Q&A With A Nurse: Insights to Help You Land the Job
In this Q&A with a nurse, Barbara shares advice for job seekers to help land the job. The experienced registered nurse offers insight help you land the job in a Maryland hospital.
After years of working in various nursing roles, Barbara notes how she’s been able to move up the ladder—from a registered nurse (RN) to her current role as a clinical director/manager. She offers insight to job seekers looking into the myriad opportunities available to work in Maryland hospitals.
Advice for Job Seekers Land the Job
To be a good health care worker, Barbara says “You have to be compassionate…And especially in nursing, you have to be detail-oriented. You have to multitask because we do a lot of multitasking.”
“I really love this profession. I love the fact that it’s so portable that you can travel, you can always get a job and there’s so many opportunities,” says Barbara.
Altogether, “if you want to go back to school and become a nurse practitioner, a certified registered nurse, an anesthetist, a midwife, an educator, a professor of nursing — these are all opportunities available to you.”
For Barbara, the most rewarding part of her day is helping people and improving their lives.
She says, “When you see a patient who’s really, really ill and then seeing them able to go home and resume their life with their family.”
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Students can watch Barbara’s advice in this Q&A blog.