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  1. How long did it take to get your license by endorsement?
    Yes you print it and mail it in with all the documents they ask for. Then you have to do the fingerprint and background check at a police station. It's a pain....
    Jun 17
    Forum: South Carolina Nursing
  2. Aiken Regional PRN
    Does anyone have experience with PRN @ Aiken Regional? If you do, I have some Qs for you : )
    Apr 28
    Forum: South Carolina Nursing
  3. Best way to quit a PRN job
    I didn't realize it was so common to not be scheduled for so long at a PRN job! Is this your choice or because of low census at the hospital? Don't most PRN jobs have a minimum number of shifts per...
    Apr 28
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  4. Nursing Student Issues
    Napping was common at my old job (L&D) especially night shift. If the night was slow, charge nurse would try and assign 2-3 hour breaks and people would nap in triage or recovery room. But there...
    Apr 28
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. Is your spouse supportive of your nursing career?
    Not only is my husband supportive but it was his idea! I wasn't sure what to do next job wise, but he picked up on the fact that a lot of my interests were in line with nursing. He also knew that...
    Apr 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. B.S. Degree do I need it?
    BSN for sure!
    Apr 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. A lawyer friend wants me to work for him
    The husband of one of my friends is a lawyer and does a lot of medical malpractice. They use out of state nurse consultants to do chart reviews on a PRN basis. But he says they'd prefer someone...
    Apr 27
    Forum: Legal Nursing
  8. Best Nursing Career For Moms
    Sounds like the OP is still a long ways away from having children, if I understood correctly. Yes, I agree that acute care experience is important and likely where you'd start. My advice is after...
    Apr 25
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. GA license employment verification
    Wow, someone from the GA BON actually called me to answer my question! I'm impressed. Looks like I should be ok with what I have and they said it's ok if their form isn't notarized. (Then why do...
    Apr 25
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  10. what's the best area/specialty to go in to for new grads
    I would say whatever you're interested in and get hired in : ) I don't really buy into the whole mandatory year in med-surg for new nurses. I've known nurses who took a med-surg job because they...
    Apr 25
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  11. Should I apply for a per diem job now if I plan to be away for all of Sept?
    I know, that annoys me too. But sadly the reality is I do about 100% of babycare and my husband really doesn't do anything. So I'm actually more worried about my husband than the baby. Lol. He...
    Apr 24
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  12. How many beds is the average hospital?
    Does anyone know? I'm moving from one extreme to another. Used to live in a major urban area and worked at a hospital with over 800 beds, but part of a hospital system that had over 2,000 beds. ...
    Apr 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. an oldie but goodie
    Yes! I worked L&D and an older nurse told me this. Crazy! She said she thought there was a correlation between those babies and alcoholism. Not sure if that was an actual fact or just a theory...
    Apr 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. How long did it take to get your license by endorsement?
    Looks like my application arrived today, but nothing is in the system yet for my application status. Just wondering how the process went for others. Also just sent off the fingerprints for...
    Apr 24
    Forum: South Carolina Nursing
  15. Best Nursing Career For Moms
    I'm working through this myself right now : ) (And I have similar interests!) I have 3 years of L&D experience and now am staying home with my toddler, planning to return to work soon. I don't...
    Apr 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Should I apply for a per diem job now if I plan to be away for all of Sept?
    4 per month would be ok. Was thinking ideally I'd start with about one shift a week once off orientation and see how it goes. Maybe up to it to 2 shifts per week some weeks if my son is doing ok at...
    Apr 24
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  17. Should I apply for a per diem job now if I plan to be away for all of Sept?
    Do some per diem jobs require 4 a month?? I thought most were 2. See these are things I need to find out during interview process.... Was thinking I could come back home mid Sept after our...
    Apr 24
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  18. GA license employment verification
    Ugh. I know this will be what holds up my application. I can't use school, because I graduated 5 years ago. I did work full-time in NY up until a year ago, but my old manager is impossible about...
    Apr 24
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  19. Should I apply for a per diem job now if I plan to be away for all of Sept?
    I guess I was thinking I could get all the onboarding and orientation out of the way in July/Aug so I can hit the ground running when I get back in Oct. But maybe that'd be too long a break and they...
    Apr 24
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  20. Should I apply for a per diem job now if I plan to be away for all of Sept?
    Yeah maybe I'll just wait till fall to apply...
    Apr 23
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  21. Should I apply for a per diem job now if I plan to be away for all of Sept?
    I'm a SAHM looking to ease back into the work force (am anxious about leaving my baby, but it's been 1.5 years and I really need to get my feet wet again!) Am waiting for my new nursing license in...
    Apr 23
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  22. What is more exhausting - floor nursing or SAHM?
    I worked full time (3 12s) in L&D on a busy, understaffed floor. It was exhausting and I was definitely feeling burnt out towards the end. I left 16 months ago to stay home with my son. I love...
    Apr 22
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Would you deliver your baby at your place of employment?
    I was an L&D nurse and delivered where I work and loved it! My nurse friends definitely took care of me and gave me special treatment. As a PP nurse you should get special treatment too, so it will...
    Apr 22
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Any rumors about GA joining nurse compact?
    I could. It's just such a pain! So if GA may join in the next few years I'd wait for that. No plans to work in GA near-term, just thinking down the road.
    Apr 18
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  25. Any rumors about GA joining nurse compact?
    I relocated to Aiken SC and am applying for a SC nursing license at the moment. I'd love to have the option down the road of working in Augusta GA as well. Has anyone heard rumors about GA joining...
    Apr 17
    Forum: Georgia Nursing


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