Here is my dilemma. I graduated in May with a BSN, passed NCLEX, still looking to land my first job as many other new grads are. My goal is to work in acute care, preferably on a med-surg or tele floor. I have put out 100s of applications, only 1 hospital called me back, 2 interviews later and no luck yet. However, this past week I was offered an interview with Fresenius, the dialysis clinic. I thought this might be a good job for me to have while I continue to apply to hospital positions. Then I started researching the company, as well as dialysis nurses, and now Im not sure.
1. Fresenius has a lot of bad reviews from former and current nurses. Mainly that they only care about money, and their benefits arent so great, and you will never get a raise working there.
2. Then I started hearing that working dialysis isn't a good move since it is so specialized that it will be even harder for me to land a job in acute care down the road.
3. Last, this is a job where I would hopefully only work for a few months before I HOPEFULLY found a job in acute care. I have heard from some recruiters that working somewhere for this short amount of time is not good, however I do not want to work as a dialysis nurse long term as this is not my passion whatsoever.
Any advice from recruiters, experienced nurses, anyone I would appreciate their input. Im at a loss of what to do. I dont want to hurt my chances of one day working on a med-surg/tele floor.