Length of orientation for experienced nurse going to new hospital, same specialty - page 2

I'm just curious how much orientation most people get when starting a new job in an area they have experience in. I start a new job in 2 weeks, and they said I get 6 weeks of orientation, with 5 of them being on the floor. I... Read More

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    I would definitely take the 6 weeks if offered. I got 3 weeks as a new grad and cried almost every day for the first year. I noticed though that most experienced nurses got 3 weeks of orientation also. i don't know why I only received 3 weeks. I asked for more training and was told no. One of my preceptors actually got me another 2 days. So, if they are offering 6 weeks that is great.

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