Okay, another question!
I am just leaving my weekend package to go to OB full-time nites.
I had always wanted a weekend package until I worked one. The deal was:
1. Work 50 out of 52 weekends.
2. Full-time benefits.
3. Work two 12-hours shifts 6a-6:30p Saturday and Sunda
4. Work those 24 hours and get paid for 36, so it's like 1.5X your base rate wage.
Well, after a while I started to miss having a WHOLE day with my hubby and children on the weekends. It was GREAT having Monday through Friday off, and getting to pick up kids from school and be a "room mother".
But, Friday nite, it was early to bed, up at 4:30 (30 miles to work) and back home about 7p.m., eat and fall asleep and do it again. Even if there was a Saturday night function I am too dead to attend!!!!
SO, my question is would YOU work one, have you worked one, are you working one, and even does your hospital offer one???
I am REALLY curious as I don't have many local opinions yet. Our hospital just started these packages, and in other hospitals I hear they get scooped up quick!!
Thanks to you all!!!