What is it like working as a Registered Nurse (RN)?
Registered Nurse (RN) in Houston:
"It's Great If......"
Pros: Opportunity. Opportunity... Opportunity. Find your passion and run! The money will come!
Cons: 12 hour shifts. After 4 in a row all you want to do is sleep a day or two.
Registered Nurse (RN) in Lynchburg:
"You give care to the sick and dying."
Pros: That when someone is at maybe the lowest point in there life, I can make a difference. I can help my fellow man, and maybe bring a smile to there face.
Cons: The overwhelming stress that sometimes comes when you have a. Patient that you can't help. As you do everything you can for this person, and there pain makes them cry out. You do what you can and they keep declining, and you have 5 other patients who all need you, and I feel like I might be drowning.
Registered Nurse (RN) in Johnstown:
Pros: I like the patient care. I like the challenge of working with chronic pain patients. I love the people I work with, including the surgeons. I feel like an important part of the team.
Cons: The pay is not competitive. My hours vary a lot and I don't know my schedule more than a day in advance.
Registered Nurse (RN) in Jacksonville:
"My Career In Nursing."
Pros: Servicing my clients and providing the best quality of life for their current health situation.
Cons: Some of the challenges of working in Long term care are the ratio of client to nurse is so excessive added to the increasingly high acuity levels makes it more and more challenging to provide the best care for all patients.
Registered Nurse (RN) in Quincy:
"A Day in The Job Of An RN."
Pros: I love the opportunity to apply critical assessments skills in a fast paced environment. My coworkers make for a fun work environment which stimulates growth in knowledge and understanding.
Cons: Working weekends and holidays can be very tiring as well as having to use payed-time-off for any holidays that I do get off.