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What is available to BSN, RN needing to leave bedside nursing due to physical limitations after surgery. Nine years of bedside in MedSurg, Inpatient Rehabilitation, orthopedics, and ICU.


July 6th, 2024

As mentioned earlier, school nursing is an option; so is working in a college dispensary - an NP is not always needed there. A physician's office will not pay as well but is far less stressful than a hospital. Consider a group practice or an urgicenter. Also there may be diagnostic centers such as breast imaging or cardiac testng where an RN is fine . And think about teaching LPN and nurses aides which you may do with your RN. You would not necessarily need to be in the clinical area, but could teach in the classroom. Finally, if you are computer proficient, contct insurance comapnies about their on-call nurse lines for patients who have questions and need triaging. Good luck to you1 Please stay in nursing! We need you!

July 14th, 2024

Case management from home or Director of Nursing in a correctional facility, or telemedicine

July 11th, 2024

Depends on your physical limitations I have been in healthcare for 47 yrs

July 10th, 2024

Remote RN positions such as in case management for major insurance carriers, or virtual RN advice nurse.

July 10th, 2024

Look into paralegal. There are firms that are looking for medical personnel.

July 6th, 2024

You could switch to School Nursing, although less pay, but less strenuous on the body and less stressful all around. I have a BSN in Nursing and found school nursing a lot less stressful and a lit more rewarding.