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By mclennan

Joined Sep 25, '06. Posts: 664 (56% Liked) Likes: 1,867

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  1. But aren't these always the same people who "experience" NETY? They're ALWAYS the victims.
    mclennan
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. And they should have to utilize the search bar X number of times in that period...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. I think this is exactly it. I don't think that people are trolling, necessarily, but are new to message boards, or new to...
    mclennan
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. What an appropriate unofficial idea! I don't think necessarily that people who post here are trolling; some come on here,...
    mclennan
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. UM is such a thankless job.
    mclennan
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  6. It is a fallacy that when you work from home you "set your own hours". In fact you will probably work more than your...
    mclennan
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  7. Maybe its time to get a higher degree, that might open up more jobs for you!!! When ever I get discouraged and feel that I...
    mclennan
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. I have decided I need to get away from the hospital system I currently work for and find a new one. Decision a long time in...
    mclennan
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. There ARE companies that still have their priorities straight- but you may have to work to find them, literally. Heed your...
    mclennan
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. It's hospital administrators themselves who are preoccupied with money. Yes, it takes money to run a hospital. But when...
    mclennan
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. That is true, but most nurses assume more direct liability for life/death than the average American worker, and they are...
    mclennan
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Why would anyone be surprised? How about because this profession is filled with some of the most cynical, callous, and down...
    mclennan
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. OP, I hear you and I am right there with you. I am only 5 years in and burnt to a crisp. I wish I had some wonderful...
    mclennan
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. guess what happens when $ and greed is introduced to integrity of healthcare? thanks nixon (or was it nixon? anyways...)
    mclennan
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. I am afraid you have tweaked the "grammar-Queen" in me with your post. :rolleyes: I believe you meant to refer to...
    mclennan
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. AHHHHHHHHHHHHHH a couple months off, a new job, that's what I need? Of course! LOVELY, only, will someone pay my bills while...
    mclennan
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Eric Hoffer 'Every great cause begins as a movement, becomes a business, and eventually degenerates into a racket.'
    mclennan
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Exactly! I bet a lot of us are in this boat together. The level of burnout seems to be directly proportional to the years...
    mclennan
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. I hear you... I don't have any fantastic advice, but I am sending you hugs. :)
    mclennan
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. It's just not that easy. I wish it were. As jrwest pointed out, who's going to pay the bills? There are not enough years...
    mclennan
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. In response to above:Just an observation. How is one supposed to "take a break" who will pay the bills? I would , and...
    mclennan
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Because money is what drives a facility. Because the bottom line is what is changing the profession to include scripts,...
    mclennan
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Stop letting idiot coworkers dictate how you feel about your profession. Instead allow your own example and actions...
    mclennan
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Isn't that the truth!!!
    mclennan
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Well, we are being blamed for readmits with in 30 days( you must not have taught the pt properly). We're being blamed for...
    mclennan
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. I don't blame "corporate-ism" . . . . I blame bureaucracy. The myriad rules and regs :facepalm: ........the...
    mclennan
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. I will admit to the stinking thinking. Patients want to totally disregard their health and when they do it long enough and...
    mclennan
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. Your parents are strict? How old are you? If your life choices depend on your parents' opinion, you're probably not ready...
    mclennan
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  29. "While only having a bachelors (or less)" I believe that you are referring to those who have earned a "bachelor's degree"...
    mclennan
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  30. I am very well aware of it; I work for this corp. I have taken a pay cut, and other "take backs" with each successive...
    mclennan
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. Keep in mind that nurses are part of the "room" charge. Because we are furniture, or something.
    mclennan
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. Well, let's see. For just one visit (out of 12 for this drug) for chemotherapy, my insurance was billed for: a) pharmacy...
    mclennan
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. Nursing has changed so very much, and yes, there are times when it is all about revenue, but at the basis of it all is the...
    mclennan
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. I like Private Duty. Yes, there's crap factor any place you work and agencies have it in spades sometimes. But when I...
    mclennan
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. Sounds like you're getting burned out. Time to move on. I'd look for another position/job or consider furthering your...
    mclennan
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. I'm feeling the same way lately. I feel bashed by the patients, thrown under the bus by management, and the only thing...
    mclennan
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. I'm feeling extremely negative about my job, my place of employment, and my patients. I don't know if it's the season. I...
    mclennan
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. I think all nurses who work in the profession long enough get very disillusioned with the 'system'. The priorities of the...
    mclennan
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. Try to find a niche in nursing you'll be ok with or move on. I could parrot a zillion reasons nursing has taken a hit over...
    mclennan
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  40. A lot of the care has been taken out of healthcare. It was one of the myriad of reasons why I left nursing a year ago. It's...
    mclennan
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. Or perhaps something will NOT come because of the attitude and the avatar.
    mclennan
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. Should you give up after 10 days? Did you really just ask that?
    mclennan
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. :roflmao: Ahem. As a fellow new grad, I can't help but just be dumbfounded by this post. So you've been a nurse for...
    mclennan
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. "We are less prone to make mistakes because if a hospital hires me, will only know their way of doing things and no other...
    mclennan
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. Definitely no nursing shortage going on. Quite the opposite, in fact. Too many nurses and not enough positions to fill. ...
    mclennan
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. ABSOLUTELY NO NURSING SHORTAGE. NONE WHATSOEVER. New grads & experienced nurses currently unemployed. Spread the...
    mclennan
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. National shortage of nurses? Uhmmmm, you might want to look around the AllNurses threads on that topic. There's no national...
    mclennan
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. there not a nursing shortage, rural locations offer better chances for new graduate
    mclennan
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. Are you a US citizen or permanent resident with a valid SSN? What state do you plan to live in and work? If CA when you...
    mclennan
    Forum: Nurse Registration
  50. Bingo! In this day and age, the bedside nurse is viewed as a largely invisible cog in the profit-generating machine better...
    mclennan
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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