Bedside nurses are more valuable than words, and they have helped save SO many lives in the COVID-19 global pandemic. However, before burn out makes you change careers entirely, do some research on non-bedside nursing positions. There are several jobs available that still allow you to care for others in various entities of nursing. Positions like Case Management, Telehealth, and Occupational/Employee Health Nurse are a few examples.
Special thanks to Melea Hodge, MSN, RN for contributing to this article.
Melea Hodge is an Employee Health nurse at a large healthcare organization. Melea has been a nurse for almost 5 years, and has several years of experience in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and holds an MSN degree in Nursing Informatics. She enjoys staying active, taking family walks with her husband and her puppy, and spending time with friends