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  1. I Want to be an RN, PLEASE HELP!!
    Yes you can do it in ONLY 5 semesters, however, please don't take any offense to this, 5 semesters in a tough nursing program compared to psych classes is much different. you will have no life for 2...
    May 6
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  2. Nursing Residency Programs
    check out hospitals in the area you plan on moving too, some postings may say 1 year experience but apply anyways. hospitals are open to training new grads ( not even a residency program ) so don't...
    Dec 19, '13
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  3. NJ starting rn salary..
    Apply out of state. Most ni hospitals require exp. from what I've seen and heard.
    Dec 5, '13
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  4. Best nursing school in new jersey close to jersey city
    ive heard good things from a few of my coworkers, which programs are u doing?
    Nov 26, '13
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  5. Central NJ Hospitals
    I just sent u a private message.
    Nov 24, '13
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  6. Central NJ Hospitals
    whats units are u looking into I interviewed at a few dif places recently and my friends work at most of the places you listed above. pay rate is based on experience and degree, also depends what...
    Nov 23, '13
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  7. Job outlook in NJ
    You can get acls bls but everyone else out there has them too. As far as speciality you need 2 years then sit in for the examination. Find a place thats willing to pay for ur acls or bls,,,, that...
    Mar 4, '13
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  8. Job outlook in NJ
    most of my friends from school went out of state including me. after 2 years exp its much easier to land a job. its just too crowded here and too many inexperienced and experienced people fighting...
    Mar 1, '13
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  9. Job outlook in NJ
    no experience? look outside of nj.
    Feb 28, '13
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  10. East Orange General Hospital in Essex County-
    pm if you can. yes the pt ratio is high varies from 6-9 depending on your floor. but i am shocked that some of the top ranked hospitals in nj also have 6-8 pts per nurse so dont let that get you...
    Feb 28, '13
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  11. Young, Thin, and Cute New Hires
    I came into nursing as a 2nd career. First career paid 2 x as much and didnt have to deal with miserable old nurses. When i tell people i was in pharma the automatically assume i was in sales...
    Feb 28, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. East Orange General Hospital in Essex County-
    my friends from school work there, as a new grad yes ull learn, what type of nursing will u ne doinh? med surge? ed? etc, in this economy any type of nursing job is hard to come be with no...
    Feb 26, '13
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  13. Organizing Tips Please!
    make it a point to try to chart ur first round of assessment by such and such time, dont let little things distract ya i always set a certain time point to chart by, we had 2 assessments due by...
    Feb 8, '13
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  14. patient load on your neuro floor
    thamks!
    Feb 4, '13
    Forum: Neurological Nursing
  15. Best one sentence handoff report
    Pt should be icu status, sorry the dr has been in there with me since 10 am this morning its7pm, youll prob have to call a rapid response tonight (mind you this was a new grad working on nights, i...
    Feb 3, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  16. patient load on your neuro floor
    was curious to find out what the average patient ratio is on a neuro floor? I worked on a combined neuro ortho floor and it was 4-5 which at times was difficult, having 2 post ops ortho pts and add...
    Feb 2, '13
    Forum: Neurological Nursing
  17. Whats the best thing you like about the ER? Whats the least you like?
    thanks for the responses :) appreciate it much! i have the er position and neuro and am torn between the two, i can def see the quick turnover being a good thing because yes the patients who have...
    Feb 2, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  18. Whats the best thing you like about the ER? Whats the least you like?
    Im a med surge nurse with 1.5 years experience in ortho neuro trauma at a level 1 hospital . I am used to getting 2-4 admits and doing about 3-4 discharges a day. I would love to advance to the ER....
    Feb 1, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  19. Do you love Ortho?
    ortho sucks, u have to lift everyone and their legs reposition etc. most pts r full assists add a spina bifida patient to a group of 5 and the day sucks !
    Feb 1, '13
    Forum: Orthopaedic Nursing
  20. What do you think?  Honestly
    big guys are always welcome, i worked on a busy neuro ortho floors and always loved the help of the male nurses helping me reposition that 150-200 lb pt ( im 5'8 120 skinny minnie nurse lol ) plus...
    Feb 1, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  21. What's a fair salary for a NEW RN GRAD?
    with 1 year experience i have seen various offers : north jersey anywhere from 32-36 (on nights ) + 2-4$ weekend dif central nj 27$days-32 night shift pa 25-29$ being that your a new rn ull...
    Jan 31, '13
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  22. Penn State Hershey nurse residency
    i moved to pa to get the experience, finished the residency, you guys will def learn alot, however, dont expect any days off or any approved vacations, this place is notorious for favoring the...
    Jan 31, '13
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  23. New Grad RN, BSN in South Jersey/Philadelphia region
    without experience places arent hiring, so i agree go to an office or a nursing home, i went out of state got my experience and now basically every hospital is wanting to interview me and offering...
    Jan 31, '13
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  24. decisions!
    does anyone have any feedback for somerset medical or overlook. I recently got offers at both! somerset requires a 2 year contract *ugh* and i have almost one year experience. I am torn between...
    Jan 30, '13
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  25. Calling all new ER grads starting Feb 2013
    1 year med surge experience. but starting in the ed next week yikes im scared help me lol!
    Jan 29, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing


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