Signing your title in everyday signature - page 3

At my job, and with most nursing jobs I guess, I sign my name and title A LOT. SO much that I sometimes catch myself almost signing my title in normal every day signatures. Like signing a check, I... Read More

  1. by   BlueDevil,DNP
    My signature is a scribble that somewhat resembles an ocean wave, lol. There is not one single recognizable letter, least of all my title.
  2. by   applewhitern
    I rarely have to sign my name at work, and certainly would not sign it with a title outside of work.
  3. by   NurseGhostHunter
    Yes we have paper charting at my work but I don't do much charting and at my old job we did electronic charting and I still signed my name and title an obscene amount of time every day. At my current position that's pretty much what I do all day is sign paperwork as an RN signature is required and my office mates are LPNs.
  4. by   ~PedsRN~
    I don't do it on purpose... I have to stop myself often!!
  5. by   Bortaz, RN
    My professional signature is different than my regular signature, so I never mix it up.

    At work, it is First Initial.Last Name, RN. printed out to make it legible.
  6. by   canned_bread
    only write RN for work paperwork, and would find it corny to do otherwise. I have had a few accidents (initials instead of signature etc), but yeah, seems a bit weird.
  7. by   CrazierThanYou
    Um... No.
  8. by   kbrn2002
    Yep, I catch myself signing RN after my name frequently. Just force of habit signing it that way. I also have been guilty of writing a note to my kid's teacher full of the acronyms and symbols I use at work. I didn't even realize I had done it, and believe me I felt like a fool when the teacher had to call me to translate.
  9. by   chemley
    I sign my name with all of my initials following in the professional setting because I worked hard with sweat and tears to earn everyone of those initials. I try not to sign like that in personal settings but unfortunately I've been known to sign that way on my daughters school papers a time or two.

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