I take the NCLEX in March and immediately plan on fleeing NYC and never looking back. Proud that I lived here, proud that I earned my RN here, can't wait to leave here, lol!
Now, I know that this is probably an eye-roller for people who have lived on Cape Cod all their lives, but I love the Cape and would love to live there year round. I have an Aunt who lives in Chatham during the summer, and she's let me visit the house in the winter just to see what it's like. So far, I still love it (even thought it's just for weekends at a time).
I've been trying to network with her homecare nurses, hoping to get my foot in the door for after I graduate and apply for reciprocity. I'm interested in hospice care, and I know there is a big hospice organization in the Hyannis region.
Unfortunately, after my the stars fade from my eyes, I realize that I'm already low on the list for getting a job as a new grad, never mind as a hospice nurse, which is even less likely to hire newbies. So am I basically signing up for joblessness if I try to move to Cape Cod this year?
Any suggestions from those of you lucky enough to be MA nurses, especially those who may have relocated to the Cape/do hospice work in the area?