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RN In FL

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RN In FL has 30 years experience and specializes in Managed Care, Onc/Neph, Home Health.

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  1. RN In FL

    New grad RN, absolutely hate nursing

    Understood, sis. Thats just why I will never go back. Seems all acute want these days are certifications, and acronyms, behind your RN anyway. Glad I am an old nurse too at 56😂😂
  2. RN In FL

    New grad RN, absolutely hate nursing

    I am just DONE. 🤣🤣🤣
  3. RN In FL

    New grad RN, absolutely hate nursing

    I tell ya, I am an "old skool RN" meaning I graduated back in 1983. When we went to nursing school, WE KNEW WE WANTED TO TAKE CARE OF PEOPLE! We were sure we wanted to be nurses, there was no complaining after we were blessed to graduate and sit boards, earning that "black stripe across the cap" 😍. Seems like today, most of what I see are hear from "new grads" is how terrible nursing is......I hate the bedside......and "burnout" after 6 months" I want Fast track to become NP or CRNA or DNP. I just don't get it. What were you expecting? Good in theory so you want to teach nursing, but you hate the bedside??? Its "not for me". So were you thinking after nursing school, I go straight to SENIOR MANAGEMENT......OR STRAIGHT TO TEACHING OR RESEARCH??? There is NO WAY a new grad from nursing school should be complaining about the career path they chose. What did you think was going to happen once you graduated??? I DON'T WANT TO HEAR IT. Am I "eating the young", maybe I am, but I am sick and tired of the whining. PAY YOUR DUES, LEARN YOUR CRAFT. Running away from the "bedside" is not going to cure anything. One must learn the core/basics of nursing in the CLINICAL SETTING, the disease process, assessment skills, time management, exercise critical thinking skills, DOCUMENTATION, medication management, advocacy, and being a team player . You can't go into anything else without that experience and knowledge. Nursing "school" does not equip you to. I am a nurse, and I DON'T WANT TO HEAR IT.
  4. RN In FL

    New grad RN, absolutely hate nursing

    How can one research with being a new grad with NO EXPERIENCE
  5. RN In FL

    Capella RN-BSN Flexpath-My experience

    ....or finishing up a nursing program ON LINE.....with no clinicals......
  6. RN In FL

    Capella RN-BSN Flexpath-My experience

    Are these accredited schools? I would really research all of these money making online programs. I mean who ever heard of Micro or A&P WITH NO LAB......RED FLAG FOR PROFIT SCHOOLS. BEWARE!!!
  7. I am pretty sure you will need to collect all your receipts and submit expense reports for all meals and cab fare. I am quite sure you will be getting an itinerary with all the details about the food allowances and rental car. When I trained I had a corporate credit card issued to me for everything. I still had to submit expense reports. They reimburse tips too. Cocktails are included in your dinner/lunch food allowances. I par took in the vivo...Tehehe. Hotel is usually close to the airport so use the shuttle...save on cab fare outta your pocket. They work until 5p very seldom do they break early. Of course down time is yours. The locals/trainers usually let you know of good after hours hot spots for dinner/entertainment and the likes. Oh yeah the hotel they put us up at was a Hilton property in Daytona Beach, a Hilton property in Cincinnati, OH. Hope this helps. I lasted with the company a little over a year....
  8. I did training in Cincinnati, OH...for work at home telephonic concurrent review position. I was flown there for 2 wks to learn the system/software only. Flew to Daytona Bch for 2 wks to orient for the job which was a joke. All was on the company. Paid for by corporate credit card issued to me. I had to submit expense reports with all receipts. Once you get home. Good luck with getting help.
  9. All of the above you just mentioned is why got out of correctional nursing, I was basically terminated. I asked too many questions. Things were not documented, the LPN's lacked assessment skills, taking "patients" off meds....especially psych meds, and them literally crying to have them restarted. Families calling wanting to know why, and us being told "not to give information".. Cops too involved with calling the shot with medical. Sick patients not being sent to the hospital, and very poor documentation. Inmates have died, due to being sent out too late, and these families will never know the true reason.
  10. I worked for a private company, as a DON, supervising only LPN's. I was hired in to "change the culture....a breath of fresh air", so to speak, by the HSA. It was a totally different story. I lasted 3 months to protect my license. The LPN's ran things, that's why they could not keep a DON. I was always told, "we were a guest of the DOC". We had to satisfy them. DOC all up in medical's business. I questioned too many things coming from the outside. Documentation was poor, no assessment skills, things not documented but were done. I dunno, I thought you treated sick inmates like patients. I did not have "correctional nursing" experience, but a nurse is a nurse is a nurse. A bloody nose from a fight in cell c, I don't care about the fight, I care about stopping the bloody nose. Calling the MD if need be, documenting what you did, instructions to the "patient"....the things you tell a patient. You didn't get that. Patient gave a sick call slip, got charged 15.00, for seeing the nurse, and back to the cell. Mental Health is a joke. 70% of the inmates on psych meds....see a psych md via video....the mental health counselor have no type of group...they request to see her....they have to turn in a sick call slip. I have never seen anything like it. So many diabetics....all take the same insulin, regular or nph. no type of diabetic diet. no dietician.....awful. 1 medication nurse for 800 inmates.. I dunno if this is like it with other people that work for companies that provide medical care....I feel there need to be more RN's with sound assessment skills
  11. RN In FL

    Work from Home

    Oh absolutely. I haven't punched a clock in over 20 yrs, however I have been granted some type of comp time, with other companies, for the extra time I have put in. Its not abused of course, but it is a little something, being for being salaried since we don't get OT, is all I am saying. When I worked with Humana, all the hrs of OT I put in, I still had to take PTO when I had an apt or whatever. It was "encouraged" to just take 1/2 day, when an appt was scheduled, if greater than 2 hrs. crazy crazy crazy
  12. RN In FL

    Work from Home

    Oh absolutely. I haven't punched a clock in over 20 yrs, however I have been granted some type of comp time, for the extra time I have put in. Its not abused of course, but it is a little something, being for being salaried since we don't get OT, is all I am saying. When I worked with Humana, all the hrs of OT I put in, I still had to take PTO when I had an apt or whatever. It was "encouraged" to just take 1/2 day, when an appt was scheduled, if greater than 2 hrs. crazy crazy crazy
  13. RN In FL

    Work from Home

    I know at Humana, even though they called it "salaried", they did not compensate you for the hours you worked outside of the 40/wk. Like an appointment here and there, without using your PTO....I didn't like that, it was worse than punching a clock, with no OT.
  14. RN In FL

    Work from Home

    Run as far away as you can from Humana WAH!!!
  15. RN In FL

    For nurses who work from home

    I worked from home, and It is not easy. Will never do it again. I felt micro-managed. Confined, and felt I was "always working". Not a fit for me. High case loads, conference calls 2xwk @ 1 hr....I could go on. Not a fit for me. All the company I was employed by was metrics, metrics, metrics....
  16. RN In FL

    Acute Utilization Management with Humana.

    So when do you begin and which office?