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by rn987654 rn987654 (New Member) New Member

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Hi all! Thank you for reading this message. I am getting very discouraged as I have been unable to find a peds job. I took this year off to focus on my DNP, and prior to that, only had adult experience. I'm incredibly desperate and discouraged that I won't be able to be a peds NP without any peds RN experience. I'm just looking for words of encouragement or tips because I'm not getting them from the people in my life. Thank you all!

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You can do it!

Have you thought of looking outside of where you live for a job? Or maybe calling up old professors/clinical instructors to see if they can pull some strings? What about an ED that has a pedi ED attached? I know we have those here.

You couldn't pay me a million dollars to work in peds, lol, but I really hope you find what you're looking for! Good luck :)

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Shelly0928 has 18 years experience.

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Hi. I couldn't tell from your profile where you live, so I will just throw some ideas out there..

Public health/county health dept?

Private duty-home health

urgent care?

School nurse?

I am wishing you the best luck, sometimes it can be discouraging out there.

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