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  1. Getting acute expereince to get into SNF/nursing home? Huh?
    As soon as I for my acceptance letter to nursing school, I started applying like crazy. I had a lot of clerical experience, so was able to get a hospital clerk job after applying to about 20 jobs. My...
    Jan 22
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  2. Getting acute expereince to get into SNF/nursing home? Huh?
    Recent grad here. Every organization has its own parameters, so I wouldn't suggest ruling out acute care or SNF or any other type of facility that hires nurses. My classmates were able to get jobs in...
    Jan 22
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  3. for those who work 12 hour shifts, how long is your lunch break?
    Yes it seems like that's the way to go. I'm still trying to figure out what I can bring and eat quick that's not full of sugar. I may start baking mini muffins or bars to take.
    Jan 20
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. bipolar recovering addict cant get job ! is it over
    You may need to get in through a personal recommendation. Maybe one of your instructors or classmates can help you out or put in a good word for you? Also, have your career office at your school...
    Jan 19
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  5. for those who work 12 hour shifts, how long is your lunch break?
    30 mins unpaid. Which means I'm starving like half the day.
    Jan 19
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. How long did it take for you to get your job after license?
    So glad I can help :) I'll be praying for you, too.
    Jan 17
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  7. How long did it take for you to get your job after license?
    Honestly, it's a great mystery what happens in HR. Yes, the unit wants to fill the position ASAP, but they can't because everything goes through HR. We had a position vacant for months before HR gave...
    Jan 16
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  8. How long did it take for you to get your job after license?
    It's normal to not hear for 3 weeks. The hiring process is very slow. For the position I have now, I applied in July, interviewed in September, and started in November. And I was an internal...
    Jan 15
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  9. help. im looking for any hospitals accepting underboard nurse as nursing assistant/aide
    I would suggest just looking at the hospitals in your area and keep applying. Something will come through. You can look outside the hospital as well, such as in long term care or rehab facilities. I...
    Jan 11
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  10. New Grad Nurse -LTC Blues
    It's not you, it's not nursing, it's your work place. The reason many nurses don't want to work in LTC is the unsafe nurse to patient ratios, plus you're dealing with an unsupportive learning...
    Jan 11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  11. Two weeks in, and I need a vacation!
    I know, I know. It stinks and it's so upsetting. I had a choice between taking a job I would not like that was not safe (a nursing home with up to 60 patients for 1 nurse on nights) not knowing if or...
    Dec 30, '14
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  12. Two weeks in, and I need a vacation!
    The only way to get into my hospital as a new grad is to do a full time unpaid internship for 3 months. So I have been working three 12's a week under my license unpaid plus going to class, unpaid....
    Dec 29, '14
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  13. I need advice from newly licensed grads!
    I passed in 75 questions. I find that 95% of what it takes to pass happens while in the nursing program, studying thoroughly every day and not cramming. Once you graduate, it's too late to learn...
    Dec 13, '14
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  14. So disappointed in hospital RNs and MDs
    As a new grad one month into my hospital orientation, this was very helpful, thanks! I'll always make sure I assess every patient.
    Dec 9, '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. Don't Let Nursing Job Resumes Intimidate You
    I'm a new grad and at my interview they were extremely impressed with where I did my clinicals and the specialties of those units. I interviewed at a suburban hospital but did my clinicals in major...
    Dec 7, '14
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  16. How to not make patients nervous as an orientee
    I find the first impression is important in a patient establishing trust in you. As a new grad I get patients to trust me by being very confident in my assessment, and also having a clear...
    Dec 3, '14
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  17. New graduate job
    I live in the same area as you. I managed to get a hospital job but I worked there throughout nursing school. Many of of friends have found jobs as new grad ADN's and these are some of the places...
    Nov 27, '14
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  18. New Grads-how long for first job
    Six months between graduation and starting hospital new grad program. Program is 3 months long. I think a lot of it depends on location, whether you're already working for the organization, what...
    Nov 25, '14
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  19. NJ Board of Nursing - What the Heck?
    I tested in June of this year during the "busy time" and my license # showed up in a little over 2 weeks. I also called them 1 or 2 times for updates. Good luck!!! :)
    Nov 17, '14
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  20. New nurse need advice
    I'm sorry others on this forum are being so harsh. I'm sure you're doing everything you can to learn and become the best nurse you can be. Otherwise you wouldn't have posted asking how you can be...
    Nov 16, '14
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  21. Afraid of being trained as a bad nurse.
    Thanks so much for your responses! My gut feeling tells me it's bad practice, and I will definitely do a full assessment on my patients regardless of what I'm seeing other nurses doing (or not doing)...
    Nov 12, '14
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  22. Afraid of being trained as a bad nurse.
    I'm a new grad orienting on a tele floor. My worst fear as a nursing student and now as a nurse is not having the skill and foresight to tell if my patient is declining. I don't ever want someone to...
    Nov 10, '14
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  23. New Grad Residency
    My hospital has a 3-month new grad residency that includes classes/education, certifications and a preceptorship on the floor. It is open to internal employees only (who worked for the hospital while...
    Nov 9, '14
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  24. Starting clinicals this week and I'm TERRIFIED!
    My clinical instructors were always telling me to take a deep breath and relax already, so I can somewhat relate to being nervous a lot. Looking back on nursing school, clinical was really not bad at...
    Oct 30, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. How did you get your job?
    I got hired as an RN at a hospital I was already working in as a clerk. Hospitals here want 1 year experience too. My hospital will only hire new grad nurses if they're internal, and we have to go...
    Oct 24, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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