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  1. Possibly relocating to Newport RI
    We may be relocating with the military to the Newport RI area and I am curious as to how the jobs are. It looks like google is throwing a few hospitals at me: Newport Hospital, South County...
    Jun 10, '11
    Forum: Rhode Island Nursing
  2. Northern VA Pay
    Thanks for the response.....What is INOVA? Does the pay typically increase by $1 per year of experience ? That is the way it is where I am currently at. Say 25 for new grad, 26 with 1 yr, 27...
    Dec 26, '10
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  3. UAA AAS program
    You can do it with the core....However....it is a ranking system and they only take 32 people each year...once per year. If you dont make it you have to reapply next year. You get so many points...
    Dec 24, '10
    Forum: Alaska Nursing
  4. Northern VA Pay
    I am an RN with 2 years experience looking for pay rates at Prince William Hospital in Manassas VA and also at Fauquier Hospital in Warrenton VA. Would love to know the base pay and what the...
    Dec 24, '10
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  5. Nurse/Patient Ratios
    I am on a surgical floor and generally work the 3-1130 shift....during that time we typically carry 5-6 pts to 1 RN. We have a CCA, usually, but that varies and not every one of them "enjoy" their...
    Apr 29, '09
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  6. Is your unit hiring new grads???
    Lindarn, Yeah I actually work at Holy Family. It was a few wks ago when they did the freeze. A coworker's brother works at Kootenai and said Monday night at work that they are doing the same now.
    Apr 8, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Is your unit hiring new grads???
    Lindarn, I saw your post about the Spokane area hiring that you posted the first wk of April.....I am not sure if you are in Spokane or not, but both Sacred Heart and Holy Family which are both...
    Apr 8, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. WA state and ID state lic
    Thanks... So with your 2 that you hold do you simply meet the criteria and continue to renew/pay for both lic?
    Feb 25, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. WA state and ID state lic
    I am a new grad nurse with a WA state lic. I am interested in a position in ID, just across the border. Can I hold 2 lic? If I apply for a ID lic by endorsement, bc I have to have it in order to...
    Feb 25, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Mixing working and breastfeeding
    Well I am a new grad, havent started working yet...but did pump through nursing school...and will be doing the same once I start working since I just had another baby in Oct. I used the locker...
    Feb 4, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. What do you think of RN Residency Program?
    No I do not have a place yet. They take applications in April/May for start date of June. The director spoke with the nurse manager in L/D and was told she would have 1 spot open ,,,, maybe 2 but...
    Jan 31, '09
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  12. What do you think of RN Residency Program?
    Idaho
    Jan 31, '09
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  13. What do you think of RN Residency Program?
    Also...any other recommendations on classes to take to make my chances better at getting the spot? I have attended a High Risk OB Conference by PESI, taken Fetal Heart Monitoring online class by...
    Jan 31, '09
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  14. What do you think of RN Residency Program?
    I could use some input. I just got a call back from a hospital across the border, so it is about 45-60 minute drive. They offer an RN residency program and one department included is OB. I talked to...
    Jan 31, '09
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  15. Advice/opinions on which job to take: Oncology/Pulmonary/GYN/Urology/Ped Home Health/
    Any feedback on Residency Programs? This one is 6 mths long...after that time I have to sign for 2 yrs with the hospital. My heart is telling me to go for it or I will always wonder if I could...
    Jan 31, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Advice/opinions on which job to take: Oncology/Pulmonary/GYN/Urology/Ped Home Health/
    That is what I think I should do too. I know they are super flexiable and so that may be my best option. Any others wanna chim in?
    Jan 29, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Advice/opinions on which job to take: Oncology/Pulmonary/GYN/Urology/Ped Home Health/
    Okay, it gets harder now. I just got a call back from another hospital across the border, so it is about 45-60 minute drive. They offer an RN residency program and one department included is OB....
    Jan 28, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Advice/opinions on which job to take: Oncology/Pulmonary/GYN/Urology/Ped Home Health/
    I really could use some feedback on the following: I am a new grad RN and have applied at a few locations and this is what my options are....My first preference is OB which I did my senior practicum...
    Jan 28, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Nursing home interview help
    Hum....I had an interview at an Assisted Living Facility that has 2 50-bed units for long term residents and also a 20-bed SubAcute floor....I was asked the basic questions like: An example of when...
    Jan 28, '09
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  20. New nurse to start in Nursing Home...
    Thanks for all the input. I know everyone is just trying to be honest and helpful, and I do appreciate it. I have decided to not go for it. I was hesitant myself from the beginning and they...
    Nov 21, '08
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  21. New nurse to start in Nursing Home...
    Okay so I was offered prn work through a staffing agency that works with a local nursing home. They are aware I am a new grad with no experience other than my clinicals in school. They...
    Nov 21, '08
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  22. help with fetal monitoring
    As far as exams go....ask if the facility has any teaching material. The hospital I did my senior practicum had a "vagina in a box" according to them. Basically you stick you hand in and ck...
    Nov 15, '08
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  23. help with fetal monitoring
    I also loved my Labor and Delivery rotation and was blessed enough to get to do my senior practicum there as well. Anyway...here is a way that helped me w/ decels VEAL CHOP V: Variable ...
    Nov 15, '08
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  24. What's Your Passion?
    Labor and Delivery is my passion for sure. That was based on a not so great experience for my 1st delivery and a FABULOUS experience the 2nd tme around. I did enjoy other areas while in...
    Nov 13, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Resume advice, pls see
    I have these titles in my resume...would you recommend I change the order of them in any way? my name with address objective employment history licenses
    Nov 13, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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