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  1. soo basically I've started on my first nursing job on a medicine/ tele unit for 1 year and 3 months now. Honestly it was a lil rough at first like anyone else starting off new but I pretty much got the flow of things 6-8 months in. However right now...
  2. Nurse Beth

    How do I figure out what I want?

    Dear Nurse Beth, What is your advice for someone who wants a change in their career or speciality but doesn't know what they want? I feel at loss with all the options in nursing. I have been a med/surg nurse at a VA hospital for over 2 years. ...
  3. Having a mental breakdown. Indecisive! Having a mental breakdown. Indecisive. I'm in my mid-20's so don't judge LOL. I have no kids and live at home! I have posted about this several times. I'm becoming more and more anxious for my n...
  4. Hi everyone, I'm an RN with 1.5 years of experience in a cancer center's ICU. After my first year, I found myself feeling miserable and hating my job to the extent that I was willing to quit without having another job lined up. I've been unemployed f...
  5. Stalemate in My Career

    I have worked in a small community hospital in the ICU for 8 years. I am currently completing my MSN and will be done in 1 year. I am also on maternity leave which ends at the end of October. My passion is to one day teach and hold an educator positi...
  6. Is a career change worth it?

    I have been a nurse in oncology for 2 years now. In my 20's. I was on nights for a year and then I became dayshift. I've been days for 6 months now and although it's busier, I enjoy having a normal sleep schedule. I have a similar schedule to my...
  7. Nurse Beth

    Why Do Nurses Quit?

    Jamie looked at the framed group photo on the wall of Cohort 22, the 24 new grad nurses who started a year ago in 2015. They all look so happy and eager. Where are they all now? Of the 24, 16 remain employed. Christina returned to the Bay Area a...
  8. So has anyone figure out a path out of nursing yet? One that allows me as the sole earner for my family of three to live our 80K a year lifestyle? I'm honestly curious because I am ready to get out, I just don't know what to do. I have worked pa...
  9. Quick background: I am an RN that started her nursing job at a SNF/LTC. I work on a sub-acute floor that is mostly LTC despite it being sub-acute. I have been working there for almost 2 years (night shift) and decided I need change. The facility is l...
  10. I am currently a nurse care coordinator at a primary care physician's office. My hours are 7:45am-4:15pm Monday through Friday. No weekends or holidays. I have been there for over a year. My workload is often heavy at times. On top of that, my d...
  11. Nurse Beth

    Worry about making a career change

    Hi Nurse Beth! I am struggling with major burnout and have been thinking for a long time about making a career change. It was always my plan to get an advanced degree, but I've become less and less certain what degree I actually want to pursu...
  12. If You Changed Careers

    I'm coming up on my 4th graduation anniversary, which is a drop in the bucket in terms of an adult career, but I often find myself thinking "wow, I don't love nursing as much as I thought I did." I stay in it because I don't have the time or money t...
  13. I've been a registered nurse for 4 years, just turned 40, started on a high acuity tele floor and recently transitioned into quality management as sepsis coordinator. I think I'm having a mid life crisis with my career as I obviously am too indecisiv...
  14. A nurse spends their days helping people feel better and heal from illness or injury. They work hard to improve the quality of life for many individuals, often doing more than what's expected of them. But there are different types of nurses: hos...
  15. My career has been marked by one main constant - change! Can change really be constant? Read my story and decide for yourself. I started my career as a home health nurse. I was really happy with it for a while because I got to spend one-on-one time ...
  16. Career Change from Finance to Nursing

    Hi all, I recently graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Finance and now work in an investment bank. Dissatisfied with the work that I currently do, I am deciding to pursue a career in nursing, primarily because of the meaningfulness of the work I ...