It is like an addiction

Well, I’m now seven weeks into working in a hospital. I haven’t stepped foot in an ambulance for seven weeks… And god do I miss it. But I might have some options coming up.

I honestly knew I loved working an ambulance, and it’s been years since I haven’t worked full time with a service somewhere. But I haven’t even volunteered due to some personal issues. I find myself missing the rush of certain calls and the camaraderie of EMS crews decompressing after a bad call. But this is ridiculous. I go to work in the ER loving what I do. But I do get jealous of the crews that come in.

So my options coming up… I have a written test tomorrow morning at 1000 for a company I first got my start at. I was terminated there years ago for an MVC, but now that I’m a medic and it’s been 6 years, they are looking at bringing me on again it looks like. I applied for PT work in the greater metro area. So probably on their CCT truck they are trying to stand up or their little 911 contract. Guess I will see.

The bad part? I get off work after 12 hour night shift tomorrow at 0700. Gonna be a long day.

My other option is that I applied, with my hospital preceptors recommendation and urging, to a local fixed wing operation here in the metro area. They are a good company and I’ve loved their crews when I’ve had to transport them to and from the airport and hospital. Plus I work with multiple RNs and medics that work there now that I’m at the TC. I was told they might be able to work with me being juts under experience due to my having worked two concurrent full time jobs for close to 2 years as a primary medic, plus having my FP-C already. Waiting for a call to interview, but I was told I’ll get that call. The rest I’m on my own for, lol.

And the last option is going back to the rural county I volunteered for. It’s tempting, as they’ve had a massive change in leadership recently. And from what I’ve been told it’s for the best. I still have an in there if I want it, at least that’s what I’ve been told.

All this combined with going back to school next semester, getting my photography business off the ground, and continuing working full time at the TC leaves my head spinning… but that’s what I want :) I like keeping busy.