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10 Perks of a Nursing Career

Steve Berman | NursingLink

10 Perks of a Nursing Career

2. Flexible schedules

Not all of us want to work the standard 9-5. While nurses often must take less coveted shifts when they first start working at a new hospital, in many cases nurses can craft schedules that fit their lives. However, those who do prefer a traditional work schedule can find what they’re looking for while working at a clinic or physician’s office.

While working in a hospital, nurses may find it difficult to arrange for a permanent schedule (say, working swing shift every single time). However, the benefit of that is that if you need to change your schedule due to an appointment or any other commitment, nurses can oftentimes trade shifts or speak to the nursing supervisor in hopes of making a temporary change in scheduling to accommodate whatever is needed.

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