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  1. Er burn out?  Stressed out?
    Be thankful for the easy ones. One, it's easy charting - and I hate charting lol. Two, it's easy money - and I love money lol. Three, they're usually in and out - and like you I love moving the meat....
    Dec 17
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  2. Dallas- Ebola
    I never said that they were bringing in extra staff for Ebola itself. I was referencing the increased volume that surrounding facilities will see due to: 1) the hospital being on divert 2) public...
    Oct 17
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  3. Dallas- Ebola
    Yeah because the last time I saw 2000/week was for a strike. And... seeing how Presbyterian is on diversion, surrounding ERs just might be trying to bulk up ahead of the storm. So I guess you could...
    Oct 16
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  4. Dallas- Ebola
    Got an email tonight about "Several facilities in the Dallas/Fort Worth area having urgent needs: Specialty ER Days or Nights 2 week contracts (Rapid Response Contracts) Pay... 2220.00 weekly" Of...
    Oct 16
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  5. Emergency room RN minimums in Texas
    Is browsing allnurses considered wasting time?
    Oct 12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  6. Compensation in Texas
    My current assignment is in a little east Tx ER and my last assignment was south of Houston in Lake Jackson and I have had a great experience in both places. You always hear horror stories of how...
    Oct 11
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  7. Is this a good contract?
    I'm from Louisiana so primarily work in the south and ER only; however, I did work in WV a couple years ago and my bring home was 1550ish for 36hours. Currently working in east Texas and bring home...
    Oct 11
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  8. ED RNs at risk doing ASAs?
    We don't have SANE coverage at the facility I'm currently working. It's our practice to advise Pt's that we can collect the evidence; however, there is an increased possibility that it will be thrown...
    Jan 30
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  9. Rude nurse?
    I apologize if that was our ER. Its an open floor concept and sound really carries down each hall. I could easily see the "there's no chest pain" laugh of relief taking place; chest pain is like a...
    Feb 7, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  10. Being thrown to the wolves during orientation
    What kind of nursing did you do prior to going to the ER? I know the biggest hangup that most nurses have is learning how to get away from the full assessment and doing a focused assessment. This can...
    Jan 21, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  11. Travel Nursing
    TLC is right on with the gap in pay and travel expenses adding up. If you plan on taking a U-haul, which I did because I took the fam, it'll cost you about 250/each way, gas, lodging, meals, and then...
    Dec 25, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  12. My first pediatric code...still shaken
    My first pedi code was about 1.5 years ago, I've only been a nurse for right at 3 years; anyway, when I think back I still get teary eyed about it. Someone mentioned looking at the Braslow tape and...
    Dec 13, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  13. Ultrasound IV placement
    The last two places I worked contracts at had US units in their EDs. It was great! Only downside is now that I'm at a new facility and they don't have it, I find myself pining for one when any of our...
    Dec 12, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  14. TNCC Course next weekend-freaking
    You're not expected to know everything. Concentrate on the frame work of the assessment. I really liked the class. I really like trauma too though, so it depends on your mentality. Your company is...
    Dec 7, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  15. Travel Nursing
    I'm no litigator but, I would think that if you signed a contract to start on said date and then it fell through and they failed to notify you that you would be entitled to some monies some how or...
    Dec 7, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  16. Tyler, texas?
    My recruiter is trying to send me there... Sounds magical lol
    Dec 6, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  17. Questions about traveling nurses & BSN
    Most companies require at least one year experience and then one year in your specialty prior to traveling. As far as continuing education, some programs require so much time as an active nurse prior...
    Dec 6, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  18. Cutting my ties to this specialty
    I'm lazy and didn't read previous comments too thoroughly. Who treated you poorly? I'm assuming it is tied with your preceptor... I've been in the ER for 2 years and a couple months. I've learned...
    Jul 23, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  19. Weird little things you do as a nurse
    Before I finished nursing school and was just tech'ing, hospital needed someone to sit 1 on 1 with a PEC... Spent 2 16 hour days watching TV with that guy. Ironically, the show we watched was Psych!...
    Dec 12, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Are shy and quiet people not allowed to be nurses?
    Meh... She was probably just giving you a hard time. You'll learn that if you dont have a sense of humor, sick and twisted or not, you wont make it out sane! Lol! Just brush it off... The quiet ones...
    Dec 10, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. Night Shift or Evening Shift
    7p-7a... Shift of champions!!! No administration! Less people milling about! Do your job and gimme my check baby! Lol! And theres nothing wrong with drinking in the morning if you worked that...
    Dec 10, '11
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  22. How to prepare for working in the ER
    My preparation for my nightly shift consists of 3 shots of hard liquor with a PRN dose of patron! Lol!! Feel free to experiment! :) Have fun!
    Dec 10, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  23. How'd You Get Your ER Job?
    Applied initially for ICU at a hospital 40 minutes from my house. Wanted me to have 6 months experience in ER or Med/Surg before they'd pull me up. So ER Director liked me pretty well from previous...
    Dec 1, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  24. Vent: "I should warn you, I'm a tough stick..."
    I'm pretty sure that when Mr Ab-bominal pain comes thrashing about writhing in 10/10 pain that I'm sticking the first thing I can get. I always like telling the ones that say they cant hold still or...
    Dec 1, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  25. ER computer programs
    Medhost is a lot of repetition... I like it though
    Dec 1, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing


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