I graduated in Dec. 04, started working on a med/surg floor in Feb. and lasted until late July. I hated it, used to cry on the way to work, hated the shift rotation, the lack of support, etc. I learned alot there, and loved the patients, but it was too much. I applied for a position in the Endoscopy suite at another hospital. Didn't really think I would get it, but figured it was worth a try. What a blessing. I got it, and now I work 4 10 hour shifts, no weekends, on call for four hours on Saturday qsix weeks, and I'm still learning. I also go back to that floor on occassion because I know that I can benefit from the experience. But now it's when I want to, and only for 8 hour shifts.
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