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  1. Is it ok to interview for 2 different units in same hospital?
    Thanks for responding! I have 2 interviews set up but they're both scheduled almost a month a part so have a feeling if the 1st interview offers me a position I'll have to decide before the other...
    Aug 15, '13
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  2. Is it ok to interview for 2 different units in same hospital?
    I currently work on neuroscience/spine unit and had applied for a position on OB unit at same hospital awhile back and hadn't heard anything for awhile and a position came up on Rehab unit so applied...
    Aug 13, '13
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  3. Have to start in L&D first before post-partum??
    Upon graduation from nursing school I had an interview on family birthing unit (where I have always thought I've wanted to be, spent hours watching labor and delivery shows, etc.) and was told if...
    Aug 11, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  4. Would you apply?
    Thanks for the replies! I'm deffinetly going to apply again just going to make sure I have references lined up this time around. Will deffinetly proceed with caution, that's why plan to keep my...
    Feb 21, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Nursing and being a mother....
    The hard part for me as a mom was working 12 hour shifts. A weekend of 12 hour shifts was too much time away from my son. He's little yet and they grow so fast so I felt like I missed out on a lot....
    Feb 20, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Would you apply?
    I applied for a position as an RN and had 1 phone interview and 2 in person. Did not get the job. They have an opening again, now 5 months later. Can I apply again? I really want this job! Also, just...
    Feb 20, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Need thoughts/advice pertaining to interview
    I deffinetly agree with the back-pedaling. Thanks so much for replying I had actually forgotten about the thank you letter! Whew! Thanks for reminding me! :) I'm still not sure though how to get my...
    Sep 16, '12
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  8. Need thoughts/advice pertaining to interview
    So I have been in acute care (neuroscience and spine unit) for almost 6 months and can no longer handle the stresses of this job. :( I run, run, run and hardly ever get my breaks and have lost a lot...
    Sep 16, '12
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  9. Does this get better?? :-(
    I have been on the floor now on my own for about 3 months (I'm a new grad RN on a neuro and spine unit). So last night was one of the worst shifts I've ever had and again (this happens way more than...
    Jul 24, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Why do RN's avoid LTC positions?
    A lot of patients in the hospital though are older patients so I don't think it has to do with taking care of "old people". I think it might have to do with the LTC facilities themselves and lack of...
    Jan 2, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  11. Why do RN's avoid LTC positions?
    I was told by other nurses that once you go into LTC, it's hard to get back out as far as other places hiring you even if you've had previous experience. Don't quote me on this though.
    Jan 1, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  12. Interview for Neuroscience and Spine Unit
    Thanks so much!! Your feedback deffinetly gave me confidence! The hospital is a Stroke Center so I am going to try to get that certification asap.
    Dec 31, '11
    Forum: Neurological Nursing
  13. Interview for Neuroscience and Spine Unit
    I'm a new grad RN and I'm starting to get discouraged because I've applied at several places and had a few interviews and haven't landed an RN job yet. I have an interview this week for a...
    Dec 30, '11
    Forum: Neurological Nursing
  14. interview length
    If I'm not mistaken, I think they typically alot an hour for the interview. I'm not sure about interviews with more than one unit manager.
    Dec 13, '11
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  15. To call or not to call??
    I am a new graduate RN and I had my second interview at a fairly big hospital on the family birthing unit. I really want this job- I love the hospital and have always wanted to be on the family...
    Dec 12, '11
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  16. The Ugly Side of Nursing!
    I would agree that working as a CNA would deffinetly determine if you'd be able to handle "the ugly side of nursing" :-). To tell you the truth, before I became a CNA and now soon to graduate RN, I...
    Apr 19, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. What area of nursing do I choose??
    After all of my clinical rotations, I'm still so undecided on which area of nursing to apply for :crying2:. I have determined that my least favorites are pediatrics and mental health so I won't be...
    Apr 19, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. Culture Project- Need help!!
    For one of my classes in the nursing program we have to do a culture project. One of the things that has to be included is to gather perspectives from nurses who have been involved in caring and...
    Mar 19, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Criminal Background Check on Yourself
    I need a criminal background check of myself sent to the school. It's required to proceed in the nursing program but where do I go to get that? I went to the police department and they couldn't do...
    Oct 29, '08
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  20. Interview
    It all depends on your school. At my school, 80 were interviewed this year and 40 got in but 180 all together applied. So when I recieved the interview my chances of getting in were better than...
    Oct 7, '08
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  21. Accepted
    Thanks to all that replied for the congrats!! And I wish all of you the best of luck who are applying or soon to apply! My mom gave me this piece of advice and I think it is so truthful- "The best...
    Oct 6, '08
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  22. Accepted
    I got accepted into the nursing program!!!:D I am so excited!! For all of you who are trying to get in, don't give up if you don't get in!! You can do it!!!
    Oct 5, '08
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  23. BSN program interview
    I have an interview on Wednesday for the BSN program and I was wondering if anyone had any links to questions asked in the interview and questions you could ask them in the interview. I'm getting...
    Sep 13, '08
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  24. Rn-bsn-crna?
    If your applying for a program that starts in the spring, you could apply now and finish your pre-reqs during fall semester. But every school is different. Any school that I've looked at, you have...
    Aug 24, '08
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  25. Rn-bsn-crna?
    You can start working towards a bachelor's degree in nursing right away or do the LPN (liscensed practical nurse) to RN (associates degree in nursing-2yr.) to bachelor's degree in nursing. Most...
    Aug 23, '08
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student