My agency will call me for shifts at facilities that I will not go to, then they seem to get mad and say stupid things like "well we need to fill this but no one else will cover this shift either". Gee maybe there is a problem at that facility
When we tell them of open shifts they are not always quick about checking on them. I may have to go back to working regular staff if this continues. My husband is not very happy with a stay at home wife.
I have several facilities that use me when they need someone, which at times keeps me quite busy. This is a slow time right now. One facility that calls for hours then cancels at the last minute has gotten my last exceptance for shift. It just make my husband too mad when I have to turn down another facility that will not cancel and then get cancelled by this facility. Oh by the way my agency will not let us cancel on this facility but it is ok for them to do it to us. Go figure. Well now I feel better. Thanks for letting me vent.
Apr 17, '03
Vent away... we are the group who understands the ups and down of Agency Nursing.
I have a sure thing list. If somone from the "list" calls me in ample time for a shift and I am scheduled elsewhere, I cancel the other shift (again, considering I have givien them ample time).
It sounds like you made a wise decision to no longer schedule at that facility that cancels you.
Oh and I wuld deffinitely be looking for another agency too. YOu can not cancel but THEY can??? uhhhh no way...
Last edit by nightingale on Apr 17, '03