Quoting Squeaky McGee:" I work on a tele unit."
Quoting nurselindsey:" Fun! I love cardiac stuff. Night shift I take it? I work on a stroke unit. Day shift. "
Quoting Squeaky McGee:" Yeah, I love the heart, too. It's fascinating. We get a little bit of everything on my unit. Last night, ... [snip!] ... to work on CIC or CVIC one day. Then again, I'd also love to work in NICU. I don't see myself staying on this unit forever."
Quoting nurselindsey:" This is my first hospital job, too. I've moved around a little though. I graduated recently, December ... [snip!] ... I'd love to be in the CVICU. I want to get my ICU certification - maybe that would help me make the med surg/ICU transition. "
Quoting Squeaky McGee:" I graduated in December of 2011, too. I worked in a nursing home for a few months. I got this job in May, and I'm just now starting to feel comfortable. The first 6 months were rough!"
Quoting nurselindsey:" Definitely! I hate that feeling of not knowing what you're doing. Yay for not working in a nursing ... [snip!] ... I worked for one for a very short period of time (I completed orientation and training and worked 1 day alone). I hated it. "
Quoting Squeaky McGee:" I love old folks, but I couldn't handle the 40:1 patient to nurse ratio. It was incredibly dangerous."
Quoting nurselindsey:" Very unsafe. I ran my butt off. The CNAs are overloaded and I felt so bad for the residents who had their lights on for 20+ minutes because they have to pee. "
Quoting James Mama:" <blockquote><b>Quoting Squeaky McGee:</b>" It's that way on my unit, too. We don't ... [snip!] ... the smell of any stool now that I am pregnant!! And I too hated the nursing home although I worked in a sub acute rehab floor."
Quoting Squeaky McGee:" Here's my 10.5 week bloat! "