Nurse Residency Personal Statement

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I am interested in your New Graduate Nurse Residency Program. I graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from the University of Massachusetts Boston and recently obtained my MA RN license in August 2015. I choose to be an RN because I love learning about the anatomy and physiology of the human body and working with people. When I was a little girl, I would watch the Discovery Health channel instead of watching cartoons. In high school, I became interested in social justice work when I did a month long volunteer service trip to India. As I researched what kind of careers would interests me, I discovered nursing brought these two worlds that I love together. My clinical experience is diverse. I had the opportunity to work in various well known hospitals in the greater Boston area. During my preceptorship at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center on the acute psychiatric unit, I managed up to 6 patients with a wide variety of psychiatric disorders along with managing their medical conditions. Each day, I assessed and prioritized my care based on my clients’ psychiatric and medical needs. I also met with patients’ doctors, social workers, and occupational therapists to make certain …show more content…

I care about providing the best holistic healthcare I possibly can for my patients through evidence-based practice. I respect individuals’ race, socioeconomic class, gender, and sexual orientation. I work well with others and I strive to help create a good working environment where people can communicate, ask questions, learn new information, and feel respected. With this New Graduate Nurse Residency Program, I hope to be exposed to many different clinical situations. I hope to further develop my clinical leadership skills and to gain new knowledge. The two areas I am the most interested in are medical-surgical nursing and emergency

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