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  1. Housing Near Children's Hospital Los Angeles
    I was wondering if anyone has any suggestions for housing near CHLA. It does not need to be in the immediate vicinity, but within 10-15 miles would be great. Someplace safe, with a good vibe to it,...
    Oct 21, '13
    Forum: California Nursing
  2. Two companies - same hospital and unit- different offers
    Hi! I am getting ready to take on my first travel assignment and am at the point of having recruiters send me possible jobs to submit me for. I have 4 companies/recruiters I am working with. In the...
    Sep 19, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  3. California Endorsement
    I just recently applied for my CA License by endorsement and it took just under a month to process. I submitted all the required components along with the hard copy fingerprint card at the same time....
    Sep 13, '13
    Forum: California Nursing
  4. Surgical Attire in Your OR
    The only new policy our OR has adopted is the cloth jackets. They prohibited us from wearing them and after a while of allowing us to wear nothing, they have provided us with disposable scrub...
    Sep 4, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  5. O.R. nurses...
    If it is a very low volume case day, they will try to ask people the day before if they want the day off. Then as the day progresses, they will allow people to leave early if they want. If it is just...
    Aug 25, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  6. changing areas early
    I would suggest you just apply to any positions you see that interest you. HR will be the ones who decide if they want experience or not. Sometime even when it says Peds experience required/...
    Aug 15, '13
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  7. Labor and Delivery Travel Nurse
    I am wondering if anyone can give advice on traveling as an OB nurse. I have my most and current experience in a high risk high delivery L&D and less experience but more recent in pediatric OR. I...
    Aug 6, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  8. Traveling L&D Nurse
    I am wondering if anyone can speak to this previous post as a traveling OB nurse. I have my most and current experience in a high risk high delivery L&D and less experience but more recent in...
    Aug 5, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  9. Lightweight or Classic II?
    I prefer the classic. I would second the previous poster by saying to get it engraved. You would swear that stethoscopes have feet the way they will disappear in the hospital. Between doctors,...
    Jul 29, '13
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  10. Experiences Travel Nursing as OR Circulating Nurse
    Thank You so much for the detailed personal experience! I am excited to embark on this crazy journey and just trying to get as much information as possible to best prepare myself!
    Jul 29, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  11. CPN Exam Advice Wanted
    Thanks so much! I appreciate the advice!
    Jul 29, '13
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  12. Travel company you are happy with...
    Thanks for your great questions! I am in the same boat as you, and could benefit from the answers also! Looking to travel within the next few months and have talked to a few agencies but have not...
    Jul 29, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  13. Weekend call
    On the weekends we do two 24 hour call shifts, Saturday and Sunday. That consists of one nurse and one tech for the main OR. Some specialties have teams, in which they also take their own 24 hour...
    Jul 21, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  14. Experiences Travel Nursing as OR Circulating Nurse
    I was wondering if anyone can give me advice on their experience as a travel nurse in the OR? I have only worked in one OR and curious how others are run for ease of being a travel nurse. I am...
    Jul 18, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  15. Travel nursing- Car question?
    Thanks for all the advice! Driving my lease car cross-country is not an option due to the overage of miles I would have on my car. I like the idea of Zip Car if I am in an area with decent ...
    Jul 11, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  16. Travel nursing- Car question?
    Hi! I am looking to start travel nursing soon and have a question regarding car transportation. I currently have a car lease so driving my car cross country to California is not an option. I am...
    Jul 10, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  17. Pediatric cardiac surgery
    Children's Hospital of Michigan in Detroit has a great cardiovascular surgery department. Our CV team in the OR is a great group of people, nurses and techs, who all work together as an incredible...
    Jul 10, '13
    Forum: Michigan Nursing
  18. CPN Exam Advice Wanted
    Hi! I was wondering if anyone has any suggestions for studying for the CPN exam. I have been doing peds a year now and want to seriously start to study to take it. Although I have the hour...
    Jul 10, '13
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  19. ESU Pad Documentation - What is your policy?
    In our electronic record, we document ESU machine serial number, settings, pad location, pre-op and post-op skin condition.
    Jul 10, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  20. Chloraprep for foley insertion?
    In our OR, we only use betadine for foley cathether preps due to the mucous membrane also.
    Jul 10, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  21. Hospitals that hire New Grads in ED?
    Providence Hospital in southfield does! Good Luck
    Nov 1, '08
    Forum: Michigan Nursing


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