Male Nurse Hair Styles - page 6

I'm new to the site and before opening this thread I browsed around to see if there were any topics open or even comments on male nurse hair styles. All of the current (to my knowledge) are just... Read More

  1. Visit  bradons profile page
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    4 years on the job.

    Short hair, long hair meh.

    Ive been rocking a beard for a while now.

    Mgmt did say something about my hair at one point. I personally just walked away due to reasons. If a pt complained then I would do something different or if my hair got in the way.
  2. Visit  kadeemb profile page
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    get a weave
  3. Visit  Rbeck911 profile page
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    I am all about someone being able to express themselves however they want. However, I will quote my preceptor from the fire department way back in the day: "If your serious about this job, shave that **** off your face". Point being, the nursing professional is very traditional. You will be judged by the way you look. If your serious about the field and don't want to be 'that edgy guy on 4 east' then cut your hair. If not, the world always needs some fist pumpers. lol
  4. Visit  cjcsoon2brn profile page
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    To the OP, during nursing school clinicals and job interviews I would wear it more conservative and avoid styling it into a faux-hawk so that potential employers and clinical instructors can focus on your abilities and not your hair. During clinicals and job interviews they are looking for modest hair styles and being clean shaven so that patients can focus on the care you provide them and are not distracted by your appearance.

    Once you are done with school and are hired at a facility as an RN then feel free to bring back the faux-hawk at work. On a personal note, I think it looks cool and depending on the setting you work in you might find your patients really like it too (For Example: I work in Child/Adolescent Psych. and the kids I work with would really like it but it might not go over so well in LTC/Skilled Nursing Home setting). Best of luck!

    !Chris
  5. Visit  BuckyBadgerRN profile page
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    Personally, I love the smooth bald look =) Think Mr. Clean!! Oh wait, different forum...
  6. Visit  Balder_LPN profile page
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    Quote from cjcsoon2brn
    To the OP, during nursing school clinicals and job interviews I would wear it more conservative and avoid styling it into a faux-hawk so that potential employers and clinical instructors can focus on your abilities and not your hair. During clinicals and job interviews they are looking for modest hair styles and being clean shaven so that patients can focus on the care you provide them and are not distracted by your appearance.

    Once you are done with school and are hired at a facility as an RN then feel free to bring back the faux-hawk at work. On a personal note, I think it looks cool and depending on the setting you work in you might find your patients really like it too (For Example: I work in Child/Adolescent Psych. and the kids I work with would really like it but it might not go over so well in LTC/Skilled Nursing Home setting). Best of luck!

    !Chris
    ^^^^^This

    And the OP states he has had this haircut since he was a small boy and has grown into it. I doubt that is the case. Usually we grow OUT of things rather than IN to them. Especially haircuts.

    I remember when my barber refused to renew my flat top. explained that just wasnt working for me as I got older, fine on little boys and retired marine, but as a guy in my 30's it was time to reconsider my doo. He was right.
  7. Visit  mindofmidwifery profile page
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    Quote from cjcsoon2brn
    To the OP, during nursing school clinicals and job interviews I would wear it more conservative and avoid styling it into a faux-hawk so that potential employers and clinical instructors can focus on your abilities and not your hair. During clinicals and job interviews they are looking for modest hair styles and being clean shaven so that patients can focus on the care you provide them and are not distracted by your appearance.

    Once you are done with school and are hired at a facility as an RN then feel free to bring back the faux-hawk at work. On a personal note, I think it looks cool and depending on the setting you work in you might find your patients really like it too (For Example: I work in Child/Adolescent Psych. and the kids I work with would really like it but it might not go over so well in LTC/Skilled Nursing Home setting). Best of luck!

    !Chris
    You might be surprised. I'm a female and my hair is cut short (like guy short) and the very ends are blonde. My residents at the LTC facility I work at love it.

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