I turned down a management job - page 2

by tokmom

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As I posted here a month ago, our assistant manager passed away. Approx. a week ago, my nurse manager asked me if I wanted the position. I was flattered, but told him no. I like my current position and I like touching people. He... Read More


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    Why would you "have" to get a BSN when this position doesn't appear to require it? Not that it's a bad idea, but there are ADNs (myself included) who hold management positions and have a great deal of responsibility and influence in their companies.

    Of course, management isn't for everyone, and even for those of us who enjoy it, there are days (and weeks) when it totally sucks. If you don't want that, by all means don't do it......management is a hard, stressful, crazy job that sometimes saps the very life out of us and makes us yearn for a job whose major responsibilities include remembering to ask, "Didja want fries with that?"
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    Quote from mba2bsn
    "Society's plan of attack is to create dissatisfaction, to convince us that we must be in a constant pursuit for something "out there" that is sure to bring us happiness. Contentment is possible when we stop striving for more " - Charles Swindoll. Godliness actually is a means of great gain when accompanied by contentment - 1 Tim. 6:6
    This is so true. I just had to respond to respond to this so I can find it and read it again to remind
    myself. Great quote, never heard it before.
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    Quote from VivaLasViejas
    Why would you "have" to get a BSN when this position doesn't appear to require it? Not that it's a bad idea, but there are ADNs (myself included) who hold management positions and have a great deal of responsibility and influence in their companies.
    That's the way it is in many institutions, especially those holding, or aspiring to, Magnet status.
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    Quote from JulieCVICURN
    Eek. Only in appropriate ways, I hope.
    Oh god Im laughing so hard


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