Getting an ICU Position out of School?? - page 3
All: I am just starting nursing school this fall, and am wondering. How hard is it to get a job in the ICU once I graduate with ASN and pass the NYCLEX RN exam? Any special... Read More
Oct 30, '03John, Im sorry, I thought I'd started a new thread, I didn't mean to ask a question for myself in your replies...I had just read yours and I just wanted to find out if there were any good web sites with more information....I sure must not have been paying any attention to what I was doing. You can delete it if you want, I tried but I guess you have to do it. I was wondering why I couldn't find my thread
AshleyLast edit by AshleyKay on Oct 30, '03
Oct 31, '03All:
- Wow!!! It's great to hear from everyone.
- I am wrapping up my A&P 102 class. Can't believe I started this thread back in March.
- Heard back from the college in NY - June 2004 start date for clinicals is a definite yes.
- Still working the same old boring computer job.
- Any one else out there want to add/share their thoughts and experiences - please post.
Oct 31, '03If I found out a recent grad was taking care of my family member in a critical situation, I would call my Lawyer. Period.
Aug 3, '08I got into ICU right of school. I graduated in May and I work there right now. I feel like an idiot most of the days I work but my preceptor just smiles. 2 ventilated patients is very hard to work with.
Aug 4, '08Quote from BarbPickI realize this quote is from 5 years ago, but I just have to say, "wow."If I found out a recent grad was taking care of my family member in a critical situation, I would call my Lawyer. Period.
I think the more reasonable thing to do if you were unhappy with a new grad being assigned to care for your loved one is to request another nurse. And secondly, if the scope of your loved one's problems were beyond the capabilities of a particular nurse, I think the charge nurse would be prudent enough NOT to assign that patient to the new grad! Just my ...