Pros: new learning environment, experieinced staff members, close to home
Cons: working 3 different shifts
This was my first job out of nursing school and the experience was challenging. There was so much to learn that was not addressed in school, however, my mentor was great!
I primarily worked with neurological deficit patients, many of whom had recent craniotomies and/or other surgeries and with cardiac related issues.
A typical work day included assessing – more... the patients, passing medications, charting, rounding with doctors and learning whatever my mentor had in mind for that day. – less