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  1. The reality is home health care is where the jobs are.
    I know that the hospitals aren't hiring new grads but a new nurse in home care could lose her license pretty quickly if she doesn't know what she's doing. Ideally they would offer extra training to...
    Jan 6, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  2. What did I get myself into??!! I'm scared!!!
    Home care is a very good job and very flexible once you figure it out. The company I work for pays salary and we are to do a set amount of points (6.5) every day. A visit is 1 point, IV visit...
    Jan 6, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  3. The reality is home health care is where the jobs are.
    I agree wholeheartedly with QueenNasus! There are some things that you can only learn from experience and I don't feel home care is the place to learn. You need to be able to walk in, look at that pt...
    Jan 6, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  4. I start HH tomorrow!
    Home Care is a different way of life but very manageable! I have been doing this for 6 years and I love it. Just don't come into it thinking it's going to be easy because it isn't at first. The...
    Jan 6, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  5. Salaried nurses, How much OT is acceptable? What to do?
    This is a tough position. Even if you're salary you should have comp time or something where you can come in later or leave early when you've worked over. This would not set well with me either and...
    Jan 6, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  6. Finding your patients...
    I'm an opener now so most of my cases are confirmed before they get to my schedule, which is nice. But before I became an opener this was my biggest pet peeve. Find a company where you are salary and...
    Jan 6, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  7. I think I'm done with nursing.
    I have been a nurse for almost 13 years and I can tell you it's the best choice I ever made. I worked in the hospital for many years and I am soooo glad I came out of that. I do home care now and...
    Jan 6, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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