Fired for giving Med late - page 5
I am a new nurse, graduated May 2010. My first job was in home health, I was then offered a job at the local hospital 3 months later and I snagged it. I work on the cardiovascular/telemetry unit for 4 months before my husband... Read More
- 1Feb 21, '12 by VICEDRNI think its ridiculous to fire someone over one failed med pass. Absolutely ridiculous. Especially a new grad RN.
As for the immediate concerns of the supervisor, I tend to agree that its more concerning that its klor con and insulin than just a failed med pass. If it was colace, I bet your manager wouldn't be pitching a fit over it, for goodness sake. I think you'll turn out just fine. don't worry too much about it.
- 1Feb 21, '12 by nyrn5125I feel for you because pcu can be hectic and you really cannot hold off taking patients, at least mine can't. We have to take pt's when we are swamped. To fire you for a late med. I think it's crazy. The money they just wasted to train you is gone. You were 2 weeks off orientation. You had up to 6 pm to give the med w/o being considered late. If you gave the med at 8pm you were 2 hours late. It was given late but still given.