My Life As A Nurse Assistant At A Nursing Home Essay

722 Words Dec 4th, 2016 3 Pages
I have decided that I want to continue on my education in the social work field. I want to pursue this career, because it is exciting to know that I will be able to help a lot of people. I will be there resource person when it comes to helping them with their goals at bettering themselves, and their situation. It is also exciting to meet new people, and being there for them as they make their transitions in their lives. I will get to meet them during their worse and hoping to bring out their best times! I am ready to begin my journey at working towards a bachelor’s degree. I am currently working as a Certified Nursing Assistant at a nursing home here in Vincennes. During my two years working here, I have learned that I have a passion for helping elderly. I want to work with gerontology, or work in the medical field as a social worker. I feel that the elderly population is often left out of needing help, and I want to focus more on them. I want to help them transition to a nursing home, or any other way of new lifestyle they are not used too. The areas of employment I know I am not interested in is anything to do with children. I know that I would not be able to help them like they need it. If I had to meet some of their parents, I know I would say some things that I should not say as a social worker. I know that the best interest is for that child, and it is always the goal to reunify them with their parents. I would not be able to help a child, if I strongly believe that…

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