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Self care... - page 2

I find it so funny that nurses preach self care blah blah but during a eight hour shift I can barely eat, sit down or let alone use the restroom. Why do we put up with this kind of work... Read More

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    Mustlovepoodles....I am fine on time management but I do have a hard time saying no to non-urgent requests. I seriously think patients and families come up with the craziest requests and I have a hard time saying no or explaining to them that their being ridiculous in a polite manner. I do believe the reason breaks are not taken is due to management and the fact we are always being floated to other floors to help cover them.
    Lately I have been floated half way through my shift which as you can imagine makes the shift very difficult and stressful. I am starting to think I would fit in more in a clinic or a true per diem position.