What is your MYERS BRIGGS personality, and what area of nursing are you going into? - page 5
just curious to see the personality types alongside the specialty or type of nursing everyone is persuing, or is already doing.. istj, isfj, infj, intj, istp, isfp, infp, intp, estp, esfp, enfp,... Read More
Sep 8, '12I'm an ENFJ. I currently work in L&D full time and ER PRN, and am planning to go back to school to be a certified nurse midwife or women's health nurse practitioner. My passion has always been women's health and holistic medicine.
Sep 10, '12Another INFJ here (have tested as ISFJ onec or twice, probably 'cause the scientific side of my ISTJ boyfriend is rubbing off on me). How to see so many of us concentrated in one place - usually we're the minority in most places.
I can see myself in a few different specialties. My goal is to become an ER nurse, and later move on to forensic nursing. However, I do find myself drawn to a number of environments, including rehab, L & D, and pediatrics. I currently work in hospice and am about to start my position as a CNA there, so that's another possibility, although it's not my first choice.
I often wonder how that whole "feeler" thing is going to work out for me during and afterward. I hear horror stories from friends who have been through nursing school about preceptors yelling at them, and I've seen some of our patients and their families get very emotional, distraught, or just plain mean where I work now. I am pretty sensitive to criticism, even if I know I'm not to blame, so I just hope I can learn to work when the pressure is on like that...