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  1. Hospice in Las vegas
    Any hospice nurses in las vegas out there. I have been doing home hospice for a little over a year now and am so frustrated with all the mandatory overtime. I am burnt out and tired of working...
    Sep 6, '13
    Forum: Nevada Nursing
  2. Valley hospitals
    anyone have experience with jobs at Valley hospitals? What is shift differ for nights? Do they follow pay scale based on years of experience?
    Aug 28, '13
    Forum: Nevada Nursing
  3. Masters Degree in What!???
    Then don't go into administration!! Stick with something that allows for flexible hours. The politics of administration is brutal, I work as RNCM for hospice also I was offered management positions...
    Mar 5, '13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  4. APN or NP in hospice
    Considering getting my MSN looking at APN and NP programs but only if I can stay in hospice. Is it worth it in hospice are jobs hard to get. I live in Nevada.
    Mar 5, '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  5. New to Hospice Nursing
    Just have a clinical note ready on each patient, just brief notes that give pt status and needs. Your manager should help you out with the first couple of IDG's meetings.
    Mar 5, '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  6. How many patients should a case manager be responsible for.
    I haven't had less than 18 pt's for 6 months, the most I have had is 23!! We can't seem to get fully staffed which is the main issue. I work for a good company with great benefits but it is hard to...
    Mar 5, '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  7. APN or NP
    Have been in las vegas for 6 months now going on for Master's debating about NP or APN is it worth it in this state? Any idea of salary range. My background oncology and hospice, would like to stay...
    Mar 5, '13
    Forum: Nevada Nursing
  8. Med-surg RN wanting to switch to hospice
    I recently switched from med/surg to home hospice, it is very different. I am a case manager so depending on what your position is such will determine your responsibilities. I do bedside but manage...
    Nov 6, '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  9. APN in Hospice?
    Considering getting my APN, I love hospice and would like to stay with it, are there opportunities for APN's in hospice?
    Nov 6, '12
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  10. APN is it worth it?
    I am new to Nevada, working as a hospice RN and I am enjoying it. I am certified in oncology, med/surg and hospice. Just finished BSN thinking about MSN, not sure if Nevada is supportive of APN's...
    Nov 6, '12
    Forum: Nevada Nursing
  11. I dont think acute care floor nursing is right for me. What is?
    There is a lot more going on than just choosing which path to take. First you shouldn't be jerked back and fourth from day to night, 2nd a 4:1 ratio is almost unheard off unless you live in...
    Jun 17, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  12. United health group
    Does anyone know what inpatient hospice facility is owned by United health group? Not sure if it is part of one of the hospitals or a nursing home type facility.
    Jun 11, '12
    Forum: Nevada Nursing
  13. Should I feel bad about this??  New grad wanting to quit days.
    Orientation is overwhelming. Stay on days, you will learn a lot more, due a good year or 2. Nights you need to be more independent and those skills you learn on days will caring over and really help...
    May 5, '12
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  14. RN jobs Las Vegas
    What hospitals are Union? I have been applying to all the hospitals, I am in the process of relocating from New Jersey. I am just finishing up with selling my house. I haven't had much luck yet, but...
    May 5, '12
    Forum: Nevada Nursing
  15. Applying from out of state
    Good luck with the interviews!!!!! I will be in Las Vegas the end of March to look at houses hoping to get an interview while I am out that way.
    Feb 26, '12
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  16. Green Valley area
    Coming to Vegas to look at houses to relocate by the end of the summer. What is the Green valley area like? Is it close to most hospitals? Nice area, can't afford Summerlin.
    Feb 18, '12
    Forum: Nevada Nursing
  17. Applying from out of state
    I am looking to relocate to Nevada or Arizona. I currently live and work in NJ, I did get my RN license in Nevada and just applied in Arizona. Will anyone look at my resume with a NJ address? What is...
    Feb 18, '12
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  18. career advice
    I was hoping someone would have some words of wisdom for me. I have been feeling very conflicted between moving to a place for a better quality of life and leaving a job that I love.
    Feb 13, '12
    Forum: Nursing Management
  19. Cancer Centers of America
    Thanks, that is good to know.
    Feb 4, '12
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  20. career advice
    I recently became a clinical supervisor for my med/surg unit and I have been a supervisor for a rehab facility part time for a year now. I want to relocate to Arizona or Nevada but I am afraid it...
    Jan 27, '12
    Forum: Nursing Management
  21. Bed Alarms are useless if you don't respond to them!
    I was just made clinical supervisor on my unit for night shift and one of the major problems is falls. I have been put in this position to "fix" the issues on the unit. A major issue is that when the...
    Jan 16, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Why do I feel guilty for not going in when called...
    I turn my phone ringer off when I go to bed and don't want to be called which is almost every day!!!! If you have a union file a greivance every time you are under staffed and let them earn their...
    Jan 16, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. fearing for my license at a dangerous psych facility
    You made the right decision!!!!! Best of luck with your next position, don't let this discourage you in anyway.:)
    Dec 4, '11
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  24. how did u become a nurse manager?
    I have found that sometimes it is who you know. Get involved in councils if you aren't already, that is how I got to know the higher ups. I felt invisible as the charge nurse, so I applied for every...
    Dec 4, '11
    Forum: Nursing Management
  25. What do your Clinical Supervisors do?
    Clinical Supervisors, do they take patients? Some use them as full time charge nurses and have them do schedules, evaluations etc. They are considered management in some facilities. Just curious as...
    Dec 3, '11
    Forum: Nevada Nursing


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