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  1. Charge Nurse Pay
    At my last job it was $3 extra per hour. I am not sure about my current position since I do not have charge duties.
    Dec 17
    Forum: Nurse Management
  2. Emergency Nurse Info Please
    As a newer nurse working in ER I feel overwhelmed a lot. I like fast paced but there are times it is too fast paced for my being fairly new in the field. My ED is huge (96 beds) and high acuity. I...
    Dec 15
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  3. New graduate looking for work...
    It took me 8 months and about 500 applications before I got a job. It took me moving three hours away from my husband and daughter to get a job at a small rural hospital. Keep at it. Something will...
    Dec 13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. How long was your initial orientation to the ER?
    I got 10 weeks and then 3 where my preceptor mentored me which really just meant we worked in the same area so if I was closer to her if I had questions.
    Dec 13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  5. Is it legal to have RN's use full name on badge?
    Our badges have our first name and last initial. I work ED. My last job was psych and my badge had my full name but we had the option to get new ones and remove it. I had more problems when I worked...
    Dec 13
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  6. Ohio Health and OSU
    I don't have them. I think the health is Cigna. The have VSP for vision and delta dental. I do have the dental for my daughters impending braces though. Lol
    Nov 28
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  7. Ohio Health and OSU
    I work for Ohio Health. I love it there. I left OSU to go there. I paid $36 a month to park at OSU. That was a lot close to the hospital but don't expect to have an easy time parking at the lot on...
    Nov 26
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  8. New ED job 2:30p-3a! Advice..
    I work 7p to 7a in a busy ED. We start slowing down around 2:30-3:00 in the morning so my guess is you will be very busy. Makes the shift go fast though! 11a to 11p is the most popular shift at our...
    Nov 18
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  9. Scrub pants?
    Thanks. Will check them out.
    Nov 9
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  10. What color are your scrubs?
    Navy blue - large metro hospital in Ohio
    Nov 8
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  11. Scrub pants?
    What kind of scrub pants does everyone like? I have tried quite a few and can't seem to find any that I don't have to pull up frequently. The best I have found so far are the Cherokee Flexibles, but...
    Nov 8
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  12. stinky patient pet peeve
    I just finished RN school in 2012 and believe me, doing baths were a huge part of our schooling and clinical. It was a great time to do a skin assessment. I now work in a 96 bed ED with about five...
    Oct 29
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. When an employer asks 'what's the lowest wage you are willing to accept'...
    I live in OH and I have two friends that have gotten home health care jobs as new grads. Both of them had inside contacts but I am guessing even having inside contacts would make them not be able to...
    Feb 21
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  14. Calling all new ER grads starting Feb 2013
    I am a fairly new grad (June) starting in the ER on feb 25th. Will have 10 weeks of orientation. Super excited but scared to death at the same time. Looking forward to reading the posts here....
    Jan 29, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  15. Job offers
    Thanks Meriwhen! In a weird twist of fate, I turned down the part time job. Called her to follow up regarding the full time and they offered me a full time ED position. I accepted! So excited to...
    Jan 25, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  16. Job offers
    I am still looking. I have some apps in review at three different hospitals which is more than I have had for the past 6 months since I graduated. I liked OB (not happening) and trauma the best. ...
    Jan 24, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  17. Job offers
    Hi everyone. I have posted here before about a similar topic but I have a more specific question. I was offered a job in an office as a patient care coordinator. I am excited about the offer,...
    Jan 21, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  18. Is there such a thing as bad experience?
    Thanks for the replies!!! :)
    Sep 26, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Is there such a thing as bad experience?
    I do have a full time job in social services (I worked full time while going through school) so paying bills is not an issue. I am trying to remind myself I have only been a nurse for a couple of...
    Sep 24, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Is there such a thing as bad experience?
    Hi everyone, This is my first post so I am hoping I am doing this correctly. I just graduated and passed my boards this summer. I have been heavily job searching since then. I have applied to...
    Sep 24, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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