Not a nurse, but sooon, sooooon ; ; ...
I work in healthcare for many reasons. I feel odd because I am one of a crowd that never got 'called' to it - sure, if for some dire reason I don't graduate, I'll have to think of a plan B that would satisfy my curiosity, but I don't think it's like my divine purpose. Maybe I'll do medical lab science! More microbes, more fun~
Medical science has always interested me. I was the kind of kid that'd pull things apart to see how they work, and getting to see how the human body works (and in some cases, doesn't) really intrigues me.
Like others, i feel it's my duty to give back to society. I don't believe in throwing money at a problem, but I'm definitely all in for giving my time. I have a knack with patients, and over my years as a CNA I've been able to touch so many lives; at the same time, they've made my life richer too. I've learned how to handle some really difficult patients, but I've also been incredibly blessed and been able to meet some really interesting folks
My natural curiosity and drive is pushing me to increase my scope of practice. Really, I'm like 50% in for the fun of it, 30% for the people, and I wouldn't be lying if I said that the job security was a huge draw.