"although we are paid per visit, we were told- verbatim--, ' we own you for 8 hours a day regardless of the fact that you are only getting paid per visit.""
well! when my director came back from florida several wks ago after a big director's meeting she had a meeting with the entire office and stated the same thing. i thought she was just having a bad day, or directing her comments to the many to get the point to a few but i guess i was wrong. :uhoh21:
i am so busy with my day usually that i don't have a problem getting in my 8 hours. in fact my hours would run more to 10+. this is because we have so little help. no one will stay. we have a few like me that has been there for years, from back before it was amedisys. but for the most part, when we get a new nurse, they leave for 2 reasons--worked to death cause we are so busy and as i saw in a previous post amedisys micromanages everything!.
another thing i wonder about being per visit is the fact that while you are busy sitting charting and faxing and such, that is your own time having been built into the per visit rate.
and while i'm at it...if i have to hear about the proverbial bus one more time, i think i'm gonna