Medical Nurse with an OB interview, any advice?

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    I have been a nurse for 8 months now so I am fairly new but I have learned so much and feel like I am finally gaining the confidence that all new nurses want to gain. I started out on a medical floor which is where I currently work. There is an opening in the family birthplace so I applied for a transfer and I received a call from the head of the department and set up an interview for Thursday morning after I get off work. This is my dream job as an RN and this is why I wanted to be a nurse. My goals are to be a WHNP and this is the perfect opportunity to get some experience in this specialty. I know that this position is highly sought after so I am extremely nervous about my chances and about the interview because I am extremely socially awkward at times. If anyone could offer some advice, or may know the types of things I may get asked, it would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

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    Have confidence. They are already interested in you or they wouldn't give you an interview.
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    Thanks for the reply. I had my interview yesterday, and I think it went pretty good but trying not to get my hopes up. They asked me if I would like to shadow next week so I go on Monday. Hopefully that is a extremely good sign. Not sure if they let everyone they interview shadow or not. The manager said she wants to make an offer by the end of next week, so I plan to follow up with a thank you note and hand deliver it on Monday when I go in for my shadowing experience. Fingers crossed.
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    Did you end up getting the job? You interviewed at the hospital you are working at? Did you current boss know you were interviewing for this position?

    Sorry I ask so many questions, I'm going to be starting on Med/Surg soon and want to eventually move over to OB.
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    Yes I did get the job and no my manager did not know ahead of time that I was applying for the job. I did not want anyone to know I applied for transfer until I got the job offer IF I did.


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