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  1. Hampton roads Cardio clinic questions
    I am getting hired to a cardiovascular clinic in the region and I have 3 years nursing experience (August will be 3 years). I understand clinics pay less than the hospital. I was wondering what an...
    Jul 15, '12
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  2. Cardiovascular clinic RN prep
    Hi everyone, I am an RN on a very busy post-op surgical and medical floor. We receive all sorts of surgeries and also medical patients. They typically have multiple co-morbidities; However, even if...
    Jul 14, '12
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  3. " SAD" Pregnancy discrimination
    This sounds like extreme discrimination to me. How long have you been employed? I work on a super busy Med-Surg floor as an RN and we have nurses all the time who are pregnant!!! CNA's too! Are...
    Jul 14, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Puerto Rico / US Territories
  4. Home health hospice position help
    i have applied for this job. it is a 30 minute drive during good traffic. they said i would get 4-5 patients a day and that it is 8-5 mon-fri and that we are paid hourly. the area is kind of spread...
    Jun 23, '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  5. New job home health hospice
    I have applied for this job. It is a 30 minute drive during good traffic. They said I would get 4-5 patients a day and that it is 8-5 mon-fri and that we are paid hourly. The area is kind of...
    Jun 23, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  6. Racial Biases Against Patients: Another Issue To Ponder
    I had similar experiences as "tothepointeLVN". I am from the pacific northwest and did not grow up or experience any type of racial bias growing up. The few people I met from a different race never...
    Jun 23, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. Name a stupid policy/idea your facility thought would fly
    Haha I wonder if the hospital has yet done the math to figure out how much they are paying RN's to clean IV poles every day throughout the entire facility? Nice.
    May 16, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Name a stupid policy/idea your facility thought would fly
    OMG yes we are not supposed to leave anyone in the bathroom or bedside commode alone if they have a fall score of 6 or above, but one day I had a lady who was alert and oriented but the previous week...
    May 16, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Who's Afraid of the Big, Bad Psych Patients
    I think the article is excellent, and everything is true. I have always loved Psych nursing and my first hire after graduation was at a state run psych hospital. The state run facilities here are...
    May 16, '12
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  10. Name a stupid policy/idea your facility thought would fly
    Our newest policy is that we are supposed to clean all the IV pumps and poles when our patient is discharged and put it in the clean supply room. Housekeeping and central sterile no longer take part...
    May 15, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Riverside or Hampton/Newport news
    I am looking for jobs in Hamptom/Newport News and have almost 3 years experience in the hospital where I work on a 40 bed post-op floor/orthopedic and med/surg floor. I am interested in Hospice,...
    May 14, '12
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  12. Opinion on moving after a few years of med/surg
    Thanks so much Ashley!
    May 14, '12
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  13. Opinion on moving after a few years of med/surg
    I am going to move to Virginia this summer and have been looking at job openings there. I have been working on a post-op floor for since Sept '09. I took the job because it was the only opening...
    May 9, '12
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  14. GTPAL and Gravida Para need explanation?
    So a mother of twins that were premature would be gravida 1, para 2 (G1P2) And would be G:1 T:0 P:1 A:0 L:2 If these are used independently they give the same outcome: (the mother was pregnant once...
    Dec 5, '11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  15. GTPAL and Gravida Para need explanation?
    I am totally not an ob/gyn nurse as evidenced by my post to this board, but it was my understanding that GTPAL and the use of GP are considered different...as in, the doctor would frequently refer to...
    Dec 5, '11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  16. Anyone start out med/surg?
    Thanks! I am hoping it is normal to feel almost like a new grad with the thought of working in a specialty area.
    Dec 5, '11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  17. Anyone start out med/surg?
    I have seen a few openings in the past year for Labor/Delivery nurses in my area. I have always loved helping new moms with breastfeeding and women's health in general. I feel I have a good...
    Dec 5, '11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  18. Norfolk Sentara and schools
    Honestly I do not really care where I live,as long as my kids are in a good safe school and safe neighborhood. Unfortunately I am unsure of where that would be in Hampton roads, or which schools to...
    Aug 18, '11
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  19. sentara, riverside, naval hospital, clinics and schools in Hampton Roads
    Thanks so much for all your advice..I was told Tabb and Grafton were good schools. I have an interview tomarrow on the phone with Sentara and am really excited about the opportunity. I like the...
    Aug 18, '11
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  20. How did you switch to ED nursing?
    I am moving and considering a change in jobs. Currently I graduated 2 years ago and have been working a very busy med/surg floor where we are the primary receiver of post-ops from every type of...
    Aug 9, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  21. Best Hospitals to work in Hampton Roads Area
    I am in NC but trying to move to Hampton roads area. The cost of living appears to be even more than in Raleigh but the pay is NOT. A nurse from Houston moved here and she has been working for 2...
    Aug 9, '11
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  22. Norfolk Sentara and schools
    I received a phone call from the Norfolk Sentara about a few positions I applied for. She was concerned because my local address listed is Yorktown which she said is a considerable commute. I...
    Aug 9, '11
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  23. sentara, riverside, naval hospital, clinics and schools in Hampton Roads
    I just received a call from Sentara recruiter in Norfolk. Since my fiance lives in Yorktown she was concerned about the drive to Sentara Norfolk. The position she was calling me about is one of the...
    Aug 9, '11
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  24. sentara, riverside, naval hospital, clinics and schools in Hampton Roads
    Thank you! I have not looked in to that facility yet. So far I have only been to the Sentara and Riverside websites. I will probably be living in Yorktown and have heard the tunnels can be...
    Jul 11, '11
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  25. sentara, riverside, naval hospital, clinics and schools in Hampton Roads
    Thinking of moving to Hampton (Yorktown) in August. Currently I work on a ortho/med/surg floor..we get all the post-ops for the entire hospital unless of course they go to ICU. I have been working...
    Jul 6, '11
    Forum: Virginia Nursing


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