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  1. scrub in ortho?
    Hi does anyone scrub in ortho? I don't scrub a lot in ortho and always feel lost whenever I do... esp. for total hips and knee replacements. Does anyone have any suggestions as far as...
    Aug 30, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  2. dear patients, please quit saying that to me
    omg hahaha.
    Jun 20, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. dear patients, please quit saying that to me
    thank you! i don't consider myself thin-skinned and i do joke around with most of my patients but like a previous posting mentioned, there are some people out there who likes to constantly say it to...
    Jun 20, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. dear patients, please quit saying that to me
    I guess it does have its benefits... your last sentence cracked me up :D And yes, there are a lot more things to be annoying about but it just bothers me when some patients tell me that they don't...
    Jun 20, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. dear patients, please quit saying that to me
    A little about me: I'm in my mid 20's, 5'1 tall, and petite with a baby-face look. Thanks to genetics, I look short and younger than I am. I don't like it when patients calls me "cute" and tiny,...
    Jun 20, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. OR nurse organizations? reading material?
    thanks!!!
    Jun 10, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. OR nurse organizations? reading material?
    Hello to all OR nurses :D I would like to know what kind of professional affiliations can you join as an OR nurse. What is the best for a new nurse with <1 yr experience. Can you recommend some...
    Jun 10, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. New RNs
    yes.. it's very common for new grads to feel this way. Don't give up, always ask questions, and study things that you don't know. Just need some more time to feel more comfortable.
    May 27, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  9. Nurse is an Angel
    wow what a profound connection you have with the nurse. I enjoyed reading your story =) thanks!
    May 27, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Chances of getting into NICU after working at private office?
    Agree that any experience as a nurse is beneficial. At least it shows that you're not just staying at home doing nothing. I think the fact that you're doing women's health is great b/c it is related...
    May 25, '10
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  11. How I found a job.
    how do you find out what their hiring process is? is it ok to call HR and ask the recruiter? i have no idea... hehe :rolleyes:
    May 25, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  12. i need some advice!
    don't worry about the math & science.. if you're really interested in nursing & dedicated to it, you will overcome the difficulties :) I'm not great in math but I studied my butt off and...
    May 24, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. South Nassau Communities Hospital Salary for New Grad RN!?!?!
    does anyone know what the salary is nowadays?
    May 20, '10
    Forum: New York Nursing
  14. hospital salary
    dumb questions but just wondering... people have been telling me that certain specialty RN's make more than others within the same hospital. Is this true? or do all RN's make the same? or is it...
    May 15, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Anyone hospitals hiring new grads for NICU?
    Thanks Tankweti ! I applied there :) nycnurse, that's just terrible! I thought I'd give it a try... I live in NY and there are no jobs here either. =(
    May 14, '10
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  16. Anyone hospitals hiring new grads for NICU?
    Hi, I'm willing to relocate to anywhere in NJ. Does anyone know if they're hiring new grads for NICU? Thankss
    May 13, '10
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  17. NYC/NJ  NICU jobs- care to network? :)
    i guess what the recruiter meant was that i'm not fresh out of school anymore. that wasn't nice to hear. I responded by saying that I'm motivated and I still do retain the material I've learned.......
    May 12, '10
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  18. Nursing is making me cynical about humanity. (vent)
    just letting you know that you are not alone. I'm in the same situation where I thought the unit was welcoming to new grads but it was the total opposite once I start working on the floor. I agree...
    May 11, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  19. NYC/NJ  NICU jobs- care to network? :)
    Hello Everyone. I really want to work as a NICU nurse and this is the reason why I went to nursing school. I graduated in May 2009 with my bachelor's from a well known program. Unfortunately I have...
    May 11, '10
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  20. NYP-NurseRecruiter
    I recently heard that they no longer suggest a "packet" to help you study for the pharm test. Is this true? If so, can you recommend how to study for it?
    May 9, '10
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  21. Is this bizarre?
    he said he did talk with the director and HR along with his manager and they said this is very common that they will discharge him b/c of their short staffed situation. Had him take a test for...
    May 4, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Is this bizarre?
    the union will protect you even if you're on probation?
    May 3, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Is this bizarre?
    I heard this from a classmate... tell me what you think b/c it sounds totally bizarre to me. My classmate is a new grad who found a job at medicine/telemetry unit. He only has 5-6 weeks...
    May 3, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. what should i do?
    if you really do have a problem speaking up for yourself, I guess you can email your manager. I've known several ppl who has done it
    May 3, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Working at NYC Medical clinics? offices?
    Can you name some medical clinics or private offices that are hiring new nurses, preferably in NYC? I know New York Pres, NYU has medical clinics but are hard to get into. I'm not the bedside...
    Apr 29, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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