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  1. Where do I go from here? MSN, MPH, MHA even??
    I've been a pediatric nurse for 4 years now, with a small stint in adult outpatient. I have my ADN and a bachelors in health science. I'm not sure where to go at this point in my career. I'd like...
    Dec 11, '12
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  2. I am a new agency nurse
    I'm getting ready to start agency nursing because I just relocated and want to get a feel for the facilities in the area. As well as the no weekends and scheduling. I appreciate all of your thoughts...
    Jun 7, '11
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  3. "Nurses do doctor's dictations all the time"
    I'm exactly sure what I should do about this situation. I wanted to hear from other nurses who've worked in the small office setting before and get some feedback on if I'm wrong, or if I"m just not...
    Dec 15, '10
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  4. Hospitals no longer hiring nurses with their ADN?
    So I plan on moving to Houston next spring and will start looking for job at the beginning of the year. I have an ADN, with 2 yrs experience, but I also have a Bachelor's of Science in Health...
    Oct 7, '10
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  5. Lady of the Lake Accelerated ASN
    I graduated from the first BR accelerated program in Aug '08 and I 100% agree with the above posters. You have to accept the fact that you will do nothing but basically eat and breathe nursing for...
    Feb 25, '10
    Forum: Louisiana Nursing
  6. CHICAGO  VS. TEXAS
    HouTx, Can you tell me how the job market is is Houston right now? I also live here in Chicago, living here for a year and my boyfriend is ready to leave. We've settled on Houston because I'm...
    Feb 25, '10
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  7. Advice please!!!!
    Thanks everyone for the advice, it was all good and constructive and I'm going to take everything you guys said to heart. I decided to file a grievance with HR about the write-up because I feel the...
    Feb 22, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Advice please!!!!
    This is a rather long so bear with me on this. I'm not sure what the do at this point, if I should file a grieveance or just suck it up, keep on moving and improve on my performance. I've been...
    Feb 13, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Childrens Memorial Hospital
    Psumarval, When you go for the interview just be open and honest. I actually applied for the PICU and they decided they wanted me on another inpatient unit, so be open to perhaps going to...
    Dec 17, '09
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  10. Childrens Memorial Hospital
    I've been working at childrens for 8 months and was hired in March as a new nurse. My floor just hired 7 new nurses, 4 that are new grads. They only hire during certain times of the year, in...
    Nov 28, '09
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  11. Do Chicago Hospitals only hire BSN RNs?
    I just got a job at Children's Memorial in Lincoln Park and I have an ASN.
    Feb 5, '09
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  12. PICU Internship Interview
    I'll keep you posted on that...I start on March 23rd in the Neuro/Endocrine unit....excitement!!! I should point out that the HR person that I would be a better fit for an inpatient unit and then...
    Feb 4, '09
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  13. PICU Internship Interview
    Those are actually the same questions that I got asked at the interview in fact. I was offered the job a few weeks later and I accepted, so I'm excited. Thanks for your help though.
    Feb 3, '09
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  14. Night Shift Sleeping Woes
    These are some really good tips for working the night shift. I'm a new grad that just accepted a night shift position and the main thing I'm concerned about is that life is going to pass me by while...
    Jan 29, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Jobs for new grads in Chicago?
    Its not good at all. I had been looking for a job since October of 2008 as well and never got a bite. Then Children's Memorial called me for an interview. They offered me the job and I've...
    Jan 28, '09
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  16. Temporary Nursing Permit says Null and Void
    I guess it depends on how long it takes your state board to post the license. I took my boards on Thursday, found out I passed on Saturday and didn't see the posting on the board's website until...
    Jan 16, '09
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  17. Questions about Children's Memorial
    Base pay for CMH is 24.50/hr per the job offer I received. The shift differential does make up for it though. I've offered a night shift position in Neuro, so it comes out to around 28/hr. My...
    Jan 16, '09
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  18. How to can I check if IL BON received my endorsement application?
    I believe they keep in on file for while. Maybe 6 months to year maybe? I don't know I'm guessing really, don't get me to lying to you.
    Jan 15, '09
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  19. New Grad looking for a job!!
    I'm right there with you on the job search. I've been looking since October and I have had one interview. I interviewed very early apparently, before the Dec. grads, so they won't be getting back...
    Jan 15, '09
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  20. How to can I check if IL BON received my endorsement application?
    If you put an email address down, then they should send you an email saying they received your packet. They'll say how they are working as quickly as possible to get all your info in the system and...
    Jan 15, '09
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  21. Questions about Children's Memorial
    so this freeze includes new grads that interviewed for their internship program? i know someone who interviewed around the beginning of december.
    Jan 11, '09
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  22. Beginning RN Salary in Louisiana
    I just got a job in Alexandria and the base pay is $18.50. But since I'll be working nights, with the differential I get about $21.25
    Jan 7, '09
    Forum: Louisiana Nursing
  23. Do people really pass after 265 Questions-NCLEX
    Yes. I got all 265 questions and I swore up and down I had failed. Like I was already trying to figure out when was the was soonest I could take it over because there was no way I had passed. Sure...
    Jan 7, '09
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  24. PICU Internship Interview
    Hey all, I have a PICU internship interview coming up in a week and I'm excited and nervous all at the same time. I've gotten my 4 recommendations from clinical instructors, my resume, and...
    Dec 4, '08
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  25. New grad hoping to move to Chicago
    I would gladly like to help you out. I finished an accelerated program in Baton Rouge in July and didn't take my NCLEX until October. I tried to arrange to take the NCLEX in IL but it didn't...
    Nov 30, '08
    Forum: Illinois Nursing


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