I literally hate my job - page 2

So, I graduated in December 2016, passed and got my NCLEX in February and got my dream job in March in cardiology. I loved cardiology in school and thought it would be a great fit. Three weeks... Read More

  1. by   firefightnnurse
    I too am a new grad (this past May). got a job in a step down that at the time felt like a great fit. I have only been there 2 months and HATE IT. I really feel like nursing may not be for me. Everything is about what I didn't do, or how slow I am. I have to admit, your post really made me feel less isolated in feeling this way. I hope your time in hell ends soon! t minus 10 months till I can quit...stupid contract...
  2. by   KeepinitrealCCRN
    my advice is to switch to nights and stick it out 1 year then try to transfer to ICU. you will need ICU experience for CRNA school anyway. if you you don't like cardiology maybe MICU would be a good fit for you. the first year is rough but you are learning a lot, more than you probably think, and it will help you in the future.
  3. by   Redhead,RN
    Quote from Wuzzie
    Because it seems the majority of students these days get their image of nursing from "Grey's Anatomy".
    True. And nursing school makes it seem wonderful too. Nursing sucks for the most part. It's a thankless job BUT those rare moments when you actually make a difference make it worth it.