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  1. So dietitians can now write orders: Denial of rights.
    Same here in every LTC I have worked in. RD writes recommendation, MD/NP signs it, nurse notes order and documents.
    Sep 28
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. 3rd shift nursing as a new nurse with no experience
    I started out on nights at a LTC facility and learned a lot. It was a great way to learn the ropes and develop skills. You should be fine. Congrats and good luck! :)
    Sep 27
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  3. One nurse for three busy providers. This can't be safe, right?
    Ended up not being able to go to the interview on 9/11 due to a family emergency. Hubs didn't want me working there anyway as it is in a pretty bad area with high crime rates, drive by's and out in...
    Sep 15
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  4. Does this feeling go away?
    I have an 8am-5pm Monday-Friday job in a clinic and most days am absolutely sick of the demands at the end of the day, so I can imagine how you nurses who work in hospitals feel. All I want to do is...
    Sep 7
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  5. Love working in an area that needs nurses
    There's not a nursing shortage in MS. that I am aware of, but RN and LPN jobs are plentiful right now, many of them being new grad. friendly. Congrats OP! And good luck with your NCLEX and new career...
    Sep 1
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  6. One nurse for three busy providers. This can't be safe, right?
    I had a phone interview with the clinic manager yesterday with another clinic and she was pretty rude. Kept cutting me off. I decided then and there I was not going to take the process any further. ...
    Aug 30
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  7. One nurse for three busy providers. This can't be safe, right?
    I have an interview for a clinic position at a major university health center on 9/11, and am going to talk to a clinic manager at another clinic today who is interested in meeting with me. Things...
    Aug 29
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  8. One nurse for three busy providers. This can't be safe, right?
    We are completely paperless which is great in most ways, but when the server is down it can get pretty hairy. Doesn't happen often though, thank God! I had an interview today on my lunch break...
    Aug 26
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  9. One nurse for three busy providers. This can't be safe, right?
    Exactly. Personally I believe clinic managers should be required to have a medical background. I was under the impression that a clinic manager was required to be a RN, but apparently I was wrong.
    Aug 20
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  10. One nurse for three busy providers. This can't be safe, right?
    I honestly don't see how it can get any worse, but anything is possible. It's unbelievably bad already.
    Aug 20
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  11. One nurse for three busy providers. This can't be safe, right?
    Administration (who has not one clinical person in the building) was unhappy with it and made a big stink about it. I was accused of turning the patient away because the provider cannot prescribe...
    Aug 19
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  12. Falls at shift change...
    When I worked nights and a fall happened right at shift change, I completed the entire process from checking for injuries, treating any injuries, filling out the incident report, calling the MD and...
    Aug 19
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  13. One nurse for three busy providers. This can't be safe, right?
    Thank you. I'm not giving up. I just can't win for losing at that clinic. I got in trouble for referring a patient to another clinic because the provider couldn't prescribe the medication the patient...
    Aug 19
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  14. One nurse for three busy providers. This can't be safe, right?
    The HH company has put a hold on hiring, so I'm out for now. It's just as well I suppose as I have been doing some research, and that particular HH company has gotten some pretty bad reviews with...
    Aug 18
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  15. Is This Bullying?
    :roflmao: Brilliant! Just brilliant I tell ya'!!
    Aug 18
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. So Frustrated I Could Cry..
    I was wondering this myself. I pray she is able to work something out for that weekend. My heart goes out to her.
    Aug 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. So Frustrated I Could Cry..
    This! This is exactly what I would do. It's not just some party. It's a very special occasion that honestly, if it were me, I would take my chances.
    Aug 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. One nurse for three busy providers. This can't be safe, right?
    I didn't hear anything today :( I was so hoping I would get that call offering me the HH position but it didn't happen. She did say she *hoped* to make a decision by today, so maybe she just couldn't...
    Aug 15
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  19. How to Deal with a Micromanaging Doc
    Sounds like he has gotten so comfortable with her that he just can't bring himself to rely on anyone else, no matter how good you are, or how much of an effort you make to prove yourself to him. He...
    Aug 15
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  20. I am heartbroken I got fired for the first time as a nurse
    Wow...What a donkey's rear! When I triage patient who has not been diagnosed with diabetes, and the patient tells me he/she is always thirsty along with other symptoms, I automatically check the...
    Aug 14
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  21. I am heartbroken I got fired for the first time as a nurse
    I know it stings right now, but they absolutely did you a huge favor. Brush yourself off and go get that great job in a much better run clinic :)
    Aug 14
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  22. One nurse for three busy providers. This can't be safe, right?
    Hopefully by tomorrow afternoon. The branch manager said she hopes to make a decision by tomorrow so there's still a glimmer of hope for me. The lab tech was officially offered another job today....
    Aug 14
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  23. One nurse for three busy providers. This can't be safe, right?
    Thank you. I'm so happy that you like your job. That is so important for one's mental and physical well being. If I don't get the HH job I am not going to give up. I am going to keep plugging...
    Aug 14
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  24. I have an interview with a Home Health Company tomorrow...
    Thank you!
    Aug 13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  25. At the halfway mark of the first year of working as a LPN
    It's a great feeling isn't it? Congrats :)
    Aug 12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner


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