(Female, Age 34) from birmingham, AL
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At a Glance
Basic data on your current job
|Job Title||Registered Nurse|
|Other Compensation||None Set|
|Company Size||(not answered)|
|Years Experience||18 months|
Opinions on your CAREER overall (i.e. not just your current job)
|Years in Career||0|
|Income Rating||0 / 10|
|Interest Rating||0 / 10|
|Work-Life Rating||0 / 10|
|Fulfilment Rating||0 / 10|
Current job Q&A
Describe the type of organization you work for.
a hospital in the baptist medical center network
Describe your job role and responsibilities.
complete plan of care, assessmet of patients, clinical skills
Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
120 hours earned time off, 42 hours personal illness bank, blue cross medical, dental insurance, 401k
Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?
Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.
I work 3 12hour shifts and week and I like it because i can be home with my son.
Do you work collaboratively with supervisors/managers?
Do you work collaboratively with your co-workers?
Describe your work location (e.g., office, home, theatre, in the field) and what you like/dislike about working in it.
I work on a mother/baby floor
Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Job Title: 8
Level of Responsibility: 7
The Actual Work: 6
A day in the life of…
Please describe a typical workday for you in your current job:
|5am to 6am|
|6am to 7am|
|7am to 8am||got report on patients. physical assessments.|
|8am to 9am||completed physical assessments and started handing out morning meds|
|9am to 10am||morning meds. insert catheter.|
|10am to 11am||charting and put an NG tube down|
|11am to 12pm||charting|
|12pm to 1pm||lunch and charting|
|1pm to 2pm||assessents on babies.|
|2pm to 3pm||charting mid day meds|
|3pm to 4pm||charting and vital signs|
|4pm to 5pm||charting|
|5pm to 6pm||give report on patients|
|6pm to 7pm|
|7pm to 8pm|
|8pm to 9pm|
|9pm to 10pm|
|10pm to 11pm|
|11pm to 12am|
Table of Contents
How you got your job
How did you get your current job?
What was the application process?
online application, resume
Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
yes and just answer a few questions
If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
no i didnt get all of the training i needed
Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
yes i have an ADN
Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
yes i learned all of the clinical skills i needed
If applicable, do you feel your internship experience helped you prepare for your job?
If someone wanted to go about getting a job similar to yours, what would you recommend for him or her to do?
get a degree and apply
What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
go to school and get clinical skills.
Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
organize organize organize
Long-term career plans
Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
no… I want a career at a better hospital
What are your current career goals?
be an rn at a VA hospital and retire at 55
Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
Prior work history
Please list your most recent jobs prior to this current job:
|Prior Job 1||cust. service||2 years||20000||handles custonmer service issues|
|Prior Job 2||2 years||2 years||20000||medical billing|
Please list your educational background:
High School GPA:3.3
|3.25||jefferson state||associate in nursing|
|Graduate or Professional
(Masters or Doctorate)
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