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  1. Insight, please, on pros/cons of VA position
    Hello! Thank you so much for your response--it is greatly appreciated! I suppose I didn't go into as much depth as I should have....I have been working in the ER for two years now as an RN. I...
    Jun 12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  2. Insight, please, on pros/cons of VA position
    Good afternoon, all! I would genuinely appreciate some insight from other nurses who have worked, or currently work, for the VA Health system. I was given a conditional offer for an ER position...
    Jun 11
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  3. Relocating to Ft Campbell--job prospects??
    Evening! My husband is PCS'ing to Fort Campbell, KY in November, and the kids and I are heading out to the TN side next weekend to get everything set up for his homecoming. I am having a...
    Aug 21, '13
    Forum: Tennessee Nursing
  4. Anyone work at Allchildren's Hospital in St. Pete?
    I agree. I am really disappointed. I would have been okay if I wasn't accepted, but it's the exasperation and anxiety of waiting for almost 7 weeks that is irritating. It gave me a false sense of...
    Jul 20, '12
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  5. Anyone work at Allchildren's Hospital in St. Pete?
    Friday afternoon, and still haven't received anything, although I have resolved myself to the fact that I was not considered. As for me, I was offered a position as a new grad in an ER/level II...
    Jul 20, '12
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  6. Anyone work at Allchildren's Hospital in St. Pete?
    I don't have a BSN, but I was a combat medic in the Army, and tried to write as compelling of a cover letter as possible. I thought I really captured my express interest in working for their...
    Jul 18, '12
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  7. Anyone work at Allchildren's Hospital in St. Pete?
    I hate to cut in here, but did any of the posters who commented this year apply for the August program? I still haven't heard anything, and I am being driven insane by it....the vague answers from...
    Jul 17, '12
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  8. Best advice/book recommendation for new ED nurse
    I am sure there are a million threads regarding this topic, but bare with me :) I don't have the time to sift through right now, but will do so when time is on my side! I am starting a position...
    Jul 17, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  9. Why is Army medic experience not valued for New Grads applying for ER jobs?
    First off, there has been some REALLY excellent advice in this thread! OP, don't let this get you down or deter your ambitions to work in the ED. I am also a former combat medic in the Army, and...
    Jul 17, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  10. New Grad from FL relocating to Newport News area/single parent
    I'm commenting to bump this thread--can anyone offer some insight or experience? Recommendations? Are there any areas you would recommend outside of NN but still within commute distance? ...
    Jul 17, '12
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  11. All Children's Pediatric Critical Care RN Residency Program
    I'm commenting to bump this thread--has anyone heard ANYTHING? Denial or phone call? I am getting wary as the time passes....PM me if you don't want to reply. Thanks so much! It would give me...
    Jul 17, '12
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  12. New Grad interview, 900 miles away, expensive...HELP
    I recently had a very similar situation. I am a new ADN grad out of Florida, and applied to an ICU and ED position in a hospital in Virginia (old military stomping grounds). I was SHOCKED when I...
    Jul 16, '12
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  13. Anyone applying to PHCC's Fall 2012 RN program?
    You might have to post one more comment to be able to message, it looks like Dynamic, dynamic, dynamic...dream big, achieve all things!
    Jul 15, '12
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  14. Anyone applying to PHCC's Fall 2012 RN program?
    I do still have them! Can you PM on here? Give me your number and I will text you pictures :) and, thank you! It flies by, truly. Dynamic, dynamic, dynamic...dream big, achieve all things!
    Jul 15, '12
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  15. experience advice
    Something is better than nothing, yes. You will want to network with as many places as possible before you graduate, and get as much experience as you can. If you can find an unlicensed CNA position,...
    Jul 12, '12
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  16. How's florida for new grads?
    The only way TGH will consider you these days is if you are a BSN grad. Tampa hospitals are not hiring ADN grads without experience, unless you get lucky enough to be plucked up from a graduate nurse...
    Jul 12, '12
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  17. ARNP
    I can see where you are coming from, but just make sure you make the right decision for you. I wanted to jump into an RN-MSN program, but have since decided to take it each level of education. There...
    Jul 11, '12
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  18. Am I cut-out for ED nursing?
    I really appreciated reading this! Sorry to jump in, OP, but I am a new grad and was recently offered a FT spot in a very busy ER/level II trauma facility. I am actually relocating from Florida to...
    Jul 11, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  19. What Is Your Most Gross, Yucky, Disgusting Nursing Horror Story?
    I had a wretched experience while in my first semester clinicals in nursing school. I was also a few months pregnant, so the nausea was rather overwhelming... I had an elderly patient who needed...
    Jul 11, '12
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  20. PHCC Fall 2012 Acceptance Roll Call
    Hi everyone! I posted in the other thread, but wanted to extend a congratulations here, as well! I graduated this past May from the RN program, and spent my duration on West campus. If you guys...
    Jul 11, '12
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  21. Anyone applying to PHCC's Fall 2012 RN program?
    I just wanted to join my buddy in here and extend a huge congratulations to you all! I remember all of the excitement I felt only two years ago...the time really does fly! I was on West campus for...
    Jul 11, '12
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  22. Florida Hospital- Nursing Internships
    Right on. :) Dynamic, dynamic, dynamic...dream big, achieve all things!
    Jul 11, '12
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  23. ARNP
    What I don't understand is, if you already have a Bachelors degree...why are you spending two years at a community college for an ADN, when you can apply to upper division programs at universities...
    Jul 11, '12
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  24. Should I wait to have a baby until after I become a nurse?
    I'll give you my experience: I enrolled for all prerequisites required for my community college's RN program in Fall 2009; I believe it was five courses total. At the time, my oldest was only 9...
    Jul 11, '12
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  25. Refusal of Care
    I am a new grad, as well, and this was interesting to read...thank you to all of the responses. Naturally, I am petrified of making any decision that places my license at risk. As everyone has...
    Jul 11, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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