hospital vs. office nursing

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    I am lucky enough to be in a position where i currently am working at a hospital, but am unhappy with my experience thus far. I am almost finished with my orientation, and then would be moving to nights. I have been offered a position with a doctors office and am not sure what to do. How bad is it to job hop in this profession? Also, would it be difficult to transition back into a hospital setting?Please help!!
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    My opinion - give any job a year, even if you hate it. If you don't think another office job will come around, however, you may not want to pass up the opportunity.
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    If you can, try to make sure you will not want to return to hospital nursing and will be ok in an office setting for awhile. Although not definite, I have heard and witnessed myself how difficult it can be to try to get hired by a hospital after leaving for another type of setting. I also have personal experience with "job hopping", and was given this label even after staying at a job for a year. When I think I've found my niche, I change my mind. Unfortunately I'm still searching. If you think the office setting is for you and you feel good about it, go for it!


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