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CVICU vs Float Pool

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CritCare_RN has 2 years experience as a BSN and specializes in NSICU.

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Hi everyone,

I have been recently offered job offers from CVICU and Float pool.  Both offers are from the same hospital which is a level 1 trauma center. The float pool would range from MICU, NSICU, TICU, CVICU, CCU, ED, and MSICU.  I have previous 2 years experience in Neuro ICU from another level 1 trauma center and have had little experience floating there.  I am wanting to expand my knowledge before applying to Grad school for either my NP or CRNA. Which offer should I take? 

Thanks in advance 

 

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Wolf at the Door has 7 years experience.

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easy pick. cvicu. 

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Agree. For obvious reasons float nurses generally receive the more stable patients on a unit. You want the exact opposite of that. Take all the CVICU disasters you can.

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Loco-Bonita has 1 years experience as a BSN, RN.

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CVICU hands down. 

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