Any new nurses escape the floor successfully ??? - page 3

Hello Allnurses, I was wondering if there were any newer nurses that have found positions in other areas besides floor nursing and have been successful in that area. I have <1 year of experience... Read More

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    I work in a doctor's office and love nursing would never be my thing, so I didn't really pursue it. I have a lot of independence, my contribution to the practice is valued, and I work M-F days, all holidays off, no weekends or nights. Highly recommend it.
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    To chybabe,If you don't mind me asking what company do you work for and what is your position/title? Jobs sounds interesting.
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    so what are the chances of a new grad getting a job outside of a hospital?
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    On bad days I feel like escaping the floor, on good days its like my sweat and tears counted. I can decided to take a desk job but i havent started. Dont knowif i will like but I hope it will be the better choice for me.
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    I really found this thread helpful. Thanks to the author and everyone who helped the author of this thread. I've worked with Many hospice nurses who absolutely cherish their job if you ve ever considered hospice.
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    As soon as I got my license I started out as a part time agency nurse being sent out to long term care facilities. Ugh. I hated it. It was deppressing, and i really did not like working with old people. I did not last there for a year. Then me and my friend went to a Donna Carillio seminar in which she presented ideas to get out of bedside nursing - like pharmaceuticals, insurance, etc etc . She also gave tips on how to go about interviews.
    True enough, i finally scored an interview for a public health/community health clinic as a RN Nurse manager. I did all her tips even if i felt foolish doing them... But hey i landed the job. Im here now doing a M-f schedule... I will probably seek out a med-surg position soon tho since i wanna go back to school to get my masters/NP.
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    I have changed jobs at least 12-15 times in my 12 years in nursing, and finally I have found my home Get all the experience you can, is my advice
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    I have worked in med-surg, LTC and have been a case manager for hospice for almost 2 yrs. I would love to get away from bedside nursing. I have never been happy doing it and wish someone would tell me how to get out of bedside nursing!! Not my thing!!
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    Does this apply to ADN nurses as well?? What are the limitations if any?? Thx in advance

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