New nurse

  1. Any suggestions on the floor
    Last edit by mermcm83 on May 17, '12
  2. 2 Comments

  3. by   Sunbabi
    Don't be afraid to ask questions if you don't know something. If the other nurses get mad that is their problem not yours. Glance through the MAR/TAR at the beginning of the shift to gather supplies you will need so your not running back and forth once you get down the hall. If someone wants something at a specific time or done a certain way, be patient. Think of yourself as serving your customers. Kindness gets you a long way with patient's and staff. If either one of them doesn't like you they can make your job much harder. At the same time, don't take what an angry patient says personally. Treat them with kindness no matter how they treat you and they will begin to respect and even like you.
  4. by   mermcm83
    Great tips, thanks so much!