I started orientation on the postpartum unit at a 400 bed community hospital. r had been wokring on the med-surge flood there as an aide for a bout a year before. Anyhow. I love it. Sometimes I sit there and wonder if I am dreaming. Can I really be getting paid for this, and paid well? It's definately something I've wanted to do for so long and being able to do it right out of school makes me so thankful. I LOVE it! I love being with mamas and equally love being with the babies. In addition, the starting pay is the same if not more than most of the Boston hospitals and the incentives they offer are great (reimbursement for NCLEX, tution reimbursement and they also pay my loan payment every month).