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  1. Finding job in Australia
    Australia is not crying out for nurses, WA may be different but Sydney and Melbourne are definitely not. Also the Australian nursing and midwifery federation is our union it has nothing to do with...
    4:59 am
    Forum: Advice on Immigration
  2. Nursing agency/salary/taxes
    You can sign up to as many agencies as you want, another suggest is to contact hospitals to see if they have in house bank. This is a group that works PRN gets paid 25% of regular staff, cheaper to...
    Sep 29
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  3. Progress notes
    In resi care in Australia the care plan is your progress note if you understand? By signing that the resident got a shower M/W/F as per the care paln you have documented it. If you are working in...
    Sep 28
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  4. the cost of supplies for one month on a tele unit?
    How many pts, expected LOS, ask hospital supply dept for a quote. Are you supplying everything such as domestic products toilet paper, sharps bins, payi for waste disposal etc, equipment hire, I...
    Sep 22
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Nursing as a Dual Citizen
    Nope, its all about getting registration with the relevant body.
    Sep 19
    Forum: International Nursing
  6. NHS patients being asked for credit card details prior to receiving treatment?
    We do it in Australia, in a fashion. If the pt is not entitled to a reciprocal agreement or have the health insurance that they should as part of their visa requirements we ask for payment if it a...
    Sep 19
    Forum: Nursing in the United Kingdom
  7. Scottish Referendum & registration/NHS
    No won, so no panic team.
    Sep 19
    Forum: Nursing in the United Kingdom
  8. What are you most vigilant about?
    Mo¨thcare and eye care.
    Sep 17
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Staffing decisions
    So before I moved to Victoria, Australia it was the ward manager that fought for the ratios on the ward.
    Sep 15
    Forum: Nursing Leadership Strategies
  10. NEAT targets
    Well I'm in oz. The problem is that we are talking about public hospitals with limited beds available for inpatients
    Sep 10
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  11. NEAT targets
    O yes so I work gen surgery. Our ED has split it into 2 hrs for ED consult and assessment, 2 hrs for specialist referral and assessment. If the surgeons are in theatre's on a difficult case it...
    Sep 10
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  12. 0.8 vs. 1.0 EFT - difference in pay
    Not that much, check the ANMF website if you are a member. It depends on what year you are post registration.
    Sep 9
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  13. first nursing job offer but no benefits?
    Ok you mean health insurance, I read it it as medical liability insurance. Taking a random half day is different to calling in sick 6 days a month. If that is all take the job, you can always...
    Sep 5
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  14. first nursing job offer but no benefits?
    Why do you as a nurse need medical insurance? You will accrue time off, also you can negotiate with your boss to come in late that day and stay later or leave early.
    Sep 5
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  15. US-trained nurse looking to migrate to Australia or New Zealand
    Agencirs will take you on as would casual stafing units or "bank" they employ these sort of people all the time as it is not guaranteed hours. The issue is registration. You need to deal with AHPRA.
    Sep 4
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  16. US-trained nurse looking to migrate to Australia or New Zealand
    Part of the visa requirements is health insurance as you are coming from the US. Australia does not have reciprocal rights so all halthcade has to be paid for. Free Health care is for Australian...
    Sep 4
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  17. PCA Patients
    Laporotomies and hernia repairs. One breast surgeon who refuses to instill local into the wound anesthetics have to prescribe in recovery, who also refuses to use the allied health services...
    Sep 4
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. Wound bed appearance with a wound vac?
    Talk to your educator about getting the rep from the company to come and do some education. They love to teach new people, plus most of them were nurses at one point.
    Sep 4
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  19. What do YOU do with your old scrubs?
    A lot of those countries are still in white tunics and colour pants, uniforms are often strictly enforced. What about free clinics? I'm sure the nurses that are there would appreciate a vacuum up...
    Aug 25
    Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  20. Search term for nurses mediating patient-physician communication?
    Triage
    Aug 23
    Forum: Nursing Management
  21. What do YOU do with your old scrubs?
    Dusting rags, polishing rags for applying leather bag polish. Cleaning in general, painting clothes.
    Aug 20
    Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  22. Nurses, do you exercise?
    Yes, over the last 9 months I have overhauled my diet and started seeing a PT. I have lost 21kg, feel so much more energetic (still don't like 5.30 am) but I can do my job and not pass out on the...
    Aug 13
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  23. Renal Team
    More info required.
    Aug 6
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  24. Does CCRN count as post-grad certificate?
    It would have to be reviewed by the nursing education manager. If you move hospitals it would be reviewed by the new hospital
    Aug 6
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  25. Shift allowances in Victoria
    Ok, so a regular registered nurse starts as a grade 2 year 1 and progresses every year up the ladder. Night shift allowance is per night shift plus Saturday and Sunday allowances per day. Post grad...
    Aug 6
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand


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