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  1. Hate hate hate my job
    As the title says, I hate my job. I work in LTC. In my area, the pay around here is generally pretty low but I make in the high range. I also have to drive 50 minutes over a mountain that is...
    Nov 15, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  2. Fired before I even started
    You're right and that's how I'm looking at it. It was probably best anyway. It's just frustrating cause there are a lot of good nurses looking for jobs yet there are places like that that won't hire...
    Sep 20, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Fired before I even started
    I was hired at a large nursing home in our area about a month ago. During that month, I completed all the physicals and other necessary requirements. I was given a 4 week schedule and was set to...
    Sep 20, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Does Nursing School=No Life Literally?
    In my recent LPN school experience, it was very true for me that I had no life. But we were also in a 1 year program with 3-4 tests every single day. What made this hard was that we would literally...
    Sep 18, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. Why do nurses clean off their shoes at work?
    . Couldn't help but giggle. This certainly reminded me of myself.
    Sep 14, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. New graduate nurse...desired salary??
    Same here.
    Sep 14, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  7. Offered a job!!
    Congrats and good luck from a fellow new grad!
    Sep 13, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  8. Help!! I need advise on study skills, im drowning!
    I just recently graduated and passed NCLEX in 85 questions. For almost half of my LPN schooling, I had this same problem. First of all, you have to learn how to distinguish what is important and...
    Sep 12, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  9. Is 2 weeks enough orientation new grad?
    It's every shift in 2 weeks. I honestly don't feel it's enough but all I can really do is ask for longer. When I mentioned it during my interview she said "two weeks is plenty enough to know what...
    Sep 11, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  10. Do LTC facilities have to upgrade to EMAR
    I am not a DON but a nurse who has been trying to find the answer to this question anywhere I can. I've posted in other places to no avail so maybe some of you can help. I have recently been...
    Sep 10, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  11. Do LTC facilities have to upgrade to EMAR
    I have been looking everywhere for this information and I can't manage to find it. I am a new grad and have had a few interviews. One very small LTC I interviewed with had informed me that they had...
    Sep 10, '13
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant (DON/ADON)
  12. HELP hr/pay??
    This is just my opinion as I'm a new grad too, but when I was interviewing, I didn't "ask" for a certain pay. We really have nothing to fall back on in order to find ourselves in a position to...
    Sep 10, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  13. Is 2 weeks enough orientation new grad?
    Thanks everyone. They said if I felt I needed more time, I could ask but they don't think I will. So we will see how it goes. :)
    Sep 9, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  14. Just purchase the REMAR NCLEX REVIEW
    I used remar for my second attempt. I was lacking in content really bad... I passed the nclex with the least amount of questions after remar. I highly recommend it.
    Sep 9, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  15. Is 2 weeks enough orientation new grad?
    In starting my very first nursing job as I'm a brand new grad with no prior nursing experience. The place I got a job at gives 2 weeks orientation on all the different floors and areas, from wounds...
    Sep 9, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  16. HELP choosing between 3 job offers, New Grad.
    Thanks everyone. Update: I chose Job number 3. It's semi close to home and after my final interview, here are the specs. 16.70 per hour (highest in our small area) with 1 dollar differential...
    Sep 7, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  17. Choosing between 2 job offers. HELP!
    Near Johnstown/Pittsburgh PA. :)
    Sep 5, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  18. HELP choosing between 3 job offers, New Grad.
    I applied all in person. All the online apps I did, I didn't get any call backs, but the ones where I walked in I was interviewed either right away or got a call right away. I also forgot to...
    Sep 4, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  19. Choosing between 2 job offers. HELP!
    I live in a very small place in pennsylvania. the pay for an LPN around here varies from 13-20 with 20 being a more experienced, higher end pay. RN's in the area make mid 20's. With job 1, it...
    Sep 4, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  20. HELP choosing between 3 job offers, New Grad.
    Hello fellow nurses! I am a new LPN grad, recently licensed with no nursing experience other than my clinical rotations. I have been applying to jobs everywhere because they are so few and far...
    Sep 4, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  21. Choosing between 2 job offers. HELP!
    Hello fellow nurses! I am a new LPN grad, recently licensed with no nursing experience other than my clinical rotations. I have been applying to jobs everywhere because they are so few and far...
    Sep 4, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  22. Please help new grad with LTC night shift
    Thank you all so much!
    Aug 31, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  23. Please help new grad with LTC night shift
    Thank you so much! I will try to put this into practice. And also, I love the reason for your edit. Made me giggle during a really bad day. Thank you for that. :)
    Aug 30, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  24. Please help new grad with LTC night shift
    Hi all! I have posted this question on a few different sections without any response so I'm hoping that you all can help me. I am a new grad with no prior nursing experience. I am starting on a...
    Aug 30, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  25. Remar Review... Review??
    During exam day, I felt very prepared. Each question that was presented, with a very small exception of one or two, I knew from the information in the remar review. Yes. The review helped and I would...
    Aug 29, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum


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