I'm thinking about going for an FNP degree at some point and I'm just curious where FNPs are working.
Please describe your job (and salary if you feel comfortable).
I'm not sure yet what I'm interested in doing with the degree but maybe a private practice, school nurse (some require master's degrees and some don't) or teaching nursing students in a university.
Do any FNPs work in the hospital?
Also, I've always wanted to work in the NICU and may try to do it someday. If I'm already an FNP would it be possible for me to work in a NICU as an RN? Would they be reluctant to hire me? Would there be any advantage of having a master's degree and working as an RN (more money?)
I know where I work, some nurses went on become NPs, didn't like their jobs and returned to work as RNs. But they said it was a bit of a struggle to convince managers to hire (or rehire) them because they assumed that with a master's degree they'd only stay a little while until they found a better NP job. Interesting.