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  1. Can they force me to work weekends during jury duty???
    If the Op works scheduled 8 hr shifts /5 days a week and 2 of those days are the week-end why shouldn't she be expected to work the week-end. Just because she was in the courtroom 5 days doesn't...
    Sep 13, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Management hate
    Very well said......I would love to have you as one of my employees.
    Aug 30, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Ethical Debate.....please help : (
    The ethical dilemma comes into play when you start choosing what patient you will treat first...the "con team" has to support their decision to let the pt who is getting CPR be last on the list.......
    Jun 10, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  4. What is the typical hospital schedule?
    At my hospital all floor nurses are 12 shifts .....everyone differs some like to work all 3 days in a row . some don't...our staff can not be scheduled more than 2 weekends out of a 4 week schedule...
    May 21, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Schedule
    work acute care nsg....all nursing depts have to post a schedule 2 weeks in advance of the next schedule starting.our schedules are in 4 week increments based a 2 week pay period. No changes can be...
    May 21, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Is it possible to get the holidays off?
    My hospital pays 6 holidays a year...if you work you get paid time and half for all 12 hours plus you get paid an extra 8 hours , (that you don't work ) in the same week whether you work the...
    Nov 12, '12
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  7. Extended stay hotels?
    Candlewood.....the ones I have stayed at have a kithchen area with full frig, cooktop, dishwasher, microwave, cupboards with all the dishes and pots and pans you will need. The bed was decent, room...
    Oct 9, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  8. Not sure what to do. Licensed RN working as tech.
    Sorry..your having to wait for a RN position but that is just the way it works. Did you expect the facility to create a position for you just because you work there. This same scenario has played out...
    Sep 26, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Ethical/Personal Dilemma - What would you do?
    Correct....the school is not the one to notify unless the individual violating Hippa did so in the capacity as a student while doing Clinicals. Report the incident to your Hippa Officer and let them...
    Sep 4, '12
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  10. Whats the point of a LPN license
    WOW....did you put yourself out there......curious... what experience have had with LTC and Home Health LPN's to make the statement you did about thier mental capacity ?? I work in acute care and we...
    Jul 12, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Can we fight?
    We are union..staffing ratios on Med-Surg with tele patients 7:1 both day shift and night shift. Some days it is absolutely crazy with the discharges and admissions. Some nurses can easily end their...
    May 23, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  12. Lottery for holiday shift?
    Produce a holiday schedule and present it to the manager in a manner that indicates the staff understand how difficult it is to produce a staffing schedule and you all got togerther and came up with...
    May 22, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Lottery for holiday shift?
    We have 6 paid holidays 3 summer 3 winter. We have a staffing policy that states no employee will be scheduled more than 3 of the six and one of the three will be a winter holiday. A staff member can...
    May 22, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. RNs filling in for CNAs when a CNA calls out
    AMEN......hmm no aide or over qualified "body" seems to be a no brainer to me
    Apr 18, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. charge pay
    Med-Surg Unit 26 beds...we eliminated the Charge as the "Charge" was really nothing besides assigning a bed and a nurse to take the patient and got a dollar more an hour. We now decide among...
    Apr 16, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Got a verbal job offer, what should I do?
    My hospital will not interview until we know a new grad has passed her boards. On occassion a newly hired person will turn down the job after they have been offered the position and the paperwork has...
    Apr 9, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  17. 0.9 is not full time?!
    Excuse me "poor Jugement" to work 3 12 hour shifts in a row! It happens everywhere esp in acute care settings and surprise it is what most nurses want to work. It is not just what the employer...
    Mar 29, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. 0.9 is not full time?!
    why is it so many people have such negativity toward thier employer ? (quote:the employer always finds a spin for a negative policy and they expect the employee to fall for it, hook, line, and...
    Mar 29, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Need license renewal help
    The state of Illinios is just now requiring CEU's ?? Hard to believe. I have had to have CEU's for over 10 years to renew and have to renew every 2 years. I have never had to submit CEU's that is...
    Mar 14, '12
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  20. This transporter looks as if he wants to punch me everytime I see him and Im scared
    Your preception of this Transporter is most likely the problem not the transporter..... I also have been accused of being angry, ****** off just by the facail expressions, body stance and in...
    Mar 7, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. Electronic Charting
    We have just went to CPSI ... interested in knowing how it it is going for your hospital. We also are doing CPOE. Are you doing CPOE ?
    Jan 20, '12
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  22. If you could do it all over again, would you choose nursing as your career?
    So what is stopping those of you who "would not choose nursing as a career if you could do it all over again "?? Many of the posters are young just starting in thier careers... so get out now and...
    Jun 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Nurse managers-Do you think tattoos look professional?
    against our work rules. all tattos have to be covered even on your hands
    May 2, '11
    Forum: Nurse Management
  24. Offensive Portrayal of Nurses in Ocean City, New Jersey?
    Are you concerned re the possible inappropriate attire since it is on the beach . Are the "two nurses" dressing in skimpy bikinis ?? Then I would agree they would be misrepresnting most of us.:) ....
    May 2, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. names of wound care clinics in mi
    Looking for names and locations of wound care clinic in mi and if any are run by Diversified
    Apr 6, '11
    Forum: Michigan Nursing