I hate being a nurse - page 5
hey everybody, I've worked as a nurse for four years in a long-term care facility/rehabilitation center. I can honestly say that being an LPN in my setting is probably the worst job anybody could... Read More
0May 22 by sherrylee76I completely understand! As a former LTC nurse, how are we supposed to pass meds to 30+ people, do accu checks, give insulin, chart, help feed, another round of meds, treatments, more charting and God help us if someone falls! I am soon to be out of the nursing field altogether. I'm a pediatric home health nurse and these families are just as demanding as the administrative carpet walker nurses in the skilled nursing homes.
0May 29 by rachel100639, BSN, CNA, LPN, LVNGive her a break. She's just venting and obviously, she is burnt out.
0May 29 by rachel100639, BSN, CNA, LPN, LVNYep, I've done it. I would never work in a traditional nursing home again. I'd rather starve on the street. In fact, one would be hard-pressed to find a bedside nursing job where you're not treated like crap. Yes, you can change careers. I have a couple other degrees now and 2 other careers so I would never have to do nursing again. Many people with kids (and even single moms with kids) change careers. At least, for now, do something else besides long term care.