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  1. Nurse Manager vs Human Resource

    I think it really depends on the hiring process of the hospital. I work in HR for a hospital and our managers can interview on there own. What this manager may want to do or you can suggest that you and the manager arrange a time for an interview, br...
  2. Long Beach Medical Center Need advice urgent !!!!!

    Tomorrow I have a interview with Long Beach Medical Center in Long Beach NY. I was wondering if any nurses has any experience with this hospital or know of any other nurses who work there? How is the pay and the benefits? Any pros and cons to the jo...
  3. New Grads - some good news for jobs in NYC area

    How did that job fair workout? I would take TheraCare of New York from off my list. I had a friend who worked for them and did not get paid. The payroll department that processed her check is nuts. They have no idea as to what they are doing and the...
  4. LPN job market in NC

    Ok I have a friend with experience looking to leave a well paying job in FL as an LPN paying over 20 bucks per hour to move to NC with no job secure I my friend crazy? How is the job market in NC for LPN and can you make 20+ per hour as an LPN or ca...
  5. New LPN in excelsior program

    This board has so much encouragement and it is because of professional just like all of you. I am looking to take the same route of either Resp Therapy to BSN through exclesior or my ASN to BSN through them, nursing will be a 2nd career for me and w...
  6. CCC Online versus Rio Salado for A&P class

    I know this is an old thread, however, since I went to both Rio and transferred my courses over to CCConline, this is my first semester and I can say CCConline has been a better experience for me. I am taking A&P with CCConline and I took Bio 15...
  7. Rio Salado BIO 156 Final Question..

    I went the same route with Rio originally and for the Bio 156 I was not happy. My mom was terminally ill and past away during the semester, I asked for an extension due to the circumstances, and got no response in return, since I had FA I spoke with ...
  8. I feel like a jerk!

    I am sure this clinic had to know the going rate for someone with your experience and if they didn't that is there problem anyone that has went to school and invested your time and money it was all a matter of time but what you could do is offer your...
  9. I'm not rude and assertive so I wouldn't survive at work...right?

    When I first read this I wondered the same thing in myself so much to the point were I felt like if I didn't stay in my current job which was very abusive to the point of using profanity and constant backstabbing that I probably would not make it in ...
  10. What is so hard about A&P 1?

    I took a biology course as well and one of the things I learn from my professor during that course was to read the information and take it in as particle. What he was saying is that science is actually everyday information, sure the terminology will ...
  11. What is so hard about A&P 1?

    I have found that Paco69 is right to a certain point A&P 1 requires focus and committment, you must stay on track in this course, however, with this course and 2 other classes and work, and children, and dont forget your DH, (who happens to be 2 ...
  12. Frustrated New RN looking for first job

    I am in school taking my preq and decided to pursue my Resp Therapy certification before going into nursing. But I just moved back from the South, GA and FL. These are both nice areas but there is a difference in work environments and in the people....
  13. Where does the public get the idea that nurses make a ton of money?

    What I dont understand is this, What is wrong with making a decent living? I am currently in the accounting and finance industry, and I am back in school for nursing. Why the salary for me to cross over into a new profession is not bad, the earning ...
  14. How Many Residents Do You Care For On Your Unit?

    20,30,and 40 residents you know what that all is a shame there should be some type of pt to nurse ratio placed on these SNF. I worked in a hospital as a PTC and the nurses had 5pt to 1 nurse with the PTC having 18 pt and the nurses would complain N...
  15. Return to work early after surgery

    Yes you are absolutely correct, an employer could ask however, most HR departments (in which I have worked in this capacity for 15+ yrs) would advise any management against it. Why? because often times the employee will feel as though they are being ...