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  1. Morristown NJ
    Just asking as a friend had knee replacement there and had a horrible experience. The nurses told him they were understaffed but afraid to complain for fear of losing their jobs
    Jan 22
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  2. Whats your NICU experience?
    Please do NOT go into NICU nursing if this is NOT your passion. I have just retired from critical care adult cardiology nursing and have now experienced a close family member who gave birth to a 37...
    Jan 8
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  3. Morristown NJ
    Are nurses at Morristown NJ hospital unionized, if not, why? This hospital is part of the Atlantic Health System in NJ
    Jan 1
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  4. Central NJ Hospitals
    There is no reason why you cannot call the hospital and ask who the recruiter is.
    Jan 1
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  5. For the experienced nurses...
    Get as much education as you can. Experience will always come, although some hospitals will offer tuition reimbursement but when you get to the MSN level it does not really help as much.
    Mar 6, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. What kind of holiday bonus do you get?
    The hospital offers a free special lunch/dinner to all employees in the large atrium with the chance to win prizes. Depending on your unit manager, a small gift or nothing. Last few years though...
    Dec 21, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Would you become an RN again if you had the choice?
    No, not just a RN but I could have seen being a APN. Now retired RN for 2 months.
    Oct 9, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  8. Are RNs allowed to work as techs if they cannot find employment
    Hopefully, in the near future, the ADN schools should be taking a hard look at the graduates they are turning out and the issue that they cannot find jobs. These schools should be eliminated or...
    Oct 9, '12
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  9. Are RNs allowed to work as techs if they cannot find employment
    In NJ, if you are unable to find work as a RN, especially being just out of school and do not have a BSN but have ADN, are you allowed to work as a hospital tech----? Is there something about...
    Sep 29, '12
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  10. Interview for cardiac rehab job!
    Congratulations, hope that you get the job you want. Cardiac Rehab pts run the gamut of all types of cardiovascular disease plus the risk factors that go along with this. Your job will probably be...
    Sep 5, '12
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  11. secondary medical insurance with Medicare
    Which 2nd insurance have you all found to be the best, but not cost an arm and a leg/month??? Any comments???
    Feb 22, '12
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  12. Do you have PCTs in your CCU?
    Just be carefull if you are setting up a new position for this type of employee. One of the problems I found in the ICU I worked was that the techs had tooooo many tech jobs they could do (blood...
    Nov 2, '11
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  13. New Bill Eases Work Visas for Foreign Nurses
    I have trouble believing that a NJ hospital is listed in any way, toooooo many nurses cannot find jobs in this state. BTW, isn't Shusterman a recruiting agency/lawyer specializng in immigration
    Oct 16, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  14. New Bill Eases Work Visas for Foreign Nurses
    i agree with everyone's comment, we certainly do NOT need anymore foreign nurses at this time until we can supply jobs for the graduates we currently have. We certainly do NOT need any foreign...
    Oct 8, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  15. Increased RN Staff Does Not Improve Outcomes At Safety Net Hospitals
    This is a recent article on staffing although it does not differeniate regular versus safety net hospitals. I think the whole issue is dedicated to staffing "Staffing was once thought of as a...
    Aug 28, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  16. Hospitals now hiring ONLY BSN graduates
    I know several NJ hospitals are now doing this. Does anyone know which ones besides RWJUH New Brunswick and I think Hackensack???
    Feb 16, '11
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  17. Hospitals ONLY hiring BSN
    Which hospitals in NJ are now hiring ONLY BSN??? How does that bode for nurses going to ADN programs??? If BSN is so important why are the the state license exams the same????
    Feb 13, '11
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  18. study find NO progress in Safety at hospitals
    How many of you work in Magnet credentialed hospitals and these staffing issues are still going on?????
    Nov 27, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  19. study find NO progress in Safety at hospitals
    Patient Safety Is Not Improving in Hospitals, Study Finds - Efforts to make hospitals safer for patients are falling short, researchers report in the first large study in a decade to...
    Nov 25, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  20. Any new grad jobs?
    Do any of you belong to the NJSNA-------------New Jersey State Nursing Association???? They send via email job offerings that occur. Also, if you belonged as a student it might help you with...
    Oct 2, '10
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  21. Nursing Graduates No Longer In High Demand
    I think that if you have a "temporary visa", that visa can be terminated if there no further need and it can be proven that there are Americans who can fill the jobs. Yes, your Congressmen, etc....
    Oct 2, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  22. Nursing Graduates No Longer In High Demand
    I agree, I am a RN with over 43 years experience. This debate of ADN/BSN has been going on for more than 40 years. It is ridiculous even have such a waste of time to debate it. From the very...
    Oct 2, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  23. NG jobless for 8 months, is there hope?
    How can a NEW hospital have Magnet status. OBW, Magnet prefers BSN
    Oct 2, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Georgetown univ hospital
    How is nursing at this hospital?
    Aug 16, '10
    Forum: Washington DC Nursing
  25. NG jobless for 8 months, is there hope?
    Not much you can do unless all those nurses who are here on temporary visas go home. I don't think we need to import any nurses anymore, we are saturated
    Aug 16, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion