It is cold when we enter the ambulance post of the GGD. Fortunately, Robert Ooijen soon arrives with a nice hot cup of coffee. We drink it in the ambulance where Robert has been working every two months since this year.
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Robert works in both the Intensive Care Unit and the ambulance. But that’s not something he dreamed of as a little boy. “I dreamed of becoming a pilot. But because of the subject package, I eventually chose nursing. I still have a private lesson to fly myself. With an instructor, of course.” Despite the fact that aviation has always interested him, Robert is at his place at the HMC Westeinde.
In the IC
He completed the HBO nursing course at The Hague University of Applied Sciences and has then completed a preparatory course in IC training, after which he was transferred to 1024 on the IC has started working. By now, most people know what work in the ICU in a hospital entails. But, according to Robert, there is still a lot of uncertainty.
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