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10 Perks of a Nursing Career

Steve Berman | NursingLink

10 Perks of a Nursing Career

8. Nurses are rarely (if ever) bored

Besides a lot more physical activity, another difference nurses experience when compared to those working in standard desk jobs is the excitement factor. No day is ever the same. You’re dealing with life and death situations. True, some patients’ stories and outcomes are incredibly sad and heartbreaking, but there are also plenty of hilarious patients and situations that arise, providing several entertaining stories to tell and retell in the break room.

With the ability to work in a wide variety of settings and situations, flexible work schedules, and a career that requires you to use your mind, body and compassion, every day is an exciting challenge as a nurse. True, you’ll have to handle undesirable chores such as bathing patients or cleaning poop whenever and wherever it may exist, but there will also be days when the work is exhilarating. That’s why many nurses feel a rush from the profession that they can’t find anywhere else.

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