Quote from stevielynn
You have a door on your nurse's station?
I think it happens in every profession . . . . I have been experiencing an increase lately in some of this - not everyone though is involved. Just a few that wreck it for all. And I do think a manager's attitude does have alot to do with it. But it comes down to each individual person to not put up with stuff either. I'm terrible at confrontation.
It's a reflection of our society and the direction it has taken, too.
I've worked in several Industries thus far in my adulthood: Military, Medical (OR - scrub tech), and IT. I've been married to a nurse for 12 years, so I am acquainted with its culture. I must say that I have never experienced, or seen, the kind of hate-filled-venomous creatures, in the other two Industries that I had mentioned, as found within this Industry; specifically, nursing.
Just read another post about some newbie, orienting with the ICU, getting grief from his/her coworkers, to the point that he/she is ready to quit just after 7 weeks!
I ask myself what am I thinking about in changing careers, in light of the
all-to-true nature of nursing at its current state. All I can say is I feel ya.