social work to nursing - page 2
I tried to post this before but I think I was unsuccessful. I am new here and I am thinking of changing careers. I already have to bachelor's but social work just doesn't pay the bills. Tired of working two jobs. I want to keep... Read More
- 0Mar 16, '04 by loriannFreeda:
I decided to switch to nursing before I started working in a hospital. I was working as a Director of an outpatient substance abuse program and made the official decision at that time. I found that I didn't enjoy doing administrative work in social work. Prior to that job, I did direct care, but found myself wanting to be more involved in people's care even then. I spent a lot of time at the hospital when I worked in residential programs for the mentally ill, so a lot of my interests were peaked with those experiences. I took a hospital social work job to see more and get some experience in hospital setting to see if I liked that sort of environment. That sealed it for me.