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  1. Jobs for nurses, besides nursing!?!
    A lot of non medical home care agencies hire RN's for supervisory visits. Case management is also an option but is very stressfull. I will venture to say that non clinical type RN jobs are few and...
    Aug 4
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  2. 3-12s days or 8-4 m-f (3 little boys at home)
    Congrats, sounds like a great job, and one that a lot of nurse would love to have.
    Jul 20
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  3. reasonable orientation for an experienced nurse?
    More than I had as a new grad!!! Needless to say I resigned from that job.
    Jul 18
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  4. Staying afloat on a nurse's salary?
    All this talk of brand new cars. Am I the only nurse whose vehicles are 15 yrs old? I too read Dave Ramsey and that's a big no-no with him (new cars). But I also have a hubby that can fix anything....
    Jul 18
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. 3-12s days or 8-4 m-f (3 little boys at home)
    If my kids were young I'd choose the 8-4. I would not to spend so many hours away from them, plus 12h shifts leave you drained for days!
    Jul 18
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  6. States with no income tax?
    There is no state income tax here in TN. I do not feel the property taxes are high, at least where I live, plus I live in the county. The sales tax is what gets you here, 9.5%. But honestly it would...
    Jul 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. I dread going to work- not a new grad. Has this happened to anyone else?
    I feel anxiety pretty much all day at work, I get anxiety when I open emails, hear my phone ring, etc. And I work a supposed dream job at insurance company, from home, with field visits. But it is...
    Jul 9
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. LPN vs RN vs MA- Doctor's Office Job
    There is nothing wrong with not wanting to work in a hospital. My first RN job was in a doctor's office. Most of the nurses there were LPN's. The pay was very low, but I liked the job. I find now...
    Jul 2
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  9. ADN Nurses Being Forced to go Back to School?
    I have an ADN and have no plans to go back to school. I would probably do terrible since I have been working in case management for 6 yerars...could not even imagine doing clinicals!!!!! If I ever go...
    Jul 2
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. References after Interview
    Yikes, did that manager know you are looking for another job? I would hope most employers do not call your current employer unless they were really interested in you! So personally I would take that...
    Jun 29
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  11. RN working as CNA under an LPN?
    Lol me too!
    Jun 14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Burned out and hate nursing
    I hear ya about the entitlement attitude. I work in Medicaid case management and so many people think because they chose to smoke for 50 years and now have COPD that they are owed something!!! I have...
    Jun 9
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. I feel like I'm in a living hell
    I hate nursing and I finally do not work in a clinical setting, I do case management, from home (plus field visits), but I still despise it and looking for ANYTHING that is not related to healthcare.
    Jun 4
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  14. Uncertain about Nursing
    Seems like there is no time to really help people and do the hand holding you see on tv. You spend most of your time charting. I have done many different type of nursing. All seems the same after a...
    Jun 3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. treading water: burnout and compassion fatigue
    Mysteriousdarkness, your post brought me to tears. I feel like this and that if I don't get out of nursing soon I will end up in the hospital or worse. I feel like no one understands how this...
    May 14
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  16. What should I start with?
    I would say since you already have a lot of the prereqs done might as well get a BSN. Keep in mind there are often waiting lists for nursing programs. You are lucky to have an additional degree to...
    May 8
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  17. The stress of nursing is ruining my general psyche.
    Nursing is stressful for sure...I am on a quest to leave it behind forever!!! I was a VERY happy, positive person before I became a nurse. But ever since I did I have become negative, depressed,...
    May 7
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  18. Leaving a hospital job
    I for one have never heard the term before...what exactly is it?
    May 5
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Changing to a non-nursing career?
    If I were you I would go for the coding. Sounds like you want an office setting so that would be the best bet. I have considered coding but I have checked all schools around me and none offer coding...
    Apr 21
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  20. Anyone left the nursing profession?
    I am also trying to leave nursing after 10 years in. Though I really wonder if my applications just get tossed out when they see nursing jobs and I am applying for non nursing jobs. I wonder if they...
    Apr 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Burned out and depressed
    You are not alone. I feel the same way you do about the nursing profession now. I too have come to despise it. I have longed to leave it for years. Now working in case management thinking it would be...
    Apr 2
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  22. Thinking about getting out of nursing.
    I want to get out also, but I work full time so I have no time (work M-F) or money to get a new degree. It is very depressing. Good luck to you. There is no point in being in a job that doesn't...
    Mar 19
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  23. Is nursing worth it?
    Sorry, but it only gets worse in the real world. You are on your own with all that responsibility. I wish I had gone to school for business or something. I am seeking to end my nursing career and...
    Mar 18
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. Changing to a non-nursing career?
    Put my first application in for a totally non healthcare job. Being a nurse has just caused me depression and anxiety. Even being in case management....stress is still enormous, I can't stand even...
    Mar 18
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  25. Letter of Resignation
    I thought unemployment was only for when you got "laid off". You can get it when you're fired, too?
    Feb 26
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice