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  1. Utmost respect for Burn Unit Nurses.
    I woked on a Burn Unit for almost 10 years in NYC. I was drawn to Burn Nursing because at the time I liked seeing wounds heal. But Burn Nursing is so much more. For the most part these are really...
    Dec 7, '11
    Forum: Burn Nursing
  2. Where have all the jobs gone?
    NurseWinn....The point is you need to be circulating among the RNs that have jobs...so when something becomes available they think of you. Join NWONE ( and I bet they will let u join at student...
    Nov 28, '11
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  3. ICU RN moving to L&D!!
    Read...read...read...Educate yourself in this area!!!!!!!...You have the critical thinking skills already.
    Nov 21, '11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  4. Back to hospital nursing?
    Well..most likely you will be asked to explained why only 6 mos at the hospital...Best to tell the truth...what confronted you that u were unwilling to deal with...how have you grown since...and why...
    Nov 21, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Need advice on whether to keep my license or let it go
    Never ever let that license go...you work hard for it...Keep it in an inactive state...but never let it go
    Nov 12, '11
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  6. The Unemployed RN
    to find the nurse manager of a unit. Go to the hospital website .....and look for the table of organization for patient care services....Many hospitals will have this with the name of the managers. ...
    Nov 12, '11
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  7. This Does Not Make Sense - But happens anyway!
    Thank you all for a roaring laugh!!!! what about linen??? they are always a chuckle or 2 about the hoarding of linen!!!!!!!
    Nov 12, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Where have all the jobs gone?
    What about county clinics, rural clinics, Red cross, blood banks, skin banks. Go into the reserves a flight nurse, See if the office of diasaster planning in your area has a position for you, it...
    Nov 12, '11
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  9. Tell me how you made >$100K or more per year
    Be a Traveler Be a Floater, Work nights,work just weekends if they have a $ incentive Become a manager or supervisor Become a VP of Nursing or Administration Become the CEO Become the President
    Nov 12, '11
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  10. New Grad RN offered Hospital Position & Dr.'s office Position Need Advice :-)
    Do what you love...peds. Plus you will save on gas with the shorter trip. An extra 2 hours of commuting on top of a 12 hr shift is a lot...you will be pooped!!!!!
    Nov 12, '11
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  11. Direct care staff incentive bonus
    Nurses are the Direct Care providers...so are LPNs, CNAs.....Generally it is anyone one that works directly with the patient. In-direct care providers would be the clerk, manager, housekeeper.
    Nov 12, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. New Nurse--Organization Tips?
    You will be assigned to a preceptor. If you have multiple pts...tasks are done in batches.ie.round on everyone, check orders on everyone, prepare & admin meds for everyone. U start with a few pts &...
    Nov 12, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  13. I hate being a nurse
    There is a fullfilling life as a nurse away from the bedside. Clinics, school nurse, healthcare sales, blood bank, skin bank, Red Cross or anyone of the non profit healthcare org, maybe policy or...
    Nov 8, '11
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  14. Rude Interviewers - Common?
    Next!!!!! Ask yourself....is that the kind of environment/people you want to work with. If your answer is no...move on and don't settle. You too must be interviewing them, with a set of criteria...
    Oct 28, '11
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  15. Nursing Organizations
    Get involved with NWONE....Any RN can join eventhough name is Org of Nurse Executives. This is a moving and shaker group of very seasoned RNS from diverse nursing backgrounds. Really extraordinary...
    Oct 26, '11
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  16. Nursing Staffing Companies?
    The nurse market is so tight right now. Not a lot of movement with recession and many nurses had such a big dip in their 401's (retirement investments) so have held off retiring until more...
    Oct 26, '11
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  17. Question regarding Job application online
    Some will give a close date for applying for a position online. Many HR departments prescreen with a phone call to get a sense of who you are and only send a handful of applications to the manager...
    Oct 26, '11
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  18. I hate being a nurse
    I agree with all of you...Bedside nursing is grueling....and with resources getting tighter and tighter everything is dumped on the nurse. You're hating your job because you do not feel value in what...
    Oct 26, '11
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  19. Fill in the Blanks
    Nursing is a great profession..there are so many avenues that you can go down.....But remember...your are a caring person, someone who wants to make a difference in another's world and that can be...
    May 14, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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