Been there,done that ASN, RN

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Been there,done that has 33 years experience as a ASN, RN.


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  1. Been there,done that

    Moving as a nurse

    You are getting way ahead of yourself. Focus on graduating.Then focus on getting experience. "certain hyper specific requirements" will wait.
  2. Been there,done that

    Life Changes

    Of course I remember you. Always good advice. I wish you Godspeed.
  3. Been there,done that

    Do I need a lawyer?

    Everytime I am in the hospital, or even on just a phone call.. they always ask me what my date of birth is. It is a major identifier.
  4. Been there,done that

    Home health work from nurses home?

    how could you do home health visita from your home?
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    A job told me they would get back to me today but didn't

    The manager and HR are very busy people. Need to wait it out
  6. Been there,done that

    Hiring Process

    HR runs slow. I once waited 6 months for a response to an application. Good luck.
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    My patient doesn't want to work with me at all and it's hurtful

    Do not end your shift until your patient is medicated.
  8. Been there,done that

    💔 nurse about to become a dog groomer

    There is no longer any time to care. The idea is.. get them in and get them out. That is where the money is. I know the nurses appreciate having a wound care specialist. I always did. Have you considered agency wound care? Otherwise dog grooming coul...
  9. Been there,done that

    Write up

    Mailing the info to the wrong person is a breach.
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    Did I make an error?

    Putting you on a PIP is ridiculous. Too bad management couldn't put the attending on a PIP. The patient needed to be on comfort measures only. Fiddling with BP and pain RX is ridiculous, The man was dying.
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    Acute rehab vs Med/surg vs General surgery

    How many patients would you have on the rehab floor? How many assistants are there? What shift would you be working? Those patients can have very heavy physical needs. I worked one rehab floor, loved afternoons, hated days. I was always assigned to...
  12. Been there,done that

    Cotinine urine screening pre employment

    Not sure if you can call it discrimination. They are weeding out smokers during the hiring process, Smokers take more breaks and more time off with respiratory related illnesses. They will also find SOMEPLACE to smoke, on any non smoking campus.
  13. That is disgusting, That floor is filthy. You really have nothing to report/ you did not witness the event. I won't even take a pill a drop on my own floor.
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    Should I retake Microbiology?

    Pass it with the C. Spend your energy on upcoming courses, I got a C in Fundamentals of nursing. Ended up graduating Magna cum Laude. That looks good on a resume.
  15. Been there,done that

    Code status

    She didn't code. She died . She didn't want anything done.