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  1. Mohs Nursing
    I don't solely do mohs but I am in derm where we do mohs once a week-ish. I make 25.50/hr, living in PA. Did you just start? What are you making?
    May 1
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Mohs Surgery
    I will say we have had a higher turn over in the past, not so much in the last year. I feel many nurses are looking for that "dream job" in a hospital. I feel lucky to work somewhere that's off all...
    Jan 19
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  3. Mohs Surgery
    Hello! I work as an RN in an office that does mohs. i am responsible for setting up the sterile tray, rooming the pt, ensuring consents signed and review their hx. When the surgeon evaluated and...
    Jan 18
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  4. Nursing Salary Survey 2014
    - PA, outside of Philadelphia- $24.50/hr- Dermatology office- RN- ASN- 2 years exp- Full time- M-F days- No differential because no other shifts!- Assistant nurse manager
    Jan 1
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. How long are medications good after being drawn up in syringe?
    At my derm office we keep syringes for 1 week after drawing up lido w/ epi. We don't use clinda though so can't comment on that. We had an OSHA inspector come in and afterwards we limited use to 1...
    Jan 1
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  6. How old were you when you started nursing school?
    I started my ADN program right after turning 19! I am 24 now, it seems like so long ago!
    Oct 6, '13
    Forum: About A Nursing Student - Nursing Cartoon Series
  7. Job hopping or finding the best fit?
    Hello! I would say go for happiness! I am an RN in dermatology and I love it. You learn more than you think and who doesn't like no weekends, PTO, and paid holidays off? Love it, but I also enjoy...
    Aug 20, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  8. Would you miss the first day of class?
    There was a guy in my clinical group who missed I believe a clinical day to go on an interview, he spoke with his teachers who encouraged him to go so he could hopefully be hired and be able to...
    Aug 15, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Scripted responses to difficult phone conversations with patients
    This is highly relevant to my position! So happy it was posted, I'd love to hear some good scripts :) The only thing I have scripted in y own way is when I call about a skin cancer dx
    Jul 27, '13
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  10. June 2013 Caption Contest: Win $100!
    Wear the giant stethoscope, they said. It'll be fun, they said.
    Jun 7, '13
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  11. I feel so used..
    I would be VERY leery of this "job".. as the above posters mentioned, you are likely not covered by their insurance and lasers can do permanent damage to patients if you don't know what you're doing...
    Apr 20, '13
    Forum: Aesthetics Nursing
  12. doctor's office accessing of scripts
    * go by what meds they tell us. Dang autocorrect.
    Apr 7, '13
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  13. doctor's office accessing of scripts
    Sorry if this has been repeated in prior pages but in my office, we have the ability to access pts medications from their pharmacy ONLY WITH PERMISSION! I will ask patients, new or returns, for their...
    Apr 7, '13
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  14. Interview with a Doctor??
    I interviewed briefly with the doc I work for when I went to my interview. He asked about my work history, long term goals, and what clinical areas from nursing school I enjoyed most. Because I work...
    Apr 7, '13
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  15. Allergic to Foam/Gloves/Soap?!
    My guess is that it's the soap. I work in dermatology and we see a lot of hand dermatitis, the mot likely culprit is soap (though, it can be anything). It just strips of your skin, especially if you...
    Mar 31, '13
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  16. Assistant Head Nurse
    Woo :) I was just promoted to assistant head nurse at my office :) I feel so happy and grateful for being recognized for my work! I hope good thing are happening with each of you out there!
    Mar 16, '13
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  17. LPN for Dermatology
    congrats rvnburton! I am an RN in derm and I love it and I hope the same for you! Message me if you need anything!
    Mar 2, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  18. Not a real nurse huh?
    I work in an office and though I haven't heard it lately, when I first started people basically would say that they wish they could help me get a job as a "real nurse". It used to really irritate me...
    Feb 8, '13
    Forum: School Nurses
  19. oxygen sTaturations
    We had a nurse document that a pt was on "hormoans"
    Jan 25, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. what did you get for Christmas from your employer?
    $200 from one MD and earrings/socks/candy and card from our other doc at the office :)
    Dec 22, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Patient test results
    Whenever I need to call a pt and I don't know how to go about it or I can somewhat see what they might ask, I ask the MD how he wants me to explain it and go from there. I they ask me and I don't...
    Oct 4, '12
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  22. Major Office Issues  Help!!!!
    Our office has 2 docs. 5 RNs and 1 currently training. One doc gets 3 nurses the other gets 2. The doc with 3 nurses can see up to 60 pts a day. It's absolutely crazy. Our front desk takes messages,...
    Oct 4, '12
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  23. Can you work part-time in a dr's office?
    I work just outside of the Philly area, our office has 6 RNs. 3 full time, 3 part time. Part timers work 3 days a week.
    Oct 4, '12
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  24. Taking Notes HELP!!!! Please? :)
    I wasn't much of a note taker. I tape recorded all lectures and listened to them while I highlighted in my textbook. I also watched videos when possible!
    Sep 3, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  25. Nurses who never worked in the hospital?
    Yes. In fact, before I was hired another lady I graduated with began working there (probably 2 months before) and about a year before that they had hired another new grad.
    Aug 11, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice