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  1. **POLL** New 1st Year RN Salary
    BeccaBSN- WHERE in NNJ are they starting new grads at $37/hr???
    Apr 15
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  2. Quitting my job
    Is there any way you can get a position that is more permanent/non-float in the same company? I have been a float and it is VERY difficult, especially as a new grad. Try going to your HR/employer...
    Dec 29, '13
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  3. Learning from the Past - Resolutions for a Better Year of Nursing in 2014
    Some goals I have for this coming year are: 1) join a nursing association of some kind 2) become involved in establishing a national nursing residency program similar in purpose to the one doctors...
    Dec 29, '13
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  4. Bullying and Nursing -Stories Wanted
    Hi Everyone, I am doing a paper on bullying and nursing and would like to hear your story. This is a to[ic we cannot ignore, as there is significant data showing how it negatively affects patient...
    Aug 27, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  5. TN BON decides tomorrow
    Our nursing school conducted a background check before you were allowed to enroll, for just this situation. They did not want to educate someone who would be ineligible for a license. I sincerely...
    Jul 24, '13
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  6. Help!!  I'm shut out of the NCLEX exam!
    refer to your school's policies at the time of matriculation. that's the agreement you signed when you enrolled. if you genuinely believe your 77 was a passing grade and they retroactively imposed...
    Jun 11, '13
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  7. hello freinds please please please give me some supportive suggestions, i
    Maybe you need to take a trip to the BON offices in Newark? I found them to be very helpful in person, as long as you are polite, friendly, and understanding of the enormous workload they have. If...
    Apr 30, '13
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  8. Burned out and hate nursing
    i hear what you're saying. maybe try a surgi-center PACU/recovery room? patients are gone within 30 minutes, family interaction is minimal. as long as your co-workers are good (and that's the...
    Apr 29, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Bergen CC evening nursing 2013
    TAKE GI/GU FIRST!!! cardiac is VERY difficult, and you'll need the other group's info to help you get through it. also, having an understanding of the GI/GU systems gives you a good foundation for...
    Apr 28, '13
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  10. Summit Medical Group - Berkeley Heights/Other Locs
    thanks! i've heard great things from the patient side. but as you know. nurses/doctors/staff can be awesome to the patients, not so great to each other. that's my greatest fear- another situation...
    Apr 28, '13
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  11. Summit Medical Group - Berkeley Heights/Other Locs
    it is in outpatient/asc surgery, not the urgent care or other divisions. how are they to work for? anyone know anyone who worked there?
    Apr 26, '13
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  12. May 2013 Nurse Residency at Valley Health System in Ridgewood, NJ
    For those who are unfamiliar with it, Valley Hospital is excellent. It is in an upscale area filled with people who have very high standards in healthcare. The hospitals in Bergen County compete...
    Apr 25, '13
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  13. OR-Surgery Interview for New Nurse - Advice?
    it actually went pretty well - they hired me on the spot! i'm still considering this & another offer for a completely different position. the OR is actually ASC/not open surgery, lots of triage and...
    Apr 25, '13
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  14. Summit Medical Group - Berkeley Heights/Other Locs
    Anyone have experience working there? Everyone seemed so nice, but I'm starting to hear horror stories. In one way, it seems like a good place for a newer grad to get experience, but if they are a...
    Apr 24, '13
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  15. Fired with mutual agreement...what to tell interviewers
    same situation, unfortunately! i said that my training was inconsistent and fractured (understatement!), that the company's training guidelines weren't followed, and a few specific things without...
    Apr 23, '13
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  16. OR-Surgery Interview for New Nurse - Advice?
    thank you so much- very helpful! was wondering if anyone had recent advice?
    Apr 22, '13
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  17. OR-Surgery Interview for New Nurse - Advice?
    Hi, I have an interview tomorrow as a surgery/OR floater at a multi-specialty clinic. I only have ASC PACU & Pre-Op experience, no med-surg. What kind of questions can I expect? I have always...
    Apr 22, '13
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  18. Prevalence of Christians in the field of nursing
    Nursing has its roots in human beings caring for one another all across the world, since time began. To say its roots are Judeo-Christian is inaccurate at best. The essence of nursing is...
    Mar 9, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  19. Nursing student lied about me to my manager, and I cannot prove it.
    ohhhhhhhhhhhh so THIS is how my ex-colleagues started out! it is staggering how any nurses and others in health care are conniving, manipulative, drama-making horror shows. staggering even more is...
    Mar 4, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. Nurse with Disdain
    i understand your complaints and that you're not feeling your current job. what about working in a PACU or OR? PACU patients are out of your area quickly (ideally) and OR patients are under...
    Jan 22, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. Bipolar Nurse Hoping to Open Awareness of Mental Illness
    I am appalled at the lack of understanding of mental illness among nurses, especially ones educate abroad (sorry, but psych issues are viewed differently in other cultures). What kills me is that...
    Jan 18, '13
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  22. Pysch nurse to dialysis
    i'm surprised DaVita didn't hire you - they DO hire new grads from time to time. your psych background will be VERY useful in dialysis - there are a TON of psych patients, plus the regular patienst...
    Jan 18, '13
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  23. Need Advice! I have to make decision by Monday.
    10 months is pretty close to a year... the cancer center didnt have a problem hiring you before that magical one year mark, so why are your friends telling you otherwise? TAKE THE JOB!!!!!!!!! i...
    Jan 13, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  24. Nursing Shortage= Thousands of Unemployed New Grads?
    new grad salary in the 70s or 80K? try 50-60K. I make 60K if i work a 40hr week, take home pay is 36-39K after taxes, health benefits, etc. This is one of the higher starting salaries for nurses...
    Jan 13, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  25. Am I doing the right thing? New nurse getting butt kicked
    i'm also a new nurse, still struggling... at peak times, i would get so stressed out, but i started some subtle deep-breathing exercises, positive thinking/imagery, and basically told myself that...
    Jan 6, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure


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