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  1. Quit my first  nursing home after 1 day!
    In LTC the charge nurse is the floor nurse. The supervisor is the floor manager.
    May 9
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  2. I had my first breakdown only 2 weeks into being on my own.
    I am so scared of staying in my SNF, but I need the job while looking for acute care jobs. I am a brand new RN and still figuring things out with both the facility and nursing that it is so hard for...
    May 9
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  3. Father of a nursing student needs advice
    Like many people here have said she should take a week or two break then start the search in earnest. As a Calufornia new grad I was forced to take 4 months off before getting my license, and i was...
    Mar 29
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Potential to move from skilled Nursing to a hospital.
    I have a position in a SNF and I plan on working there for a while. Eventually I would like to work in a hospital and was wondering what sort of expectations I should have regarding that. Should i...
    Mar 29
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  5. Anyone hear of the organization called "All Medsearch"?
    After updating my monster profile and putting my resume online, I was contacted by someone from an organization called All Medsearch. I feel like I need to be wary about these sorts of things and...
    Feb 4
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  6. How I got my dream job!
    I am applying to a new grad program where the application period does not close until 2/5. Is it worth it to send an email now, or should I just wait until it closes? I'm thinking of sending it now...
    Jan 31
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  7. New Grad, no Job
    Hmm, I'm interested to know but was the home care job an RN job? And I'm surprised your friend got into an RN residency despite having used their license in a SNF because, at least in California, any...
    Jan 30
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  8. New Grad, no Job
    Hmm, I'm interested to know but was the home care job an RN job? And I'm surprised your friend got into an RN residency despite having used their license in a SNF because, at least in California, any...
    Jan 30
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  9. Does working as a caregiver in someones home change the "new grad" designation?
    That is important to know. Considering I am working at another organization and working closer to an RN level there doesn't seem much of a point in doing this job in terms of resume building and the...
    Jan 29
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  10. Does working as a caregiver in someones home change the "new grad" designation?
    Also in terms of a resume builder... is it actually a help or a hindrance? I have heard most people say its a good, but some have mentioned negatives with it on the resume...
    Jan 28
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  11. Does working as a caregiver in someones home change the "new grad" designation?
    So even with my RN license that I will get while doing this job, I will be an unlicensed caregiver still. That deisgnation will not change. Ok, thats a positive.
    Jan 28
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  12. Does working as a caregiver in someones home change the "new grad" designation?
    So in California the BRN has been really, really bad about giving out ATT's despite me having graduated several months ago. I have started the job hunt, sent out applications etc. but the lack of a...
    Jan 28
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  13. Temp agencies and physically going up to floors.
    I've also applied to out of state jobs and will call back to follow up and attempt to speak with the unit manager through HR.
    Jan 6
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  14. Temp agencies and physically going up to floors.
    I live in an extremely saturated area, the SF Bay Area. I am thinking of joining a temp agency or something like it to aid in the job search. I've found it can take me a few hours to apply to just...
    Jan 6
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  15. Trying to figure out the best job applying strategy.
    I live in the San Francisco Bay Area and know I have almost no chance of getting a new grad job here, so I am looking elsewhere including out of state. I just started seriously job hunting and I'm...
    Dec 26, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  16. Anyone know of an ACLS/PALS combo class in the Bay Area?
    Hopefully one that isn't too expensive. I tried online and couldn't find one, I haven't checked the phone book yet but I might soon... Its ridiculous the prices of these courses and the fact you...
    Aug 7, '13
    Forum: California Nursing
  17. NCLEX question bank CD's... any suggestions?
    bump.
    Jul 19, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  18. NCLEX question bank CD's... any suggestions?
    Last year I bought Saunders 5th edition used and it did not come with a CD which bummed me out since it contains a ton of questions. Is anyone familiar with a way to buy either that particular CD or...
    Jul 18, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  19. Nursing school burnout.
    Yes good point! I'm feeling a bit better today for sure and reading that post made me feel better. Its true, eye on the prize. It doesn't hurt my mood that I got the highest score on my research...
    May 28, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Nursing school burnout.
    7 months into my accelerated 12 month nursing program and I am reaching a wall! I spent the last of my energy getting an A in my last med/surg class and I have been totally slacking on pediatrics...
    May 27, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. Grades for grad school.
    Yeah, the ICU is my goal and I'm expecting it to take some time to get there. I'm getting solid grades, but I just have to wonder how much better they could have been had I gone to a 2 year program....
    Mar 25, '13
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  22. Grades for grad school.
    I've been thinking a lot about grad school even though I am still in a prelicensure program mainly because I am in a 12 month accelerated BSN. This is has got me thinking about grades and whether or...
    Mar 24, '13
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  23. This question has been bugging my class...
    I see. That does make sense. Vitals first for a new person on the floor.
    Mar 12, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  24. This question has been bugging my class...
    Here it is: When caring for a patient who has critical limb ischemia who has just arrived on the nursing unit after having a percutaneous transluminal balloon angioplasty, which action should the...
    Mar 12, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  25. Navy airforce or army nurse?! Help
    I don't want to make a new thread so I'll ask here. When is it best to call up a recruiter? I graduate in November 2013. Is it too early now? I want to make things as seamless as possible from...
    Feb 6, '13
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing


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