Student Nurse job- nursing home. Interview advice?
I have an interview on tuesday for a PSW position at a nursing home (for RN and RPN students) I have 3 yrs of experience in the BScN program and only first yr is required for this summer job. I took this last year off and am applying for reinstatement and am basically right now on the waiting list. My plan B is to fast track through the RPN program I'm going to mention all this to the interviewer as well as bring my letter of acceptance (to the RPN program) What type of questions could I expect? since this is really my first nursing job? everything else was community based. She also asked for 2 references. ( I have one from a Nursing tutor and one from an old vice principal [high school] who is a great member of the community and I have done tons of volunteering with) She seemed really interested as am I. I am staying positive I'm just a Little nervous that I did have the this year off and about the 'possible" switch. Advice please
Asked By: Queen BEE - 5/9/2009
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I am a retired RN from the state of Texas. I know what a BSN degree is (a Bachelor of Science in Nursing), and a MSW degree (Master of Social Work), both degrees requiring diplomas and licenses to work in LTC (Long Term Facilities) which is now the politically correct term for nursing homes. At one time or other, I... More
Answered By: SharonW - 5/10/2009
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Answer every question with confidence, if you don't have an answer its okay. Just simply ask if they could come back to that question? If you are asked to share an example of a time you performed a specific duty and the outcome, be very specific. Names, time, what happened, etc...be ready for behavioral questions, most... More
Answered By: XpeRiEncEd - 5/9/2009
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