ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Second Best is The Best

Updated on March 20, 2015

What Is Your Role?

Your role is not as defined as you may think. We all have many different roles to play. This can be overwhelming as well as exciting depending on your personality. Me? I find it exhilarating! I find strength in being able to adapt to an ever changing world around me. I have learned to hone my abilities to the right situation. Intense situations can be made a little less stressful by adjusting your actions or reactions.


As A Health Care Provider

I pride myself on being able to take care of others and help them get in a better place physically as well as emotionally. I believe that health and wellness is a combination of physical well being with a good balance of emotional well being. I see myself as not only the one who can give someone some medicine and get rid of their headache but the one who can listen to them and help them rid a little stress from their life even if only for an hour. The role of a health care provider is to be the one that will step up to the plate for your patient at all times regardless of what is going on in your personal life. It is very difficult at times but it will heal your soul of any hurt that you may be feeling yourself.

Patients have a way of warming your heart and making your day a little brighter, your laugh a little lighter and your smile a little brighter. They come to you with an issue and when you can change that and they appreciate you for your effort, you feel it. Your heart gets warmer and feel love. You feel the genuine appreciative nature of your patients.

Not all patients are happy or appreciative, of course. But you get that one patient that simply smiles and lets you know that you make a difference and the tough patients go away. All the hurt goes to the wayside. You feel that everything is right at that moment.

As A Health Care Instructor

I care about all of my students. They are embarking a new career path that I am very passionate about. I will always find myself working in health care in some aspect. On the same note, I will also continue my teaching career as long as I find it my second passion behind my patients.

Teaching gives me the opportunity to continue learning everyday. It makes me challenge myself in my prospective field and keeps me forever humble. I am always telling my students that I do not look for perfection in my students but I do look for 100% effort in everything you do. I will always give 100% to my students and I expect the same from them.

They need to understand that in giving 100% of yourself in your job or education, there is no mathematical equation that will allow you to give anything else at that moment to anything or anyone else. This is why you are in second place. You are no longer your own priority. You come second from this point on. You need to be okay with that to continue on this endeavor.

Being able to see my students grow professionally into a career that I am so very passionate about is the best career in the world at this point. They start their program nervous, excited, not knowing what to expect, maybe even a little scared. Then you see them slowly 'get it'. They have that moment of realization and things start falling together. They ask you more questions, for you advice, they see things the way that you see them. They even start to act like you.

Then, as an instructor, you have a moment of realization. You start to ask yourself more questions, take your own advice, and see things the way that your predecessors see them. You start to challenge yourself more. You want to find out what your limitations are, what are you capable of. That feeling is internal euphoria.


Comments

Submit a Comment

No comments yet.

working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)