Resume writing for nurses
Stacy Maitha, BSN, RN, is the Clinical Nurse Manager for USA-based international nurse recruiting company Interstaff, Inc. She reviews more than 40 international nurse resumes a week and interviews nurses from all over the world. Prior to her position with Interstaff, Stacy was a hospital nurse manager, so she knows what recruiters and hospitals are looking for in a successful application.Stacy is also the Indiana State President of the Emergency Nurses Association.
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Successful resume writing depends on a nurse's ability to succinctly highlight their unique experiences, skills and abilities, allowing them to stand out from the sea of similar applicants that a manager will review. A nurse manager will form their first impression of a nurse based on the professionalism of the applicant’s resume. Learn how to make that impression positive and how to stand out from the crowd.
- Demonstrate the importance of a well written resume in the pursuit of a nurse position
- Recognize and correct common mistakes in resume writing
- Utilize available local and online resources to produce a successful resume
It is normal to be nervous, excited, and maybe even a little frightened in the first few years of your new nursing profession. You made it through to the end of that tunnel that seemed impossible, and now it’s time to put everything you have learned into practice. We all know, however, that school does not always prepare you for everything. This session will provide you with at least 20 tips or tricks that every early career nurse should know.
- Discuss one resource for supporting a transition into the nursing profession.
- Describe at least two ideas that can be implemented by your next working shift to facilitate a transition into a nursing specialty.
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Early Career Nurses
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