be able to work long hours with frequent mandatory overtime. Few
holidays and weekends off. Must be able to keep massive amounts of
paperwork up to date while making split-second, life or death decisions.
Must be immune to verbal abuse and able to neutralize the occasional
physical assault. Must display patience, kindness, understanding and
caring, even when personal life is coming apart at the seams. Must show
no aversion to blood, vomit, oozing infections, or human body wastes.
Salary is in no way commensurate with knowledge or ability. Only those
interested in dealing with depressing situations on a daily basis need