As most of you know, I've been having trouble where I work, the write up with the insulin and all....I have put some applications in elsewhere, but have heard nothing yet. Can't afford to quit, just cause...well, I just can't.
Anyway, check out the new scandal going round now!
Had a meeting at work the other day. I went and was informed I had to talk with DON after the meeting. When I walked into her office, I GOT WROTE UP AGAIN!!!!!!
This time it was because a CNA did not do what I told her to do, resulting in a patient lyng in tube feed and getting a rash on her back and sides (has Huntington's, so pt thrashes alot and pulled feed tube apart). Pt was very restless during my shift and tube was pulled apart more than once. Apparently this CNA did not do care for this pt after she was told to. Other dayshift CNA's said this night shifter was sitting at the desk with me for 1 1/2 hours! (They came in at 3a to help out) I do NOT have time to sit for 1 1/2 hours!!!
So therefore, I was written up for patient neglect(because I'm the "supervisor" they say), and my probation was extended for 30 days. I'm really getting worried...it almost seems as if they are trying to get me to quit. (I believe they are going to succeed...)
I think this CNA should have been written up and maybe I should have been talked to about being a better "supervisor", but no....I take the fall and the aide walks away like nothing happened.
Enough is enough, I say.
I have 3 days off, time to go and do something. Pounding the pavement before this place ruins my nursing career sounds good to me.
I just never thought, in my wildest dreams, that my first nursing job would be such hell......
Jan 29, '03
I totaly agree I have seen many a nurse get the shaft this way.You need to please submit your notice; hopefully two weeks if you can. You never know when the management might change at this facility. If it is LTC it will,and you might need a refrence on a resume or might want to go back. Also remember If your having trouble with a particular Nurse Manager leave on the best footing possible. She/He might be employed somewhere where you work in the future.:kiss
Good Luck and God Bless
Last edit by Buddha on Jan 29, '03