Hi! everyone. I've been a nurse for 4 years. And i'm thinking about changing
specialties. I'm interested in working in dialysis. Does anyone have any info. on this field?
Also, on another note. I'm a private duty nurse. I've been working with male HHA's. And, recently the HHA i was working with came in to work under the influence of something --i thought he was drunk--the patient thought it was marijuana-- i reported it--wow-- i got no support from the other nurses-everyont was like oh, you should have spoken to him--which i tried but he was not capable of talking--he was very angry with me--so , i waited till the next day ==i work nights---they tested him and he was clean--so, now they are going to let him back to work-- i am upset over this because i don't feel comfortable working with someone i can't rely on and i am scared--truth be told-- the pt is a quadraplegic and on a vent-- we use a hoyer lift to put him to bed--so if anything happens --guess who is responsible- me!
what should i do? i am thinking about giving my resignation.
I would appreciate any ideas.
Jan 22, '05
First, welcome to the boards. It's a great resource.
I don't envy the situation you were placed in by your HHA. I really don't have much input because I haven't been there myself. I'd be interested in reading others suggestions. You may want to post it on the general discussion board.
Looking forward to getting to know you!!!
Jan 23, '05
Welcome to allnurses!!!!!!!!!!
Jan 24, '05
Hello and welcome to allnurses!
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