Oncology Acute Unit vs Labor & Delivery
- 0Jul 9, '12 by CrisRN31So I am a New Grad Nurse and have been offered position in Oncology Acute Unit. I also interviewed for Labor & Delivery and have a feeling I will be offered that one as well. I always wanted to do L&D, but I really like the Oncology Unit staff that I interviewed with. Any suggestions as to where to go?
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- 0Jul 10, '12 by pinknblue82Tough choice! I'd say if you have any interest in doing L&D, start now and get a nice long orientation. Oncology will probably still be an option down the road if you don't like L&D. Where I work it's harder to get hired into OB once your new grad-ness has worn off. My managers typically hire 1 or 2 grads and the rest of the openings get filled by people with OB experience (occasionally applicants with ER or ICU experience). Good luck in whichever you choose!