Who does your pt assignments? - page 2
by Little_Mouse 1,446 Views | 12 Comments
Just curious, since I always thought that the charge RN is "supposed" to do the assignment since they are the person knowledgeable of all the patients in the unit. At my previous job, the prior-shift Charge RN did the... Read More
- 0Oct 12, '11 by melmarie23the charge nurse from the previous shift makes the assignment for my med/surg job. For my L&D job, we meet at the beginning of shift and pow wow and decide who we want/request patients. Typically if we've delivered a mom/baby from the previous shift, we will take them post partum and pick up 2 more mom/baby couplets. If we've done post partum for the past few shifts, we switch to labor. It works really well.