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When the Patient Is in Handcuffs: Nursing at the Metropolitan Jail

When the Patient Is in Handcuffs: Nursing at the Metropolitan Jail

By Working Nurse

Thanksgiving is always a hectic time for the Los Angeles Police Department’s Jail Division and this weekend was no exception. As nurse Annette Olvera, RN, began to examine one blood-covered arrestee, he leaned in and asked in a whisper, “Do you think my wife’s family is going to come after me? I stabbed her 27 times.”  Although alarming statements like these are not uncommon in Olvera’s work, she says her job is not dangerous.…

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Margaret Shandor Miles, RN, Ph.D., FAAN

Margaret Shandor Miles, RN, Ph.D., FAAN

By Elizabeth Hanink, RN, BSN, PHN

Margaret Miles became a nurse in the mid-1950s, an era when now-familiar practices like open heart surgery and chemotherapy were new…

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How  to Keep  Social  Media from  Ruining Your  Career

How to Keep Social Media from Ruining Your Career

By Sue Montgomery, RN, BSN

It’s been a tough day at work and you just want to vent. So, you log into Facebook and post something…

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The Opioid Epidemic

The Opioid Epidemic

By Genevieve M. Clavreul, RN, Ph.D.

One of nurses’ most important and underappreciated duties is advocating for our patients. While much of that advocacy takes place at…

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Correctional Nursing: Interview with Frank Torres, MSN, FNP-C

Correctional Nursing: Interview with Frank Torres, MSN, FNP-C

By Keith Carlson, RN, BSN, CPC, NC-BC

Frank Torres, MSN, FNP-C  City of Los Angeles, Personnel, Medical Services Division   Describe for us your place of employment. I’m a…

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Case Management: Interview with Leila Esmaili, RN, MSN

Case Management: Interview with Leila Esmaili, RN, MSN

By Keith Carlson, RN, BSN, CPC, NC-BC

Leila Esmaili, RN, MSN  Case Management Lead and Educator  Glendale Adventist Medical Center  How did you begin your case management career?…

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DNP: Interview with Alisa Rock, RN, DNP, ACNP

DNP: Interview with Alisa Rock, RN, DNP, ACNP

By Keith Carlson, RN, BSN, CPC, NC-BC

What is your position and where do you work?I am the director of clinical research and education at Methodist Hospital of…

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Featured Jobs

Walk-In Interviews for Experienced Oncology Nurses with a BSN or MSN, Wednesdays from 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

City of Hope

Are you an experienced oncology nurse who would love to work at the world-renowned City of Hope? We want to meet you!We…

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Director, Quality & Performance Improvement

Methodist Hospital

The Director of Quality & Performance Improvement is accountable and responsible for the overall development, implementation, and integration of the Performance…

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Nurse Practitioner, Los Angeles Jail, 12-hr Night Shift

City of Los Angeles

An Advance Practice Provider Correctional Care is responsible for obtaining medical histories, performing physical examinations, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests, assessing…

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