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  1. How Far Would You Commute for Part-time?
    I live in NYC so a 15 mile can turn into a 2 hour drive if you hit rush hour traffic. So for me, it's not really how far it is but how much traffic i'm going to encounter when i drive to get to a...
    Mar 9, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  2. Dental Nursing Opportunity for new grad
    Look up online the average salary for a nurse in your state so you'll have an idea of what to tell them. Since this is a private office, it might pay a little less than what you'll get in a hospital...
    Feb 13, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  3. Non-traditional nursing paths, advice?
    What about doing Home Health? You can be a Home Care Nurse and since you're on the road most of the time, there's no chance of being bored plus you get to spend ample time with each patient. If you...
    Jan 26, '12
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  4. Moving to NYC
    Hi! To be a nursing assistant, i think you only have to take the program for a few weeks so it's definitely a lot easier than studying to become a nurse. I'm not so sure about it's job prospect. I...
    Jan 24, '12
    Forum: New York Nursing
  5. PLEASE.. advice on new RN grad in NYC?!?!
    Congratulations on becoming a nurse! Unfortunately, the job market is pretty tough for new grad nurses in NYC. The only hospital in Manhattan that i know that may hire new grads from time to time is...
    Jan 24, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  6. Anyone here has done psych homecare?
    Hi! I tried posting this in the home health forum but didn't get any response so i'll try posting it here. Anyone here have experience with psych homecare? Do you only handle the mental issues with...
    Jan 14, '12
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  7. NP vs. PT/OT
    Well if i have my way, i would go back to school to be a PT or OT. I already researched how long and how much it's going to cost me. To go from being an RN to OT in New York, it will take...
    Jan 14, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  8. Do you miss bedside nursing?
    To all the full time educators out there, do you miss doing bedside nursing or do you try to work in the hospital at least a few times a month to stay current? Do you think your losing your clinical...
    Jan 12, '12
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  9. Anyone does psych home care?
    Hi! I would love to hear from nurses who do psych home care. What is it about this field that you like and is there a lot of safety issues considering you're going to the residence of a patient who...
    Jan 12, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  10. My nursing program was terrible and I was too incompetent but I still graduated
    If it makes you feel any better, i had ZERO clinical skills after i graduated. On my first job, i asked a lot of help from my coworkers and while most of them wouldn't give me the time of day, some...
    Jan 12, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  11. Early in pregnancy and just got a job offer
    Congratulations on your pregnancy and the new job! Btw, don't worry so much about not informing the nurse managers about your pregnancy during your interview. You already informed HR (even though you...
    Jan 12, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  12. Plan to move to NYC with family - need advice
    Well base salary here is around 65,000-70,000/yr. and if you work night shift with a 2 year experience, then obviously you'll get more. Northeastern part of Queens have a lot of good public schools,...
    Jan 11, '12
    Forum: New York Nursing
  13. accepted to med school, but thinking of nursing instead
    Hi! With all the time and effort you invested to get in to medical school (and you actually did!), i can see why you have doubts about not following thru with your plan but at the end of the day, you...
    Jan 11, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  14. Need advice on new job offer
    I guess I'm the odd man here but i would probably take the job if i were in your place. We're kinda in the same situation, not having worked in awhile to raise the family. I started looking for a job...
    Jan 11, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  15. Anyone taken the RN refresher course at Adelphi or Molloy in NY?
    Hi! I posted a similar question on the NY forum but didn't get any response so i'm posting here and hoping i get some replies. I wanted to hear some feedback from nurses who have taken the refresher...
    Jan 10, '12
    Forum: New York Nursing
  16. what do you like and don't like about your nurse manager?
    Hi! I might get a job as a nurse manager in a nursing home so i wanted to know everyone's input about what makes a good nurse manager. My background is in Med-Surg, never worked in LTC before but...
    Jan 6, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. what is the difference between a nurse manager and a nsg supervisor in nursing home?
    Hi! Could someone clarify to me the difference between a nurse manager and a nursing supervisor in a nursing home? I know the nurse manager is responsible for the unit 24/7 but generally only work...
    Dec 31, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  18. Ever lost a job offer because of your reference?
    Thanks for the reply! What do i do when the two most recent hospitals that i've worked for had closed? I have no idea where my 2 nurse managers are. I've found a few of my coworkers but they don't...
    Dec 13, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Ever lost a job offer because of your reference?
    After having been out of the workforce for awhile, i was surprised to find out that most employers nowadays require 3, 4 or sometimes 5 references! So my questions are: do employers really have the...
    Dec 13, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. which one should i pick?
    Thanks for the response! I agree that it's better to volunteer in a smaller setting than in a big hospital. It will be easier to network and make more meaningful connections with people. In response...
    Dec 7, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. which one should i pick?
    Hello everyone. I've been out of work for awhile and i know that if i want to go back to work, i have to take a lot of courses and that I also have to volunteer so i can start to network. It makes...
    Dec 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. do nurses get employer sponsored pensionplan?
    Pardon my ignorance but about a decade ago, as far as i know the hospitals are not offering employer sponsored pension plan to nurses. Yeah, you can participate in 401K or the IRA but it's the...
    Dec 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. going in for a 2nd interview.....need advice
    Hi everyone, I applied to be a case manager for an insurance company and even though i don't have any experience in case management (my background is in medsurg) plus the fact that i haven't...
    Nov 29, '11
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  24. Turned down a job! Am i crazy??
    Thanks for the reply! Those were my thoughts exactly. I thought it was a poorly run nursing program and i feel bad for the students there. They charged almost 30,000 in tuition for LPN students but...
    Nov 16, '11
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  25. Turned down a job! Am i crazy??
    Ok. I've been out of work for several years but i've had at least 5 years of medsurg experience in the past. I was offered a job yesterday to be a clinical nurse instructor for LPN students but i was...
    Nov 15, '11
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty


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