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4/13/10 8:36 P

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I love my 12 hour shifts-been doing it for many years- I am 63 and won't trade it for anything- never have to work more then 2 days in a row unless I choose to - nice to have 4 days a week off

Anne - Eastern Time, Nashua, New Hampshire

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4/13/10 2:29 P

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welcome,RUBIEAGLE............who have received great advice from CHLOIANNA..........wishing you all the best in whatever you choose to do.......blessings and hugs...........lita

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maintenance is a lifelong plateau, so a bit of "rehearsal" for maintenance isn't the worst thing in the world
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4/13/10 1:10 P

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The hours of the job depends on the hospital you work at. Some of our unit secretaries work 8, some 12. As for fatigue...any job is tiring. There are busy days and busier days. It's not a job for the faint of heart. There is much dealing with the public and with physicians and other difficult people.

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4/13/10 7:36 A

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Can't speak to the specifics of your question, however as someone who DOES work longer days, I can tell you that as I have come down the scale and made better food and fitness choices my overall stamina has GREATLY improved!

I'm so pleased you are giving SparkPeople another try and hope that TOGETHER we can succeed in reaching our goals! :-)

Don

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4/13/10 7:02 A

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New member to this team, but not new to SP - I have a question, can y'all help?

Is there anyone on this team who has the above job or knows someone who does? Currently, I'm an MT working at home, but as my mom's getting older, I feel like I need to get a job that will pay better. I would like to know the pros & cons of working as a unit secretary such as is it 4 (9-hour days) or 3 (12-hour days), how tired do you get? etc.

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