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  1. likely headed back to LTC
    Some optimistic, cheerful, "hooray for LTC!" posts would be nice.:) :) :roflmao::yes::laugh:
    Feb 24
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  2. Fired again
    Thanks for all of the replies, they are helpful. Home health is a challenge that is for sure. I made a big mistake. I've made a few. Dusting myself off. Looking for another job. I have...
    Feb 24
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  3. how to land a job after multiple firings.
    You hit the nail on the head. I don't know why I keep getting fired. Well yes I do... I have a lot of ideas... I'm actually going for counseling starting tomorrow to address my issues.
    Feb 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. how to land a job after multiple firings.
    Advice anyone? Going out today to find yet another job.
    Feb 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Fired again
    I went to see a patient on a day that I had called in and said that I would not be coming in to the office. I called in because of the cold/wind chill and the roads. However I had a patient that I...
    Feb 24
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  6. leaving nursing for a while
    So, after getting fired for the third time in four years today... I have made the decision to leave the nursing field at least for a while. For those of you who have left... how hard was it to...
    Feb 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Louisville, KY Home Health
    I don't know anything about Caretenders but I do know this... please do not go into HH with the idea that it is easy. It is anything but.
    Feb 23
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  8. Fired again
    This was not a patient care issue... this was, I was told, a compliance issue.
    Feb 23
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  9. Fired again
    Not sure if I should. Basically just trying to decide where to go from here. Very tired of nursing but was urged by a now former coworker not to give it up. Have a family to support. That's two...
    Feb 23
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  10. Fired again
    That's three times in about four years. What the hell do I do now?
    Feb 23
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  11. Pt's home infested with bed bugs, fleas, etc..
    Whether or not I refuse a patient depends on the degree of infestation. I've been in several houses with bugs crawling around but I just go on about what I have to do. I had one patient that had...
    Feb 1
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  12. Thinking of moving from the hospital to home care
    There are days when I get SO tired of driving around all over the place. Dealing with smelly nasty houses... having the responsibility of being the only nurse seeing this patient or that patient......
    Oct 25, '14
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  13. Just beginning
    We have a policy in our office that we do not go into any of the more dangerous neighborhoods for visits after certain hours. During the day? Secure your vehicle. Keep your head held high and...
    Sep 16, '14
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  14. Have you ever cried in front of the relatives?
    I honestly cannot say that I've ever cried in front of a family, patient, etc... I think I've come very close a time or two but no I've never truly cried like that. I have always tried to remain...
    Sep 13, '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. Joint Commission had me for lunch.
    I would HATE to be a state surveyor. Could not do that job, nope.
    Sep 13, '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. Is Job Hopping the Norm for Nurses?
    Yeah... all I want to do at this point is be an illustrator for children's books and magazines and such. But like you say, gotta pay the bills. I'm doing home health right now and I actually...
    Sep 12, '14
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  17. Is Job Hopping the Norm for Nurses?
    I've been a job hopper. I stayed at my first nursing job for seven years altogether. Left that job in 2006 and since that time I've had seven different jobs. I've left all of those jobs for...
    Sep 12, '14
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  18. Professional Edge Nursing anyone know about them?
    So could I conceivably land a full time visiting job with benefits through this company? A job in which i would set my own hours?
    Sep 10, '14
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  19. Can a patient be forced to diet?
    If the staff at the group home has orders to only give the patient a certain diet then they are going to follow those orders. The patient probably doesn't have much family coming in and bringing him...
    Sep 10, '14
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  20. Professional Edge Nursing anyone know about them?
    I mean, the website makes it sound more like a staffing agency?
    Sep 5, '14
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  21. Professional Edge Nursing anyone know about them?
    I am intrigued by this and would like to know and understand more. The website doesn't give enough info.
    Sep 5, '14
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  22. Withholding Pay
    Yes, if paperwork is not completed and sent through, I don't get paid for the visit. The email issue that you describe is pretty dumb. One of the reasons I quit my first hospital job is because...
    Aug 23, '14
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  23. I've been a nurse since.....(fill in the blank)
    I've been a nurse since before Daisy my cat was born. I've been a nurse since before my favorite team went to the Final Four in '05. I've been a nurse since before smart phones. Before Obama was...
    Aug 18, '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. I used to love home health..
    Sounds an awful lot like where I work, which is why I'm getting the heck up out of there.
    Aug 2, '14
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  25. I quit my Home Health Nursing job!
    I really wish I could quit my job. Unfortunately I'm the breadwinner. I feel like my choice at this point is: keep living like this, because it really has become my whole life... or go back to...
    Jul 29, '14
    Forum: Home Health Nursing


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