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While in school limbo...


Specializes in school nurse. Has 29 years experience.

Hi, there.

School nurse wondering about needs/opportunities to help/work during the crisis while school is not in session.

A couple of caveats:

Want to work part-time and not get on the rotating shift circus. Also, not willing to jump into a place where staffing patterns are obscene and exploitative.

Maybe part-time volunteering...?

BrisketRN, BSN, RN

Has 4 years experience.

Maybe look into the Medical Reserve Corps? I got emailed by my state's dept of health with encouragement to join, though I can't because I still have to be available during school hours and "doing work" to get paid & keep my medical insurance (which we desperately need as my husband's work offers terrible and expensive medical insurance).

Flare, ASN, BSN

Specializes in school nursing, ortho, trauma.

I second the medical reserve corp. I have gotten a ton of emails from them, but I also need to be available to check emails and answer questions. Plus, my husband has to report to work daily, so I am standing by with my kiddo and trying not to get exposed. I ran into a nurse friend while picking up food last night who said she was working the hotline for MRC. She said there were a lot of school nurses there

Jedrnurse, BSN, RN

Specializes in school nurse. Has 29 years experience.

I will check out the Corps- thanks!