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What would be the best type of nursing job if you just have an associates degree but want flexibility with no weekends or holidays?


September 16th, 2022

Surgery center

September 15th, 2022

School nurse

September 13th, 2022

Does that even exist?

September 16th, 2022

Operating Room, but typically have to take call. The OR is the best department ๐Ÿ™‚ in my opinion

September 8th, 2022

Hospice on call holidays usually no weekends

September 23rd, 2022

Having worked in all different areas of nursing I can conclude that Endoscopy is so far the best type of nursing for me. I have done my share of calls and weekends and after 18 years in the OR, I finally found my niche. I work 12 hrs shifts, no weekends no holidays, no calls

September 23rd, 2022

Work as a registry/per diem nurse in your area. You will be employees by any number of staffing companies out there that staff nurses in different locations they contract with. You give the staffing company your available dates you can work and they only book you on jobs for those days. I've been doing this type of work from the beginning, it's been 5 years I've worked in telemetry, ICU , then ER. I love it because it allows me to have the scheduling freedom that I want, I also find that I earn on average about 20-30% more then the hospitals nurses by being a registry nurse.

September 22nd, 2022

Most employers require a BSN OR A BACHELORS DEGREE. IF nurse has no bachelors degree. He/she should Per certification in field of preference. AAPACN OR MDS, gerontology plus many more certs. They have great resources. another resource is NADONA which is affiliated with AAPACN (American Association of Post Acute Nursing)
Hope the above helps
Good luck
Helen

September 15th, 2022

You may be able to work per diem as a bedside nurse in a hospital. As well, endoscopy, lithotripsy and the like tend not to have weekends or holidays. Depending on where you apply you could try for care coordinator (not sure if they require BSN or not).

September 9th, 2022

Check OPM.gov for federal jobs. They have clinics and a variety of health settings that might fit your preferred schedule, plus wonderful CEU availability. I started working at a government agency, part-time to relieve for a nurse out for surgery. She never came back. I eventually got a permanent part-time position and later full-time. Retired 26 years later!

September 9th, 2022

I would say Home health. I worked in a clinic and had no weekends/holidays but little flexibility. I definitely would consider per diem somewhere, may have a holiday and some weekends but its got the pay and flexibility

September 8th, 2022

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