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  1. Who else is a 2-year RN new grad at a Magnet Hospital??
    no personal information, no patient info, no sex, no race...and all hiring done by HR is confidential. i just happened to know X amount of RNs in my orientation, etc. but i definitely can understand...
    Mar 16, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. BSN vs. RN Salary
    ***FROM A 2 YEAR NURSE WHO JUST GOT HIRED INTO A MAGNET HOSPITAL OVER 18 BSNs :)*** As a new graduate nurse from with an associate degree I MUST respond in kind to the above statements. I was...
    Mar 16, '11
    Forum: Alabama Nursing
  3. Who else is a 2-year RN new grad at a Magnet Hospital??
    Just thought I'd see who else is all in a new RN program at a magnet hospital? I was only 2 of 16 nurses hired on at a level 1 Trauma/Teaching hospital (Froedtert, Milwaukee WI) that has a 2 year...
    Mar 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Am I the only one?!!
    I just called in sick because I partied on the weekends during nursing school. Duh.
    Mar 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Anxious about upcoming Nclex Rn exam,Need suggestion
    Kaplan, Kaplan, Kaplan. I passed on first attempt and it was Guaranteed. Though I would caution to be very serious about studying very hard and thorough before 2nd attempt as I believe the % passing...
    Mar 15, '11
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  6. New Grad - ICU or L&D
    Um, no one knows what you would truly enjoy except YOU. Those are such two different areas that there is no comparison. Advice from people who don't actually know you isn't going to be very helpful....
    Mar 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. New Grad positions, is anyone in WI hiring?
    No I did not. All kenosha.
    Mar 14, '11
    Forum: Wisconsin Nursing
  8. New Grad positions, is anyone in WI hiring?
    As a recent new grad who was a nurse intern at kenosha memorial hospital aka kmcc, I can tell you that interns make about 14 an hour and then 23.75 as a GN/RN. I would recommend united over...
    Mar 14, '11
    Forum: Wisconsin Nursing
  9. This is what's available to new grads?!?
    This is exactly why I stayed in Wisconsin for my one year experience at a Level 1 Trauma/ teaching hospital before moving out west!
    Mar 10, '11
    Forum: California Nursing
  10. Job offer at Froedtert in Trauma/Acute care as an ADN!!!!!!
    @ luv2b_a_nurs, I was a Kenosha graduate with experience in a critical care unit as a SNI. I was told that this is a reason I was considered over other 4 year nursing grads.
    Mar 10, '11
    Forum: Wisconsin Nursing
  11. Nursing school students problem.is it racism???
    Actually you sound like the racist one here. Its minorities that come in with an attitude and defensiveness that feel 'persecuted' that tend to fail (at least acouple did in my program)....I think...
    Feb 27, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Job offer at Froedtert in Trauma/Acute care as an ADN!!!!!!
    Hi, so I just thought I'd let those wondering about the job market, etc. that things may be looking up! I am a Dec 10' graduate from a Gateway Tech and just completed my second follow-up interview...
    Feb 24, '11
    Forum: Wisconsin Nursing
  13. Do you like ER or ICU better?
    I disagree....I worked in a CCU as a student nurse intern and we had a former ER nurse that was always on TOP of the code situations. Not to detract from ICU at all, as I intend on going back once I...
    Dec 28, '10
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  14. Moving to Milwaukee.. help!
    I must respectfully disagree with the comment regarding ADN's not being hired. I just graduated with an ADN @ Gateway Tech in Kenosha Dec. 17th and was offered a new grad position at Aurora-Sinai...
    Dec 28, '10
    Forum: Wisconsin Nursing
  15. Moving to MKE, how's the market?
    I graduated with my ADN a week and a half ago and have a friend who got hired STRAIGHT INTO their SICU with NO prior acute hospital experience ..pretty happy for her. She must have blown away the...
    Dec 28, '10
    Forum: Wisconsin Nursing
  16. New Grad positions, is anyone in WI hiring?
    I just got hired into their Kenosha Camus ER as a new grad last week! Im excited, but now I just also got called back for an interview at a St. Jospeh's ICU postion in Milwaukee too....hmmmmm choices.
    Dec 28, '10
    Forum: Wisconsin Nursing
  17. New Grad positions, is anyone in WI hiring?
    Hey, I graduate with my ADN in about a month and was just offered a full-time ICU position at United Hospital System-Kenosha, but I had to compete with THREE other Student Nurse Interns for the same...
    Nov 17, '10
    Forum: Wisconsin Nursing
  18. Competative GPA
    I was accepted with a 2.9 in pre-reqs (yeah, I was deployed with the Air National Guard and partied alot while doing pre-reqs :)) BUT have a nursing program gpa of 3.6- PROOF that while A+P and Micro...
    Nov 15, '10
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  19. Move out here or get 1 year experience first ?!?
    Which hospital/system are you employed with, just out of curiousity? I just sent a resume/app package to a new grad RN programs in Bakersfield and San Bernadino. I am male, weight trainer, and former...
    Nov 7, '10
    Forum: California Nursing
  20. Move out here or get 1 year experience first ?!?
    Hi all, So I am well aware of the current SoCal new grad hiring situation aka 10,000 new grads fighting over 1 position, etc. but is it worth it to move out when I graduate this December and take...
    Nov 5, '10
    Forum: California Nursing
  21. best way to improve resume as a new grad?
    Do not be so concerned with a low GPA per say, as most places do not have a bare minimum (unless you are trying for very large teaching hospitals in places like LA aka Cedars-Sinai) but as the others...
    Nov 5, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Citrus Valley HP - Inter-Community
    Hi, congrats...did you talk to Angela B. by chance? Im an out of state ADN graduating this Dec 10' and she was telling me to keep in touch w/ her but hopefully something works out :)
    Oct 20, '10
    Forum: California Nursing
  23. Who was the last patient to just break your heart?
    Patients do not break my heart....that's reserved for the girlfriend/boyfriend/wife/husband :)
    Oct 4, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. I Think I am NOT Going to NS
    Dude, don't buy into the hype about needing 'great grades' or stand out academics to get into NS. I have a 3.1 at a ADN nursing school, set to graduate this December, and can almost assure that I am...
    Aug 23, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Are You Being Bullied in the Classroom
    There is an extreme difference between bullying and several students vocalizing their problems with a student who monopolizes the class time during class, with with their own 'experience' or...
    Aug 18, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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