Hospital Mission Statement Analysis

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. There will be times where you have to make spur of the moment decisions and times where you are curing a simple cold. There will be good days, and there will definitely be bad days and just when you think you have seen it all, something new will come up and hit you in the face. Every day is a new learning experience and you have to be ready for it all and very open minded. This field is not for everyone, but if you enjoy working and helping others, this will be a good fit for you. A good way to get to know if a hospital you are applying to is a good fit for you is to look at their mission statement. I chose KU because their mission is exactly what I look for in a hospital. Our mission statement is: “The University of Kansas Hospital will:…show more content…
You are the person spending most of the time with these patients, and sometimes other than the doctor you are the only one in the room with them at times, so it is so important to maintain a positive attitude. It is also important to be able to adapt to change. You will have several different patients each day with different issues that you have to attend to, so you better get ready. There will be patients that you get attached to. You’re going to work with many people of all ages. Sooner or later you’ll meet someone who you just really connect with, but you have to keep in mind why they’re in your care in the first place. They just be extremely ill, or God forbid dying. Although you want to do everything you can to help him or her, you also have to know when it’s time for their family and maybe even yourself to say goodbye. You won’t be able to save everyone, but that’s what becoming a nurse is all about.
Of course becoming a nurse isn’t all about the money. You will be working long hard hours with probably not the pay you would be hoping for, but that is not why we go into this field. We go into this field because we want to help people. You really need to have the desire and passion to want what is best for
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