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happy.persimmon BSN, RN

Acute Care, Diabetes, Project Management

Blessed to be a nurse :)

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happy.persimmon has 6 years experience as a BSN, RN and specializes in Acute Care, Diabetes, Project Management.

I'm a California based nurse. Experience in Mental Health, Medical/Surgical, Acute Rehab, Diabetes, and Leadership/Project Management. I am always looking for ways to grow as a nurse and help my teams grow. I was part of the logistics of my hospital receiving Magnet designation and was part of the team that opened a two tower hospital. I don't pretend to know everything, but I do have an experienced perspective to bring to the table. 

I love my family, plant based cooking, home remedies, art, and my God. Here's to being friends and breaking the pattern of nurses eating their young 🙂 

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    Which vaccine?

    So as many of you have seen, read, heard about, or experienced, more and more healthcare systems are moving towards a mandatory vaccine without the option of testing twice a week. Many don't have the option of leaving their jobs, much like two close ...
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    LVN's in Observation Units or Magnet Hospitals?

    Thank you Jean Ivy! That is truly helpful, I appreciate it. I agree, it's odd that the nurse roles are not standardized... California is an incredibly strict state with what nurses of all types can do, it makes onboarding so much more complicate...
  3. Greetings fellow nurses, pray this finds you well. I work at a California Magnet hospital, and we are considering hiring LVN's for our new outpatient observation unit. This is a first for our institution and wanted to pick your brains. - Do...
  4. thank you for the input, and it was not a wise decision nor do I recommend it. :)
  5. Greetings! Thank you so much for your comments, I appreciate them and the time you took to write them. I think we nurses are blessed by a forum where we can express ourselves and be supportive; allowing ourselves to be vulnerable and explore together...
  6. Greetings!... help :) Ok, so I graduated nursing about a year and half ago, and did psych nursing for a year which was great! However, teaching was always a passion of mine, so I entered grad school (yea son!!!) and decided that I needed acute car...