Career As A Student: Personal Statement

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I am very outgoing and friendly. I am easy to get along with and love to meet new people. I am responsible, dedicated and motivated to whatever task is set in front of me. I love taking on new challenges or duties, especially when I have the opportunity to learn or grow from them. Whatever the situation may be, I am very coachable and I like receiving constructive criticism so I am able to learn from my mistakes and grow as a person. Throughout all of my schooling I have been very self driving and motivated to do the best I can. In high school I received a 4.0 and graduated 5th in my class. Going in to College I had the same expectations for myself, the first two years I pass all of my classes with A’s. Going into my third year of college,…show more content…
I had to learn how to be flexible and adjust my schedule to manage all of my activities which has helped with my time management skills today. I also have had several jobs that I believe have contributed to my strengths. In high school I worked as a waitress which helped my custom service skills and interacting with all different ages of people. I also worked as a camp counselor where we had to plan and coordinate activities for children from 1st grade to 6th grade. This helped with communication skills as had to talk with the kids as well as their parents. After high school I got my CNA and began working for a private company that provided home health to patients. I had to proved compassionate, reliable, patient centered care which using therapeutic communication. I assisted with grooming, activities, meals, transportations, safe and clean environments, and companionship for patients. I was fortunate to grow up in a small town that was very community oriented, my goals have been to work for a company or facility that is community oriented and strives to help with community health care needs. Working has a CNA my desire for helping others and working the the medical field grew tremendously. Over the last two years of nursing school my passion for nursing has only continued to…show more content…
I have gained experience in ED, Medical- surgical, OB, and ICU. I have expanded my education and nursing skills immensely. I have gained knowledge with nursing interventions, nursing assessments, care plans, communication among staff members, therapeutic communication with patients, being an advocate for patients as well as myself, and providing safe environments. I have also learned the importance of team work among all staff members when trying to reach patient goals and outcomes. Helping each other out and having effective communication is essential for optimal patient
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