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Better to work in hospital setting first?

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by Lullabynurse Lullabynurse, BSN, EMT-I (New Member) New Member

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I just graduated and I'm studying for my NCLEX now. I have been working at a children's hospital as a nursing assistant for a little over a year. I like it there and I was actually offered a job there after I pass the NCLEX. But I have always liked the nonhospital settings better. I've applied to a few pediatric clinics and a school nurse job. I know they prefer more experienced RN's, but I did get a call back from one of the clinics. 

Does anyone have an opinion through experience or just in general about whether it's better to start off my RN career in a hospital? Thank you!

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