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  1. patient load on your neuro floor
    I have to say, 6-8 pt load is too much. I don't know how safe pt care can be delivered, following all hospital policies and unit practices, with even 5 pts. and CNAs who do nothing. and charge RNs...
    Mar 18
    Forum: Neurological Nursing
  2. resume critique assistance-please offer suggestions!
    You're so welcome, and really - best of luck to you!
    Mar 13
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  3. Instructor Says Resume is Wrong, Please Help With Content.
    Mevsmom, I think the formatting of your resume is great. I might steer away from listing your school clinicals as "clinical experience" because (in my opinion) it really isn't. I think that gives...
    Mar 13
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  4. resume critique assistance-please offer suggestions!
    Risa, Great resume! agree with previous poster - it must just be the AN post that is making the formatting a little "off". Anyway, you have great experience, but I think you could make it stand...
    Mar 12
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  5. I'm a New RN in Vermont, and I Can't Find Hospital/Clinical Work! Any Suggestions?
    CRHarris - there are a couple of RN jobs posted at FAHC that don't explicitly state 'no new grads'. go the website and see if they're truly new - maybe there are new openings for you to apply to!...
    Feb 25
    Forum: Vermont Nursing
  6. Interviewing prior to NCLEX
    I interviewed and accepted an icu step down/progressive care position before getting my authorization to test, much less a test date/time. It was fine. Sadly I think my experience is rarer these days...
    Feb 25
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  7. I'm a New RN in Vermont, and I Can't Find Hospital/Clinical Work! Any Suggestions?
    CRharris - Kindred is a for-profit nursing home company. You will get next to zero orientation before being thrown to the wolves...and if anything happens they will happily lay all "blame" at your...
    Feb 13
    Forum: Vermont Nursing
  8. job search after accelerated nursing program
    gonementally, I meant no offense to you. as I wrote, "in my personal opinion". I'm not trying to lump people together. but i disagree with adding your school clinicals to your resume's experience....
    Jan 24
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  9. job search after accelerated nursing program
    Hi smack722, there is only one answer to this very important question: You must do both. Work as a nursing assistant (NOT patient sitter. not counted as clinical experience) while in the program. But...
    Jan 24
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  10. I'm a New RN in Vermont, and I Can't Find Hospital/Clinical Work! Any Suggestions?
    Hi, so sorry you're having trouble. While you wait for a few positions to open up at FAHC, maybe try Northwest medical center in st albans, or central vermont medical center in montpelier/barre. I...
    Jan 24
    Forum: Vermont Nursing
  11. WHY do I need a BSN?
    mclennan: A few thoughts on your post. 1. Exactly how much more does your employer pay BSNs? Does it equate to the cost of the BSN program? Does it even come close to reimbursing the nurse for...
    Jan 23
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  12. WHY do I need a BSN?
    OP, to answer your title question: "Why do I need a BSN?" You don't. :) I am fully of the opinion that BSN's are bull (and I have one!) and ADN should be the highest degree for a bedside nurse. The...
    Jan 23
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  13. Boston Medical Center (and Boston in general!) jobs
    Hi, I'm hoping that employment prospects might be better in Boston for a nurse with two years of ICU step down experience. I interned at BMC while in school and loved it there. I'm hoping to...
    Jan 9
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  14. Resume critique, applied to over 100 jobs without a single call back
    Hi jmira, You have all of the "right stuff" IMHO :) CNA experience, ACLS, etc. Good for you that you're working on the BSN. In your area, it will practically be required. Anyway, agree with...
    Jan 9
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  15. Cover Letter Advice?
    Hi there - I guess you might count me in as a success because I had a new-grad internship secured before I graduated ;-P My cover letter had two paragraphs. First, I stated enthusiasm for this...
    Jan 9
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  16. Searching for New Grad Jobs
    Hi Melissa: Agree with other posters. Start getting letters of reference from at least two clinical instructors now, while they'll still remember you. Any chance that you have clinical experience as...
    Jan 9
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  17. New grad delayed looking for work - any advice?
    So sorry to hear about your husband, Visionary123. You sound like a great candidate as a "new grad" for hospitals! Write up a cover letter detailing how you have experience from all angles -...
    Jan 9
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  18. Forced to Resign at the end of a Versant Residency Program
    Sanaalam, I agree and disagree with previous posters. We all make mistakes: I recently forgot to cut a tablet in half, therefore overdosing my adult patient with 5 extra milligrams of Flexeril. I...
    Oct 27, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  19. Suggestions please, New grad asking for help
    So sorry Just an R.N., my heart goes out to you. I know you will get a job and be a great RN soon. I know you said relocation is not really an option....but I think it's time to change your...
    Oct 27, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  20. New grad who wanted ICU, got med surg, advice?
    Megan - consider yourself the luckiest new grad EVER! No dilemma here. You will thank yourself for the rest of your career, that you got good experience in med-surg before moving to ICU. I truly...
    Jun 21, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  21. Resume Help! Idle for a few years,career change etc. Pls critique my resume?
    hi red! I would also start volunteering at a local hospital. I think you could use not only the refresher course, but also some more recent entries on your resume, even if it's just volunteering. ...
    Jun 21, '13
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  22. Urgent help with resume
    Can you post what you have? Leave out old business-stuff. nurse recruiters will not care at all about that.
    Jun 15, '13
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  23. Continuing Education on New Grad Resume/Question about New grad programs
    Asats! Some answers...but note: I am not a nurse manager or RN recruiter. Just a good-ole ICU step down floor nurse :) Definitely do not put a section for continuing education in your resume....
    Jun 15, '13
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  24. Moving to Boston (MGH) - questions about in state licensing
    Janet - As a former Bostonian, I think I may be able to offer some needed advice. But first, a question: Why MGH specifically? Your time as a SICU nursing assistant (is that what it was?) will...
    Jun 15, '13
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  25. Advice for a nursing student?
    hi blackvans! Ah, the age-old questions about getting that crucial first job :) I believe I may able to help! Though I can only speak from my own experiences, and I know very little! haha. I mean...
    Jun 15, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance


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