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  1. Are there any psych LPN's?
    Never say no to a free college education :) All of the mental health hospitals in my area (government and private) hire LPNs. The pay may be lower than an RN BUT you don't have to pay back any...
    Mar 25, '12
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  2. scared sick....literally....need some advice here stat!
    :redlight:I agree with peaches, please contact your board of nursing today, here is where you can find the phone number for your local board: https://www.ncsbn.org/contactbon.htm
    Mar 7, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  3. scared sick....literally....need some advice here stat!
    wow, that sounds very scary! since the management does not seem to be responsive, i would contact the state board of nursing asap and provide clear details of what you have described here. it sounds...
    Mar 6, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  4. New Grad RN looking for psych position- ANYWHERE!!
    Suddenly I have a strong urge to move to NC :yeah:
    Feb 29, '12
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  5. DID I get the JOB?
    :yelclap::yelclap::yelclap:
    Feb 28, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  6. How Long...?
    Anybody? The reason I ask is because I was told a week ago that all checks were completed and that they were "very close" to a decision, and the silence of the phone... is sooooo painful :eek:
    Feb 28, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  7. why does it seem that HR and the nursing department aren't on the same page?
    Yeah, that is a really awful feeling... I work so hard to prepare for my interviews, studying about the company, etc., and to see that look... makes me feel very, very small :uhoh21: And, yeah, had...
    Feb 24, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  8. why does it seem that HR and the nursing department aren't on the same page?
    Oi. As for the following: YES and YES, these have happened to me! One time I had an interview where the DON was not notified who she was about to interview- she took one look at my resume...
    Feb 23, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  9. How Long...?
    Hello, I have a question: once background and reference checks are completed on applicants, how long does it usually take for a manager to make a "final decision" and give the good news to the lucky...
    Feb 23, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  10. Salary offered seems too low
    I would definately take the job at $18/hr, since the alternative is making $0/hr without the job- not to mention, you will probably be eligible for raises after being with the company for awhile. If...
    Feb 20, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  11. Applied for jobs for 3 months!!
    Actually, that sound fairly normal for this economy. It's not that you're doing anything "wrong" necessarily, it just means that the job market is fairly cold. You could try applying to more diverse...
    Feb 20, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  12. Child/Adolescent Psych Interview!!!
    Fingers crossed :)
    Feb 20, '12
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  13. DID I get the JOB?
    *hugs* It's a hard wait, I know! Stay strong!!! :redpinkhe
    Feb 20, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  14. Looking for Psych Reference (Non-textbook)
    Here's one I found: Psychnotes: Nurse's Clinical Pocket Guide by Pederson. I found an online bookstore that allowed me to rent the book free for 7 days on my eReader.
    Jan 31, '12
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  15. Are doctor offices likely to hire new grad RNs?
    It depends on the office. Some will hire new RNs, and some are looking for nurses with 5+ years of experience. It really depends on the number of nurses in the clinic, the workload of the clinic and...
    Jan 31, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  16. Baffled
    Wow Caregiver1977, I don't think I could put up with a husband like that! Having to prompt him like a teenager just to get him to go to work in the morning? Even when he's out of state? Wow. You're...
    Jan 31, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Just wanted to share my horrible interview experience
    After that interview I would NOT work there, even if he cleared me for a second interview! It was disrespectful, and you know he would love to chew you up and spit you out for fun. I WOULD call his...
    Jan 31, '12
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  18. Appropriate Response
    Hello all, I have a question- while I was away on an interview one of the nurse recruiters from another hospital called. My roomate answered and told them that I was not available to talk because I...
    Jan 30, '12
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  19. DNR pet peeve
    TothepointeLVN, I always wondered why some inpatient hospices require ACLS certification. I thought, "ACLS... for hospice?!?" But apparently a DNR is not required for admission into the inpatient...
    Jan 28, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  20. may graduate thinking about going into LTC any advice?
    Definately get hold of staff in any place you are thinking of working and *ask them* what the work conditions are like. How is the management? Does the workplace really seem to *care* about the...
    Jan 28, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  21. So we want to be respected as educated professionals?
    no, i iz to smart to use spehl check. skewl taught me good, y'ahl. i iz geenius. respecht mah awsomness.
    Jan 27, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Am i fully to blame for this or did my mentor act complacement.
    OP, please review the 5 rights of medication administration very, very carefully. Please. And remember, the worst thing that could possibly happen is that you choose to hide a medication error and...
    Jan 27, '12
    Forum: Nursing in the United Kingdom
  23. Looking for Psych Reference (Non-textbook)
    I think she means non-textbook as in: not a generic school textbook on psych nursing, a more reader-friendly book. Unfortunately I don't know of any of these either, but I would love to find a good...
    Jan 27, '12
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  24. The False Advertising of For-Profit Institutions
    "And the best part of my job? I get to wear scrubs!" :rotfl::rotfl::rotfl: Really, this was the best the ad agency could come up with? Really? And they got paid for that? I have a friend...
    Jan 27, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. I got a job!!!! BOO-YOW!
    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA, THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I found JUST the person I need with that Linkedin private profile trick :) :) :) Maybe now I can get a nice position and some nice, nice...
    Jan 17, '12
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance


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