Essay about Love: Nursing and Job Postings

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Career Plan Report

Elliot Asamoah
Student number: 100884054
Rosemary Murray
Prep1015
December 2nd 2013

Table of Contents

1) Introduction………………………………………………
2) Trends & Outlook……………………………………….
3) Salary Information…………………………………………..
4) Skills used…………………………………………………….
5) Employing Organizations/ Becoming employed………………………………….
6) Typical Job Postings…………………………………………………………
7) Certificate/ License/Affiliations………………………………………………..
8) Working Conditions/ Lifestyle Impact………………………………….
9) Conclusion……………………………………………………..

Nursing

When choosing a career many individuals know ahead of time or have an idea of what they want while others struggle to figure out who they want to become in there career choice. Nevertheless being one out of the many I have decided on the career path that I would like to pursue in my life, which is being a nurse specializing in the cardiology field. I would be helping people take there meds, bade, eat & anything else they may need assistance with. I am interested in this occupation because I enjoy helping out people in need it makes me feel more like the good person that I am. I always said this was what I wanted to do so I tested it out in grade 12 in my second semester and did something similar to it, I went to leisure world which is an old folks home where I was helping out residents and spoke to some nurses and got some great feedback and advise, that is when I knew I belonged in that field. Another reason why I feel this is the occupation I want to pursue is because of things such as my learning style, personality & values. My learning is more of hands on environment and nursing is a hand on environment, my personality is also very happy and caring which is what I am and those are important things you need as a nurse, is to be happy and caring. My values and interest are figuring out people and helping out if I can or they need me. That is why I think being a nurse will be a very good fit for me.

Trends & Outlook
The current nurse job opening is located in Brampton Ontario at William Olser Hospital looking for full time. Technology is really affecting the nursing field because technology improves every day and there is a machine for everything. Social trends also help this field allot because now a days people go online on things like kiji, twitter, monster etc, wherever they can find job postings.
Salary Information
The salary/ pay rate range of a starting nurse in Ontario is based on years of experience for examples if you just started you are getting paid $21.75 an hour. When you’re a RN with 8 years’ experience in a staff nurse position reaches salary of 32.71 an hour full time $28.08 an hour so within a year you are looking at $53,040 a year which can expand to more than $80,000. This can also mean that advanced practical nurses and nurse managers who have their Masters degree get higher salaries
Skills used
The main skills you will need is your college degree in RPN or RN you should probably be a patient, nice & caring person for this job it will help you because you are working with people who are delicate those are the soft skills but hard skills are things like cleaning up after people. Skills such as giving medications and treatments as prescribed by a physician are also very important because you need to be able to give the proper amount of dosage of medicine at the right time. After that you should monitor the patient and keep document of anything you may witness such as symptoms or changes in the patients conditions.
Employing Organizations/ Becoming employed
Volunteering at a hospital or at a retirement home like what I did looks good on your resume if you are interested in this type of career. With experience like that whoever that is hiring you is going to see that you really want it and that you are willing to help out and learn the skills you and responsibilities of working at a hospital or a…