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 rachel100639Yep, 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.