What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Registered Nurse (RN) in Tacoma:
"Experience is a valuable assessment skill."
Training prepares you for your job as a RN but experience will be the most valuable assessment skill you will learn.
Registered Nurse (RN) in Lawrence:
"Get a degree."
Get your BSN and certifications. Nursing is a labor of love, do the right thing and do your best.
Registered Nurse (RN) in Buffalo:
"That it was a managerial position."
Never forget that we all had our first day // be kind to and considerate to all staff and peers //do more than you are expected to do willingly.
Registered Nurse (RN) in Minneapolis:
Always be focused and time management is very important. Skills not comfortable with ask for help.
Registered Nurse (RN) in Milwaukee:
"I wish there was more consistency in the nursing department."
This position is wonderful if you have school aged children, but there are unpaid summers off and you cannot apply for unemployment as part of your contract.