ADVICE, P.R.N.: Looking for wiggle room

$3.95
Nursing2014
January 2005 
Volume 35  Number 1
Pages 12 - 12
 
  PDF Version Available!

ABSTRACT
© 2005 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc. Volume 35(1)             January 2005             p 12 Looking for wiggle room [ADVICE, P.R.N.: HIRING POLICY]

I've been a nurse for over 20 years in both military and civilian hospitals. My experience includes obstetrics, critical care, and medical/surgical nursing. In my current position, I'm often assigned to the ED, which I love. I'm also finishing an LPN-to-BSN program and will graduate in a few months .

I recently told my nurse-manager that I'd like to continue working in the ED as an RN after I graduate. To my dismay, he said he “probably” can't hire me, despite my background, because I'll be considered a new grad. Hospital policy requires new grads to have at least 1 year's experience before they can work in the ED .

I feel I have more than enough experience already. What do you think? —M.S., ...

Purchase Now !

To purchase this item, follow the instructions below. If you’re not already logged in, be sure to enter your login information below to ensure that your item is saved to your File Drawer after you purchase it.

Not a member? Join now for Free!


Cost:$3.95
1) If you're not already logged in, enter your information below to save this item in your File Drawer for future viewing.

User name:


Password


Forgot your user name or password?
2)  If you have a coupon or promotional code, enter it
here.(If not, just click Continue.


Digital Coupon: (optional)

3)  Click Continue to go to the next screen, where
you'll enter your payment details.






jQuery UI Accordion - Default functionality

For life-long learning and continuing professional development, come to Lippincott's NursingCenter.

Nursing Jobs Plus
Featured Jobs
Recommended CE Articles Recommended Nursing Articles

Meeting the Needs of Family Members of ICU Patients
Critical Care Nursing Quarterly, October/December 2014
Free access will expire on December 22, 2014.


Dealing with the specter of phantom limb pain
Nursing2014 , November 2014
Free access will expire on December 8, 2014.


The Power of Nursing Peer Review
JONA: Journal of Nursing Administration, November 2014
Free access will expire on December 8, 2014.


More Recommended Articles

Subscribe to Recommended Articles

Evidence Based Practice Skin Care Network NursingCenter Quick Links What’s Trending Events