I want a job in a hospital how do I get it?
I have a masters in social work, but I am a mom and don't ever want to be a social worker again. I'd like to be a wheel chair transporter in a hospital. I'd like the chance to still help people but the responsibility is just confined to that patient in that moment. I am over qualified for the job, but can I still get it? Well, I have a special needs child and have more than enough 'social work' kind of advocating and planning I have to do for him and our state support group. I feel done in that area of my life. I don;t want to have that kind of line of work anymore. I also have 2 other typical children and just want the job to have light conversation and quite honestly no paperwork and little minimal responsibility. ALso I live in Alabama and there are very few sw jobs as there are very few programs. But yes I completely see how it looks like I am wasting a career. and ... it would give me benefits in addition to my husbands and a chance to save more for retirement.
Asked By: mamato3 - 4/11/2007
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You certainly don't have to include your education and experience on your resume. If your concern is being over-qualified, don't put it in your resume. (I've heard of PhD's taking off the PhD on their resume and just using MSW degree to get a clinical position). So if you want to be a wheel chair transporter....I... More
Answered By: Dr_Adventure - 4/12/2007
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I'm sure you could get it, but are you sure you don't want to put your education to work. I work in an LTAC (Long Term Acute Care) hospital. We have 3 case workers on our floor. Most of the patients are older, so you wouldn't be dealing with child abuse and neglect (if that's what you're wanting to get away from... More
Answered By: James G - 4/11/2007
That's like having an MBA and managing a fast food joint. Why not go back to school and get an RN degree or something of that nature?
Answered By: daheinousanus - 4/11/2007
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