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  1. Will you quit this SNF? (itís hard to work at SNF infrequently as a Per-Diem)
    I have been working for this SNF as a per-diem RN for about a little more than a year. This SNF schedule me to work only once in 1-2 months, I have worked there only several times so far even though...
    Jul 18, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  2. What is the difference between travel nursing and local per-diem contracts?
    Are they different because travel nurses go to a hospital at other state but local per-diem nurses go to a hospital more close to their area? Or does the main difference have to do with a time...
    Mar 31, '13
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  3. Which is better? Work for an agency or keep applying?
    I have been working at a few SNFs and HHs but havenít had a recent acute hospital experience. But I want to work at a hospital and have been applying without any luck. Sometimes I get offer from...
    Mar 23, '13
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  4. Hospice Private Duty?
    What are your primary skills you use when you work with hospice patient? I was asked from my agency if I want to work for a hospice patient (private duty night shift). When I asked to my agency if I...
    Aug 13, '12
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  5. I saw a huge cockroach at my patientís house
    i think so too, probably nobody wants to go to the house. as i saw the medical record when i went to the house last time, previously several lvn had worked with the patient, but after 2- 4 days every...
    Aug 7, '12
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  6. I saw a huge cockroach at my patientís house
    i was assigned this private duty case (night shift) ---the patient is a 5 months baby. my company said that the case is lvn case and pays only at lvn rate. i am an rn but other patientís houses are...
    Aug 6, '12
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  7. How can I get a nursing evaluation from current employer?
    thank you caliotter3 for your response. i agree. i want my prospective employer to just call my current employer to do an employment reference over the phone.…j i called my current employer (owner)...
    Jun 27, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  8. How can I get a nursing evaluation from current employer?
    I have been sorting for this home health company for more than 6months as per-dime. But because i wanted more shifts I recently applied for several other places. I got a phone call from one place....
    Jun 27, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  9. How much information of a patient does your agency give you before you accept a case?
    regarding a private dutyís caseÖ., my agency tells me a patientís address and shift & days of a week i work and asks if i can do the case. they donít give me any other information such as age of the...
    Jun 18, '12
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  10. 2 home health companies has totally different RN pay rate.
    i had an interview with 2 homehealth agency (a & b) in so ca area. both of them use paper documentation. a agency said that soc $75 per visit and rn follow-up visit $55 per visit. but a recruiter...
    Jun 12, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  11. Do you visit a patent without knowing anything about the patientís condition?
    thank you caliotter3 and susan317 for the information!!! now i understand that home safety assessment should include physical assessment (temp, bp, lung sound etc.), adls assessment, environmental...
    May 20, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  12. Do you visit a patent without knowing anything about the patientís condition?
    i had an interview with this home health company a couple of months ago but i havenít been given any orientation so far. they suddenly called today and asked me if i could do home safety...
    May 19, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  13. What supplies would not leave home without?
    Does your company reimburse you for the expenses? Or nurses are supposed to prepare all suppllies on their own?
    May 5, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  14. Is submitting W-2 and pay stubs to prospective employer common?
    the w2 form that the agency wants me to send is 2007’s and 2006’s, about several years ago’s:). after i quit these hospitals i have worked for a few different places until now. when i was hired by...
    May 5, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  15. Is submitting W-2 and pay stubs to prospective employer common?
    thank you, caliotter3, justbeachynurse as a matter of fact, for some reason, i am also kind of reluctant to submit w2 forms & pay stubs to them because i don’t know if they can really hire me yet....
    May 4, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  16. Is submitting W-2 and pay stubs to prospective employer common?
    i had an interview with this home health agency about 2 weeks ago. they called me yesterday and said that they have trouble getting references from my past hospitals that i worked for. they said that...
    May 4, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  17. How many agencies do you belong to? How does working for diffident agencies work?
    3~5 agencies! wow, i am encouraged to work for more agencies!
    May 4, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  18. How many agencies do you belong to? How does working for diffident agencies work?
    i have been working for one agency as a per-diem for the past several months after i quit my previous full time job. this agency pays per visit. so far they have given me cases between 4 visits per...
    May 3, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  19. Difference of the nature of the disease between patients at a home care that uses pap
    thank you susan317, your response helped me a lot!! i have one more question. the company i went to interview for prn is located very far from my apartment (about 3 hours) but they said that they...
    Apr 18, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  20. Difference of the nature of the disease between patients at a home care that uses pap
    1. when i went to an interview the interviewer emphasized that ďin our home health company, nurses open a case.Ē is there somebody who opens a case other than a nurse at other home health...
    Apr 17, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  21. Do hospice nurse visit the patient who passed away at night?
    i used to work night shift at a few skilled nursing facilities. some of the patients were hospice patients. when the hospice patients passed away i called their physician, families and hospice nurses...
    Apr 8, '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  22. Difficult to drive on mountain roads with narrow paths and steep hills
    have you ever needed to refuse to take a certain patient because you cannot drive to the patientís home? i am ok with driving far but i have extreme difficulty driving on mountain roads with narrow...
    Apr 6, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  23. Dermatology office pays $13/hour
    [quote from nursel56]at least he isn't training an ma to do it. actually, the doctor said that he’s been in practice there for a long time and had hired mas for the job (which included the...
    Mar 7, '12
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  24. Dermatology office pays $13/hour
    the doctor hires only 2 people ---his receptionist and an rn who he wants to pay as though the rn were an ma who can give an anesthetic injection. currently there is an rn working in his office who...
    Mar 1, '12
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  25. Dermatology office pays $13/hour
    i had an interview at a dermatology clinic. according to the doctor at the office, he wants to hire ma but also he wants somebody who can give anesthetic injections for a biopsy and thatís why he is...
    Mar 1, '12
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing


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