Working summers only as RN

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    Hi, is it possible to work summers only as an RN while continuing my education for a masters program in nursing or whatever degree during the Fall and Spring semester?

    I just want to know if maybe someone has done this before.
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    You could try doing a flex or contract position. Around here some hospitals offer 13 week contracts. Best part is that they pay a lot more since benefits aren't included.
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    You could also do camp nursing if you wish to work only during the summer. Many camps are open only during the summer months and utilize nurses for a multitude of issues that can arise.
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    As long as your employer is cool with the arrangement, why not?

    But not sure many facilities would be willing to go for it.

    Good luck!
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    To: Havin a PArty :

    Yes, I did see camp nursing. I am in VA, but the pay came out to around $10 an hour. It included room and board. Not worth it $10. I need something close by home and $20 or more pay per hour.

    I might just try the hospitals near me and also my school VCU.
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    To OkOkinC

    Hi, what area are you in and where can I search these positions? I am in VA specifically Fredericksburg, but drive to go to school in RIchmond VCU.
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    Quote from Humaneclowninscrubs
    To OkOkinC

    Hi, what area are you in and where can I search these positions? I am in VA specifically Fredericksburg, but drive to go to school in RIchmond VCU.
    A click on this member's profile reveals he/she is in OKC (a.k.a. Oklahoma City).
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    OP do you have experience? I doubt anyone would hire you to train you all summer to have you just leave, but if you have experience and require a short orientation, you can probably just work summers or prn.
    Fiona59 likes this.
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    No, I graduate next year, but I have been working at the hospital as a CNA.

    I will just apply everywhere and see what happens.

    Does anyone think being a male nurse also would make a difference?
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    Don't think gender will make a difference in this situation.
    Fiona59 likes this.


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