ChitownRN17

ChitownRN17

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  1. Hi there! I’ve just started looking more into quality control type jobs and wondering if that is similar to what you do. Based on what you described, it sounds like it could be something that would be similar to what’s available around me, and I’m wo...
  2. New Nurse tips & advice

    Learn as much as you can about the actual anatomy and structure of neurology/everything involved. I work in a neuro clinic but the only real training I got was on how to document and what questions to ask. I’ve been there for a few years and still as...
  3. transitioning from acute setting to ambulatory

    I agree with the above posters for the most part. I left the ER because I was 26, had been dating my now-husband for a year and was working nights, weekends and holidays. I was missing too much in life and had missed holidays with him family for year...
  4. Curiosity Killed the Cat and Got 50 Hospital Employees Fired

    I work at Northwestern and I think it’s mindboggling people looked because during orientation, they drill it into our heads to not look at anyone’s chart who is not your patient or a patient you are covering. They also said, until just a few months a...
  5. Curiosity Killed the Cat and Got 50 Hospital Employees Fired

    Very true on the “big brother” comment, truly not sure how people don’t recognize that or think that high profiled charts are going to be monitored. Although, I work at this hospital and it’s tougher than I would have imagined to find and hire great ...
  6. Curiosity Killed the Cat and Got 50 Hospital Employees Fired

    I wish! I work at this hospital and it’s actually fairly difficult to find very good nurses. A lot of people want to work at Northwestern because of the prestigious name (as I’m sure it is at other hospitals) and obviously people can interview very w...