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  1. Montefiore - new hires
    Did anybody get hired?
    Jan 10
    Forum: New York Nursing
  2. First RN job & it's pay
    I got my first job in Houston, Texas in 2010 and got $25/hour at my full-time job.
    Jan 10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  3. Endorsement & Temporary Practice Permit in PA - timeframe?
    I was wondering if the OP and/or anyone else could explain the benefits of endorsement with TPP ($135) versus just endorsement ($100) Is the TPP granted quicker than standard endorsement? I am...
    Aug 23, '13
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  4. Pharm Exam Study Guide??
    You're not missing much! I got a study packet from St. Luke's..it just lists literally hundreds of meds. We need to know the "generic and trade names, classification, indications, side effects,...
    Jul 14, '13
    Forum: New York Nursing
  5. Would you take the higher or lower stress job?
    I am in my late 20s. These jobs are just about equal in pay, benefits, and distance from home. One is at a laser removal clinic. I have a good friend that works for the chain at another location....
    Jun 25, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Advice on NP job offers: challenging vs easy
    I hope you don't me reviving this thread, but I thought it was interesting and wanted an update on your situation. Do you still work at the lower stress job? Did you get the insurance reimbursement...
    Jun 25, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  7. City girl giving up on NYC..how is the market in Chicago?
    Eek thank you!!! Are you applying? Good luck! I will be applying this weekend!
    Mar 29, '13
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  8. Psych help in Philly
    BUMP. Any insight on psych in Philly?
    Mar 28, '13
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  9. City girl giving up on NYC..how is the market in Chicago?
    Hello everyone. I live in NYC and I lost my job in Hurricane Sandy 5 months ago and I am have not been able to find another one, but not for lack of effort. And I was working per diem too so no...
    Mar 26, '13
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  10. Is the market in LI any better? SI?
    Thanks everyone. Please keep me in your thoughts, I have arranged with my landlord to pay rent in installments this month but he will likely not be so generous in the upcoming months. I greatly...
    Mar 8, '13
    Forum: New York Nursing
  11. Montefiore - new hires
    Thanks, Sherlucky! I am crossing my fingers for you!
    Mar 8, '13
    Forum: New York Nursing
  12. LPN JOBs in NYC
    Ah, just saw where you specified NYC, sorry I missed that. I would check HHC openings frequently as they update their postings daily. Good luck!!
    Mar 8, '13
    Forum: New York Nursing
  13. LPN JOBs in NYC
    Not sure where you are located in NY, but the city hospitals hire LPNs and my friend works as an LPN at an outpatient clinic at Harlem Hospital.
    Mar 8, '13
    Forum: New York Nursing
  14. Montefiore - new hires
    I wanted to apply but the website is weird..they don't list the specialties! I am a psych nurse, so I don't want to waste my time and apply for unknown specialties if psych is not available. Did...
    Mar 8, '13
    Forum: New York Nursing
  15. New Grad with two full time jobs in NYC... Being a guy helps?
    Yeah, I fully admit that I am jealous. But it also seemed suspicious to me, because I have worked for some of the major hospitals in the city and none have ever been that flexible with me. Can I...
    Mar 8, '13
    Forum: New York Nursing
  16. Help! Moving to NYC and lost!
    Welcome to New York!! The Upper East Side has some relatively affordable deals that are doable on a nurse's salary. My boyfriend pays $1,500 a month for a studio in the 80s East of 2nd Avenue. It...
    Mar 8, '13
    Forum: New York Nursing
  17. Is the market in LI any better? SI?
    Thank you so much. Your post was so helpful. I am scanning the job openings right now. I know commuting would be miserable..but nothing can compare to the misery of unemployment. Does anyone else...
    Feb 10, '13
    Forum: New York Nursing
  18. Is the market in LI any better? SI?
    I am so discouraged. I think I have exhausted Manhattan, Brooklyn, Qns, and the Bx. My question is..is the market any better in Staten Island? How about Long Island? I have done some research but I...
    Feb 5, '13
    Forum: New York Nursing
  19. New Grad with two full time jobs in NYC... Being a guy helps?
    And these jobs are perfectly flexible with each other? I call BS. At least you made up a question at the end to technically abide by the TOS.
    Feb 5, '13
    Forum: New York Nursing
  20. What would you change about nursing?
    I would clarify the poorly defined (even nonexistent) boundaries that our role encompasses. ESPN has fuzzy reception? Trash needs emptying? Patient wants lime jello instead of lemon? A visitor wants...
    Jan 24, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Future Shortage in Bedside Nurses
    I am one of said nurses. I got my BSN in 2006 and began my nursing in grueling med/surg, or as I like to call it, "the dungeon." I worked at a notoriously under-staffed and under-performing city...
    Nov 16, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  22. How do you pronounce "centimeter" ???
    I also pronounce it "cent." It annoys me slightly when I hear it pronounced as "sont"..it just sounds a bit pretentious to me.
    Nov 9, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Only young, strong nurses need apply?
    It depends on the facility. I worked at one hospital where nurses took over in psychiatric codes, and I worked at another hospital where nurses stood back while the MHAs (who were big ex-cops) tried...
    Nov 9, '12
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  24. Goal of becoming Psych RN (eventually NP)....how to achieve?
    Eh, I did my obligatory few years in Med/Surg before psych. I am grateful for the experience but I was miserable and I wouldn't recommend it to others who are confident in their desire to specialize...
    Nov 9, '12
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  25. therapies i can do in a psychiatric ward
    I agree with elkpark. Some context would be helpful. I am also confused because the title mentioned what therapies to do and then you asked about activities. I'll do my best to address the therapies....
    Nov 9, '12
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing


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