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    I am interested in applying for a position as an OHN. the ad specially reads prior occupational helath nurse or Er experience. I do not ahve those per se, but i do have 10 yrs public helath experience, home helath experience, and operated a rural clinic for 4 yrs, solo except for a MD i/2 day a week. I have extensive case management. How can I turn my experience into at least haivng the prospective employer look at my resume?
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    If you are applying for an opening in an area you have not worked before, the three suggestions are to 1. Know who the gatekeeper is who is reviewing your resume; and, 2. to do a functional area resume, and 3. Always have at least two unexplained teasers.

    Expect the reviewer to know little of nursing and health care. Be up front and address the discrepancies between your work history and the job posting in the cover letter. But, also explain how your knowledge and abilities do fit the profile.

    The resume itself should be done in a functional format. A functional format takes the list of idea characteristics in the job posting and gives objective measurable examples from all previous areas you have worked.

    Surveillance Exams Ė

    Performed hearing conservation surveillance exams in a population of # textile workers.
    Developed respiratory surveillance clinic (i.e. Asthma) for an office population of 1000 working and living in a high risk (EPA targeted area). Detected rate of #, with # new onset.

    Statutory/Regulatory Changes

    Monitored (international, national, regional, state, locality) proposed regulatory and statutory changes and developed plan of action to address impending changes.

    Developed policy and procedures to address regulatory changes and implemented them in a company of # serving/ manufacturing # of .

    Teasers are another means of getting invited for an interview so that you can sell your self. Teasers should not be explained in a cover letter or the resume them self. They should also be able to be substantiated quickly. After all you donít want to come across as a braggart or having a greatly inflated resume.

    Do not forget volunteer experience. You do not have to identify whether the experience is paid or not. Never identify that an experience was unpaid. In the first 12 years of my career, inevitably I was hired due to experiences I had as a volunteer not work. This is an area most applicants over look.
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    Originally posted by Sharon:
    If you are applying for an opening in an area you have not worked before, the three suggestions are to 1. Know who the gatekeeper is who is reviewing your resume; and, 2. to do a functional area resume, and 3. Always have at least two unexplained teasers.

    Expect the reviewer to know little of nursing and health care. Be up front and address the discrepancies between your work history and the job posting in the cover letter. But, also explain how your knowledge and abilities do fit the profile.

    The resume itself should be done in a functional format. A functional format takes the list of idea characteristics in the job posting and gives objective measurable examples from all previous areas you have worked.

    Surveillance Exams Ė

    Performed hearing conservation surveillance exams in a population of # textile workers.
    Developed respiratory surveillance clinic (i.e. Asthma) for an office population of 1000 working and living in a high risk (EPA targeted area). Detected rate of #, with # new onset.

    Statutory/Regulatory Changes

    Monitored (international, national, regional, state, locality) proposed regulatory and statutory changes and developed plan of action to address impending changes.

    Developed policy and procedures to address regulatory changes and implemented them in a company of # serving/ manufacturing # of .

    Teasers are another means of getting invited for an interview so that you can sell your self. Teasers should not be explained in a cover letter or the resume them self. They should also be able to be substantiated quickly. After all you donít want to come across as a braggart or having a greatly inflated resume.

    Do not forget volunteer experience. You do not have to identify whether the experience is paid or not. Never identify that an experience was unpaid. In the first 12 years of my career, inevitably I was hired due to experiences I had as a volunteer not work. This is an area most applicants over look.
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    Originally posted by Sharon:
    If you are applying for an opening in an area you have not worked before, the three suggestions are to 1. Know who the gatekeeper is who is reviewing your resume; and, 2. to do a functional area resume, and 3. Always have at least two unexplained teasers.

    Expect the reviewer to know little of nursing and health care. Be up front and address the discrepancies between your work history and the job posting in the cover letter. But, also explain how your knowledge and abilities do fit the profile.

    The resume itself should be done in a functional format. A functional format takes the list of idea characteristics in the job posting and gives objective measurable examples from all previous areas you have worked.

    Surveillance Exams Ė

    Performed hearing conservation surveillance exams in a population of # textile workers.
    Developed respiratory surveillance clinic (i.e. Asthma) for an office population of 1000 working and living in a high risk (EPA targeted area). Detected rate of #, with # new onset.

    Statutory/Regulatory Changes

    Monitored (international, national, regional, state, locality) proposed regulatory and statutory changes and developed plan of action to address impending changes.

    Developed policy and procedures to address regulatory changes and implemented them in a company of # serving/ manufacturing # of .

    Teasers are another means of getting invited for an interview so that you can sell your self. Teasers should not be explained in a cover letter or the resume them self. They should also be able to be substantiated quickly. After all you donít want to come across as a braggart or having a greatly inflated resume.

    Do not forget volunteer experience. You do not have to identify whether the experience is paid or not. Never identify that an experience was unpaid. In the first 12 years of my career, inevitably I was hired due to experiences I had as a volunteer not work. This is an area most applicants over look.


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