Most types of nursing involve similar responsibilities — monitoring patients’ conditions, administering medications, maintaining records, and educating patients and their families. But for home health nurses, those responsibilities are paired with a unique challenge and opportunity: visiting patients in their homes and caring for them independently. To be a home health nurse, you’re called upon… Read more »
Meet Terry. He’s a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) at Asbury Heights, part of UPMC Senior Communities. At first glance, Terry’s responsibilities are pretty simple: taking care of the residents of Asbury Heights and meeting their basic needs. But spend a few moments talking with Terry, and you’ll quickly pick up on his inspiring perspective. His… Read more »
Changing your career is an overwhelming idea. After spending years learning and investing in one type of work, it can be scary to imagine leaving it all behind to pursue a new occupation. But for those who are willing to take the plunge, a “second career” can bring renewed energy, passion, and fulfillment to life.