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  1. Anyone here from critical care?
    i am in orientation right now for home health after leaving icu. so far so good. the company i'm seems very modernized. they have pentablets for charting. i am very excited to see the patients....
    Aug 12, '08
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  2. Anyone here from critical care?
    i'm an icu nurse going into homecare. i took several months considering the job and finally decided to make the jump. will be starting next week. we'll see how it goes, but i hope it will be more...
    Aug 1, '08
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  3. BA in Psych, Shouldn't I get the differential pay @ LIJ?
    nyp where i work pays a differential for bsn as well as certification in ccrn. they don't want to pay the diff but there are many now in nyc that do.
    Jul 27, '08
    Forum: New York Nursing
  4. Any new grads work for Visiting Nurse Services of NY?
    can you tell me what your typical day is like? how's the paperwork? wha t time are you usually home? do yu have to chart off hours alot? do you have to take the train to different stops alot? thanks...
    May 31, '08
    Forum: New York Nursing
  5. Any new grads work for Visiting Nurse Services of NY?
    yes hello? is there anyone out there? would love to hear about the experience working there. thanks!
    May 13, '08
    Forum: New York Nursing
  6. Patient Ratios in NYC
    oh man, these ratios are so dangerous for an inexperienced nurse. think of your new license cause the hospitals certainly wont! they just want to keep costs down. nurses on these kind of floors only...
    May 12, '08
    Forum: New York Nursing
  7. visting nurse
    hi can anyone tell me what it is like to work as a home health nurse in manhattan? i really like the idea but wonder about logistics
    May 7, '08
    Forum: New York Nursing
  8. home health in manhattan?
    wow! that's what i'm afraid of. i think i would really enjoy home health except for the paperwork being overwhelming. is the charting you do electronic or all paper?
    May 7, '08
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  9. home health in manhattan?
    hi all, i'm contemplating home health. i've only one year of experience in critical care. i think i've had it. some days i love it but some days i really hate it. i feel like the last year has...
    Apr 29, '08
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  10. New York Hospital Queens in Flushing
    the extra 1 grand?? is hardly worth it. most hospitals are starting 69k anyways, plus night diff. you need to think about how safe such a nurse to patient ratio is. we have to think about protecting...
    Nov 27, '07
    Forum: New York Nursing
  11. visiting nurse in new york
    hi, i'm interested in getting into the vna in either manhattan or astoria. does anyone out there have experience as a visiting nurse in these areas? can you describe what a day in the life of a...
    Nov 1, '07
    Forum: New York Nursing
  12. my first mistake
    it's my first job as a new grad and i'm still on orientation. i left gave a cup full of meds to a patient who assured me he would take them. i did not watch him take the meds. and turns out he...
    May 17, '07
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  13. Memorial Sloan-Kettering
    yes it's true they are STILL pen and paper. Worse, they are not on pyxis for meds or anything. seems to be that they are very outdated. one of the reasons why i opted not to work there. plus i'm...
    Apr 17, '07
    Forum: New York Nursing
  14. I need some encouragement :(
    hey there, i went to school for psychology originally and had a less than stellar gpa but i got all A's on my prerequisites. those are what the nursing programs really look at. so don't let your...
    Apr 11, '07
    Forum: New York Nursing
  15. working at columbia
    hi, does anyone have anything to share about nursing at columbia? i'm going to be starting there next month and am interested to know what it's like. are people happy there? are people happy...
    Mar 15, '07
    Forum: New York Nursing
  16. Interview tips
    hi, i just went through the same thing a couple of weeks ago. i interviewed with a panel of nine nurse managers for an ICU position at a large NYC hospital. it was expectedly very intimidating. ...
    Mar 10, '07
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  17. BCLS certification
    Does anyone know where I can take a BCLS certification course in the NYC area? Thanks!
    Feb 15, '07
    Forum: New York Nursing
  18. NYP- Columbia
    Hi, Does anyone have any experience at NYP-Columbia? What's the starting new grad salary/ benefits? Orientation? Preceptorship? Nurse-pt ratios? In particular I'm interested in the ICUs...
    Feb 15, '07
    Forum: New York Nursing
  19. Is getting interviews easier with the RN credential on your Resume?
    hi, i just passed nclex last week and have so far been on two interviews. i'm kind of in the same boat as you as i'm trying to get a job asap. was hoping for some tips in the whole job search...
    Feb 13, '07
    Forum: New York Nursing
  20. Memorial Sloan-Kettering
    Hi all, Does anyone out there work for Sloan-Kettering and have any words of wisdom? I'm considering work there on a med-surg type floor as a new nurse. I noticed that they are not yet very...
    Feb 10, '07
    Forum: New York Nursing
  21. Nyu
    Nyu
    it doesn't seem totally infeasible that NYU is starting at 72K. I interviewed at Sloan-Kettering and am a new grad and was told they are starting at 70k plus 10% nights.
    Feb 9, '07
    Forum: New York Nursing
  22. myeloma transplant/BMT?
    i am a new grad who will be interviewing for a similar position with the nurse manager. i would like to know if this is a good position to start in. what sort of skills does a BMT nurse require?...
    Feb 8, '07
    Forum: Oncology Nursing
  23. OK need encouragement...took the NCLEX!
    oh god! just took it today. feel like throwing up. it shut off at 75!!! so many pharm questions and check all that apply that i had no idea about!! how can I survive the wait???
    Feb 7, '07
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  24. Name the hospital and its Starting Salary!!!
    i was just interviewed at Memorial Sloan Kettering where they are nonunion and are starting new grads at 70,000 plus 10% nights differential. question is, is this a good hospital to work at,...
    Feb 5, '07
    Forum: New York Nursing
  25. new grads in NYC
    thanks everyone for your encouraging words! i do need it. i'm still waiting for my ATT, so i'm just trying to focus on studying and researching hospitals. i did line up one interview so far. we'll...
    Jan 21, '07
    Forum: New York Nursing


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