    Just keep trying! Remember that a person chooses whether or not they will like you from the minute they see you. First impressions are important! Also be GENUINE!!! A lot of job seekers are so busy...
    Feb 18, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  16. Recruiter Asking For a Call After Interview
    Turns out calling the nurse recruiter and building report with her worked! As well as going through several interviews... : ) I got my first job as an RN in an oncology unit! Couldn't be happier! : )
    Feb 12, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  17. I had my peer interview a week and a half ago but no call back yet.
    Can you call the nurse recruiter or HR directly and clarify with them? That is what I would do!
    Feb 12, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  18. Applying for jobs without license #
    As long as you passed you should be fine! :) Most places won't interview you until you pass... so you are good to go now! Congrats girl!
    Feb 11, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  19. How in debt were you after Nursing school?
    I went to a community college that was around 110$ per credit hour. I paid as I went, never took out loans. Graduated December 2012 with no debt, passed the NCLEX Jan 10th, and now have multiple job...
    Feb 7, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. New Grads / First Job Survey
    Degree type: ADN Graduation month/year: Dec 2012 Sex: female Age range: 19-24 Job Setting: Hospital Geographical Location: Nebraska Race/Ethnicity: White How long have you been looking for...
    Feb 7, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  21. better to apply for all open positions or be selective?
    Honestly it all depends on whether or not the nurse manager has told the nurse recruiter to call new grads or not. You have no idea of knowing what floors are going to be more open to you... so you...
    Feb 6, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  22. Recruiter Asking For a Call After Interview
    Thanks everyone! I did call back the next day and we just talked a little bit about the interview... she told me she would call me back after she talked to the manager to see if I could come in for a...
    Feb 6, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  23. Nurse recruiter
    I never used a specific cover letter because I think it comes off as over-the-top and desperate. Simple and to the point is always better in my opinion. I have gotten two job offers this way and only...
    Feb 6, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  24. peer interview= Job offer?
    Yay! That is awesome! I have my first peer interview this Mon... So I am a little nervous! I have never been through so many interviews for a job! Over the phone, interview with the manager, and now...
    Feb 6, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  25. Delete FB?
    I think if you just make everything private(You should probably do this anyway!) you should be fine. :) Just make sure your profile picture is classy. :)
    Jan 30, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance


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