As some of you may already know, I am trying to return to nursing after being out for 4 years, and for now, I will only be able to work PRN. I have wanted to work in the OR ever since my OR rotation in nursing school and it just so happened that our local hospital put up a new posting for a PRN OR position that didn't require previous OR experience. I was like WHOA
... it seemed a little too good to be true, but I applied anyway!
After the fact, I started reading some of the threads on here by OR nurses, and I am beginning to think it IS too good to be true after all... so I thought I'd ask you guys what you think.
Can I realistically work PRN in the OR - learning everything I need to know, gaining enough experience to be competent, so on and so forth?
I appreciate any responses! I know I am jumping the gun a little, seeing as I just applied, but I was soooo excited about the prospect of actually getting the job I always wanted, but now I'm a little discouraged and want to see if I am worrying unneccessarily or if my worries are precedented.
Thank you all for your time!