Have you ever taken those quizzes or career aptitude tests that assessed your interests and skills in order to determine what would be the right career for you? Did you receive the test results and scoff at the careers listed? Thinking that nothing could be further away from who you were and what your desired careers choices would be?
The doctor told me there would be a few radiation treatments to clean up any debris that was left but it would nothing to stress out about. He told me the headaches, the soreness, and the itching under the skin would go away with time.
The Navy Nurse Corps was a very small group until World War 1. At that time there were over one thousand Navy nurses. Their service was used in hospitals in the US and Europe. It wasn’t until 1920 that nurses began serving on hospital ships.
As an expert in the field, you must do everything in your capacity to act out your responsibilities as a nurse even if you weren’t the one who has the duty to do so. This can take a toll on your personal life. But in time, you will learn to adapt in the stress and also the perks of the profession.
Case Study 2: Cori is forty-five. Nursing is her second career after a brief stint in the IT industry. She has been a certified nurse aid for 12 years and loves to take care of people. Cori finds being a nurse more rewarding but decries the dismal pay she gets in rural South Carolina. She has grown increasingly restless in her current job. She is also suffering from a bad case of burn out. Cori loves nursing and does not want to quit. She believes that a change of scenery and pay will do a lot to re-infuse her excitement about her chosen profession. Ideally, she will like to move to a larger city and work in a busy ED. Unfortunately she is having a hard time finding the right job, at the right place, for the right pay.
A hospice registered nurse is on call 24 hours a day. They have day shifts, night shift and even over time. They provide a flexible schedule in giving care to the patients. Instead of a clinical setting, hospice nurses work in their own homes. This is to provide the patients comfort when it comes to providing care. Hopsice nurses may choose to work independently or under a doctor so that they will be able to provide more care to the patients.
The push to use women’s grants instead of student loans can be summed up in a few words. It is better to finish without a big debt overhead than to have to pay back years of high interest rate loans. For single mothers looking at raising there family and attending college this makes the most sense. After you finish school the student loan payments kick in one month later. Even though you find a great job the bulk of the income will go to paying back the loans. Women’s grants and scholarships never have to be repaid.
Nursing schools often will assist graduates to get that first job. It can only be to your advantage to take advantage of all the help the school will offer. Many schools will offer their alumni access to job placement message boards through the school. Medical facilities will often set up job fairs in the last half of the school year. The purpose is to interview potential candidates for entry level positions in the nursing field.