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  1. NYC and Buffalo RN pay
    In NYC you're looking at much higher hourly rates than in Buffalo. Last I heard for instance, NYP was starting RNs at $42/hr, and that's without differentials for BSN, experience, certs, and night...
    3:31 am
    Forum: New York Nursing
  2. South Nassau Communities Hospital ED Nurse Fellowship
    Has anyone been through this program at this facility, especially as an experienced nurse transitioning from another specialty? Would love to hear feedback as I am considering applying to this once...
    3:27 am
    Forum: New York Nursing
  3. Manhattan
    Wasn't Onward purchased by American Mobile? Sent from my iPad using allnurses
    12:59 am
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  4. is your job aging you?
    I've been in nursing for about 3 years. I still get pegged 10-15 years my junior and feel 20 years younger than I did in my prior career. I work three 12s weekly at night. Your theory is false. ...
    12:57 am
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  5. PVT no longer works
    I'm actually an RN that took the modern day NCLEX with 75 questions. However, I've also been through a 2-day state bar exam and waited 4 months for results ... so I know the pain! :) ... seriously,...
    Mar 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Nurses who do not want to work with students
    I was a brand new nursing student in 2011 and even then most all of my clinical instructors were on the unit at all times. The only exception was in psych when we did the outpatient portion and even...
    Mar 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. PVT no longer works
    Better yet, lets bring back the two-day format of the exam! Only the strong will survive that!! Sent from my iPad using allnurses
    Mar 3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Please help, almost 2 years and no job!
    Exactly! This I never understood. It's like having a baby you want but then not raising him as you naturally should. I think we have the same situation right here in New York City, there is a well...
    Mar 2
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  9. HIV needle stick at work while pregnant
    I'm confused though. When I simply draw from a central line, needles are never involved, only flushes and empty syringes. I'm talking PICCs and chest ports already accessed. How does one get a stick...
    Mar 2
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  10. Squeamish future nursing student
    Lmao! I used to be deathly afraid of blood ever since as a kid I saw another kid's foot slashed from a broken beer bottle in the water at the beach. Now I am hardly ever phased by it (unless it's a...
    Mar 2
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Nurses who do not want to work with students
    My thought: all my clinicals involved pre and post-conference. With the CI leaving for the night, how does the group talk about their experiences that shift?
    Mar 1
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. PVT no longer works
    I failed NCLEX!! This is how I did it ... Sent from my iPad using allnurses
    Mar 1
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Nurses who do not want to work with students
    Wow - disrespect :p Any student that tried that with me would be reprimanded. Then again, with my personality, I would never be in a position to be spoken to like that or even be told that. I...
    Mar 1
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Need advice from Nurse Professionals
    Speak up! If you want to be a nurse at your hospital, the right people need to know this so that they can keep you in mind when there is an opening. As a nurse manager I would rather hire someone...
    Feb 28
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Relationships with floor nurses?
    I have yet to work anywhere where this would ever happen. Is there such a place??
    Feb 28
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  16. Lazy nurses
    Wondering if hospitals that ban personal cell phones on the hospital floor have more productivity in general. Especially if Facebook and other social media are blocked sites on the hospital network....
    Feb 28
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. Backing out of a Contract
    Homeless in Maui .... now that is an adventure :)
    Feb 28
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  18. Bedside Report
    I feel very uncomfortable with bedside report. As a patient, I would not want a nurse outlining my medical history within earshot of my roommate. I would not agree with it as a nurse either. Do full...
    Feb 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. How long is too long to travel?
    What I hate about traveling right now is being stuck in my specialty (telemetry). Not exactly my dream specialty, it's just the first job I got after graduation, for fear of being new grad jobless....
    Feb 27
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  20. Agency won't pay... Holiday rate.
    I recall getting holiday pay for Presidents Day. Sent from my iPad using allnurses
    Feb 26
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  21. New Nurse Mistakes
    The problem I have found is that some of the much older threads have been closed, so even if relevant I cannot post in it to revive it. In that case, I would start a new thread for new feedback (but...
    Feb 26
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  22. Do You Ever Ignore Your Employer's VM When They Try to Call You In?
    I had a supervisor once tell me something like this, but she had a sense of humor in that I would have known right away by her tone that she was kidding. If your supervisor wasn't kidding with this...
    Feb 26
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. Best way to document late medications
    Our handheld scanners give us the option to choose TREATMENT IN PROGRESS as an option for meds being late, unless of course it is due to the patient being off unit or no IV access, there are options...
    Feb 26
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  24. if you graduated in the last 5 years
    Graduated 3 years ago, and got hired on graduation day! Actually, had started interviewing 2 months prior, but HR gave me the green light later. I started working a month later. Sent from my...
    Feb 26
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Coworker tried converting me on my break
    I am estranged from my half-sister for this very reason. She used to talk to me as if her religion was the ultimate salvation and anyone not of her religion was damned, including myself. She never...
    Feb 25
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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