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  1. No More Overtime!
    There is no way to win. Stay and finish the job and I could get disciplined for overtime. Leave and not complete the compliance documentation and I may get disciplined for incomplete documentation. I...
    Mar 7
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  2. No More Overtime!
    I was informed CMS has cut back on reimbursement for dialysis services and as a result the dialysis monopoly that I work for, will now look at cost to see what they can cut. As an, RN, staffing is...
    Mar 5
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  3. Becoming discouraged about becoming a nurse?
    :roflmao: Why do nurses have such negative attitudes?
    Mar 5
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  4. Documentation, Scapegoating and Fear for Jobs.. The Current Status of Being an RN.
    I agree completely. Some of the checklist for documentation are very long. The checklist used at my place of employment will also prompt nurses to give action plans for resolution of problems...
    Feb 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Top 10 reasons we get fired!-Poor Performance
    Your kidding now:devil: Managers seldom acknowledge poor staffing. It's all about the nurse, poor organization skills, poor time management, inability to multi-task, not using critical thinking...
    Feb 17
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Practicing "nursing" w/o a license...?
    Why would a physician pay a real nurse, when he can hire somebody "off the street" to act in the capacity of one..... This pretty much explains why.
    Feb 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Least stressful nursing specialty
    No apology required. I can't imagine a nursing job without high stress. I've read comments throughout the forum that there is stress in non nursing jobs, but I don't think most of the jobs compare...
    Feb 2
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  8. Nine Lives
    Great news. I'm so happy for you :)
    Dec 8, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Switching Roles?
    Home therapy programs are growing everyday. As a clinical nurse, there is travel and call involved. Also case management, because anything that happens in the home can potentially impact your HOME...
    Dec 6, '13
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  10. A Mother Seeking Healthcare Career Advice for High School Junior
    If I could do it over, I would not choose to be a nurse. It all depends on your personality. Is your daughter a people person? It's probably a good idea for her to volunteer at a health care setting...
    Dec 2, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  11. Fresenius  home peritoneal nurse
    I have worked in most of the dialysis specialties. HOME dialysis means commuting, home visits. Also "on call" that may require some overtime. You should be able to work independently because some...
    Nov 15, '13
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  12. Top 10 reasons we get fired!
    I was not fired, but I left after "berating" by several managers. Suddenly, after 24 years employment, I was no longer achieving quality outcomes for my department. I trained my replacement, who in...
    Nov 13, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Nursing specialty that requires minimum patient contact and best hours?
    How many jobs are there like this? It probably depends on location. If your looking for a job like this in some states, you will be unemployed a long time.
    Nov 3, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. Jobless in the land of Medicine
    I'm so sorry to hear of your situation. After 28 years of experience, one would think there is a place for your in nursing. I know this sounds crazy but my only suggestion would be to take a...
    Nov 2, '13
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  15. New Grad who FINALLY has an offer (S)...
    I don't know what is right for you. It all depends on your personality and interest. I have a long career in dialysis. I have worked almost every position in dialysis, chronic, acutes, home dialysis....
    Nov 2, '13
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  16. medical error injection
    Could this be a medical assistant without knowledge of the rights of medication administration. In some "doctor's office", the qualifications for administration of medications, is low pay. If so, was...
    Nov 2, '13
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  17. Got an email saying that we are encouraged to have our MSN by 2017
    This is the new trend in healthcare, technicians are hired in cardiac cath., endoscopy, ER... Then there's one overwhelmed RN trying to keep up with the medications and supervision.
    Oct 23, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  18. Calling In Sick: Dealing With Mental Illness At Work, Part 2
    I'm looking forward to reading the next two articles about mental illness. I too lost my job after about 24 years of employment. I submitted my resignation letter after much criticism and bullying...
    Oct 23, '13
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  19. Calling In Sick: Dealing With Mental Illness At Work, Part 2
    I can understand the need to withhold information about personal medical history and medications from an employer. However, when starting new employment, drug testing is usually routine. Do any of...
    Oct 18, '13
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  20. Cringe worthy follow up Note
    You comment is so true SlyFoxRN I have worked with new hires who said and wrote the right things, but their work ethics were terrible. They just had too much practice with interviews. On the other...
    Oct 4, '13
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  21. 1 year old RN seeking advise for obtaining a job.
    wow, this is baffling. Perhaps this is why no one has answered so far. I'm not much older than you and have run into the same situation when trying to change specialties. I can only guess that it's...
    Sep 27, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  22. You think the "Nursing Glut" is bad now?
    I saw this coming for awhile. I posted about this awhile back. I now see employment ads for technicians in the G.I lab and Cardiac Cath. lab. Now you can argue that they don't perform at the levels...
    Sep 25, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. From ER RN to School there anyone out there?
    Hello again. I was just wondering if ERRNDeans has any updates on the school nursing at this time? Also, for any nurse who does this type of work, I was wondering what are the nurse patient ratios...
    Sep 21, '13
    Forum: School Nurses
  24. I want to cry...
    You completed nursing school and passed NCLEX, your a nurse. Of course you can do this. Tune out the dooms day people. If youcan leave the area, go elsewhere. If not, look into sub acute care...
    Sep 3, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. New Grad, in desperate need of emotional support!
    This may not be the ideal work situation, but it sounds like a good experience if you can't leave your home town. Any experience is good experience, in particular sub-acute. I would just take one day...
    Sep 3, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion