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  1. Keep getting automatic rejections. Getting discouraged
    I would advise you to search Google for emails of nurse recruiters of hospitals/facilities that your are interested in and sending them an email letting them know you are interested, etc. Any...
    Mar 22
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  2. Advice when handing in my resume in person
    Since this is posted in the New York forum, it seems the OP wants to give out resumes in the NY area even possibly NYC. Smiley, have you tried non-NYC area to apply to? I heard hospitals/facilities...
    Mar 16
    Forum: New York Nursing
  3. How to Get Into OB Nsg
    Get NRP certification, if you are already working at a facility with OB services then go to the nurse manager there and let her know you already work at the hospital and your interest in her unit.
    Mar 15
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  4. The Brooklyn Hospital Center
    It is 10 questions and it is half on common medications and side effects and other half on medication calculation.
    Mar 15
    Forum: New York Nursing
  5. Advice when handing in my resume in person
    Smiley, in NYC going to HR to pass out resume will only get you HR staff telling you to apply online. The only people that get cleared to walk into an HR Managers office are those with an appointment...
    Mar 15
    Forum: New York Nursing
  6. How long until youre not a ''new grad''
    One year of RN work experience (in any capacity, hospital or non-hospital) makes you no longer a new grad. If you graduate from school, but never worked as RN you are no longer a new grad as per...
    Mar 2
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  7. Please help, almost 2 years and no job!
    Unfortunately, being a new diploma nurse in modern times is extremely difficult more than being an ADN RN grad. Have you tried getting hired by the hospital to which your diploma program is...
    Mar 2
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  8. Do you have to do bedside nursing
    There's nothing wrong with not wanting to do inpatient nursing, its not for everyone. Outpatient/clinics may work well for this person. Also, Original poster, people are mean everywhere... in all...
    Mar 2
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  9. Pre-reqs in NYC
    i worked full time while taking classes at CUNY. CUNYs are the best options as they have variety of schedules including evenings and weekend classes and are the most affordable. For science courses,...
    Mar 2
    Forum: New York Nursing
  10. Sloan Kettering New Grad
    Of course! People who completed an internship there are often hired as RNs, most times in the same unit they interned in provided that they made a good impression while interning. Contact the manager...
    Mar 2
    Forum: New York Nursing
  11. RN refresher course!
    Volunteering does not count as nursing experience. it can look as a plus on a resume but if a job requires clinical experience...volunteering does not count. This is because volunteers are not...
    Mar 2
    Forum: New York Nursing
  12. Stalking -   dropping off resume to nurse recruite/HR without appointment
    In NYC three years ago as new grads, me and some classmates took two days (we each went on different days) to go to all hospitals and try to drop of our res in person. We were dressed well, spoke...
    Feb 24
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  13. RN refresher course!
    If you have green card then you are good, you dont need the job to sponsor you. The refresher course does Not review for NCLEX...Refresher course is a review of clinical skills to show facilities...
    Feb 24
    Forum: New York Nursing
  14. A new journey!
    PCT courses are offered by community colleges...check out CUNY Hostos and CUNY Bronx and Lehman. The cost is about $1,200 i think . You can live on your own if you look for an apartment in an...
    Feb 24
    Forum: New York Nursing
  15. Finding PMI for Continuous FHR Monitoring
    Def ask the mom. At my hospital if we cannot locate the fetus, we ask mom "where do you feel your baby at/has moved to?" This works 95% of the time... Mom knows best ! With obese women, try for the...
    Feb 24
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  16. Urgent care vs ER???
    Depends on what you want. If you want a gradual transition to the ER then go for urgent care. If you are ready for the action that is in a busy ER...then go straight for the ER. Also, you are an...
    Feb 24
    Forum: New York Nursing
  17. RN refresher course!
    I have heard about Molloy College in Long Island having a reputable refresher course. Do you have an RN license in NY? if you don't, then its pointless and waste of your time and money to take an...
    Feb 24
    Forum: New York Nursing
  18. Job prospects in upstate NY
    Upstate is a lot more new grad friendly. I have posted several times in the past 3 years about what cities ...try Syracuse, Rochester, Plattsburg, Buffalo, Elmira, Saratoga Springs, Hudson, etc. I...
    Feb 24
    Forum: New York Nursing
  19. options before relocating?
    Have you tried outpatient surgical and/or procedure centers? Also skilled nursing facilities aka SNFs. Skilled nursing facilities are no nursing homes despite what most may think. In an SNF you will...
    Feb 24
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  20. When should you start applying?
    I started applying in NY once i received my license. Many places will not even consider you without you having a license (on the app you would write your license number). Also in terms of walking in...
    Feb 24
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  21. Working as a nurse aid, before getting into a new-graduate program
    i re-read your post and it seems you already been working as an aid at your hospital. If so, my advice is to keep your options open. You may or may not be hired at your current hospital. Do not just...
    Feb 24
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  22. Working as a nurse aid, before getting into a new-graduate program
    Can you apply for a non-hospital RN job such as home care, clinic, outpatient surgery, etc? if so thats a better plan as you will be using your license and racking up RN experience. Working as nurse...
    Feb 24
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  23. Can I find a "desk" RN job without experience
    your local craigslist and also Volunteer, work, intern, organize, hire and connect. Change the world - idealist.org posts many RN jobs that are case management/RN desk jobs. Of course with...
    Feb 24
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  24. AAS to BSN?
    Your credits should transfer as long as your school is accredited and the classes from the medical assisting program match the classes that are offered in the Bachelor's degree program.. Also you...
    Feb 24
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  25. Types of Nursing jobs with the typical 8am-4pm or 7am-5 pm hours
    definitely clinics and outpatient surgery centers. They have standard office hours. Also case management jobs, home care, and insurance companies are all typical 8hr days and 8-4 or 9-5...as they...
    Feb 24
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice


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