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  1. I wasn't sure which specialty to even put this in, so apologies if this is in the wrong spot. I have a job opportunity to work as a Regulatory Coordinator RN. This role works in a team with 3 other nurses and an ADA coordinator to maintain surve...
  2. Interviewing for this job on Wednesday: Does this sound more quality or more CDI to you? Anyone here work a similar position?
  3. What's your MRI process like?

    Hi all. I'm wondering how you guys handle MRI with anxiolysis at your facilities. We currently have Rad RN's provide oral or IV anxiolytics, the problems we are running into are: 1) even with weight-based dosing protocols, the sedation is unpredicta...
  4. Nurse manager interview tomorrow

    Hi, it went great but I didn't get the job because the other candidate had more experience. They asked about times I built a team, about my priorities re: satisfying drs and supporting staff, how I get buy in for new initiatives, relationship buildin...
  5. Nurse manager interview tomorrow

    I was just invited to interview for a PACU manager position tomorrow. I wasn't even sure if they would interview me at all, since I have no manager experience, and now here we are. I have PACU experience and do PRN work in this PACU, but very limite...
  6. So I have a new job at an IR department in a brand new hospital. There are 3 of us being hired, and we are the first IR nurses. We will set our own call schedules, workflow processes, and that kind of thing. I wanted to ask other IR nurses what kin...
  7. Obtaining first manager job

    I've been an RN for 5 years in a variety of roles, and am now working with the ultimate goal of transitioning into leadership. I would like to step into a managerial position in the next couple of years, and eventually work at director level or even...
  8. Exactly, so when we do know that someone is having a psych crisis, we prepare for the worst possible scenario. Every patient gets stripped down. No sharp cutlery, no aluminum cans. No clothes. Often, no they do not have that right. Involuntary p...
  9. Pattern scheduling

    I just got a new job that I start in 2 months, and I was told that at this job they do pattern scheduling, 12 hours, 3 weekends a month. It was a long interview and I didn't think to ask more about that. Does anyone do pattern scheduling at their f...
  10. Help! 2 job offers in Colorado

    I have 2 job offers and need help deciding between the two. I have an offer at St. Anthony North Campus in Westminster and another at Northern Colorado Medical Center in Greeley, both in the ED for comparable pay. I'll be living in Longmont. I'm in F...
  11. EP lab nurses: where are you?

    I'm looking for an outpatient/ambulatory Electrophysiology lab in Colorado. I'm interested in working for one, but have no real experience so I wanted to shadow a nurse in one before I start working towards that goal. If you work in an EP lab, whi...
  12. ER nurse rotating through observation unit

    I'm considering a position at a hospital where the observation unit is considered part of the ER and the ER staff is required to staff it. The manager told me that I might be required to work in obs as often as once a week. I'm not super thrilled a...
  13. Banner, SCL, Centura Emergency rooms

    I'm moving to Colorado and have offers and interviews with the above companies. I have a float position at McKee Medical Center, Banner Health Fort Collins, and Northern Colorado Medical Center in Greeley. I'm also considering options at St. Joe's in...
  14. Cerner EMR? Tell me allll about it

    I really like it. I have used both First Net and Surginet (specific components of Cerner) and found it easy to chart and understand. Of course, the only other EMR I used was that DOS-based horror Meditech, so after that almost anything looks amazing.
  15. What is the average 2017 Colorado salary

    I'm moving to Colorado this summer and a couple of job applications have asked me what my salary is, and I'm wondering if some of the rejections are due to me asking too much. Or maybe my current rate of $45 an hour makes them think I'll ask an unrea...