My husband and I are recent empty-nesters. I love my job on Peds at a mid-size hospital and my husband also works there in Med-Surg.
Recently I have began to feel useless, okay maybe that's not the word, but you get my drift. After all these years of nursing I still want to make a difference.
I have found a very rural.......remote even, hospital in Alaska that we could both go work for. I know it is a very big change. And it's not because I'm not happy where I work, it's just I need a change, I needed to know I'm making a difference and helping folks......okay that may sound hokey, but that's me.
I guess I'm looking for opinions. Would you do it?
I have two grown children, one in college, one married with a small child. Both of my parents are living. I know I would only get to come home once a year while I worked there.
Pros: great pay and benefits, Reaches 11 Native American villiages.
Cons: far from home, and very cold.
Let me hear from you