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Nursing Unit Clerk

The year-end strive to be the best

A couple of very stressful and intense months of the Nursing Unit Clerk program have ended. I had thought at the beginning of the program that some of it was going to be a bit of a refresher because I’d already been to school to train as an LPN and had worked in the hospital setting for some time. The…
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The newest Nursing Unit Clerks are off and running

A little bit about me My name is Joy Hill and I came to Stenberg College in an unexpected way. I previously worked in healthcare as a Nurse’s Aide and a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with a practice primarily focused on mental health and addictions. But a workplace injury changed everything, and I had to reconsider my career. After a…
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Why Choose a Career as a Nursing Unit Clerk?

Read on to find out some of the most rewarding aspects of pursuing a career as a nursing unit clerk.
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The End of The Beginning – Nursing Unit Clerk

The End of the Beginning I am finally done! This is so exciting. I made it through both Nursing Unit Clerk practicums and a very tough program. I am proud of each and every one of my classmates. Although it was tough, we did it. I learned so much in class and from the various different staff at Stenberg as…
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Putting what I learned into practise

Hello everybody! In my last blog I had just started my first practicum at Mount Saint Joseph Hospital. I was extremely overwhelmed at the beginning but things did change for the better towards the end. The first week of Nursing Unit Clerk practicum was mostly getting oriented with the unit and the staff but I jumped right in pretty fast….
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Nursing Unit Clerk Practicum at Mount Saint Joseph Hospital

January 4th was my first day of my Nursing Unit Clerk placement at Mount Saint Joseph Hospital! I went nice and early to get acquainted with my unit and the people who work there. It is a big unit on the third floor of the hospital. It has over 50 beds and patients! There are two “Wings” or “Sections” on…
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My First Nursing Unit Clerk Practicum and Holiday Break!

I finally know where I am going for practicum! It is beginning to feel so real, and I am so excited! My first practicum as a Nursing Unit Clerk will take place at Mount Saint Joseph Hospital in Vancouver and my second practicum is at a Fraser Health Facility called Laurel Place in Surrey. It is so exciting and such…
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Nerves and Excitement Before My Nursing Unit Clerk Practicum

I officially have only 18 days of class left! And then I am off to practicum. I am definitely getting extremely nervous now. We just finished our second to last module and will be starting our last module on Nov 30th. Time flew by so fast, I didn’t even realize I am so close to graduating. It will  be nice…
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Helping Stenberg College at the West Coast Women’s Show

On October 16 and 17 I had the pleasure of working at the West Coast Women’s show in Abbotsford as a Stenberg College representative. It was the first trade show that I had ever been to! The environment was intriguing and totally different than what I had been expecting. It was a paid opportunity, and I worked 5 hours each…
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The First Week of Becoming a Nursing Unit Clerk

The first day of school is always a little nerve racking.  It doesn’t matter how many “first days” you’ve had. However, it is also very exciting. My first day at Stenberg was just that; exciting and nerve racking. New people, new environment and a whole new routine but I very quickly realized how nice everybody was and how amazing all…
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