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  1. Lets talk about $$$
    1. SAN DIEGO 2 100 SOC, 60 VISIT, 70 all other oasis, .50 mile 3 Full benefits medical, dental, 401k, HSA, disability 4.being out in the sun all day!
    Aug 21
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  2. consents in hh nursing
    My regional director made a new policy to accept consents for entire year for a patient, even if its a new SOC several months later. I happen to think this is not a correct policy and think we need...
    Apr 29
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  3. Can't Pass NCLEX, So What Jobs Can I Get With My Nursing Degree?
    I haven't read the updates or any of the comments on this post but just between you and me. I heard you were going to make it and it is your destiny to be a great nurse.
    Apr 28
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  4. Fraudulent visits - yes I brought it up!
    "Now I know that I'm watching too much reality TV, but the first thought that came to mind was to hire an independent private investigator to follow her." Or just follow her a** one day. See...
    Mar 28, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  5. Home Health-The good, The bad, and I'm getting out.
    Guess What! Original poster here. I was offered 6-8 dollars less per hour to go work at the new job in the hospital/clinic setting. Forget it!! SO I did not leave home health. It drives me crazy...
    Mar 28, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  6. Home Health-The good, The bad, and I'm getting out.
    I've been working in home health now for almost 3 years as a RN case manager in southern California. I'm posting this so those of you that are thinking about home health know what to expect and I'm...
    Mar 24, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  7. Tax season, What can I right off??
    This is the first time I am going to attempt to right off expenses on my taxes. I made over 100k as a case manager last year and I am scared I am going to owe thousands in taxes. i was paid 25...
    Feb 3, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  8. Anyone heard of nightingale or aspire home healthcare
    OK so I took the job. Worst experience I've ever had in my whole working career. This is of course the opinion of one and not to sway anyone from excepting one of the many jobs they have available...
    Dec 29, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  9. worst, most corrupt agency ever!
    Oh, lol I meant TPA or cathflo. I get the concept but I have never actually given it. It involves using a stopcock. I filed a complaint with the state about the youtube incident and that we are...
    Dec 21, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  10. Whats your best nursing ghost story?
    I have heard so many stories from my teammates about devil possession on the floor. *shiver*[/QUOTE] I bet those patients are getting ambien
    Dec 19, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. worst, most corrupt agency ever!
    Hi all, I have been working for the same agency as a full-time case manager for over a year now and recently things have gotten so bad, I feel like I'm being forced to quit. In October the agency...
    Dec 13, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  12. Per visit and calculation of overtime gripe
    but is that legal, not to include travel time as hours worked?
    Oct 29, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  13. Per visit and calculation of overtime gripe
    I work in CA and get paid a "per visit" rate. I also get millage and 8.00 per hour drive time. I drive between 100-150 miles a day usually. My employer states that drive time hours does not count...
    Oct 28, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  14. IV bolus to CHF patient.  Need your opinions please
    Im a home health nurse and got orders today by a primary doctor to infuse 1 Liter of LR with 20meq K over 3-4 hours every day for 7 days. This pt has CHF with +4 pitting edema and SOB with mod...
    Jun 13, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Home health and family life?
    11-15 pts a day is 11-15 hours per day at my agency. 30min visit, 30 min charting and case managing. NOT counting if its a SOC, ROC etc. NOT counting any drive time. Thats impossible.
    Mar 17, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  16. Just hired by HHC agency--not feeling very good about it now
    My agency has a strict policy to have all work submitted, including the POC with in 24hrs of a SOC. However, I have been so busy that It has been physically impossible to do it and have taken two...
    Dec 14, '11
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  17. Anyone else regret this?
    ASN for $12,000. Did bedside nursing for 1 long year. Case manager now still with a degree from community college making close to $100,000 ann. PRICELESS.
    Nov 21, '11
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  18. I am an OB Nurse :)
    [quote=DeliveryRN2007;5908275]Not sure where it is that you work but where I am L&D (my spot), nursery, and PP aren't "fluff". I don't see how a 29 weeker found unresponsive after having an eclampic...
    Nov 21, '11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  19. I am an OB Nurse :)
    I did mother/baby right after graduation for a few months and then had a choice to stay or go to PACU training. I went to PACU because alot of my school friends and other nurses think postpardem is...
    Nov 20, '11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  20. Excited for a new job opportunity
    I've done both extended care/ private duty (lots of people use these terms interchangably even though their a little different) and I have done Visits. There is a BIG difference between the two and I...
    Nov 11, '11
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  21. Starting new  job next week and have questions about what to expect
    I just started a few weeks ago and I really like it even though its been crazy. But I have to say if the money wasn't there I probably would hate it. I get paid 34$/hr and get overtime alot of days...
    Nov 10, '11
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  22. is BSN necessary for work in Home health, hospice, private duty?
    Even if i had my bsn, you couldnt drag me back to the hospital. i have a great full time job as a case manager in hh.. with an ASN.
    Nov 10, '11
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  23. lab top color for vanco trough?
    What color labtops can i use for a vanco trough? can i use a tiger top? I dont have a gold. Thanks:)
    Nov 10, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. BSN only hospitals
    So I was subbing as a school nurse in PA for the past two weeks mainly as a favor to my agency cuz it paid crap... I have an ADN degree btw... When they put in for an emergency school nurse...
    Sep 25, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Do home health (visiting) nurses usually work on holidays?
    I would think so. Patients who need care or admits obviously would be seen on a holiday. I was just curious if it's an on call nurse who takes all the patients or if it's common to only see the...
    Sep 25, '11
    Forum: Home Health Nursing


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