What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Registered Nurse (RN) in Butte:
"How much stress and negative environment I would work in."
Be selective which hospital you work for, start on nights, be sure you have a BSN and as soon as you finish that go straight into your master's program and have a specialty in mind.
Registered Nurse (RN) in Lubbock:
"It's not easy to be a nurse."
Follow your passion. It's nice to meet strangers while taking care of them.
Registered Nurse (RN) in Tallahassee:
This is a very stressful job but if you are in it for the right reason you will love your job most days!
Registered Nurse (RN) in Greensboro:
"Everything is not fair."
Doing a good job and excelling with your daily performance is always best but it will not guarantee you advancement. It is really who you know and how you answer questions when put on the spot.
Registered Nurse (RN) in Louisville:
"That you can't know everything when you graduate."
Be ready & open to learn every second you are awake.