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  1. Going from Mon-Fri 8-5 nursing job to 12 hour nocs
    Better to try it than not..there is no reason you can't train/exercise at night...I have worked M-F and for me, personally, I don't like it - though I am leaving a job making good money I loathe the...
    Jul 14
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  2. is anyone else being laid off, reduced hours, etc?
    Several hospitals around where I live are going through turn over of higher ups & shedding positions that are part time or PRN..many nurses around here want 8 hr shift options instead of 12's but...
    Jul 14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. DFW rn with questions :)
    With your need for flexibility and experience in peds you may want to consider PSA home care...I don't know about your area but where I live they always need nurses due to growth of home health w/ped...
    Jun 29
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  4. Unsure of wanting kids
    I am child free by choice and have never regretted my decision. I was fortunate that no one in my family applied pressure to have kids. My spouse also had no interest in being a parent. I think if...
    Jun 29
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  5. A change of direction from nursing to ?
    What about an ultrasound tech? Coding and Billing specialist? Neither of those require hours on foot.
    Jun 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Georgia Nursing Verification
    You need to ask the S.C. BON where they want it sent and what exactly they are seeking..once you know that all the information can be sent to the Ga BON in Macon.
    Jun 27
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  7. Job offer, background check/drug screen done..then "crickets"
    I reached out to the person who gave me the paperwork for the background and drug test...she didn't respond but one of the people I interviewed with did and said they were just waiting for the...
    Jun 27
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  8. Job offer, background check/drug screen done..then "crickets"
    Was offered a job a month ago...pending background/drug screen..completed both of them same day as job was offered. I have absolutely no concerns about either of them. Was told it would take about...
    Jun 21
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  9. Health Dept. pay and work enviroment
    posted wrong place
    Mar 23
    Forum: Public / Community Health Nursing
  10. The last straw
    Is there not a Unit Manager, DON or ADON that could be brought into this? I'm confused as to why someone in therapy - regardless of their title - have the authority to reprimand someone on the...
    Mar 16
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  11. Would you take this job?
    Thanks to all who replied - the position is 7a-7p - no call, no mandatory overtime or additional shifts unless I want them. I am covered on my spouses insurance and we don't plan to change that. The...
    Feb 21
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  12. Would you take this job?
    2 days week (12 hr shifts), some flexibility in the 2 days (nurses self schedule) so 8 days/month total - could work more if wanted, average salary 55K/yr., limited benefits. Drive time about...
    Feb 19
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  13. Doctor owned dialysis clinic versus corporate owned dialysis clinic
    Are there any major differences working for a doctor owned dialysis clinic versus the large national ones? I realize training for the large ones usually takes place at different clinics/possible...
    Oct 1, '13
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  14. Top 10 Reasons Against Unions
    I worked for a place (federal) that had a nursing union. They were not pushy to join and when there was a complaint did try to help but what I found is, at least where I worked, they were ineffective...
    Sep 30, '13
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  15. Offered Interview 5-8's. Currently Work 2-3 12's
    I don't know what a Navigator is but I can tell you I am in a similar situation..I have been offered a non-hospital based management job M-F 8-5 but it's salaried and 45 min one way from my home. My...
    Sep 30, '13
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  16. How old is too old?
    Age is irrelevant in my humble opinion..you may have to make some adjustments but don't assume because someone is younger they are necessarily faster/smarter/etc. Life experience counts for a lot in...
    Sep 29, '13
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  17. Contacting HR after an interview - opinions please
    Thank you for replying...I interviewed w/the Director and his assistant..they specifically stated the next step would be for HR to contact me to set up the drug test and background check then a...
    Jul 24, '13
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  18. Contacting HR after an interview - opinions please
    Interviewed for a position last week. Director said the person in HR would be contacting me "soon" to get an offer going, the background etc. in hopes I could begin w/the next orientation which would...
    Jul 24, '13
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  19. When family refuses IV pain meds for cancer pt...?
    If the doctor won't address the problem than he is NOT involved..he is passing the buck and has, from the sounds of it, no backbone. Go to the MD, the charge nurse, the DON of the facility, the Risk...
    Jun 14, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Mean/Competitive nursing school classmates
    Not where I went..we readily shared information and tried to support each other. That isn't to say we were all best friends but we understood we were in the program together and tried to make it...
    Jun 13, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. Just got fired -
    If the person is confused calling someone a name - even a racial slur - is not nice certainly but reporting it - unless you are trying to document escalating behavior for medical management - seems...
    Jun 13, '13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  22. Employer bait & switch, regret accepting hospice position,
    "Funny" you all posted this because late yesterday I did just that. Resigned. I am hoping my check will show up this week - if not, I plan to contact the corporate office Monday and keep on until I...
    Jun 12, '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  23. Working PRN and buying your own insurance?
    If you mean health insurance, yes, years ago. I shopped around, found a policy w/a high deductible and it worked well for me. I am healthy, take no medications so the high deductible kept the monthly...
    Jun 11, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Already signed one offer-can i rescind?
    I agree w/Carolinapooh - take the job that is best suited for YOU. Call the other hospital, tell them your situation has changed and you will not be able to move further in the process of coming on...
    Jun 11, '13
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  25. Employer bait & switch, regret accepting hospice position,
    All they had me sign was a job description...this has turned into a "nightmare" - found out yesterday the time I'm spending in the office and riding along with another nurse is not total time paid -...
    Jun 11, '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing


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