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  1. Got accepted into VA, Quit current job?
    It depends on what VA you work for. Unfortunately they are not run the same. If you are an RN you are on 2 years 'probation" before actual hiring. If you are an unprofessional as they call them aide,...
    Dec 7, '11
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  2. Sent into a correctional facility...failed miserably :(
    First of all you needed to contact an officer if the nurse was not available and let him know you needed help and he needed to get someone available to you even if by phone. You were working...
    Dec 7, '11
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  3. Minimum length of time for routine visits
    Medicare documentation is done in 15 minute increments and the total tallied. Say you are a resp therapist and you document x number of minutes , it is rounded out in 15 minute segments for the...
    Dec 7, '11
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  4. Questions about per diem agency work
    I wanted to apply for an agency but heard they give a pediatric competency. I have not worked in Peds in over 11 years. any ideas what they would focus on.
    Dec 7, '11
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  5. Questions about per diem agency work
    First bear in mind the government is pushing for returning vets to be hired. The VA has to hire veterans first. Yes the Vetpro is ridiculously long. Many VA's pull you as needed also from your...
    Dec 7, '11
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  6. sometimes this is so hard!
    I agree with all the previous remarks. You are in a great learning experiance. We learn as we continue in our field. You are laying the foundation for a great career. I firmly believe all nurses need...
    Dec 7, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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