What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
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.
Registered Nurse (RN) in Denver:
"It's not about the paycheck."
Nursing is not easy.
Not many are qualified to handle the load.
Not many are called to deliver this level of care.
However, It is a most rewarding service oriented profession that requires skill, critical thinking, and incredible compassion.
There is no doubt God called you to this profession.
Allow him to work through you, and your career will be the best thing you'll ever do with your time.
Registered Nurse (RN) in Pittsburgh:
"Do everything you can and explore all your possibilities."
Gain all the knowledge and experience from your job as you can. Then consider moving on to another position so that you will have a wide knowledge and experience base. You will be able to choose any job position you desire and will know which field gives you the most satisfaction.
Registered Nurse (RN) in Pendleton:
"New policies and lack of policies."
Concentrate on own work. Teamwork. Anticipate the needs of your provider and patient.