12 hour shifts in public health?

  1. 0 I absolutely love having my 3 days on 4 days off schedule working on the floor, but I am looking to get into public health nursing. Is there a such thing as having 3 days on 4 days off in public health?
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  3. Visit  Queen2u profile page

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    Queen2u has '2' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'Postpartum, L&D, Mother-Baby'. From 'California'; Joined Feb '05; Posts: 228; Likes: 100.

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  4. Visit  mclennan profile page
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    Highly doubtful. Most PHN jobs are with municipal departments and thus M-F, 8-5. I was a PHN for 4 years and that was my schedule, and every PHN's schedule I knew.
  5. Visit  Belle1005 profile page
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    Unless you want to be OPS (part time), no benefits. You'll make a few dollars more an hour but work about three days a week.
  6. Visit  tewdles profile page
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    In some rural areas, Alaska for example, the PHNs travel to villages to provide their services.
    As one might imagine, it is hard to maintain "bankers hours" when practicing like that. I do believe that they are primarily M-F, 8-4:30 though, even here.
  7. Visit  GraceNotes profile page
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    Some of our PH nurses work 3 days. Prorated vaca, sick leave & same low hourly rate as full time.


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