Wanting to quit orientation, new grad, please advise - page 2

by bella1234 | 3,294 Views | 11 Comments

I think I posted in the wrong section, sorry Moderators. I have a problem... I am a new grad orienting for three weeks so far at a pretty well known hospital on the med surg unit. I started last week on the floor with a... Read More


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    Thank you so much for all the response! As a new grad I believe that I am not in the position of going to the manager and outing the nurse that I am precepting with. What do I know, I'm just a new grad! I am dreading it, literally to go into work everyday. I had become a bitter and angry person since I began. Now I am wondering if I made the wrong choice as to become a nurse. When I decided to become a nurse, I wanted to help people, wanted to alleviate their emotional and physical needs. This hospital made me realize that it's not the case.

    I am tired of coming into work hearing the majority of nurses moaning and groaning about all the patients. There is so much negativism going on here that it made me a negative person as well. I do hope that the hospital that I am interviewing does not have this sort of attitude.

    There are three other interns I am with and they are sick of it as well. They are looking for some place else to work and had been applying to other hospitals.

    Again thank you for responding!
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    I've tried to do the right thing by reporting a nurse similar to your preceptor. Nothing happened. They didn't care. I've learned after 8 years that every facility has at least a few unethical slackers. You can't change them. All you can do is do your job to the best of your abilities.
    DysrhythmiaRN likes this.


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