Registered Nurse (RN) Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Registered Nurse (RN) in Morristown:
"How much it would change."
Get your BSN or MSN , get hospital experience and move on to other areas,

Registered Nurse (RN) in Tomah:
"Time managent skills."
I find there is never enough time in the day to complete everything I feel is necessary. I remember from school, the instructors told us to do what you can early as possible as you never know what the day will bring. Remembering this has helped me. When I started, I listened, looked, and absorbed all that I could from my peers. I loved working with nurses that had been in practice for a while. I found them to wise and a fountain of information. Be open and friendly, be part of the team...really be part of the team for without your co-workers nursing can be difficult.

Registered Nurse (RN) in Frederick:
Learn to be flexible.

Registered Nurse (RN) in Newton:
Get advanced, post Bachelor degrees. Look at ALL the wonderful job opportunities available to nurses.

Registered Nurse (RN) in Savannah:
Find a different career. You don't get paid enough for the work you do. This is a female driven career and the pay reflects that.

Registered Nurse (RN) in Appling:
TAKE PRIDE IN YOUR DEGREE AND DONT BE AFRAID TO LEARN. NEW THINGS RELATING TO YOUR CAREER.

Registered Nurse (RN) in Madison:
"Don't slow down to get to your goal."
Get to your ultimate goal sooner than later.