Should I hold out for a hospital job? Should I hold out for a hospital job? | allnurses

Should I hold out for a hospital job?

  1. 0 I just recently took and passed the NCLEX in December. I've been applying at a few nearby hospitals but was just offered a job at a physicians practice out of the blue. I'm kinda hesitant to take it for 2 reason: 1) lower pay and 2) losing/not developing the fundamental skills of a nurse. I wanted to work med-surg or even ccu but I'm just not sure what to do. I would like to know what ya'll think, any insight would be much appreciated.
  2. 5 Comments

  3. Visit  Cobweb profile page
    #1 3
    You can learn tons of good nursing skills in a doctor's office And any job is better than no job. You might have an easier time getting a hospital job with some experience under your belt. That's just my opinion, though.
  4. Visit  not.done.yet profile page
    #2 0
    Take the job but keep applying.
  5. Visit  Scarlettz profile page
    #3 0
    I would have took (almost) anything when I was looking for a job. This is especially so because it was hard to find jobs around my area. I would take it until something else pops up. It is hard to tell when something else arises, but this will give you good experience until then.
  6. Visit  CrazyGoonRN profile page
    #4 0
    I would take it and keep applying like the previous poster said. Think about this: What if you turn it down and don't get another job offer for 6 months. Will you be kicking yourself then?
  7. Visit  STRAWBERRI profile page
    #5 0
    Take it it's hard finding a job plus what if you turn it down n dont receive anything for months