Hi everyone! I just landed my first job as an RN after job searching since the end of February!
I am going to be working nights (7pm-7:30am). I have never worked nights before and although throughout college I considered myself a night owl since graduating I have re-synced my body to going to bed roughly around 11pm-12 and waking up around 7-8 am. I have no idea how to do this new schedule.
I wanted to know how people have managed this transition into a night shift position?
When do you sleep? Before your first day on, inbetween days, and the last day working after a cluster of days?
Also, how do you sleep on your days off? do you go back to trying to sleep nights instead?
I am married and my husband gets home around 5-6pm...I'd like to not always be sleeping when he's home so that we can spend time together.
Thanks for any input!!!