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  1. Staffing for Call Center Nursing
    Can anyone share the staffing models used at their call center? I would like to move in a direction of having a "core group" with set schedules and then fill in part time nurses around these core...
    Apr 18
    Forum: Telephone Triage Nursing
  2. Hospital enforcing "Incidental Overtime"?
    Seems like this is a convenient way to not given raises/bonus....
    Jul 3, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Higher Paid Nursing Jobs
    It depends on what you are interested in. I have done research for many years and that always paid more than bedside- now with my research background I have moved into a quality role. I absolutely...
    Jul 3, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  4. Triage protocols
    I do triage in my job - my population are older adults and adults with multiple chronic/complex conditions. I use the telephone triage book by Briggs. It is very complete and easy to use. For...
    Jun 23, '13
    Forum: Telephone Triage Nursing
  5. What is the typical pay range for PCMH Care Manager/Patient Navigator RNs
    I work in a system that uses the PCMH model. I am a patient navigator and work closely with clinic care managers. The clinic care managers pay range is between 45k-65k. My role range is 55k-75k....
    Apr 27, '13
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  6. Allowing Corpsman to Become Nurses
    I think that they should be allowed to take NCLEX-RN exam based on a certain number of years. In addition the military could formalize training to equate to nursing school requirements (in...
    Oct 25, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  7. How did you start out?
    Klone, where are you going to do the Masters program? That sounds interesting! I started out by working in a lab doing when I was in college - when the benchwork went clinical I was the only one...
    Sep 3, '12
    Forum: Research Nursing
  8. Any point to a certificate in Clinical Research Management?
    No I don't think it would be useful. I agree that it would be more beneficial to work in research and then take SOCRA or ACRP. SOCRA, I think, has a history in oncology so it might be more applicable...
    Sep 3, '12
    Forum: Research Nursing
  9. Thinking about going back to the hospital
    There are some options with less stress - you can try case management or utilization review in the hospital. It will be similar work but your day will be over when you go home. If you live near an...
    Jun 10, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Need Advice - job offer
    I verbally accepted a job offer that won't start until beginning of June. In the meantime (as in Thursday), I was offered a job that pay 17k more per year and is more flexible. It was a job I applied...
    May 6, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Job options you never knew about, but wish you did as  new RN?
    In the hospital I work in - informatics specialist are really the nurses who show an aptitude. Very few of them actually have a degree in informatics.
    Apr 15, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  12. need advice
    I would just say that it is not working out the way you planned. Short and simple. You need to do what is best for you and your family. It is unfortunate that you are in this siutation but I doubt...
    Feb 14, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. PhD Public Health
    A PhD in public health will help get a job in an academic setting - in my opinion, I think your years of experience as an RN count more for job promotion (outside of teaching) compared to a PhD....
    Feb 11, '12
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  14. Starting Salaries for NP's in Major Cities Across the US
    The NHSC is not cutting back on nurse practitioners - it was a big part of additional funding in the new healthcare affordability act. I heard it from Mary Wakefield who is head of HRSA. This is...
    Jan 17, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  15. Dove Apparel Uniforms
    We had to have Dove uniform - there actually was NO other place to buy except the website for us. I will have to say that I loved my uniform (we actually just had the tops). They were stain resistant...
    Jan 8, '12
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  16. Need ADVICE is 4 weeks postpartum too soon to go back to work?!
    In the hospital where I work you are required to commit to all of the training period. If you are unable to complete it then your job is not available. It is in the agreement that is signed when...
    Jan 1, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. What is something I can give to my doctor to thank her?
    Write a note. No food, no flowers. Use the money you were going to spend on the gift and apply it to the other bill along with a copy of the charity paperwork.
    Nov 7, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Current Ontario Grade 12 Student applying to nursing schools in Toronto!!!!
    I don't know - but I wanted to say good for you for knowing what you want to do and being so focused. Good luck - I hope you get your top choice.
    Nov 1, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. CNM? Confused...
    I think how much you miss depends on what kind of practice you have. I know midwives who practice in a large group and their call schedule is better than the OB docs at the same facility. I know some...
    Oct 29, '11
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  20. Accommodations in nursing school- are they good?
    FWIW, med students also get accommodations if they qualify. They also get accommodations on the MCAT and USMLE. So do PA students, OT students, PT students, law student, etc. The idea is to...
    Oct 12, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. I did a stupid, stupid thing...Need Advise!!
    I am very sorry about your situation. Everyone copes differently. I am not sure if anyone suggested this - but yes, wait it out but before you start applying go an get a drug test from a clinic....
    Oct 12, '11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  22. Apparently 12 year olds can make their own medical decisions
    I think it is great. I don't think anyone should be in a tanning bed so I am ok with that too!
    Oct 10, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  23. New Grad feeling like a failure...
    Any luck finding a job? I have some a lead if you want to PM me.
    Oct 3, '11
    Forum: Utah Nursing
  24. Utah
    It is VERY tough for CRNA. This is not a CRNA friendly area. I haven't seen a position posted for at least a year.
    Oct 3, '11
    Forum: Utah Nursing
  25. RNs that have children aging from 2-18 years old
    One thing that I had to get accustomed (since I am a bit controlling) is the idea of "good enough." Don't think everything is going to be perfect and decide that some things really don't matter that...
    Sep 26, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion