Do you ever worry whether you’re doing this whole nursing thing right, or whether you came to nursing the “proper” way? Here on our blog we love to share the stories that nurses tell us about their jobs, and how they found their way there. Not just because each story can be an example for others, but also because they’re all reminders of how many different paths lead to nursing!
Take Samantha, for example, the latest winner of our weekly NurseSwag giveaway! She started her nursing career as a CNA and is now an RN. Here is what she wrote us, in her own words:
I’ve always been the person everyone says “I try to take care of everyone.” I worked in a nursing home for 10 years as a CNA, and built compassion and caring for my patients.
I knew I wanted to further my education, so I got into nursing school, but I didn’t know it took so much studying, so I failed the first time through… I finally got back in a few years later and I was more focused and determined.
Nursing school definitely made me grow up, and made me more responsible and dependable. Now I have been a nurse for three years and I am a travel nurse. I absolutely love it, and love learning new things everywhere I go.
Would you like to share your story with us as well? If you include a photo, we will send you a gift of your choice from our NurseSwag.com store!
How to score NurseSwag
Will you be our next nurse photo contest winner? It’s really easy:
- Register on NurseRecruiter (if you haven’t already)
- Email your photo(s) and story to firstname.lastname@example.org or send us a private message on Facebook or Twitter.
That’s it! There’s no step 3. If you win, we’ll get in touch to arrange the delivery of your nurse swag.
The small print
No entry fee is necessary to participate or win. The contest is void where prohibited by law, regulation, statute or other appropriate legal authority.
- Send in as many entries as you like – there’s no limit!
- The winning nurses will be selected by NurseRecruiter
- The winner will receive an awesome NurseSwag gift from NurseRecruiter. If you are selected, we’ll contact you to get your mailing address and confirm any details like shirt size and color.
- Contestants grant NurseRecruiter a worldwide, perpetual and non-exclusive royalty-free license to reproduce and publish each submitted story/comment and photo.
- Employees, agents, contractors and owners of NurseRecruiter and their immediate relatives and household members are not eligible to enter or win.