Personal Statement On Entering The Healthcare Profession

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Entering the healthcare profession comes with great responsibilities and many new experiences and challenges that most have never faced before. With any new job, whether it be a Doctor or a grocery store clerk, some type of change is required in us. With a new job, we are faced with new people, new rules, and new expectations. Unfortunately, it’s not always easy to adjust to all the “new” and it can become overwhelming. As humans, it’s easy for us to fall into certain patterns or habits in which we find it truly hard to break from. For example, hitting the snooze button every morning, even though I specifically make notes to myself to NOT HIT THE SNOOZE BUTTON. I personally feel that the job I chose to pursue is a very important one and I need to make some lifestyle changes in order to be the best I can be. Among other things, I’m mainly working to improve my promptness as well as my collaborating skills, my overall attitude, dependability, and how I can better prepare myself. Some nights my brain does this funny thing where it doesn’t shut off. I’d be half asleep and my brain decides to remind me of the snack that smiles back. Next thing I know, it’s 5 am and my alarm goes off and I hit snooze. I manage to get ready in 15 minutes and run out the door giving myself no time to spare. I need to take a step back and remind myself that I live over an hour away from my clinical site and many things can go wrong on my journey. I’ve noticed that I’ve been showing up right on time
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