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  1. hours of work
    I was wondering, typically how many hours of work does one need in order to move up a payscale as a new hire. I've worked in other health care facilities before as a nurse. This new job is not...
    Mar 13, '13
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  2. Need career advice for an RN who doesn't know where to go
    With budget cuts, unless you have experience in acte care or you consolidated on a critical care floor or have the critical care certificate... it'll be kinda difficult to get hired on critical care...
    Feb 28, '13
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  3. Nursig student in calgary wanting to go to the OR after graduation
    Make a request to have OR as your final placement for your undergrad. If not, do a periop course and when you start picking placements do a quick job search on who's hiring and pick those who are.
    Feb 12, '13
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  4. NICU nurse aspiring to be a ER or ICU/CCU nurse
    What is more important to you right now (gaining new experience vs. continuing excellence at a field you're familiar with)? And what can you afford to do in terms of money and time? How much is each...
    Feb 9, '13
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  5. Orientation Lengths for New Hires
    Talk to your manager about it. Don't loose your lisence over "pretending" you know what you're doing. Thankfully, I had more than enough orientation for my first job because my manager understood as...
    Jan 25, '13
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  6. Jurisprudence Exam in Ontario
    FAQ: Jurisprudence Examination - CNO
    Jan 14, '13
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  7. Operating Room nursing in Ontario
    All RNs in Ontario scrub AND circulate. Some facilities only have RNs and no OR techs/RPNs; therefore, they have to do both. So if there is two RNs in a case, both parties have to decide who's going...
    Dec 9, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  8. ONA pay scale
    Even when you're all under ONA it does not mean you have the EXACT same contract hospital to hospital. Each union contract is bargained with the hospital. Even in hospital networks where there's 2-4...
    Dec 9, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  9. From Community to Hospital
    Just apply apply apply. Everyone's case is different. If you get it, you get it. If you don't, apply some more. Start applying NOW!
    Dec 8, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  10. Why do you want to become an OR nurse?
    Include somewhere in your essay that you enjoy the team environment of the Operating Room. That you enjoy learning hands on. Tell them some exposure you have with the Operating room.
    Nov 25, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  11. What's the job market like in the Toronto area?
    I'm not too sure what kind of nursing you're interested in doing. If you're not interested in a specialty, what would you like to do?
    Nov 25, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  12. What's the job market like in the Toronto area?
    A lot of the positions that are opened in TO are critical care areas or specialized areas (such as OR/endoscopy or dialysis). I know a bunch my classmates from nursing school worked as a nursing...
    Nov 24, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  13. 1st year student struggling
    Have you looked for on-campus jobs? How about fast food joints? Movie theatres? Call centres (I heard they're really flexible)? Have you looked into scholarships/bursaries at your school?
    Oct 13, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  14. Is Nursing as Stressful as Nursing School?
    Thinking about the amount of responsibility I have as a nurse makes me rethink about nursing as a career. I have 1 year experience under my belt and I'm still drowning. No matter what your workplace...
    Sep 16, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Highest Paid Nurses in B.C....how is this possible?
    It seems that nurses in Alberta and B.C. have better union contracts than in Ontario =(. I've never heard double-time-and-a-half before.
    Sep 2, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  16. Workplace Bullying for Nurses
    Unfortunately, I'm not part of a union. It's happening in a private outpatient clinic, believe it or not.
    Sep 1, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  17. Workplace Bullying for Nurses
    I can speak from personal experience. I am wanting to leave my job so badly right now because the nurse who bullies me, is not only verbally agressive, but has been borderline physically aggressive...
    Aug 31, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  18. Nurse, single and wanting to buy a home
    My dream is to buy a (starter) home of my own. I'm not thinking about a few months from now but maybe 5-6 years later. Does anyone know of someone who's single, a nurse and bought their own...
    Aug 26, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  19. The Difference Between BSCN and RN?
    There's RN-Bridging and RPN-Bridging to earn a degree (BSCN). Remember, since the early 2000s, Registered Nurses are now required to obtain degrees. Becoming a registered nurse in the past only...
    Aug 23, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  20. US ACLS recognized in Ontario?
    My american BCLS AND ACLS were accepted in my work place.
    Aug 22, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  21. second entry nursing program questions!
    Meet at least the minimum entrance requirements of the program but it is no way a guarantee. I'm not sure what kind of courses you took for your second year psychology major but there are specific...
    Aug 22, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  22. Community/ Public Health Nursing in Ontario
    Just to be clear... what kind of community/public health nursing are you interested? Do you want to work in a clinic, government or do you want to be a visiting nurse etc.? Toronto Public Health and...
    Aug 15, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  23. Community/ Public Health Nursing in Ontario
    Just apply. It's a hit or miss. It all depends on whether you meet their needs. There are some who require a certain amount of experience but there are also some positions that don't care.
    Aug 14, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  24. Regular Part time or Temp Part time?? Help
    Personally, if *I* was faced with this decision... I would take the part time temp, especially if I'm staying with the 'rents. *I* hate paying rent (lol, who does anyway?) because *my* main concern...
    Jul 28, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  25. British nurse looking at working in Canada
    You can't write the CRNE unless the college of nurses (the province of your choice) says you're good to go (i.e., your credentials have been approved). The CRNE can be written february, june and...
    Jul 25, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Canada


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