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  1. Anyone Else Feel This Way?
    We are in the same boat! I'm also 25, I work in an office and I am walking or standing most of the day. I don't get it. I wish I had some good advice for us!
    Sep 16
    Forum: School Nurses
  2. office setting nurses
    Thank you for the advice. i should clarify how our system works, nurses don't have a v mail line. All messages are created by the front desk (or who ever answered the call) and it's made into an...
    Sep 2
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  3. office setting nurses
    Pfchang, YES! We have one new nurse, the rest of the nurses are easily at minimum 6 months along! Most of us have been in the office for years! Years!! And I do not mean to sound like every nurse I...
    Sep 2
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  4. office setting nurses
    Thanks for responding, at our office no new is good news in terms of our biopsy and lab results. However, we have a lot of positive paths for skin cancers, we call new results daily. We don't...
    Sep 2
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  5. office setting nurses
    Wow I wish we'd try it out. nurses with providers see that pt from start to finish, any thing that happens during that visit is our responsibility, handling specimens, getting then lab slips,...
    Sep 1
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  6. office setting nurses
    Klone, how are things run in the clinic you work at??
    Sep 1
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  7. office setting nurses
    The nurses all see patients with the providers. I only ever see my own when I do cosmetics(it's a derm office so some of us do peels or laser), which isn't all that often. Our docs see 6-7 pts/hr...
    Sep 1
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  8. office setting nurses
    Thanks for the reply klone. Our office actually has 11 RNs!! We have probably 8-9 working together on any given day and it usually comes down to 3-5 of us responsible to finish the calls. It all...
    Sep 1
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  9. office setting nurses
    Hey everyone, this is a question and a rant so I apologize in advanced but I truly feel stuck. i am a nurse at a relatively small practice with 3 providers. Each doctor gets 2-3 nurses to help...
    Sep 1
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  10. Mohs Nursing
    I don't solely do mohs but I am in derm where we do mohs once a week-ish. I make 25.50/hr, living in PA. Did you just start? What are you making?
    May 1
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Mohs Surgery
    I will say we have had a higher turn over in the past, not so much in the last year. I feel many nurses are looking for that "dream job" in a hospital. I feel lucky to work somewhere that's off all...
    Jan 19
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  12. Mohs Surgery
    Hello! I work as an RN in an office that does mohs. i am responsible for setting up the sterile tray, rooming the pt, ensuring consents signed and review their hx. When the surgeon evaluated and...
    Jan 18
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  13. Nursing Salary Survey 2014
    - PA, outside of Philadelphia- $24.50/hr- Dermatology office- RN- ASN- 2 years exp- Full time- M-F days- No differential because no other shifts!- Assistant nurse manager
    Jan 1
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. How long are medications good after being drawn up in syringe?
    At my derm office we keep syringes for 1 week after drawing up lido w/ epi. We don't use clinda though so can't comment on that. We had an OSHA inspector come in and afterwards we limited use to 1...
    Jan 1
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  15. How old were you when you started nursing school?
    I started my ADN program right after turning 19! I am 24 now, it seems like so long ago!
    Oct 6, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Job hopping or finding the best fit?
    Hello! I would say go for happiness! I am an RN in dermatology and I love it. You learn more than you think and who doesn't like no weekends, PTO, and paid holidays off? Love it, but I also enjoy...
    Aug 20, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  17. Would you miss the first day of class?
    There was a guy in my clinical group who missed I believe a clinical day to go on an interview, he spoke with his teachers who encouraged him to go so he could hopefully be hired and be able to...
    Aug 15, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. Scripted responses to difficult phone conversations with patients
    This is highly relevant to my position! So happy it was posted, I'd love to hear some good scripts :) The only thing I have scripted in y own way is when I call about a skin cancer dx
    Jul 27, '13
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  19. June 2013 Caption Contest: Win $100!
    Wear the giant stethoscope, they said. It'll be fun, they said.
    Jun 7, '13
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  20. I feel so used..
    I would be VERY leery of this "job".. as the above posters mentioned, you are likely not covered by their insurance and lasers can do permanent damage to patients if you don't know what you're doing...
    Apr 20, '13
    Forum: Aesthetics Nursing
  21. doctor's office accessing of scripts
    * go by what meds they tell us. Dang autocorrect.
    Apr 7, '13
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  22. doctor's office accessing of scripts
    Sorry if this has been repeated in prior pages but in my office, we have the ability to access pts medications from their pharmacy ONLY WITH PERMISSION! I will ask patients, new or returns, for their...
    Apr 7, '13
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  23. Interview with a Doctor??
    I interviewed briefly with the doc I work for when I went to my interview. He asked about my work history, long term goals, and what clinical areas from nursing school I enjoyed most. Because I work...
    Apr 7, '13
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  24. Allergic to Foam/Gloves/Soap?!
    My guess is that it's the soap. I work in dermatology and we see a lot of hand dermatitis, the mot likely culprit is soap (though, it can be anything). It just strips of your skin, especially if you...
    Mar 31, '13
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  25. Assistant Head Nurse
    Woo :) I was just promoted to assistant head nurse at my office :) I feel so happy and grateful for being recognized for my work! I hope good thing are happening with each of you out there!
    Mar 16, '13
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing


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