A Blog for Moxie Nurses

Leesy Medina is an Operating Room Nurse at the University of Maryland Medical Center who attributes her positive mindset and self-care routine to her ability to be the best nurse that she can be. Her advice? Find what makes you happy!
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When applying for a new nursing position, you can’t rely solely on your resume. The interview portion is an integral part of the hiring decision process for healthcare facilities. While your education and experience will speak to your qualifications, the interview will show recruiters and hiring managers your personality and “soft skills''. You can also use your interview to better determine if you would be a good fit for the role based on your skills and personality.
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It’s not uncommon for friends or family to ask me what the best thing is about being a nurse. And, although there are many reasons that nursing is THE BEST profession in the world, my reply is always the same: The best thing about nursing is the ability to transform into a new specialty yet stay in the same profession (and often the same company).
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