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  1. home care advice please??
    Around Boston, or up to an hr away
    Jun 26, '12
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  2. home care advice please??
    Thanks!
    Jun 25, '12
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  3. home care advice please??
    thank you! I will look them up tomorrow!
    Jun 19, '12
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  4. home care advice please??
    Thank you!
    Jun 18, '12
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  5. home care advice please??
    I'm looking for private duty home care. Sorry for the confusion!
    Jun 18, '12
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  6. home care advice please??
    Does anyone know of private duty companies in or around Boston?(other than PSA). I have been trying to look it up, but am mostly finding home care agencies that do visits, I need to find a private...
    Jun 15, '12
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  7. Cover letter/resume tips for landing a job out of state
    I'm having the same problem!! I kind of feel like a fool applying to these positions due to my address being so far away! This certainly doesn't help you, but hopefully someone will have some good...
    Jun 13, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. No need to be upset at the truth! Change careers
    Wow, this thread is interesting(with the varied views from actual nurses to prospective nurses)! my opinion: you do have to be passionate about nursing to get into it. otherwise you will be...
    Jun 13, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. job market by state???
    nrskaren & zookeeper, thanks for the advice, I'll have to look into those areas
    Jun 13, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. job market by state???
    not much:( I have 7mos experience in pedi home care
    Jun 13, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. job market by state???
    Hii, I'm just curious to know If anyone knows what states/cities are good for finding nursing jobs? I realllllly want to relocate to Boston, but I'm finding the job market in MA isn't that...
    Jun 12, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Pearsonvue Trick - Does it Work Every Time? Part 3
    After you take the NCLEX go to Pearson vue And try to register to take the test again(pick a different date). if you passed it should say you're already registered. if you failed it'll let you...
    Jun 12, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  13. I Don't Know My Role!
    For a situation like swimming the way I see it is if the parents are allowing this child to swim, they are going to swim regardless if I'm in the pool or not - so either way it's my responsibility to...
    Jun 11, '12
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  14. Trachs/Vents - How much training?
    When I did my orientation to my first case with a trach I just pulled the nurse who was with me aside and told her that I had no experience with a trach. She was very nice about it and explained...
    Jun 11, '12
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  15. I Don't Know My Role!
    ventmommy, I couldn't agree with you more!! sadly, this is a Medicaid cAse - with the case I mentioned, I do give meds often throughout the day and Tube feeds (for whatever reason the family isn't...
    Jun 11, '12
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  16. I Don't Know My Role!
    One of my cases is very similar..mostly healthy active 4 y/o. I do all of the same types of things, working on potty training, teaching her letters/numbers,take her to the park, bath her etc even...
    Jun 11, '12
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  17. Tools of the Trade
    GLOVES!!! even if the agency/family tell you they're going to supply them..you WILL run out at some point and it can take DAYS to get them replaced!! not to go against the post above me...but I do...
    Jun 8, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  18. what do you wear?
    I always wear scrubs, even if the family says I can wear street clothes. I do pediatric private duty, and always come in contact with BM, mucus, blood etc (not to mention with children they manage to...
    Jun 8, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  19. relocation prior to getting a job?
    I have been in contact with a couple of agencies but they're saying to start the interview process I need to already have my RN license in that state(which is OK) but then also I need to be around...
    Jun 1, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  20. When do you know?
    Although making your patients and their families smile is a very great thing, I would say that is not enough to stay with the job. I have a similar problem - working 6 days/week and WAYY over...
    Jun 1, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  21. relocation prior to getting a job?
    Hiii, Ok, so this isn't about actual travel nursing, but it seems like the best place to post this question:/... I'm trying to relocate but finding it extremely difficult to land a job without...
    May 31, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  22. Suggestions?
    Does anyone know of any good pediatric home health agencies in the Boston area?
    May 30, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  23. Salary for home healthcare nursing
    Wow, I was actually considering PSA til I read these numbers. Their pay (or should I say lack of) is insane! I started with pediatric home health private duty WITHOUT having my BSN yet or any...
    May 30, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  24. Bringing kids/hubby to work with you?
    Pts. address is a violation of HIPAA. If you work in a hospital it would not be ok to go home and tell your husband your pts. address, so how is this any different? And as far as taking a cab, most...
    May 30, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  25. traveling solo/cities
    Hello, So I've realized that I don't have enough experience yet to do travel nursing(wouldn't want to jeopardize my license!) But I desperately want to get out of my hometown/state, so now I'm at...
    May 23, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing


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