5 Reasons to Become a Nurse Entrepreneur
More than 70% of nurses with more than 15 years of experience said were considering leaving the profession very soon, according to a recent survey. In addition, the Hospital IQ survey found that nine out of 10 respondents said they might leave within the next year. One solution could be to become a nurse entrepreneur. "From working as a consultant for medical malpractice law firms to freelancing your services to clinics and private practices, you can find success as a self-employed nurse," DailyNurse wrote recently. Reasons to take this route include setting your own schedule, career development, and having your voice heard. "You can work as an expert witness, consultant, or in other positions in which your clients will value your thoughts," according to the DailyNurse post. "There are many entrepreneurial opportunities in which clients will pay your fee specifically to take advantage of your experience and ideas." Other reasons for making the switch include earning more and reducing the risk of burnout, rates of which have soared even higher since the COVID-19 pandemic hit.
Read more on the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.