Registered Nurse (RN) Advice

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

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:
Be ready for anything. Nothing is below you when you are a nurse.

Registered Nurse (RN) in Farmington:
"Call is terrible."
Find something you have a passion for.

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 Columbus:
Research before starting and have a good support system.

Registered Nurse (RN) in St. Louis:
"Nursing...are you sure?"
Long hours, no appreciation. . .everything do it, NOW.... Many after work plans, get cancelled...are you sure...?

Registered Nurse (RN) in La Crosse:
"Mobile technology."
Coaching, md mentoring, better education of medical tools and equipment.