Genista BSN, RN

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    Public health nurse mom

    Hi cc_RN- That's a tough situation. Is it possible for your husband/partner to stay home and care for the kids during the day while you are working? Since you are the breadwinner, can he change jobs and work alternate shift? Maybe you can overlap shi...
  2. Good luck!!
  3. Very touching on many levels. Thanks for sharing. (I did get something in my eye).
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    How do you like your job?

    I love public health! I am a visiting PHN for pregnant moms and moms of small children. I am in the office some of the time, and some of the time at people's homes. I also go to many networking/education events to help coordinate care. I worked in th...
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    Hoping for an Interview/Seeking any advice

    Hi Souapril- I think it took a couple weeks to get the letter in the mail saying my application was received, and maybe another 2 weeks before I was called to interview. It was a slooooow process, but worth the wait. Good luck to you!
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    Hoping for an Interview/Seeking any advice

    Hi sourapril. I did get the job & I love it! Thanks for asking.
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    Foster Care Public Health Nurse

    Mesa14- Congratulations! Have you started your job? How do you like it so far?
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    2 weeks notice!!

    Congrats! Hope it is everything you hope it to be!
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    Anyone work in MSSP?

    Hi I am interested in public health nurses who work visiting the elderly at home. How is the workload? Curious as to if the workload is very heavy, as I am considering a job in this area. I hear there are tight deadlines, and so am now wondering if i...
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    Wish me luck!!

    Good luck! Fingers crossed for you.
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    Hoping for an Interview/Seeking any advice

    Hi everyone. Good news...I am in process of multiple interviews! I have a few questions about specialization in PH & wondering if my background will allow me to succeed in these areas of interest. If you apply for PHN I in an area for which you d...
  12. I drive an hour to work. Sometimes it's longer depending on traffic. If it's a great job, then it might be worth the drive.
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    Hoping for an Interview/Seeking any advice

    Thanks Tinderbox. Glad you got the job! I'm going to call and set up the interview this week.
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    After Nursing: Is There Life Out There?

    Sorry for the situation you are in, Viva. I hope it all works out for you. If not, I wanted to suggest Telephone Triage. You have to have solid clinical experience to do it well, and you have that. It's easy on the body , but still stressful mentally...
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    About transgendered patients

    I remember taking care of a transgendered person who dressed as female, but was anatomically male. We called (her) by the female name she asked to addressed by. In (her) chart, it stated, "phenotypical female, genotypical male." (She) had not had any...