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  1. Howard County General
    They do hire new grads on days-- a lot of people seem to want nights because of the extra money. But you would definitely still do the nightshift orientation no matter what. They want you to...
    Feb 10
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  2. Howard County General
    New grads I'd say maybe around 25+? I should remember night shift and weekend differentials, but I'm drawing a blank. I think one is 3/hr and the other 5/hr. One of the good things is you get so...
    Feb 9
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  3. Howard County General
    The RN fellowship is a great program. They do a great job with not just teaching skills, but also providing support. Orientation is long, and you get to try different units with different...
    Feb 9
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  4. Hospitals that do not require rotating shifts?
    Howard County General doesn't rotate, all shifts are 12 hours.
    Feb 9
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  5. Will taking time off harm my career?
    I took almost a decade off from nursing to raise kids. Jumped right back in after a refresher course. Go for it!
    Oct 7, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  6. Howard county general fellowship program
    There are a whole bunch of fellowship listings posted right now. New grads are trained on all the med-surg units (regular, oncology, cardiac, ortho) and then "bid" on a unit that has an opening. ...
    Jul 29, '13
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  7. More than 1,500 NY health care professionals rally for safe nurse staffing ratio's!!
    Only 1500? That is pretty embarrassing. No wonder nothing ever changes in nursing.
    May 22, '13
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  8. preterm- breathing on own at 18-19w
    Where in the heck are dead babies left in dirty utility rooms?! That sounds so bizarre, and so sad...
    Jan 29, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  9. Why are Nurses in MD not organized labor wise?
    Howard County General has a nursing union.
    Jan 29, '13
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  10. Expiratory vocalizations at the end of life
    It was explained to me once that that noise is the air passing over the vocal cords. I treat it as pain if it upsets the family- but apparently it is isn't. Sent from my iPhone using allnurses.com
    Oct 30, '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  11. Dear Nurses: Please Forgive Me
    I know it is hard, but many times the best possible outcome for a patient is death. I advocate for my patients and I am not shy about discussing CMO and DNR with the families. Of course I am kind...
    Oct 2, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Am I the only one?
    I have the same sort of response- it builds up for awhile and then hits me all at once. I also notice that I can be very strong at work-- and cry like a baby at the strangest, dumbest things outside...
    Sep 23, '12
    Forum: Oncology Nursing
  13. nurses union
    Howard County General is union.
    Aug 12, '12
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  14. Dear Hospital Administration...
    We only have private rooms. The hospital is aesthetically beautiful; some patients call our facility "Hotel Hilton". And no joke-- people complain on the survey's about people vomiting next door,...
    Jul 25, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Need a place to live in the baltimore area!!
    I did and it worked out great. I mentioned Ridgley's Delight- it is a block or two south of the nursing school. I lived with another nursing student, medical, dental hygiene and at one point a...
    Jun 8, '12
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  16. Need a place to live in the baltimore area!!
    Granted I graduated almost 10 years ago, but at the time the neighborhood just south of the school was full of professional students (nursing, medical, dental etc). It is called Ridgley's Delight. ...
    May 29, '12
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  17. Howard County General Hospital
    Most people I know work straight days or straight nights.
    May 14, '12
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  18. Sinai Hospital in Baltimore
    I'd love to know, too. Anyone?
    May 11, '12
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  19. Hospitals that do not require rotating shifts?
    Howard county. Some of the new grads are working days only.
    May 7, '12
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  20. Any Hospital Hiring in MD?
    On the hcgh.org website, they are listed under the job title "RN Fellowship Float".
    Oct 14, '11
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  21. Any Hospital Hiring in MD?
    I work at Howard County and they are hiring new grads. The orientation is 6 months and FANTASTIC.
    Oct 14, '11
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  22. Is there hope?
    I am in Maryland and just did an online RN Refresher through University of Delaware. I loved it!! It started in Feb and the final was in May. You watched the lectures on your own time,...
    Aug 9, '11
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses


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