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  1. Bone Marrow Transplant and Nursing Care
    Did you get the job?? :)
    Apr 18
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  2. Charge nurses
    Without revealing details, I have done this, and nothing has been actively done to the person reported. In another place, i'm sure they would have been fired. Apparently, the union seems to protect...
    Apr 15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Charge nurses
    Need advice: The other night I was charge nurse along with a 5-patient district (med/tele unit). Often understaffed, charges are rarely just a charge. No clinicians or educators on duty. Four out...
    Apr 15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Strippers hired for nursing home patients, lawsuit alleges
    The son suing is jealous of the dancer's physique. That is what it comes down to :D
    Apr 14
    Forum: Nursing News
  5. New grad travel nursing.
    OP, you have no idea how green you are in nursing ... !!! A travel assignment right now would swallow you whole. Sent from my iPad using allnurses
    Apr 12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  6. Stony Brook's Hiring Process
    No, no tests. Sent from my iPad using allnurses
    Apr 11
    Forum: New York Nursing
  7. Looking to transition out of ICU
    I was also going to suggest NICU. Sent from my iPad using allnurses
    Apr 10
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  8. Acute Care Cardiac Unit vs. Cardiac Specialty Unit
    Our hospital has a Cardiac Acute Care Unit (CACU) which in essence is a cardiac stepdown. Their website description in part is as follows: The Cardiac Acute Care Unit (CACU) is a 25-bed...
    Apr 10
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  9. Had never considered the ER but....
    I would jump on it too as you did, congrats! Sent from my iPad using allnurses
    Apr 7
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  10. AIDS during the 80s
    I was not a nurse back then, but my first job was in a hospital in the mid '80s, the summer before my senior year of high school. I remember all AIDS and HIV+ patients had their own isolation rooms...
    Apr 2
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. Brookhaven Memorial (Long Island): Who Works Here?
    No worries, and thanks :) I have since given up working there and looking to work close to or in NYC. I'm over living and working in Suffolk County 😁
    Apr 1
    Forum: New York Nursing
  12. am i reasonably resigning?
    I never said it was easier. I would rather work more focused and run around busy with 2 sicker patients than with 5 less sick ones. Keep your ahem. That is all.
    Mar 29
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  13. burned out
    In my case it was also cheaper and more cost effective to get a BSN. I attended an accelerated program at a state university and was in the workforce a year sooner than I would have doing an ADN.
    Mar 29
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. am i reasonably resigning?
    I have enough trouble keeping track of FIVE patients even after 2 years on the floor ('this patient has a a Foley ... wait, no they don't ...') ... 10 patients is obscene. I guess this is why so many...
    Mar 29
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  15. burned out
    I don't regret getting a BSN. I may not be clinically better than an experienced ADN on the floor, but it got me a job faster and I have more opportunities ahead for me in terms of leadership....
    Mar 29
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. I can't get a job!!!!
    I would recommend Long Island, they hire lots of new grads but they are strictly BSN unless you already work for the hospital when you get an ADN and enroll thereafter in a BSN. Also, new grad...
    Mar 29
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  17. Losing classmates is so stressful and sad
    I should have quit my first career when I was just starting the degree program. I instinctively knew then that I should have quit but I was too proud to drop out. So I graduated and worked in the...
    Mar 29
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. New grad orienting a new grad?
    Nurses should have at least one year under their belt before precepting (or being charge nurse for that matter). The first year is hard enough without worrying about teaching someone else. Sent...
    Mar 29
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  19. Still unemployed
    Check out the university hospitals on Long Island in NY. Despite their proximity to the competitive NYC market, they hire lots of new grads every year, particularly if they have residency or...
    Mar 29
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  20. So, I applied at NYP as a 1 Year experienced Nurse
    I took their battery test the day after I applied for 5 positions. Only 3 of those applications passed the online screening process and actually ended up as 'applied' ... I have since received 2...
    Mar 27
    Forum: New York Nursing
  21. I have the time (to pee)
    I also find time to pee AND poop during shift! No shame in TMI here lol. I even have a secret bathroom I go to if I need ultimate privacy. No one will ever find me :)
    Mar 26
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. NYP vs VA medical center ?????
    NYP usually looks at you much more favorably if you have at least 2 years of experience. Just FYI. Stay where you are for now, NYP is not going anywhere!
    Mar 26
    Forum: New York Nursing
  23. New Grad OR nursing??
    Yes, you are crazy if you don't take it. It's the #1 hospital in New York! I'll take the job if you don't want it ... 😁
    Mar 26
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  24. Too late to be a nurse?
    My classmate was 62 when she graduated and got a job right after graduation. Yes, it's possible if you want it bad enough, and no you are not too old.
    Mar 22
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. So, I applied at NYP as a 1 Year experienced Nurse
    I had the same problem the other day. I tried uploading my resume and it kept hanging in processing with that turning wheel in the corner of the screen. I tried the next day and succeeded. Must have...
    Mar 20
    Forum: New York Nursing


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