(Female, Age 33) from Greenwood, NY
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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||3.5 years|
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.
Indiana University Hospital- large hospital
Describe your job role and responsibilities.
Nursing care of patients on bone marrow transplant unit
Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
3 wks vacation, 403b plan, Health insurance, dental insurance
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.
yes, I like this about my job because it makes the patient more personable
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.
hospital, I feel comfortable in a hospital environment… Its generally clean and quiet
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: 6
The Actual Work: 1
Table of Contents
How you got your job
How did you get your current job?
What was the application process?
resume and face to face interviews
Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
Yes, I interviewed with a recruiter first and then the manager of my current unit.
If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
How I handle death and dying?
Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
yes, they had an in depth orientation and additional education
Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
Yes, College for 3 years, critical care certification/classes, Chemotherapy certification.
Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
yes, my degree was very specific
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?
Go through a local nursing program
What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
empathetic so they can deal with patients in the most respectful and helpful way
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?
Love your job but don’t let it consume your life
Long-term career plans
Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
yes, because I plan to retire as a nurse
What are your current career goals?
I am going back to school for an RN to BSN program. After that, I think I will specialize in nursing.
Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
Its extremely trying at times, definitely exhausting… but it is so worth it. As a nurse you make a difference every day.
Prior work history
Please list your most recent jobs prior to this current job:
|Prior Job 1||hotel clerk||1.5 yr||7.35||Check in customers and customer service|
|Prior Job 2||sales associate||1 year||8||worked as meat and seafood sales clerk|
Please list your educational background:
High School GPA:3.6
|Graduate or Professional
(Masters or Doctorate)
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