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  1. Feeling like a stalker....
    Congratulations~!! But I don't know how much impact the omitting of previous work experience could affect the offer... hadn't experienced it yet.. Hope eveything will turn out ok still.. :)
    Mar 3, '13
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  2. Feeling like a stalker....
    Congratulations~! Impress 'em~! Sell yourself like hotcakes~!! lol. :)
    Feb 28, '13
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  3. LOC or ABC first?
    ABC should always come first in your assessment. But of course you should not overlook LOC- as this will provide additional cues that will support your ABC assessments.
    Feb 28, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  4. Foreign fresh grad BSN taking NCLEX-RN in new york
    I think initially, they allow you to leave the SSN number blank then you have follow up qs on why the area is left blank. You can choose the answer- "choose not to provide SSN" or "Dont have SSN" and...
    Feb 28, '13
    Forum: Nurse Registration
  5. Interview with "Inappropriate" Questions
    I am aware that such questions are offensive and discriminatory. Learn more about the other possible dark sides of the facility and decide if you want to deal with that kind of management in the...
    Feb 28, '13
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  6. What color scrubs would you wear for an interview
    Probably go with the neutral solid colors or any color that has cool-dark undertones (navy blue, forest green, dark magenta, etc.)- that way the interviewer will not have headaches or a whiplash from...
    Feb 28, '13
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  7. Scared and Terrified to Start Hospital Job......
    Know what you really REALLY want to do and start from there. :) Sounds like youre not fond of doing the med-surg stuff- the hands on clinical/medical (invasive) procedures. There are a lot of...
    Feb 28, '13
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  8. 1st Psych Nursing Job starts Monday, any advice?
    Self-awareness and compassion I think are two of the major factors that will help any nurse in the mental health field. You can't deal with someone else and their 'issues' if you have unresolved...
    Feb 27, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  9. How long before you were able to get a position as a psychiatric nurse?
    Being a Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse has always been one of my dreams~ and I got the offer for it too as my first nursing job after graduating and passing the NCLEX December last year. I sent the...
    Feb 27, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  10. Taking blood pressure on an agitated patient
    Very good advice. :) Exploring by asking open ended questions would provide you with more useful cues regarding your patient's status and behavior. :)
    Feb 27, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  11. Interview for Acute Behavioral Health Unit - What questions would you be sure to ask?
    I had my interview for a position in a behavioral health unit early february. The questions were generic "tell me about a time when you.." and about my mental health background during my clinical...
    Feb 27, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  12. Night Shift or Evening Shift
    Evening shift is puurrfect~! :) at least IMO. Since I usually wake up at around 9-10 am and be active throughout the remaining hours of the day until 12mn. I also dont have to worry about missing...
    Feb 26, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  13. How To Get a Job As a New Grad Nurse
    "4th – Hiring managers are not looking for new grads with 4.0 GPAs and who were the president of their school and NSNA. If they are, they’re missing out on a lot of great hires. They are looking for...
    Feb 26, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  14. I'm just sad :(
    Hi! don't despair! ;) I was like you during the first month that I passed my nclex and still no job offers... but READ THIS! http://allnurses.com/nursing-job-search/i-got-job-532817.html I did...
    Feb 26, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  15. peer interview= Job offer?
    Congratulations~! :) I got 2 peer interviews from different facilities and luckily (ableit somehow stressfully) got 2 offers. No matter who or how many you are going to be talking to, just put in...
    Feb 26, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  16. first job as a RN, help me choose.
    If you have a student loan to fulfill, I would suggest taking the full-time job. Besides, it has benefits too. I'm a recent new grad and had a chance to be offered a position in a LTC as a full-time...
    Feb 26, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  17. Feeling like a stalker....
    I experienced the same thing- I sold my credentials to the DON in this hospital unit i'm very interested to apply in via email. He replied after 2 business days and was very interested in offering...
    Feb 26, '13
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  18. Failed NCLEX RN 3 times, the max in my state
    Take a refresher course and probably enroll in a NCLEX review course (I *kind of* went to some online classes offered by Kaplan.. they teach you about test-tasking strategies which for you, might...
    Feb 26, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Foreign fresh grad BSN taking NCLEX-RN in new york
    NYBON does not require licensure in your home country. BUT your problem would be your non-immigrant status as you need to provide your Social Security Number in your application/s. And you wont be...
    Feb 26, '13
    Forum: Nurse Registration
  20. US resident & foreign citizen: does background check take longer?
    I kind of in the same situation like you. But in where I have applied, international background check conducted by GIS should take approximately 10 -15 days of completion.. They didnt say anything...
    Feb 26, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  21. I got a job!!!! BOO-YOW!
    This strategy works like a charm! I had 3 interviews and 2 offers in one month after doing this. :) I got my dream job offer today and will start orientation on the second week of march! I couldn't...
    Feb 18, '13
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  22. How I got my dream job!
    THIS WORKS! I got my dream job offer (a full time position in a behavioral health unit of a university hospital) by doing this! will be signing the acceptance paperworks tomorrow! THANK YOU SO MUCH!...
    Feb 18, '13
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  23. New Grad, RN- Need tips for Applying in Baptist Hospital Pensacola
    Hi! I just passed my NCLEX-RN exam last December and I'm now starting to apply for a job. I'm really considering (and hoping) working for Baptist Hospital (particularly in their Mental Health Unit. I...
    Jan 17, '13
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  24. University of the Philippines College of Nursing grads in Florida?
    The board approved my application. Probably due to excess hours.
    Dec 18, '12
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  25. University of the Philippines College of Nursing grads in Florida?
    Is there any graduate from UPCN that got his/her license here in Florida? I have a question regarding the evaluation of our curriculum. The Florida BON found out that our curriculum lacks several...
    Aug 22, '12
    Forum: Florida Nursing


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