Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room?

Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room in Riverside:
"Satisfying to help others."
Pros: Management, teamwork, and work hours.
Cons: High stress level, patient/nurse ratio is too high in a high volume/fast-paced ER.

Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room in Winfield:
"Stressful but rewarding."
Pros: Environment, helping other, service to others.
Cons: Stress,

Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room in Tampa:
"Talented, dedicated, and team oriented."
Pros: I enjoy working with my co-workers... We work together, as a team, to support our community's medical needs.
Cons: For the past 6 weeks our ER has been flooded with patients making wait times much longer. People get cranky when they feel bad - not to mention waiting sometimes hours in uncomfortable chairs with other sick strangers sitting next to them. It's difficult at times to be kind and understanding of people who are rude, yelling, and demanding things of you.

Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room in Providence:
"Exciting and fast pace."
Pros: The learning of many things.
Cons: The hours.

Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room in McAllen:
"Excellent, active, skilled and compassionate."
Pros: The close experience with the people, the help offered when they need it. The education to the patients and coworkers.
Cons:

Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room in El Paso:
Pros: The rush.
Cons: Pack of consistency.

Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room in Springfield:
"Cox South ER."
Pros: Saving lives!
Cons: Stress level is very high. Experiencing patient deaths can be extremely difficult.