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  1. What can I do to combat bullying?
    Hi Destiny'skid, I know how you feel. I also seem to attract bullies in the workforce. I think it's because they take my kindness and quite demeanor for weakness. I was once told by a co-worker...
    Oct 12, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. Hate being a CNA
    LadyLeo, I don't know why the majority of co-workers treat new people so rudely and try to intimidate. I experienced what you have at my LTC. I even had CNAs and RNs giving me nasty looks and...
    Sep 27, '13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  3. Hate being a CNA
    LadyLeo, This site is therapeutic...I thought I was one of the few new CNAs' who is beginning to dislike this job. Apparently I am not alone. I've been a 11-7 shift CNA for 4 months. My dislike...
    Sep 27, '13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  4. Any Advice on Being a Self-employed CNA/GNA?
    With sites such as Care.com background checks are done and provided to interested clients when posting caregiver jobs. The idea of working for myself interested me due to numerous patients at my...
    Sep 9, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  5. Any Advice on Being a Self-employed CNA/GNA?
    With sites such as Care.com background checks are done and provided to interested clients when posting caregiver jobs. The idea of working for myself interested me due to numerous patients at my...
    Sep 9, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  6. Any Advice on Being a Self-employed CNA/GNA?
    A GNA is a Geriatric Nursing Assistant.
    Sep 9, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  7. Why do you visit allnurses.com?
    I think it is therapeutic and I get great advice from others in the profession. As a future RN I feel like this site is preparing me for what's to come in my healthcare career endeavors. This...
    Aug 31, '13
    Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  8. Any Advice on Being a Self-employed CNA/GNA?
    I've recently been thinking about doing home care as a CNA/GNA part-time; not with an agency, but on my own. However, the idea of going to a strangers home to administer care kinda worries me. ...
    Aug 31, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  9. Any Advice on Caring for Combative Residents/Patients as a CNA/GNA?
    Thanks for the advice. I have been using your idea of redirecting residents when they become agitated or just plain mean. So far it's working. I can see how being in this profession (or any...
    Aug 17, '13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  10. Any Advice on Caring for Combative Residents/Patients as a CNA/GNA?
    Thank you all very much for your replies and terrific suggestions. I will definitely document any aggressive behavior and report it to the charge nurse. The mean residents and their profanity don't...
    Aug 15, '13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  11. Any Advice on Caring for Combative Residents/Patients as a CNA/GNA?
    So I've been a GNA for a couple of months now in a LTC...I went into it with a positive attitude and felt like I was really making a difference in the lives of others. Now reality has hit that not...
    Aug 14, '13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  12. Genesis Healthcare CNA/GNA Hiring Process Lengthy???
    I started working a few weeks ago. Orientation/Training is anywhere from 5 to 10 days depending on your experience. You have a mentor to show you the ropes. Each facility is different, but thus far...
    Jul 30, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  13. New GNA "Initiation?"
    I have finally been hired at a LTC part-time after obtaining my CNA/GNA certification six months ago. I am thankful because most hospitals and nursing homes seem to only hire nursing assistants;...
    Jul 17, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  14. CNA vs GNA Training: Hospital vs Nursing Home
    Hello, Are there any CNA's who can attest to having additional certification in phlebotomy, ECG, IV, etc. as making them more employable in hospitals? As a new CNA/GNA working towards a second...
    Jul 7, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  15. how long do reference and background checks normally take?
    Hi, My background check has taken a month so far...but they said it would take about a week. I am a future Genesis CNA/GNA...at least I hope! I have been dealing with their HR since Feb of this...
    Jun 28, '13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  16. genesis healthcare
    Hi, I realize your post is a year old, but I'm a potential employee at Genesis. From your experience...is the Genesis hiring process, background check, etc. unusually long? So far HR does not seem...
    Jun 25, '13
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  17. CNA SKILLS testing, study the correct way
    Hello, I took my tests for CNA/GNA Jan of this year with the American Red Cross and passed. In my opinion, the written test was quite easy. I think nerves get the best of most students when it...
    Jun 20, '13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  18. Why can't I get a job as CNA?
    It is very confusing when you see a position you've applied for closed and then reposted. Especially if you did not recieve an interview prior to the reposting. I've never been a recruiter, so I...
    Jun 13, '13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  19. New Nurse: Delegation and CNA, PCA, PCT Issues
    As a new CNA...I would never think this behavior would be acceptable...I'm prior military so I'm use to the chain of command and showing proper respect based upon rank. I have a bachelor's in...
    Jun 7, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  20. Problems a CNA May Face
    I enjoyed your article...you have some good ideas on surviving as a new CNA. I understand wanting to gain a workplace ally or two, however I personally would not give free compliments or gifts to...
    Jun 7, '13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  21. Should I volunteer
    As a newly certified CNA/GNA myself, I know how you feel. Most places want you to have 6 months to a year experience. For some reason they don't count the clinical part of the training as...
    Jun 7, '13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  22. Volunteer/Training Opportunities in Medical Assisting
    Hi, My CNA/GNA training at my local community college primarily focused on geriatric care. My practicum was at a nursing home. The CNA part of the class consisted of textbook learning only, no...
    Jun 5, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  23. Genesis Healthcare CNA/GNA Hiring Process Lengthy???
    After calling to check on my status as an applicant and after interview a couple months prior, HR welcomed me to come in and start orientation process! I was hesitant to call, because I did not want...
    Jun 5, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  24. Genesis Healthcare CNA/GNA Hiring Process Lengthy???
    Hi... I'm new to this site and as a future RN, I find it very informative and a great communication source. I plan on completing a second degree accelerated BSN program. Is there anyone familiar...
    May 27, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  25. genesis healthcare
    Hi...I'm new to this site and I think it's a fantastic communication source and very informative! Is there anyone who has experienced the Genesis hiring process? If so, is it usually a long,...
    May 27, '13
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant


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