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  1. Calling all AI duPont Hospital RNs
    Currently working at CHOP in Philly, but I'm moving to Wilmington soon. How is AI duPont? What is the salary like for an RN with 3+ years of experience? Any pointers would be very appreciated!!!...
    Aug 30, '12
    Forum: Delaware Nursing
  2. NELRP program and critical shortage facilities in Delaware
    Currently working in Philadelphia, looking to move to the Wilmington area -- there's one catch. I was blessed to get into the federal Nursing Education Loan Repayment Program through HRSA, and to...
    Apr 9, '12
    Forum: Delaware Nursing
  3. Is it possible to get a job at CHOP?
    I posted on this very topic November 2009 in this same thread... scan through the posts to check it out.
    Mar 12, '11
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  4. Is it possible to get a job at CHOP?
    At the moment, I happen to know that the NICU (and PICU) are having staffing issues because of the hospital's acuity and general census. We NEED nurses... sure, a new nurse would have to be oriented,...
    Mar 10, '11
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  5. Best Pain Chart Ever!!
    I know! It's really great, I sent it to all my nursing friends. :nurse: I love her blog!
    Jan 8, '11
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  6. Philadelphia CRNAs - Questions on financial aid
    Hi all, (This is a re-post from the Pennsylvania section) (FYI: I live in Center City, Philadelphia.) So I've been doing some hard thinking on going back to school to be a CRNA... I love...
    Sep 30, '10
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  7. Calling All Philly CRNAs!
    Hi all, (FYI: I live in Center City, Philadelphia.) So I've been doing some hard thinking on going back to school to be a CRNA... I love everything I've heard/read and seen about it, but I'm...
    Sep 30, '10
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  8. New nurse needs help moving to Philly!
    Sorry... for some reason I thought you mentioned that you'd moved TO center city FROM Roxborough... my bad. Good luck!
    May 25, '10
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  9. New nurse needs help moving to Philly!
    Depends on where you live....I'm all about the buses. I take the 42 bus on Walnut to CHOP - it runs roughly every 10 minutes and drops you off right in front of the entrance (nice on rainy days!)....
    May 25, '10
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  10. EVD cultures: What do you practice in your setting? Help! Need info!
    This may not exactly be what you're asking, but..... At our hospital, only neurosurgery docs are allowed to collect specimens. We can change the EVD bags with sterile technique, but that is the...
    Jan 31, '10
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  11. Is it possible to get a job at CHOP?
    I'm feeling particularly chatty after today's shift (don't know how, I worked my butt off today and am about 10 minutes away from passing out... maybe I'm giddy?). So I figured I'd post another one...
    Nov 20, '09
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  12. Is it possible to get a job at CHOP?
    Hey there, What unit are you applying to work in? I'm currently working in the PICU, so the strengths managers are looking for might be a bit different from another unit. Basically, be sure to come...
    Nov 20, '09
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  13. Stress levels of ICU vs CRNA
    (Totally off topic, not a CRNA, buuuuut....) I would agree -- I'm in the ICU, and I completely understand the stress level you are experiencing. I came from an accelerated BSN program, and for a...
    Jul 2, '09
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  14. Why so Interested????
    NRSNFL, great response! I'm in total agreement with you, also considering jumping onto the anesthesia wagon at some point. I'm in an ICU, a bit sick of all the paperwork/double-documenting and...
    Jul 2, '09
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  15. Precepting in the PICU
    PS - you can get the book I mentioned for around $65 on Amazon, probably cheaper if you go to Half.com or get it used somewhere.... good luck!
    May 13, '09
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  16. Precepting in the PICU
    Congrats! I'm a relatively new grad who also spent some nursing school time in the PICU (and now I work in one). :D When I was there, I found this book helpful (albeit a bit thick): Core Curriculum...
    May 13, '09
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  17. Anyone else with PICU orientation woes...?
    I'm posting because I've become rather frustrated with my PICU orientation experience thus far (interestingly enough, in a hospital where they talk about how great the orientation program is). I love...
    Apr 12, '09
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  18. Working as a GN or wait????????
    Hi there, I did my nursing BSN out-of-state, so when I came to PA I started work as a GN before taking my boards a couple weeks ago. I would say that in an ideal situation, you would take your...
    Apr 12, '09
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  19. Best scrubs shops in Philly....?
    Anyone know some decent scrub shops in Philly (the Center City area, in particular)? I'm new to the area and I start work soon -- and I cringe :no: when I think of wearing my nursing school uniform...
    Jan 17, '09
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  20. New nurse needs help moving to Philly!
    Hey everyone! Just wanted to say thanks for all of your replies -- I ended up taking a place in CC near the Society Hill area. Finding a pet-friendly apartment was almost a nightmare (I called...
    Jan 17, '09
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  21. New nurse needs help moving to Philly!
    Actually, I'll be graduating in a couple of weeks (so, BRAND new nurse). I found that nurse recruiters were very nice, but also extremely difficult to get a hold of by phone. I played phone tag over...
    Nov 28, '08
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  22. New nurse needs help moving to Philly!
    Thanks everyone... good tips so far. I've been to Philly pretty frequently to visit, so I know the atmosphere (and Center City seems pretty safe to me for the most part, although you meet all sorts...
    Nov 28, '08
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  23. New nurse needs help moving to Philly!
    Hey everyone, I'm excited to report that I've recently accepted a position at CHOP :monkeydance:, but now I have to manage the move from North Carolina soon after the New Year. I'm a single gal...
    Nov 26, '08
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  24. Do any Philly hospitals help pay off new grad loans?
    I'm a soon-to-be new grad looking into Philly RN jobs -- do any of the hospitals in the area offer assistance in paying off nursing loans? CHOP, HUP, etc., etc.? (I was educated out-of-state... would...
    Oct 1, '08
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  25. new grad licensing requirements in PA
    Hey everyone, I'll be graduating from a BSN program in North Carolina in December, and I'm planning on moving to Philadelphia for employment (fingers crossed, it's in the works as I write this!)....
    Sep 2, '08
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing


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