Pros: loved the variety and knowledge gained and shift worked great for lifestyle at that time
Cons: unable to find nighshift childcare once my son was born
Worked with another RN/LPN during orientation and then worked as sole RN with an excellent tech. Worked seven on, seven off 12 hr night shifts. Responsible for all admits/discharges, med distribution, ER assessments and chart audits. Also 15 minute watches on suicidal patient(s) and vital sign checks on new detox admits. Morning rounds with physicians and staff reporting before leaving shift.