Career Paper

Submitted By moriah15
Words: 484
Pages: 2

When I graduate from high school, I would like to go to college and study nursing to become a registered nurse (RN). For this job, I must complete college with a minimum of an associate of Science, Nursing (ASN). I plan to earn my Bachelor's degree at The Ohio State University or University of Central Florida. I plan to apply for the Straightforward Media Nursing School Scholarship, the Health Professions Education Foundation Bachelor of Science Nursing Scholarship Program, along any other available scholarships. Along with education requirements, most employees in the medical field typically need one or two years of training including both on- the- job experience and informal training with experienced workers. However, these requirements vary in the medical field depending on the medical position you are aspiring for. Sometimes, an apprenticeship program may be associated with nursing. In Palm Bay, FL, a RN earns $29 an hour; making $5,024 a month, and $60,292 annually. A registered nurse has many different jobs within the career, some jobs including: monitoring, recording, and reporting symptoms or changes in patient’s’ conditions, maintaining accurate and detailed records and reports, performing physical examinations, making tentative diagnoses, and treating patients en route to hospitals of at disaster site triage centers. Most people start off nursing with being a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) before becoming a RN. The working conditions in nursing very based on where you work and what unit you work in. For instance, a home health care nurse may have more difficult cases, where a general staff RN can see all sorts of different patients. A nurse in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) faces much more trauma and scary patients than a standard nurse. Also, nurses do not have a suit and tie schedule. You can be called in at any time, depending on what unit you…