Family Nurse Practitioner (NP) Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Family Nurse Practitioner (NP)?

Family Nurse Practitioner (NP) in Phoenix:
"Lack of office management."

Family Nurse Practitioner (NP) in New York:
"Pros and cons."
Pros: Interesting city. Multicultural and diverse.
Cons: Commuting on the subways and ferries.

Family Nurse Practitioner (NP) in Memphis:
"Overworked."
More opportunities as a NP but much more responsibility. The pay increase as a NP does not match the increase in responsibility I had as a nurse.

Family Nurse Practitioner (NP) in Berlin:
"Stay current with bariatric treatment guidelines."
In this current healthcare climate, it is helpful to find a niche or specialty area to focus your energy & time on. This allows you to excel in your field & leads to greater patient satisfaction in my opinion.

Family Nurse Practitioner (NP) in St. Paul:
Pros: Keeping people out of the hospital.
Cons: Family members.

Family Nurse Practitioner (NP) in North Conway:
"Family Nurse Practitioner."
Pros: I like the autonomy and interaction with patients and families. I enjoy urgent/walk-in care, learning new things daily. I enjoy the expanded procedures I am able to do. I am not micromanaged which is important to me.
Cons: Hours can be long. Poor relationships outside of my department. Ambiguous evaluation of job performance.

Family Nurse Practitioner (NP) in Pensacola:
"Dont expect to be compensated fairly."
Go into engineering.