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    Rady Children's Hospital-New Grad RN Program

    Hey I am a travel nurse at this hospital. All the new grads I have talked to have not had any complaints!
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    Common Pediatric Meds?

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    is this a low ball offer?

    I would never take a rate that low.
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    San Diego

    I have been at Radys since December and living in Pacific Beach. I love it here :)
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    Has anyone traveled to Rady Childrens in SD?

    I did get the job, I love it out here! And Rady's is really great. The people are all so nice.
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    What are the top 5 medications YOU administer daily?

    Dilaudid zofran cefoxitin or invanz pepcid/protonix/Zantac/omeprazole diaper creams!
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    Med error and disciplinary action

    That's crazy. And you're right, that does prevent people from reporting errors. At most, you should have done some re-education on the five rights with your educator.
  8. San Diego, not South Dakota I interviewed for a position there yesterday and will hopefully be getting an offer today. I didn't interview until late yesterday. Also it is my understanding that corporate and the agencies got in a little battle over pay rates a year or so ago, they stopped using travelers for a bit, then corporate realized that they need them, so they hiked up pay rates. I hope this is true!
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    Recommendations for Travel Companies

    I am hopefully starting to travel in a few weeks. I absolutely love my recruiter at Medical Express. She is amazing. If I start my assignment and she drops off the face of the earth when I need her, I would be incredibly shocked. I've been talking with her for months now (had to postpone leaving because of a surgery).
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    Agency jobs in Pittsburgh area?

    Hey I'm from Pittsburgh, however to my knowledge, none of the hospitals in the area utilize travel nurses unfortunately
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    Lab draws

    We have an IV team we call for difficult sticks and IV insertions. Otherwise we draw our own.
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    Pediatric Midline IVs?

    We got training on them but we never have used them to my knowledge. I heard there were issues with them clotting off.
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    ? about my peds patient

    Absolutely try a Farrell bad. Nearly all of our patients use them. You can use it while feeding too. Also what type of formula is she on? She could have a reaction to that.
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    Pediatric oncology:Best hospitals to apply in MD or PA

    Hi! I work at CHP. I started a year ago. Starting pay for me (BSN graduate) was around 23/hr. I will be honest and say I am not sure they are hiring diploma nurses at this point. As a magnet hospital, they are seeking to staff mostly BSN nurses. It's worth a try however. CHP is a wonderful hospital that is of course involved in a lot of research due to it's affiliation with UPMC.