Some nurses make you sick!!! - page 6

hello everyone!! so here is my vent!!!:angryfire, i work at this lovely ltc , anyway i just got off working 11-7 shift, the supervisor calls me as i am goin home and tells me that the day nurse... Read More

  1. by   Virgo_RN
    I'm confused.:uhoh21:
  2. by   Scrubby
    i can't really say much about the feeding tube amounts, i no longer give patient feeds and trying to get my head around it makes my head hurt.

    back to the original question........

    gt4everpn-i don't really agree that the other person should have called your supervisor. if you have done the wrong thing ( and i'm confused about whose right or wrong, dont' think it matters here anyway) then running straight to the supervisor isn't the way to go about showing support to a new grad and building teamwork.

    instead you are now feeling angry and i think that the situation should have been dealt with in a less intimidating manner, rather then being blown out of proportion.
  3. by   Virgo_RN
    Quote from scrubby

    gt4everpn-i don't really agree that the other person should have called your supervisor. if you have done the wrong thing ( and i'm confused about whose right or wrong, dont' think it matters here anyway) then running straight to the supervisor isn't the way to go about showing support to a new grad and building teamwork.
    i'd agree if it were an isolated incident, but what if she's been making mistake after mistake? i'm happy to help where i can, and i hope when i'm experienced, i'll be able to take new grads under my wing. but if someone's really struggling and making a lot of mistakes, i'd probably say something. it would be up to the supervisor to figure out how to handle it most constructively.
  4. by   Scrubby
    [i'd agree if it were an isolated incident, but what if she's been making mistake after mistake? i'm happy to help where i can, and i hope when i'm experienced, i'll be able to take new grads under my wing. but if someone's really struggling and making a lot of mistakes, i'd probably say something. it would be up to the supervisor to figure out how to handle it most constructively.]

    why assume that gt4everpn is making mistake after mistake? i didn't see anything in the post to suggest that they are incompetent.

    and if they were then yes it would need to be reported to the supervisor and i would hope that the hcf would take positive action such as a preceptorship program, or something similar. calling someone after a busy shift on to tell them off doesn't really seem the best way to go about it.
  5. by   EmmaG
    ah never mind... don't really care lol
    Last edit by EmmaG on Nov 18, '07
  6. by   Nrs_angie
    Quote from Emmanuel Goldstein
    ah never mind... don't really care lol
    I agree w/ Ms. Goldstein


    SERIOUSLY!!! ... I am so over this thread

    By the time we figure out what really happened, it will be Christmas.

    ENOUGH OF THIS DAMN THREAD ALREADY! :spin:
  7. by   AMOEBA
    Just put it down to experience. It'll not be the last time you'll conflict with a workmate so dont stress about it. Just learn from it. Stay cool x
  8. by   FireStarterRN
    Quote from Nrs_angie
    I agree w/ Ms. Goldstein


    SERIOUSLY!!! ... I am so over this thread

    By the time we figure out what really happened, it will be Christmas.

    ENOUGH OF THIS DAMN THREAD ALREADY! :spin:
    [mouse]
    Okay Ma'am, PUT DOWN THAT MOUSE AND BACK AWAY FROM YOUR COMPUTER, THAT'S AN ORDER!!!!
    [/mouse]

  9. by   EmmaG
    Quote from jlsRN
    [mouse]
    Okay Ma'am, PUT DOWN THAT MOUSE AND BACK AWAY FROM YOUR COMPUTER, THAT'S AN ORDER!!!!
    [/mouse]

    LOL

    It's like a black hole... just keeps sucking me back in
  10. by   Virgo_RN
    Quote from scrubby
    [i'd agree if it were an isolated incident, but what if she's been making mistake after mistake? i'm happy to help where i can, and i hope when i'm experienced, i'll be able to take new grads under my wing. but if someone's really struggling and making a lot of mistakes, i'd probably say something. it would be up to the supervisor to figure out how to handle it most constructively.]

    why assume that gt4everpn is making mistake after mistake? i didn't see anything in the post to suggest that they are incompetent.

    and if they were then yes it would need to be reported to the supervisor and i would hope that the hcf would take positive action such as a preceptorship program, or something similar. calling someone after a busy shift on to tell them off doesn't really seem the best way to go about it.
    i'm not assuming anything. i was simply asking a question. and still, it wasn't the day shift nurse who called her. it was the nursing supervisor who chose to handle it the way she did.
  11. by   Mulan
    I don't think the tube feeding is the point.

    I think the point is that instead of speaking to the nurse involved, the person reported it to the supervisor. Some nurses do this when they really should be speaking to the nurse involved first.
  12. by   leslie :-D
    Quote from jlsRN
    [s]According to this website, The scarecrow was wrong[/s]
    [MOUSE]GASP!!!!![/MOUSE]

    leslie
  13. by   lamazeteacher
    Day nurses are, and have ever been quick to "get" night nurses on anything they think is irregular, to get help! They think night nurses have very little to do, as they have so much more to do, make less $$, and usually have fewer patients assigned to them.
    You may want to look up the guidelines under your state's law, to see how the staffatient ratio should go, copy that (if your unit is understaffed) and hand it to the day supervisor (who may or may not be appreciative).
    Whatever you do, don't give the "evil" eye, or get into a squabble with the nurse who reported you. That night's over, tomorrow night is another day! I've been there, and learned the hard way.........

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