Nursing - changing me for the worse - page 2

I don't really know what I hope to accomplish by posting here, but I'll give it a shot anyway. Thanks in advance for listening. I'm coming up on one year since I passed the Board and started off... Read More

  1. by   interleukin
    "I have been sick the last few days so I called and asked to be cancelled, but they said they needed me. I go in...'

    First mistake. Never go in when sick. You're not responsible for staffing.
  2. by   nursecassia
    it sounds like you have already made up your mind...I think there is this misconception that going from ICU to a reg floor is some sort of step down?? this is not true, it is just a different pace..still nursing..I dont believe one place is better than the other they all have strengths and weaknesses...Maybe all you need is just a change in position, it isnt like you cant go work in ICU again one day?? That is the great thing about nursing is if you dont like one area you can try lots of different ones, the only thing holding you back is yourself...