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Perks to being Acute vs Primary

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I love pediatrics, I've been NICU/Pediatrics for years as an RN, although NNP isn't for me. I know the downside to acute care pediatrics in holidays, weekends, night-shift, etc. but what are the perks?

From shadowing, acute seems a little less busy? Not as pressed to meet "Numbers." More downtime to mingle/float around, more socialization among peers.

How is the salary comparision? Lifestyle? Job? etc. Looking for more opinions!

Thanks

Mike