I Would Like Your Opinion - page 2

In November, 2006, I made a change at the hospital where I have worked for the past 6 years: I left ICU and took a job in the newly created Chest Pain Center. I am an experienced critical care... Read More

  1. by   Ruby Vee
    i agree with the advice to document, document, document. if anything ever happens, you could be in the hot seat, too. give copies of your documentation to your boss and her boss and on up the ladder, but make sure you keep copies for yourself. good luck with finding a new job!
  2. by   bigsyis
    Good grief! What if you had a code? I hope that you saved your video on your camera, and had written documentation that you have kept a copy of, as well. Thank goodness you are there to provide for the patients, but the liability is huge. Let us know how things develop. BTW, don't budge an inch from your stand. You are the Professional Nurse, doing what is best for your patients and yourself. That business of "bringing you together" is nobody's business. It isn't a matter of personalities-it IS a matter of absence of professionalism and accountability on the other nurse's part, and that of Management.
  3. by   clee1
    Quote from Mulan
    What about reporting her actions to your state board of nursing?
    This is the only correct course of action.

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