Nursing Is The Perfect Career For Me Essay

797 Words Jan 10th, 2016 4 Pages
Ever since I was a kid I knew I wanted to make a difference in people’s lives. Growing up I found myself having a strong interest in the medical field and I have gone through the gradual realisation that nursing is the perfect career for me.
My main source of inspiration to become a nurse is the inborn desire to help and care for another person in their time of need. I like the idea of being able to work with other healthcare professionals to patients’ well-beings. I am also someone who lives for challenges that push me to become better. I believe that the career of nursing will provide me with endless opportunities to learn and grow not only as a nurse but as a person.
During my experience volunteering at Northbay Medical Center I have had the opportunity to explore careers in the medical field while assisting the nurses with patient care. Out of all the different healthcare professions, nurses are the main people that get to have a strong interaction with their patients and I truly admire that. Seeing how patients would light up at the sight of their favorite nurse made me long for that connection and made me confident that nursing was the field that I want to pursue.
Not only have I seen the connection between a nurse and a patient but I have also felt it. It’s not the type of long term connection that some patients have because thankfully I have never had to stay in the hospital for a long time. But in the short times that I am there I am always positively impacted by…

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