Does nursing ever offer any moments that completely make you feel fulfilled, or does the job become repetitive and mundane as many other people feel about their jobs.?
It may sound too head-in-the-clouds, but as I've been told time and time again, "do what makes you happy." In a job that seems to require stoicism and perhaps some not-too-happy moments, by the time you perhaps feel that you have become numb to the environment, is it still fulfilling? Why does or doesn't it make you happy? #nursing #nurse #medicine #healthcare #hospital-and-health-care
I started on an infant Med-surg floor at Johns Hopkins. Then Peds IV therapy. Then Peds homecare. Then weekend option IV therapy. Then Peds Home IV Admin. Then a National Education Coordinator. Then peds research. first site coordinator, then clinical project coordinator then site monitor. then research admin.
Then I tried being a research data base manager. A desk job that I didn’t like.
So, back to Peds research jobs.
Now I do home infusion on a schedule, that I choose.
I have been a nurse for almost 36 years. I have NEVER felt bored or sorry about my career choice.
There are SO many things to do with a degree in nursing! There are hundreds of ways to be a happy nurse!!!
How are you? Great question. I have found after workin g in the nursing fielld for over twenty five years that you as a nurse can control your daily overall outcomes of self fulfillment.
There are so many different fields of nursing everything ramgiing from Travel Nursing ICU to Travel. Skilled Nursing, Home Health Field Visit Nurse, Aciue Care Floor Nurse, Health Insurance Nurse, one of the newest ground breaking fields of nursing is Nurse/Attorney.
I have found far that when I worked in Hospice Care that it was truly self fulfillillng and an absolute honor to assist another human being to leave this world pain free , comfortable with their their spiritual religious belief. I hope this helps. You have. a fantastic day!!
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