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  1. Where do you work PRN/Per Diem?
    I'm hoping for some advice about what type of work is best for a per diem/PRN job? I work full time at the bedside, so I would prefer something a little less physically demanding. I have heard...
    Jun 5
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  2. Got written up AGAIN
    I have two thoughts about your situation: 1. nursing is a "24 hour role". no one nurse can be expected to do every possible ordered thing within 8 hours. i mean, if the patient doesn't have a...
    Apr 30
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Hire Me
    If you can deal with a cross-country move, look into NH and VT. new grad and ADN friendly. PM me if you need further detail. I relocated too and never for a minute regretted it
    Apr 23
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  4. Need help finding job
    If you feel comfortable sharing, what is your location?
    Apr 16
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  5. Frustrating Job Market
    OP, can you relocate? if so, send me a private message. i can give you a couple of leads. if not, best of luck to you. the job market for everyone has been horrible since the 2008 crash!
    Apr 10
    Forum: Washington DC Nursing
  6. I lack social skills and confidence. Is nursing a possibility for me?
    OP, I echo what a previous poster said: I think it might be time to get your anxiety under control. That doesn't mean you couldn't be a great nurse though! It sounds like you are smart and have some...
    Apr 7
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  7. Applying to jobs out of state
    OP - yes! I graduated at a very difficult time for new grads to get hospital jobs. It was hard to swallow because I have a family, but I'm glad I did. The hiring process at my hospital was ok - long...
    Apr 7
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  8. Would you send this patient to the unit?
    OP, you should be thanked for your advocacy and getting this pt to the unit where they belong. As a charge RN, I would simply not accept this patient to my unit, not assign a bed or nurse, and maybe...
    Apr 7
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  9. First Med Error... Learned Big Lesson
    OP, you should be commended for your care and honesty. there are some nurses that i know who would have said "eh" or perhaps didn't even notice the BP AT ALL or worse still, let an entire day go by...
    Apr 2
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  10. Job Hopper, concerned
    Agree with both OP and previous posters. That job makes it seem as though you were working at a nearly-bankrupt psyc unit in a prison. oy vey! however, yes many new grads state that the work is...
    Mar 26
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  11. New Grad Nurse Journal ICU
    WHY oh why is "journaling" a new thing in nursing? I find keeping your feelings and opinions to yourself is a lost art. I can't believe your employer (let alone nursing schools) is making people do...
    Mar 26
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  12. Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Can anyone give me their opinion on this: I've put a few applications out to BWH for staff nurse/floor positions and step-down/intermediate. while I heard back and received good feedback from two...
    Mar 21
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  13. My termination story, any new grad success advice appreciated!
    OP, sorry you're going through that. 6 week new grad orientation for a 6 patient ratio? Unacceptable. Please do not judge yourself too harshly given that training and ratio. I refuse to work 1:6...
    Feb 24
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  14. Jobs in Boston
    Boston nurses, how long did it take (roughly) from the time you applied to a particular hospital job to the time you finally heard back from HR or the nurse manager? I am BSN/experienced. thanks in...
    Feb 21
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  15. Brigham and Women's Hospital
    yes please! i'm guessing ICU would have to be 1:1 or maybe 1:2 at times. how does the nurse : patient ratio work out generally on other units?
    Jan 29
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  16. Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Hi Ashley, I hope you don't mind me asking, but do you know what the ratio's are like?
    Jan 23
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  17. Tips for doctors
    Dear OP the medical student, As others have already said, the fact that you are even asking or trying to do a bit above-and-beyond in terms of learning hospital/nurse life is refreshing. Thank...
    Jan 13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. What did I do wrong?
    OP, so sorry you were put in that situation. it sounds like you are working for a crappy agency and everyone who is supposed to support the only one (you!) who was directly in the home failed. The...
    Jan 13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  19. Is There Enough Time for Patient Teaching and Teach-Back in Fast Paced Acute Care Settings
    Goose lady - yes, brief moments of patient teaching can occur during med pass. I find it difficult to believe that quality teaching sessions are occurring while wiping someone's buttocks. And how...
    Jan 8
    Forum: Patient Education
  20. Is There Enough Time for Patient Teaching and Teach-Back in Fast Paced Acute Care Settings
    "Is there enough time for patient teaching?" NO. I think about this every time I go to work...
    Jan 1
    Forum: Patient Education
  21. Bostonian RNs: Where do you work and why?
    BSN, 2+ years ICU stepdown/surgical experience, also charge nurse
    Dec 30, '14
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  22. Bostonian RNs: Where do you work and why?
    BostonFNP, it could be either. I work in a union hospital now, but have also worked non-union.
    Dec 23, '14
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  23. Bostonian RNs: Where do you work and why?
    Forgive me. I can clarify: I would rather be in Boston-city because I'm not really a driver. I don't have my own car, so I'm dependent on MBTA or walking. I would love to be able to walk to work.
    Dec 23, '14
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  24. Bostonian RNs: Where do you work and why?
    Hi Esme, yes I was hoping for feedback about Boston proper places. thanks!
    Dec 19, '14
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  25. Bostonian RNs: Where do you work and why?
    Hello Boston area nurses! I'm interested to find out your opinions about where you work. Do you work in a particular hospital because they are great/nurse-friendly/great manager? Do you even like...
    Dec 18, '14
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing