Inside ER Nurse Careers

Things you need to know, but nobody tells you

Biggest Surprises


"Patient Interaction...
There is a lot of patient interaction in this job, we generally see the patients more than the actual doctors do." (Nurse; 2013)

Career: 2 years of experience, currently based in Arizona, female
School: Studied Nursing at Nurse in California; completed Bachelor degree in 2011


"The Busy Long Days Are So Rewarding...
I was surprised at how fast my day goes by. I love the busy exhausting days and how much it feels good to help out a patient." (Nurse; 2014)

Career: 1 years of experience, currently based in Arizona, female
School: Studied Nursing at Chandler Gilbert Community College in Arizona; completed Associate degree in 2012

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Career Tips


"Shoes Really Matter!...
If you want to save your feet, don't skimp on shoes. Buy the most comfortable shoes you can find, no matter the expense. Trust me, its worth it when you work a 12 hour shift running up and down the hallways." (Nurse; 2014)


"Study As Hard As You Can...
Study as hard as you can! people and their lives are going to depend on you!" (Nurse; 2013)