I just completed my final rotation in a very nice LTC facility.
I have always loved geriatrics and always intended to continue in this field.
The nurses were wonderful and I actually enjoyed it very much, even though the work is demanding.
They gave me plenty to do and learn and my preceptor really went above and beyond to show me all the computer/paperwork, how to do orders, send out labs, delegate, report, organize med pass... very very thorough.
After many rotations in the hospital setting, which I never felt satisfied nor comfortable with (though did well), I found myself actually feeling enthused and optimistic... actually thinking, "Yes, I can see myself doing this!"
I would like to bring in a nice huge box of mighty fine chocolates with a nice card attached as a token of my appreciation (which I have never done before, though my other rotations have been positive).
I would also like to get a position there.
Would it be inappropriate to mention in the card that I would be so honored if they would consider me for a future position?
Or is that TMI at this point and I should just wait until I get a good professional resume together after I graduate
Bottom line, I want them to know I appreciated the effort and time they put into me... and I don't want them to forget me.
PS:The nurse (bless her heart) bought me lunch (even though I protested I would not be around to pay her back) and suggested I apply. Would you do that if you didn't think the student had potential? Maybe she's just a darn nice woman?