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  1. LTC NURSE seeking a Hospital Position (with bad reference??)
    Hi HouTx, What do you mean by the statute of limitations has run its course? Does a bad reference or a do not rehire status fall to the wayside after so many years?
    Jun 24
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  2. Why I love being a nurse….
    Crying!! Your story reminds me of why I became a nurse.
    May 20
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Those Kind of Tears That Make Your Throat Burn
    Beautiful story. I always cry when I read these stories. It helps to remember why we do what we do.
    May 4
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  4. Any office nurses that have been MAs first?
    I find that in my job that the MAs and the nurses do essentially the same job. We do not really triage but gather facts and present the information to the physicians, NPs or PA's. There is really no...
    May 4
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  5. Everything is our responsibility. Rant.
    Exactly!!!!!!!!! A million times over! These scenarios have happened to me. I believe it is called laziness at its best.
    Mar 23
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. paying rent on apartment
    Hi all, I am interested in travel nursing. Do you have to pay the rent on the apartments you are put up in? Just curious. Does anyone keep an apartment as a home base in between traveling...
    Mar 16
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  7. Office nursing = secretary
    Hi all, Just wondering if anyone else feels like a secretary more than a nurse working in an MD's office. Between chasing prior authorizations for procedures and meds and filling out forms it does...
    Jan 29
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Have we lost the "art" of nursing?
    Exactly. I really enjoy my patients (most of them) and have precious little time to spend with them because of the exact statement above. I feel very sad over this.
    Aug 21, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Have we lost the "art" of nursing?
    I love this!!!!!! Compassion is not efficient....
    Aug 21, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Transplant Thanksgiving
    Beautiful Canes! Your stories always make me cry!
    Aug 17, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. So done...
    That is great but my assistant nurse managers all have their own patient assignments as well as charge nurse duties. And besides that, who is going to doing the work that needs to be done during the...
    Aug 17, '13
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  12. So done...
    That is why I would never go into management. As a nurse you know the demands placed are ridiculous.
    Aug 16, '13
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  13. We don't need your kind here
    Patient satisfaction scores are a way for Medicare to get out of paying. First off- the score needs to be a 100 percent positive. Not 90 or even 99 percent- it must be 100. Last I heard 90 Percent...
    Aug 16, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. So done...
    You must feel a huge sense of relief. Good for you and yes- life is too short. I am changing jobs to be an office nurse on Sep 3. I am so relieved to get away from the hospital med surge stress I...
    Aug 16, '13
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  15. Anyone working two nursing jobs?
    I used to work 60 hours a week for 7 years but not as a nurse. I could not do it because the mental and emotional strain are too much and there is too much at stake. I know of people who have tried...
    Aug 15, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  16. Does anyone hate working as an office nurse for PCPs?
    Hi All, After one year of filling out applications and going on interviews I have finally landed a job working for a group of 8 internal med docs. I start the day after labor day and I feel...
    Aug 12, '13
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  17. BSN patient outcomes
    Hi, I have an associate degree in nursing and I am currently taking classes towards my BSN. I had 10 classes to take to get my bachelors and I have completed six thus far. Of all of the classes I...
    Aug 10, '13
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  18. Debilitating Anxiety
    Hi SleepyRN, First off I want to offer my congratulations on finishing nursing school when you suffer from anxiety. I also have really bad anxiety and barely made it through NS so I know the...
    Aug 10, '13
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  19. Everything is our responsibility. Rant.
    I know. Everyone else is useless. I had a RT come get me to go into a precaution room because the patients phone wasn't working. Do you think she could have checked to see that it was not plugged...
    Aug 1, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. 2nd interview at primary care with the nurses
    Thank you so much for the advice!
    Jul 30, '13
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  21. 2nd interview at primary care with the nurses
    Hi All, I am having a second interview at an 8 MD internal medicine office but this time with a couple of the nurses. It almost sounds like I will be shadowing these nurses. Does anyone have any...
    Jul 29, '13
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  22. Bye Bye Floor Nursing
    I just interviewed for at an internal medicine job for an RN. I know it is less money but my sanity and stress level are so high even thinking about going into the hospital to do a shift that the...
    Jul 24, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Burned out already
    I know. It is like no one can problem solve but the nurse. I had to deal with a patient's broken cane a few days ago. That is not in my job description but you bet that fell into my lap to deal with....
    Jul 23, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Burned out already
    I am in the same boat. I have a finance/business degree and my nursing degree. Would love to be able to combine the two and get away from the bedside. I would never be a nurse manager because I do...
    Jul 23, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Burned out already
    Hi Mom to 4, I am so envious. I wish I could quit and go back to school full time but I am single without any other means of support. Good for you! I am 47 and I work with quite a few nurses in...
    Jul 23, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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