Fair Patient assignments - page 2
Hi everyone! I'm not a charge nurse and don't aspire to be. I am a telemetry nurse, but as everyone knows, we also take patients with other disease processes including stroke patients. Of course... Read More
Dec 3, '11 by haunani, ADN, RNWe work a balance between acuity and #s. We pretty much get to pick our own patients on our assigned wing, which is nice. If we have some pts who are a higher acuity, they may go to the more experienced nurse on the wing or to the nurse who's taking fewer pts.
At my clinical hospital, it was all assigned with no input from the nurses.