Making the 12-Hour Shift Work for You
08 / 21 / 19
by Mikey Michl, RN
What are the benefits of 12-hour vs. 8-hour shifts?
Yes, twelve hours sounds like a lot. But to me, a PRN employee, it is one of the major benefits of working in my field. The conversation in my patients’ room usually goes something like this...
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