There is this one consultant in the hospital, he has a major reputation around the hospital as not being the most pleasant person to deal with. He treats the nursing staff like dirt and we have to have everything perfect for when he makes his rounds or he completly freaks out.
Yesterday it was my lucky duty to do his round. Anyway I go in and stand next to my patient while he discusses the pt with his team, he then states that he is going to examine the pt, proceeds to walk into me and says "kindly move to the other side of the bed like a good girl
, didn;t they teach you in nursing school
to always stand on the left hand side of the bed,
its very important you know" so I move, and he's says to me ok I'll see the wound now theres a good girl...
so I remove the dressing while he stands there tapping his foot. He goes out to wash his hands after the examination, and starts screaming at a random passerby about how there is no paper towel for him to dry his hands and that this is outragous where is the sister in charge etc...
so after his little tantrum he come back in, shouts for a certain referal form and when one of his docs goes to get it he trys to call em back saying oh no the nurse will get that for you, you dont have to get it!
anyway doc gets form, consultant shouts more demands, turns to me and says "ok you can dress pt up now like a good girl.
...well done you did ever so well!!
aaaahhhhhh!!!:angryfire I thought the days of obeying the docs like they were God were well gone yet everyone practically
falls to their knees when this guy comes around!! anyone ever experienced this? more importantly was anyone very taught to only stand on the left hand side of the bed when docs make their rounds!!!