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  1. messed up
    I was supposed to have an interview a couple days ago, but missed it. I'm currently working two jobs and I pretty much like my main job in assisted living as its fairly laid back and I like the...
    Jun 13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  2. Nurse Manager? (can't find a new job)
    Thanks for the advice, but I decided I probably wouldn't be a good fit for the position. Anyway, I had two interviews for home health the past week. At one of them I was basically told I don't...
    May 30, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  3. Nurse Manager? (can't find a new job)
    So I take it you would call and ask to talk to the administrator? btw, I noticed a few new jobs in the paper today, but some of the places I applied before. Is it ok to apply again if its been over...
    May 26, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  4. Nurse Manager? (can't find a new job)
    Ok, I've been an LPN for going on 5 years. Most of my recent experience is in assisted living. I did have a job in corrections nursing and a part-time in a nursing home a few years ago. I like my...
    May 25, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  5. what did I do wrong?
    Well, I ended up staying over at work last Friday and didn't call. I was going to forget about it, but somebody that I work with got a job there and she said it sounds like they could use the help...
    Feb 27, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  6. what did I do wrong?
    I got a message the other day from a job I applied about a couple weeks ago. She said she wanted to set up an interview for the next afternoon. Since it was going on 2p and I had just went to bed...
    Feb 22, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  7. New job!!!
    If its like the majority of nursing homes, it will most likely be overwhelming and you will want to quit. Don't want to scare you though as it may be a decent place and you may be one of the few who...
    Jan 8, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  8. when to call back?
    Update guys: I'm still applying when I see something interesting, but no calls yet. I did notice that the place that I originally applied at about a month ago has another ad in the paper. Its a big...
    Jan 7, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  9. Career change?
    I'm thinking of switching as well. I've only had "full-time" hours maybe 2 years out of the 5 I've been a nurse. I'm now at 72 hours a pay and they consider it full-time, but it was 84 when I hired...
    Jan 4, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  10. when to call back?
    I called her back and went in to talk to her two days later. I thought it went ok and almost thought I had the job, but she said she had to forward my info to the front office and they would make the...
    Dec 21, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  11. is it really that hard to find a job as a LVN?
    I agree that a lot of it has to do with your location and who you know. In my area nursing homes or assisted living seem to make up 95% of where you can find a job. It is possible to get into some...
    Dec 21, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  12. when to call back?
    I've been looking for a new job for awhile due to hours being cut and no possibility of a raise. I've had several interviews with no call-backs until this last one. I don't want to get my hopes up...
    Dec 14, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  13. considering corrections again
    Well, I called them back and now think maybe I shouldn't have. I was on the phone for about 20 minutes and had what seemed like a mini interview which I wasn't really expecting and don't know if I...
    Oct 4, '12
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  14. What can an LPN do besides LTC?
    What's pretty sad is I still haven't ever made that much with 4 years experience with a lot of OT and its now 2012, not 2009 to boot...
    Oct 4, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  15. considering corrections again
    I worked at a local jail for just over a year about 3 years ago. I was let go for "budget cuts" technically, but was on probation at the time for a lot of mistakes I made during the last few months...
    Oct 2, '12
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  16. possibly being sued
    I don't have any insurance. I'm only an lpn.
    Dec 2, '11
    Forum: Legal Nursing
  17. possibly being sued
    I just got a letter stating a 180 day notice of intent to bring a claim and suit on myself and other nurses, aides, and my employer for an incident that happened almost a year ago. Its is pursuant to...
    Dec 2, '11
    Forum: Legal Nursing
  18. Lets get a current salary thread going for 09/10
    Wow, more than double what I make. Maybe I need to move to Canada. How does that compare to US wages and how's the cost of living there?
    Oct 12, '11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  19. halloween scrubs
    Anyone know of a good place to get some Halloween scrubs for men? Preferably something not too expensive.
    Oct 11, '11
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  20. clinic job?
    quick update: I called her back to get more info and pay, ect. It does sound interesting, but the pay is'nt the greatest. It starts out about $1.50 less an hour to what I'm making now, but you get a...
    Sep 24, '11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  21. Lets get a current salary thread going for 09/10
    that would be my dream job! I've almost given up applying at hospitals as I thought they did'nt hire LPN's anymore. I'm also from NW Ohio. Can I ask what area? I'm assuming a bigger city like Toledo?
    Sep 24, '11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  22. clinic job?
    Well I went to the interview without any real expectations and think it was a really good one. It sounds like they want to offer me a position if I want one. They have a few different ones open. A FT...
    Sep 21, '11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  23. Are LPN's being phased out?
    Is'nt this a recurring question that keeps coming up every few years? I recently had an interview at a clinic and she said all they are looking for are LPN's right now and they don't even care if you...
    Sep 21, '11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  24. clinic job?
    I have an interview at a local clinic tomorrow and just wondering if anyone has worked at one and if you like it? I like my current job as its usually pretty laid back, but can get stressful at...
    Sep 19, '11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  25. what am I doing wrong?
    Just for an update its been almost a week and I still have'nt heard anything. I've pretty much given up on the one that called before. But as for the local job I'm more interested in, should I still...
    Jun 23, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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