Self Employed Licensed Nurse (Female, Age 54) in Houston, TX

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At a Glance

Current Job

Basic data on your current job

Job TitleSelf Employed Licensed Nurse
Other Compensation None Set
Company Size(not answered)
LocationHouston, TX
Years Experience20 years

Career Ratings

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Years in Career0
Education(not answered)
Income Rating0 / 10
Interest Rating0 / 10
Work-Life Rating0 / 10
Fulfilment Rating0 / 10

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Current job Q&A

Describe the type of organization you work for.
Self Employed in Nursing-Private Duty

Describe your job role and responsibilities.
Providing Skilled Nursing Care

Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
Self Employed

Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?
Self-Employed so I can charge my own price,very satisfied.

Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.
Providing Skilled Nursing care per MD orders to all ages.I encounter people all day and I enjoy my job.

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.
There are times that I will be in the home to render care. And there are times that I will be outside of the home

Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Income: 1
Benefits: 8
Hours: 2
Co-Workers: 5
Supervisors: 6
Job Title: 7
Level of Responsibility: 3
The Actual Work: 4

How you got your job

How did you get your current job?
I am Self Emploed so I sell my experience

What was the application process?
Word of mouth; Flyers; Electronic Resume

Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
Meeting with client in the home and signing contracts

If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
How long have I been a Nurse?

Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
Self Employed

Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
Nursing School

Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
Yes as well as my faith

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?
Pray. Recieve answer. Attend College for nursing

What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
Love for GOD; Love for people and Love for self.

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?
Pray before and after.

Long-term career plans

Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
Yes. This is where I have planted by GOD.

What are your current career goals?
Continue to MSN

Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
GOD continues to order my steps.

Prior work history

Please list your most recent jobs prior to this current job:

Prior Job 1Owner5 yrs75000Homecare and Stafing Agency
Prior Job 2Nurse2yrs45000Provided Skilled Nursing care in Correctional System.

Educational background

Please list your educational background:

High School GPA:4

College (Undergraduate)
or Technical/Vocational
3.8Sidney N CollierDipoma in Nursing
Graduate or Professional
(Masters or Doctorate)

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