New Grad: Accepted a part-time job on an oncology/nephrology floor

  1. 0 Hi all!

    I recently graduated this past May, passed boards in June. I'm still orienting at the hospital I'm on (it's actually a new grad residency program for 12 weeks). All the new hires were sent a list from our managers about open positions. The floor I'm orienting on (oncology/nephrology) only had a part-time job posting available (2 shifts a week).

    I'm wondering if I made the right choice by picking not only a part-time position, but one on a specialty floor as well? There were three other full time positions available on a med/surg unit.

    Do you think I'll get enough experience in regards to the learning curve for a new grad being with oncology/nephrology patients opposed to working on a med/surg floor my first year? I'm hoping a full time position will come up for this area soon; I really like the floor. Or do you think I should call my manager back and ask to take up the FT position on the med/surg unit instead?
  2. Enjoy this?

    Join thousands and get our weekly Nursing Insights newsletter with the hottest discussions, articles, and toons.

  3. Visit  MissHaleyDawn profile page

    About MissHaleyDawn

    From 'North Carolina'; Joined Jun '10; Posts: 82; Likes: 29.



Nursing Jobs in every specialty and state. Visit today and find your dream job.

Top