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  1. Questions about office nursing!
    I'm curious too! Anyone??
    Feb 17, '11
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  2. Those who left school nursing for another job-are you happy with your decision?
    Just wondering for those that have done school nursing and decided it wasn't for them and found another job if you're happy with your decision? Everyone keeps telling me I'm crazy and that I'll...
    Oct 14, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Job hopping...
    I don't think it would be a problem at all if you say you are looking for a new area of nursing and like someone else said you gave it a good shot on med-surg/tel at two different hospitals and now...
    Oct 13, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Scared I won't like nursing! Wondering if I should be a teacher instead.
    There are no perfect jobs so no matter what you pick you're always going to wonder if the other would've been a better choice! I've been a sub teacher and a nurse and even a school nurse. They all...
    Oct 8, '10
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  5. Am I really an RN
    Wow you're post reminded me of myself a long time ago! I too hated med-surg and felt like I was always messing things up and working over to get caught up. We also had two nurse managers on the floor...
    Sep 25, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Should I take the job?
    That sounds very low but since the postition was for a "health technician" and will also accept LPN's it sounds like they are not wanting to pay a typical RN salary. Also, you have to remember most...
    Sep 25, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Bedside nurse or school nurse? Opinions please.
    I've done both. I left a job I loved with crappy hours to do school nursing and found a job with great hours that I didn't like nearly as much. I would recommend if they'll let you to shadow a school...
    Sep 25, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. To leave or stay?
    Ok-thanks! That makes me feel better. I was a little worried about burning bridges by leaving them hanging after just starting the school year since they do sometimes have trouble finding subs but I...
    Sep 14, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. To leave or stay?
    I've been subsituting as a school nurse for the past two school years. This school year I was offered a regular schedule of a half day every day but still considered a substitute. I know I don't want...
    Sep 13, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Moving out of hospital bedside nursing
    I didn't have trouble deciding-just jumped at an opportunity to leave the hospital because of the great hours. I even liked what I was doing-just hated the forced over-time. Well the grass isn't...
    Jul 10, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Pet Peeve
    I'm seriously considering not wearing scrubs next year since I'll be at the same school all year. I love the convience and comfort of just throwing something on each morning and getting to wear my...
    Jun 14, '10
    Forum: School Nurses
  12. Frequent flyers
    That's very interesting and a good idea. I think there is an underlying reason why any kid is a frequent flyer and sometimes you can help fix it but not always. I had a girl that came in every day...
    Jun 5, '10
    Forum: School Nurses
  13. Frequent flyers
    I think that 20 is definately a lot! Any more than 10 I would be questioning why they are in so much. In the first couple months of school if I start seeing a student quite a lot and think they are...
    Jun 4, '10
    Forum: School Nurses
  14. nights!!!
    Congratulations! I think it's so great you're following your heart and doing what makes you happy. As far as nights go, some people love them and some hate them. You won't know until you try. If you...
    Apr 28, '10
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  15. A totally different career path please
    Your post reminded me so much of myself years ago when I was a new grad on med-surg. I thought the same exact thing and felt the same exact way. All of the newly hired nurses in my group felt the...
    Apr 22, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  16. BLAH!!
    I know several nurses, myself included, that struggled with the transition from hospital nursing to school nursing. It's not as face-paced but it's also less stress (most of the time or at least a...
    Apr 21, '10
    Forum: School Nurses
  17. Pet Peeve
    I wear scrubs because I sub at different schools and it's just easier for people to recognize me as the nurse, or so I thought, until yesterday when a staff member thought I was a school cook! Hello!!
    Apr 14, '10
    Forum: School Nurses
  18. From Nursing to Stay at Home Mom
    If you know for sure you want to return to nursing esp with the economy the way it is then find something you can do per diem. That way you can keep your foot in the door and your skills up to date....
    Mar 31, '10
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  19. unhappy with school nursing
    If I were you I would wait until summer and go back to the NICU if you can. That way you can see if you really are as happy there as you remember and if you are you can quit the school nurse job and...
    Mar 25, '10
    Forum: School Nurses
  20. How do you handle these?
    I used to get so frustrated when I'd see kids that wanted treatment for something that happened over the weekend but I soon realized a lot of well-meaning parents just don't know if something needs...
    Mar 24, '10
    Forum: School Nurses
  21. Anyone work at St. Joseph's Hospital in Parkersburg?
    No-I graduated from Marshall.
    Jan 5, '10
    Forum: West Virginia Nursing
  22. School nurse and pregnancy
    I was a school nurse through two of my pregnancies and was exposed to Fifth Disease several times and never got it. I became a stay at home mom after my second baby was born and three years later...
    Dec 21, '09
    Forum: School Nurses
  23. Anyone work at St. Joseph's Hospital in Parkersburg?
    I applied at both St Joe and Camden Clark and didn't hear anything back from either one of them! I currently have another part-time job for the time being! I even made follow-up calls and left...
    Nov 10, '09
    Forum: West Virginia Nursing
  24. What is an IPR position?
    Thank you! That makes more sense!
    Sep 24, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. What is an IPR position?
    I saw an RN job posting for IPR as the area. Does anyone know exactly what that is? I know what the process recordings are but I've never seen a posting for a job position for that. I didn't know...
    Sep 23, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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