NURSE work schedule - page 3
Can you work 3 days a week an be off 4?? Hows the pay? ? What's the average starting salary? ? Hows life if you have a family vs a nurse?? What's the average pay check?... Read More
- 2Quote from Student Nurse_7You haven't even told us what state you are in. Are you and your girlfriend open to moving if necessary to find work after graduation? Are you in a 2 year or a 4 year program?FIONA.Yes I have researched.I'm just curious an wanted to know from other people I'm 19 still learning
- 02 year program. Yes we will move I'm in north Carolina
Well OK I still have to learn that's why I chose nursing to help people I do research but everything isn't true so I ask for others responses if its a big deal don't respondLast edit by JustBeachyNurse on Jan 14, '13
- 0Quote from Student Nurse_72 year program. Yes we will move I'm in north Carolina
If you are getting a 2 year degree then doing other things to help your RN application stand out would be useful. Work as a nurse's aide or tech while in school. Do a summer internship in a hospital. Volunteer. Take your classes seriously and try to keep your GPA up.
- 0Quote from Student Nurse_7Many nursing homes will train you to be a CNA. A tech is a nurse's aide (not necessarily certified) that works in the hospital and has a few more skills than ADL"s, such as drawing blood.Well how will I have time to get my Cna?? What's a good gpa?? Easiest way to get intern???
A good GPA is going to be at least passing, but I would aim for A's. It may not always happen, but if you are trying your best and applying yourself then that is a start.
Many hospitals will offer internships during the summer to nursing students already in a nursing program. You would see these positions advertised on facility's career listings or through their nurse recruitment office
- 3Jan 14, '13 by JustBeachyNurseQuote from Student Nurse_7There is no nursing shortage and there are many new grads who have been searching for their first nursing job for the past year or two. Try reading some of these recent threads:Thank you so much! I can't wait to help and save people's lives!!!!Do you recommend this as a very good career in demand??
- 1Jan 15, '13 by OCRN3It's not as in demand As before in the last few years most new grads can't get jobs right away. Job is not easy and takes a lot of sacrifice. Make sure you aren't just doing it for job security and money cause you may end up miserable in the long run.... Just saying
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