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  1. Insurance
    Well for me its not affordable, especially when I can barely break even before paying the extra 180. A quick search at the health care website lowest is about 217. I think these plans are crazy. With...
    Oct 30
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  2. Insurance
    Any tips on where to find affordable insurance? My main job is making us pay for insurance now. Its going to cost about 180 a month and I was just barely breaking even when I wasn't paying and thats...
    Oct 29
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  3. Multiple jobs???
    I've worked 2 jobs most of the 6 years I've been a nurse. I'm just barely breaking even as it is as both places are getting stingy with hours even though one of them is short staffed. Plus my main...
    Oct 29
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  4. salary
    Northern Ohio/$15 in AL, but I hear you can make 16-18 in NH's. What sucks is my pay hasn't changed in over 5 years.
    Oct 25
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  5. time for a change?
    Ok so I filled out an app today at another LTC facility that is hiring and I know pays better and has better benefits, but I was reluctant to put down my current employers on the employment...
    Oct 21
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  6. time for a change?
    for this job, it sounds like a little less pay, but a much shorter drive
    Oct 18
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  7. time for a change?
    Well I had the interview and it does help to do some searching for interview questions. But the job isn't exactly what was posted. They say all they have openings for is in the clinic with either...
    Oct 17
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  8. time for a change?
    A small hospital.
    Oct 16
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  9. time for a change?
    Guess what? I got an interview at an Urgent care walk-in clinic this week. I thought it sounded good since it was in my town and mostly first shift and you wouldn't have to deal with people dying all...
    Oct 15
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  10. time for a change?
    I also just found out they are going to make us pay for insurance now. It sounds like its more than I can afford so I'll either have to go without any and pay the penalty at tax time or look...
    Oct 11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  11. time for a change?
    I really doubt I could make that much in this area. I would be happy with 35-40k. Anyway, I just heard that my main job is cutting back again. It sounds like I'll keep my amount of hours for now. I...
    Oct 7
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  12. time for a change?
    Anybody? I'm not sure what to do and probably running out of time to apply if I decide to, but did apply at a local hospital that is hiring in the walk in department for the heck of it.
    Oct 6
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  13. time for a change?
    I've been a nurse for just over 6 years. I've worked in a nursing home, corrections and most recently assisted living. I've been at my FT AL job over 5 years and my PT job about 6 months. I like my...
    Oct 3
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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


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