SEASONAL RN

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    i see a lot of seasonal rn positions advertised, especially around florida and other southern states. i'm assuming this is due to the cyclical population of snow bird states. am i correct in my assumption?

    the reason i'm asking is because i'm thinking of going for an rn but my ultimate goal (in any job) is to be able to work seasonally--take at least three months off a year (unpaid, of course.) am i making a wise decision here? is there a sizable, stable seasonal rn job market now and in the future? is willing to work only seasonally an advantage (employer gets you only when needed) in finding jobs or a handicap?

    if rn is a bad choice for a seasonal gig are there any positions in health care that are better suited for working seasonally?
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    I don't think there is anything wrong with wanting to work seasonally. However, you have to get experience as an RN of at least a year.
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    Your right and I had such a hard time finding a job because all the hospitals around me wanted seasonal nurses with experience who can just come in for a few months then leave, so you definitely need experience because like a recruiter told me, they dont have time to train seasonal nurses. I also spoke to a nurse her title is interim she explained that she had 2 homes and during the winter she would work 4-5 months in florida then go back up to NJ and work there too, its like a contract.
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    Did you happen to see any offers for lpn that are seasonal, too? I have thought this would be a good deal for me and my spouse since we have lived summers in GA and winters in FL.

    Any more news about this?


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