Tales of an ER Nurse with Michael Linares

Michael LinaresA huge shout-out to ER Nurse, Mike for talking to us about his career. He may be a man of few words, but he certainly makes up for it in passion.

What type of nurse are you?

Emergency Room Nurse

What are your credentials?


Why did you decide to become a nurse? And why did you choose your particular field of nursing?

To help patients in the clinical setting

Tell us about your field of nursing.

Its very busy an hectic in the ER, I would recommend becoming a nursing aid in the ER setting or a tech to see how the field is before diving into strenuous nursing school!

What do you love about your job?

I love making people smile! Its one of the best things about the job. Oh & also the food that the staff brings.

What is the most challenging part of your job?

Dealing with a lot of patients in a rapid fashion without getting overly frustrated & keeping yourself centered knowing that you are here to make a difference, not just for a paycheck.

We’d love to hear from other ER Nurses! Tell us in the comments what you love best about being an ER Nurse.