A Career As A Medical Assistant Essay

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When I was 12 years old, my father was diagnosed with bone cancer. My mom, sister and I spent many hours in hospitals for the first three months of his diagnosis. I was always so thankful for all the hard work and such caring staff members the hospital had. I found myself fascinated in everyone’s role in regards to my father’s care. Anytime someone walked into my father’s hospital room I would read their badge and ask each employee what exactly their role is in the hospital, not because I was questioning their job duties but simply because I wanted to learn more about job opportunities in the hospital. I enjoyed watching each procedure and anything having to do with IVs throughout the course of my father’s hospital stay. It was such a sad time …show more content…
I was a Certified Nursing Assistant in a nursing home when I was 21 years old. I experienced and saw many things I did not like during this time. I saw nurses not being very nice to the elderly and that broke my heart. Today, I work as a Medical Assistant and enjoy caring for others on a daily basis. I have had the opportunity to help Licensed Practical Nurses and Registered Nurses to care for our patients and I want to be able to do more. I want to be a part of patients care on a deeper level. I have a compassionate heart and a strong stomach to be able to help my patient’s regardless the situation. I am happy to be working in the medical field and enjoy learning the nursing dynamics from Certified Nursing Assistants up to Nurse Practitioners. When I am a Registered Nurse I will appreciate my Certified Nursing Assistants and Medical Assistants who work beside me because I know what it takes to perform their duties. Caring for my father, working as a Medical Assistant and a Certified Nursing Assistant and my life experiences has made me the strong person I am today. All of this, I believe, will help me in the future become a wonderful

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