6:14 am May 6, 2009, by Joy Johnston
Today, ajcjobs is honoring Georgia’s outstanding nurses at the Celebrating Nurses of Excellence awards. It’s an annual event that honors nurses throughout the state for their dedicated and caring service.
As this article indicates, while there is a nursing shortage, not everyone is capable of being a good nurse. The long hours, the stress, seeing patients die despite your best efforts – these are all things that can easily break a recent nursing school graduate. The turnover rate is high, especially within the first year of a nurse’s career. For those that have the mettle to make nursing their lifelong profession, it can offer rewards far greater than a salary.
Would you ever consider a career in nursing? Do you think nurses are paid enough? In honor of Celebrating Nurses, let us know about nurses that have touched your life in a positive way.
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