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  1. Vanderbilt Medical Center to have nurses cleaning up
    If you noticed, team player was in quotations. Don't get me wrong, I am definitely a team player when it comes to my coworkers and helping others out, but this isn't about helping others, it's about...
    Sep 12, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Vanderbilt Medical Center to have nurses cleaning up
    Exactly!!! Don't be pawned into being a "team player"! It's hurting us, those who need jobs, and the patients! If we ever want to be truly respected, we can not continue this self sacrificing...
    Sep 12, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Vanderbilt Medical Center to have nurses cleaning up
    Do you think chemical engineers or lawyers have to mop up floors and clean bathrooms? No. Their professions are respected unlike nurses. I went to school to have a career as a nurse. I didn't...
    Sep 11, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Vanderbilt Medical Center to have nurses cleaning up
    I'm so so so glad I didn't end up with a nurse residency position there! Just goes to show Magnet Status is crap. Guess they bypassed that whole shared governance bit... That is such a slap in the...
    Sep 11, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Interview with same nurse manager for 2 different departments?!
    Yay! I'm happy for you! You have an awesome chance of getting one of the jobs and my friend loves being a TB nurse. I'm so glad I got into public health, so so so much better than the hospital.
    Sep 10, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Motivating the staff
    First and foremost, I work to support myself and gain experience for the future. I am not a missionary or a volunteer. Nursing is a career, not a "calling" for me. While I care about my patients,...
    Sep 5, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Just a very happy post from a very happy new nurse
    Congrats!!! What hospital? I worked Level 2 Nursery in Knoxville. You'll like Knoxville. There's lots to do without it being an overwhelming city.
    Aug 28, '13
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  8. What are tasks that nurses can do with or with out a doctors order
    I'm sorry, but the fact that you can't even write a complete and correct sentence makes it hard to take you seriously. If I was asking educated people in my chosen profession for advice I would at...
    Aug 23, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  9. Why do nurses constantly say they don't hire ASN?
    Over half of my ADN graduating class were hired at a magnet hospital. A lot of them even were hired into very competitive residency programs in the trauma-icu and ED.
    May 8, '13
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  10. GA License by Endorsement Questions
    Yes. You have to get fingerprinted. If I remember right, the locations are listed on the background check website. They're all in Georgia so you can't get fingerprinted in your state and have them...
    Mar 17, '13
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  11. What is it with nurses and cell phones? Just a vent.
    No one is texting while putting an Iv in...texting while driving is dangerous because you're taking your eyes off the road to text.
    Oct 31, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  12. Newton Medical Center
    Any idea if their pay is similar to hospitals in Atlanta?
    Oct 10, '12
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  13. Newton Medical Center
    So I have an interview at Newton Medical Center in Covington, GA. Anyone know anything about this hospital? I haven't heard much so far.
    Oct 10, '12
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  14. Anyone at Dekalb Medical Center?
    I would really like to get a job there. It's about a block from where me and my fiancÚ will be living. If you happen to see an ad in the paper for open interviews I would really appreciate you...
    Oct 5, '12
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  15. Anyone at Dekalb Medical Center?
    I'm really interested in working there and would love to hear from current employees.
    Oct 5, '12
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  16. What is it with nurses and cell phones? Just a vent.
    Exactly!
    Sep 9, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  17. What is it with nurses and cell phones? Just a vent.
    After reading this thread, I'm really glad I don't work with most people who posted. People need to chill out. I'm an adult and a nurse. I take exceptional care of my patients and am great at time...
    Sep 8, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  18. Northeast Georgia Health System
    I have an interview with Northeast Georgia Health System and was wondering if anyone had any experience with this system. What is the pay range? Is it a good company to work for? If you work there,...
    Jun 26, '12
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  19. baby friendly questions
    Breastfeeding has been taken to the extreme. People need to think about what is really important for baby and mom. Is it really better to allow a baby to starve and scream all day when mom is not...
    Jun 2, '12
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  20. baby friendly questions
    I'm glad I'm not alone! I feel like I'm going against the parents' wishes when I have to persuade them to not supplement. The milk is not in yet, the baby is starving, show me the literature where...
    Apr 29, '12
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  21. Questions about CCGA's ADN program
    All ADN programs I have seen require at least 1 year of pre-reqs before beginning the program.
    Apr 20, '12
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  22. Northside Mother/Baby Intern Interview next week! =)
    Tennessee
    Apr 20, '12
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  23. Northside Mother/Baby Intern Interview next week! =)
    I am looking to relocate to Atlanta too. I graduated in December and am an RN in a Level II NICU right now and just applied at Northside for their NICU and mother/baby. I really hope I get a call...
    Apr 20, '12
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  24. Nursing tech vs. waitress?
    Go with the experience!!! If you do well there you can ask your manager for a reference for any department there. The reason I got my RN job in my perfect department was because I worked as a PCA in...
    Apr 17, '12
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  25. When after graduation did you get a job?
    Graduated Dec 2011, started working Jan 1st 2012. It couldn't hurt to apply for jobs now and just put that you can't start until Sept 1st. Don't worry about the nclex. You will do fine. With the...
    Feb 21, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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