Orange Tree replied to CYoungLPN's topic in LPN/LVN
My first few checks went to getting my head above the water, but today, I just got back from one mall and I'm about to go to another. Congratulations on your first paycheck! :) Keep living like you make $8 an hour and you will keep feeling "rich".
Orange Tree replied to OCRN3's topic in California
The patients have to go somewhere, and they will need nurses wherever they end up. I know our HR has hired some of them, but they haven't gone through orientation or made it to the floor yet, so I haven't met them.
Orange Tree replied to BSNbeauty's topic in Relations
It sounds like she found herself in a very awkward position and did her best to lighten the mood. Maybe she should have taped your husband's mouth shut, instead. The swabbing should have been done, of course, but the being "just kinda all over the p...
Orange Tree replied to jetfuel's topic in Relations
That sounds like a good role for the family to take on. Encouraging people to eat is not something I normally have the time to do. I'm lucky if I'm not close to passing out from skipping meals, myself.
That is way too low. What makes it even more horrible is that you have to sign a contract for years! The new grads I work with make $30 + OT after 8 hours (for a 12 hour shift). It's in acute care, but that's still a huge difference.