LPN to RN graduating in december

by kaybriLPNtoRN kaybriLPNtoRN, LPN (New) New Student

Specializes in dementia and alzheimer’s. Has 2 years experience.

I graduate in december of this year and have been wanting to work in the OR since I shadowing in my LPN. I was just wondering at what time can I start applying for operating room nurse positions? what is the work/life balance like? call? hours?

Rose_Queen, BSN, MSN, RN

Specializes in OR, Nursing Professional Development. Has 17 years experience. 5 Articles; 11,132 Posts

Hi there! You can probably start applying now- I know that my facility has received applications from December grads for our January orientation. As for work/life balance, call, and hours, there simply isn’t one answer for that as it varies greatly by facility and type of facility. Come on over and browse through the OR forum- here’s one thread you may find enlightening