Advice on how to get back into a hospital? - page 3

by dspacc

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I see it is a common issue among nurses now. I graduated in 1995. I worked in a hospital on long island from 1995-2008. I left after my children were born. At that time, it was not too difficult to get a job. I did also work for... Read More


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    Please tell me how you would alter a resume to look current
    I do have current homecare experience, but that is not acute care.
    What she may be talking about is a Skills-Based Résumé. I am returning to acute care after being out of a facility for 7 years (Worked on a Tele/Stepdown unit, as a PCT). This was suggested to me when I went to a career event and I spoke to a HR recruiter before I graduated.

    I was able to group my acute care experience with my experience with a hospital-affiliated Rehab Hospital (as a LPN) and based my skills on what I did in home care, office work, LTC, etc. I landed the phone screen, the were interested, interviewed REALLY well, and got a new grad position as a RN. I have gotten more calls, emails, etc DAILY from tweaking my résumé, I feel it has been a better turnaround, from getting the rejections...much better!
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    Is there examples on this site of this kind of resume? Would you email me a copy of your resume so I can see how it's dne?
    Any help would be really great. My brother had made my resume, but it's more of a traditional resume. I'd be interested to see how it is done
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    Is there examples on this site of this kind of resume? Would you email me a copy of your resume so I can see how it's dne?
    Any help would be really great. My brother had made my resume, but it's more of a traditional resume. I'd be interested to see how it is done
    I googled RN experienced résumé, and tailored it...here are a few examples:

    http://www.udel.edu/CSC/pdfs/NurseResumes.pdf

    The first one is how my résumé is set up. I am more than happy to PM my résumé sample to you over the weekend.
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    Thank you those are very helpful. Maybe I can email you my current resume and get your opinion.
    Dspacc@optonline.net
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    Thank you those are very helpful. Maybe I can email you my current resume and get your opinion.
    Dspacc@optonline.net
    I just PM'd you. I would love to help a fellow nurse!


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