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  1. Hi Nurse Beth, I am a newly graduated ADN RN and just got my license in the end of July. I applied for nurse residencies and staff nurse positions but haven't had any luck so far. I am also enrolled in a BSN program so moving out of the area isn...
  2. Need Your Advice: OR or ICU Ltac

    New grad with 2 opportunities... ICU in ltac paying pretty well or new grad residency acute care in OR paying $29. Which is a better choice?
  3. Hello! I graduated in June 2019 with BSN, RN in Philadelphia, and moved to Berkeley, California a year ago after getting married. I got licensed in California in November 2019, but have struggled to find a hospital job ever since. I graduated with a ...
  4. Do Med/Surg Hospitals accept LTAC experience?

    I am a new grad CNA, I worked in a Psych Hospital for a couple months now, but started looking into other hospitals because I want more hands on, medical experience as a CNA. Ideally I would love to work at my local large Hospital (Palomar Hospital)....
  5. New Grad LTAC

    Hi all! I'm a new grad as of May 2020 and have been job hunting since then (and before if you count applying to new grad residencies!). I was just offered a job at an LTAC, noc shift and have been reading through this forum on everyone's experience. ...
  6. Is anyone else's ICU more like LTAC?

    Just curious what other regions/ hospital systems are experiencing.... I am an ICU nurse at a Midwestern hospital (community size roughly 250k) and we are the main hospital system in the city - we have 3 ICUs... Med/surf, cardiac and neuro/trauma. ...
  7. We are a small rural hospital (just for background to this question). We've recently run into an issue with patients coming from SNFs/LTACs in our area. Anyone with something we didn't stock (our first issue was with trach supplies different from ou...
  8. Dear Nurse Beth, I am an RN with a BSN and live in a part of the country where there is a glut of new grads. I was grateful to get hired at an LTAC several months ago. My job is chaotic, low-paying, and the training and guidance are minimal. ...
  9. The biggest was NOT getting catheters out as soon as possible. If the doctor doesn't address it then the nurse should ask if there are any reasons the patient still needs the catheter. If not ask for an order to remove it. However, if the foley is ne...