Member Member Nurse
  • 1,569


  • 0


  • 11,502


  • 0


allthingsbright specializes in LDRP.

Graduate 12/17/07 with AAS and have my 1st job in L&D all lined up!

allthingsbright's Latest Activity

  • Joined:
  • Last Visited:
  1. Dream job interview... What should *I* ask??

    ASK ABOUT ORIENTATION! Seriously, as a new grad in L&D, you need AT LEAST 3-6 mos orientation to get off to a good start. I started L&D right out of school, have 6 yrs in, and love it but it is a very challenging specialty and different from ...
  2. The most ridiculous birth plans you've had the pleasure of reading

    plus, i always say in my childbirth classes that birth plans are like Christmas wish lists--you may or may not get everything you want on the list. that seems to lace the idea with some reality! ok, back to bed--
  3. The most ridiculous birth plans you've had the pleasure of reading

    pt requesting "clitoral stimulation" from nurse during induction on birth plan=not gonna happen that said, most birth plans i am coming across lately have been okay--usually printed off the internet --and i wonder if pts even have any idea of what t...
  4. What's The Weirdest Name You've Heard A Patient Name Her Baby?

    I've seen this one too: L-A Pronounced LeDasha Pt told me "the dash is silent" Um no, it's not???
  5. OB T-shirt slogans?

    "Meconium Happens" or "Mec Happens" :thankya:
  6. Do you love nursing or hate it???

    It's love here--and it's pretty unconditional on my part. It has to be! Nursing is HARD!
  7. Starting salary in Missouri

    Oh, I'm in KC--I've heard st louis pays less!
  8. Starting salary in Missouri

    I started w/ an ASN at 20.50/hr last January--now am up to 21.60 plus a 3.50/hr night diff and 1.25/hr added diff on wkends. Best wishes!
  9. I was just laid off

    SO SORRY! (hugs)
  10. Greenwich Hospital Salary

    Here is the only info I found: from fheard Registered User Age: 33 Join Date: Sep 2008 Posts: 1 Mar 26, 2009, 01:54 PM Re: Average RN Salary New Grad '09 The current starting salary for 2009 at Yale is $27.50 for new grad nurses a...
  11. Am I too shallow to be a nurse?

    Well, I think that the act of "thinking about being too shallow" may just preclude you from being too shallow... That said, I don't think your reasons for wanting to go into nursing are going to keep you from burning out. Seriously, if you don't feel...
  12. Anyone out there want to help me out? I am somewhat desperate and unsure as to how to get a hold of someone for this interview? :) Thanks for any ideas/suggestions!
  13. how much do you make an hour/year?

    Just got my final pay stub for the yr--as a new nurse in my 1st year (and I started at the end of January) I made 46,000 and brought home 36,000 after taxes and parking, etc. An additional 3 wks would have brought me to approx. 48,000. This has been ...
  14. I hate my life.....

    I understand your frustration yet becoming a nurse won't solve all of life's problems, IMHO. I had many classmates that thjought getting a degree would make them happy only to find that nursing is hard work and a big sacrafice in itself. Plus there i...
  15. plz answer my qestion about GED

    I also have a GED and am now working on an RN-Masters program. It took me a long time to grow up and realize the value of education. I have had to work very hard, remediate through math and I was well into my 30's before I graduated! Yet I am so prou...