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  1. Feeling guilty for not going in to work, when called for extra
    I never feel guilty for not working on my days off.
    Dec 10, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  2. How long can it take to hear back from an employer?
    The hospitals that hired me, all called me less than a week after me applying. Other took months before calling. One place called me about a position, in a different specialty than I applied for....
    Dec 5, '11
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  3. biggest mistake of my life
    ...And where in NY have you been applying?
    Nov 5, '11
    Forum: New York Nursing
  4. New York poised to require bachelor's degrees for RNs
    If NY can follow California and mandate safe nurse to patient ratios, then I'll be impressed. BSN as a mandated entry to practice? Many hospitals (in the City, at least) prefer a BSN prepared nurse...
    Oct 22, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  5. New Bill Eases Work Visas for Foreign Nurses
    One of the 14 hospitals is in my state. When I was a New Grad, I called the hospital and expressed interest in applying. I was firmly turned away because they were not interested in hiring a New...
    Oct 9, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  6. Mount Sinai Med. Center Orientation
    NurseFairy, how long was your hospital orientation before you started on the unit, and when you started orientation on your home, were they flexible the scheduling so that it did not interfere with...
    Sep 29, '11
    Forum: New York Nursing
  7. Any new grad job search tips for NYC? when, where to start applying?
    I would start looking at the job postings of hospitals in NY, to get an idea of what is out there. You can also try getting in contact with nurse recruiters to get an idea of what they are looking...
    Sep 26, '11
    Forum: New York Nursing
  8. Mount Sinai Med. Center Orientation
    How did you snag a job there? Did you apply online or in person?
    Sep 23, '11
    Forum: New York Nursing
  9. Nursing tops list of high-paid jobs of the future
    Please be advised that I am truly not attacking you with my response: Me, work my nursing job for 18 hours a day? HECK NO! And it's hard for me to adequately 'help' people the way I want to...
    Sep 7, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  10. Nursing tops list of high-paid jobs of the future
    Absolutely. There are people living in NYC on much lower salaries, so you can live quite comfortably on a nurse's salary. You don't HAVE to live in Manhattan.
    Sep 3, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  11. Ritz-Carlton provides hospitals customer service lessons
    As long as our "clients" want the hotel customer service treatment, hospitals will give it to them.
    Aug 28, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  12. Unhappy With Current Position One Fourth of RNs Move On
    I'm a statistic I see, since I left a job this year. But not before finding a new one.
    Aug 28, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  13. Things you'd LOVE to tell coworkers...and get away with it!
    What do you mean I will "get used to it"? We shouldn't get used to working in unsafe working conditions. And you have a union??? I'm putting in for a transfer ASAP. You might be "used to it", but...
    Aug 23, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. Hospital nurses - is it really that bad?
    Having Press Gainy and HCAHPS shoved down my throat every week doesn't exactly make my day.
    Aug 23, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Why doesnt the NY BON update its site daily?
    They do not update their list of license info only twice a year. It's updated regularly. If you passed the NCLEX, your name and license number will show up in a few short days. My number showed up 2...
    Aug 11, '11
    Forum: New York Nursing
  16. BECOMING A NURSE
    I think Beth Isreal School of Nursing has a track where you can finish pre-reqs, but I'm not sure. Try there. Also, try visiting the NY Nursing Programs forum on this site to read about different...
    Aug 6, '11
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  17. BECOMING A NURSE
    Right now, you are trying to take pre-requisities. You can do this at CUNY while you research second degree nursing programs. You would just be consider 'pre-nursing'
    Aug 6, '11
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  18. BECOMING A NURSE
    Where in NY are you? upstate NY? NYC? If you are in NYC, have your tried any of the CUNY colleges?
    Aug 6, '11
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  19. Did you leave soon after your "One Year"?
    Update: I was successful at landing another job before my year was up. I'm now working 2 jobs. Bumping the thread up to read of other experiences.
    Aug 5, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  20. New York City Nurses Protest Against Benefit Cuts - Demand Contract
    6-7? MUCH better than our staffing, especially given our acuity. I'll take it. I'm applying ASAP. (Yes, I'm in NYC, too)
    Aug 4, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  21. New York City Nurses Protest Against Benefit Cuts - Demand Contract
    I would love to know what their staffing is like. Especially the nurse to patio ratios on the M/S units.
    Aug 3, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  22. Your one stop for all the most popular pressing questions on allnurses!
    HEEEEEEEEEEEEEELLLLLLLLLLLLLP: ***opens thread*** "I need someone to rate all the nursing schools in X state from best to worst" OR: "I graduated NS. Now what?" " I scheduled my NCLEX. Now...
    Jul 28, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. New Grad Resigned from 2 jobs within last 8 months
    Can you tell me where I can find this law, because I know a few new grads who were hired straight into the ER right here in NYC, and most did not go through an ER fellowship or have any med surg exp
    Jul 21, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  24. Called back within 6 months??
    Yes, it has happened to me with 2 facilities. Both called about 2-3 months later and asked if I was still interested.
    Jul 12, '11
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  25. Job Opportunity
    Still worth a try. Thanks for the post!
    Jul 8, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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