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  1. Pay Differences Across California
    ...:redpinkhe
    May 28, '11
    Forum: California Nursing
  2. salary/job market differences between Northern and Southern California?
    its really nuts. really really nuts.
    May 28, '11
    Forum: California Nursing
  3. failed lift test, may have lost job offer..
    Oh they made me do 1 lift, 2 pull push test. I got 40's on the pull push test,which only measures strength, not to test for hidden back injuries.. No job neither if u failed this strength test. It...
    May 27, '11
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  4. failed lift test, may have lost job offer..
    thank you for your comment, you're very kind.
    May 26, '11
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  5. failed lift test, may have lost job offer..
    :eek:thank you for your comment regarding bsn not wanting to change bed sheets/bed baths. please re-read your second paragraph and rethink what u just said. *smacks head*
    May 26, '11
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  6. failed lift test, may have lost job offer..
    :eek:..... =/ but i dont even have any back injuries! i'm just petite! it makes me wonder, a lot of facilities are promoting nurses to not use their backs, encourage use of lift teams, equipments......
    May 26, '11
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  7. failed lift test, may have lost job offer..
    thank you guys for the reply. i explained the situation to my landlord and she sympathize for me..and she might help me out with the deposit.. perhaps finding a hospital that has a union is...
    May 26, '11
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  8. failed lift test, may have lost job offer..
    thanks for the good laugh. my first laugh of the day. :lol2: i didnt even realize they were trying to eliminate all those conditions!
    May 26, '11
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  9. failed lift test, may have lost job offer..
    I wasn't informed until I did my own research. I feel like I wasted a lot of time/ energy/ money..
    May 26, '11
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  10. failed lift test, may have lost job offer..
    i had to pull the weights up, then walk backwards with them, and walk forward with them. each test required me to do 10,20,30,40lbs. the minute your body "jerks' a little, the physical therapist...
    May 26, '11
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  11. failed lift test, may have lost job offer..
    I'm really sad guys.. I interviewed and got a verbal offer from this hospital a month ago. So took me about an entire month to do all the screening/background checks/drug test, physical. Mind you...
    May 26, '11
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  12. Really starting to get depressed
    i think the best advice i can give you is, please dont have an illusion that its all peachy keen when you start working.. I have some experience now, i would say there's A LOT i didnt foresee when I...
    Apr 18, '11
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  13. Stressed and Overwhelmed
    i feel the exact same way. sometimes its so overwhelming that i don't take breaks/ eat, which then i will end being weak - not a good idea! i also feel like everything needs to be done. sometimes...
    Jan 18, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. can going to the hospital make you sicker??
    i dont know where it actually went wrong, i was actually involved in the care in the beginning, and just recently i had this patient again 3 weeks later. this guy is severely obese, reluctant to walk...
    Jan 13, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. can going to the hospital make you sicker??
    i have encountered a patient who initially came in for just shoulder pain from falls. after 3 days, this patient was doing good, aaox4, i was about to discharge him. but for some reason they decided...
    Jan 13, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Nurses: If jobs were equally abundant in America, where would you most want to work?
    CALIFORNIA!!!!! near beautiful beverly hills, hollywood, beaches, and sunny sun all day everyday. :) love love love my job :)
    Nov 19, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. "We self schedule on this floor..."
    that is very unhealthy to switch back and forth like that! can the people who deal with the schedules be any smarter than to burn nurses out like.. that?! i'm sorry to hear its a bad situation,...
    Nov 15, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  18. Is this fair to ask of a new RN?
    6 is A LOT for stepdown. are you sure??? I'm on a cardiac stepdown & im a new grad with 8 week orientation. and the ratio is 2:1 or 3:1 normally. 4:1 if they are stable. My usual load consist of 1...
    Oct 20, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  19. Is it ok to send resume directly to unit director, and not just online to HR?
    EMAIL is the best way. papers will get lost in the shuffle easy. I say DO IT. but a lot of times they might say, Oh... how did you know my name???? Is there any significant event going on with...
    Oct 18, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Stay on crazy med-surg or unemployment
    unemployment for possibly 1-2 years. OR a good paying job with a strong possibility to transfer internally. but hey, MS is like that everywhere.. alot of units are horror stories. but we gotta...
    Oct 6, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  21. What Is Your Most Gross, Yucky, Disgusting Nursing Horror Story?
    I was in a spinal cord injury unit, where a lot of patients cannot control their bowel/ urine. Every shift, we have to glove up, do digital stimulation. Basically insert with 2 fingers with a silver...
    Oct 5, '10
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  22. Kaiser Employees
    i heard some ppl got hired in RWC- Kaiser as new grads very recently. i wonder why they would even pick external over internal. that is strangee!!!! i know its kinda unfair to those whos been told...
    Oct 3, '10
    Forum: California Nursing
  23. Is there ANY jobs out there!?
    dont mind what the other poster said.... thats mean... you're smart for coming here for advice. if i knew this while i was in my last year in nursing school, i've been more prepared for the real...
    Sep 30, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  24. In Surgical tech. program and not too happy.
    it sounds like you're in it now because you've already invested $$ and time. like you said, you wouldn't do it if you can do it all over. BUT.... wait you didnt even start working yet! if you're...
    Sep 25, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Which Nursing Jobs are the Least Stressful?
    i LOVE postpartum. the parents buy nurses food, bring nurses flowers. patients give me hugs. wowow
    Sep 23, '10
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice


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