Lesson45: About the Job of a Nurse
837.I'm here for an interview as requested.
838.Have you brought your credentials?
839.This is my certificate of nurse qualifications.
840.Now tell me something abut your professional education.
841. All right. That nurse school offered such professional course as nursing science， nursing psychology， nursing ethics， internal medicine and its nursing， surgery and its nursing， pediatrics and it nursing， traditional Chinese medicine， acupuncture and moxibustion，etc.
842.We also studied some basic courses， such as maths，physics， chemistry， etc.
843.Did you learn English at the nurse school?
845.And I went on studying English at Chuntian Evening School of Foreign Languages for two years after my graduation from the nurse school.
846. What section do you work in the hospital?
847.I work in Internal Medicine Division.
848.What are you responsible for?
849.I am responsible for clinical nursing of patients in Internal Medicine Division. My responsibilities include taking histories， keeping charts， giving injections， administering medication，testing temperature and blood-pressure，preparing patients for treatments， changing sheets and quilts，etc.
(I=Interviewer 主试人 A=Applicant 申请人)
A: Is this the office of Overseas Labor Department?
I: Yes. Come in please. What can I do for you?
A: I'm here for an interview as requested.
I: You are Miss Yang?
A: That's right.
I: Please take a seat.
A: Thank yon， madam.
I: Have you brought your credentials?
A: Yes， here they are. This is my ID card. This is my diploma. And this is my certificate of nurse qualifications.
I: Let me have a look. Your ID card indicates you were born in 1976.
A: Yes. I’m twenty-three years old.
I: But you look younger than your age.
I: Your birthplace is Xingning County of Guangdong. Can you speak Hakka，then?
A: Of course. I was brought up there.
I: Good. Some Singaporean employers can speak Hakka， too，because they are descendants of the Hakka. When did you leave your home town?
A: At the age of fifteen when I was graduated from junior middle school and admitted into Nurse School of Zhongshan Medical University.
I: Now tell me something about your professional education.
A: All right. That nurse school offered such professional courses as nursing science， nursing psychology， nursing ethics，internal medicine and its nursing， surgery and its nursing， pediatrics and its nursing， traditional Chinese medicine，acupuncture and moxibustion，etc. We also studied some basic courses， such as maths，physics，chemistry， etc.
I: Did you learn English at the nurse school?
A: Yes. I went on to study English at Chuntian Evening School of Foreign Languages for two years after my graduation from the nurse school.
I: Your resume says you worked at Zhujiang Hospital for one year. What were you responsible for?
A: I was responsible for clinical nursing of patients in Internal Medicine Division. My responsibilities included taking histories， keeping charts，giving injections， administering medication，testing temperature and blood-pressure，preparing patients for treatments， changing sheets and quilts， etc.
I: Your present work unit is South Hospital. What section do you work in?
A: I work in Overseas Section.
I: Wonderful. It is reported in the newspapers that your section has got the honorable title of “Advanced Section“ conferred by the Military Commission of the Central Committee of the CPC.I think everybody in your section must be great in technical skills and service attitudes.
A: Thank you for your compliment. We are far from perfect.
I: What does your work entail there?
A: I perform rehabilitation nursing. My work involves taking actions according to doctors， helping patients restore their organic functions， training patients in speech and organism，carrying out massage and physiotherapy. I'm also responsible for patients’ nutrition and diet， and satisfying their personal needs.
I: Have you received any honorable title personally?
A: Yes，I was thrice singled out as an “Advanced Worker“.
I: Your resume said you are unmarried. But I wonder if you have a fiancé.
A: Oh，no. I’m still young.
I: Do you have any personal interests?
A: Yes， gardening and cooking are my two great interests. I enjoy playing the piano and telling stories as well.
I: Well， considering your qualifications， we believe you would be a suitable candidate. But as you know， we have dozens of applicants to be interviewed. We can not reach a final decision until we talked to all applicants being asked to come here.
A: When can I know whether I am accepted or not?
I: I think we'll send you a letter by early next week，if you are wanted. Or we may give you a call. By the way， have you got a telephone?
A: Yes，My office phone number is 6656327.
I: What's the best time to call you， then?
A: Between four and five in the afternoon， I'm afraid.
I: Thank you for coming，Miss Yang.
A: The pleasure is mine. It’s been nice talking with you，madam. Good-bye.
1.Is this the office of Overseas Labor Department?
2.But you look younger than your age.
3.…and admitted into Nurse School of Zhongshan Medical University.
4.I work in Overseas Section.
5.We are far from perfect.
6.What does your work entail there?
7.I perform rehabilitation nursing. My work involves taking actions according to doctors， helping patients restore their organic functions…
8.… and satisfying their personal needs.
Words and Expressions：
ID card： 即 Identity Card的缩写，身份证
Hakka n.客家人 (古代移住闽、粤等地的中原人的后代);客家话
traditional Chinese medicine 中医
giving injections 打针
Advanced Section 先进科室
single out 挑选出