pinkiepieRN's Nursing Blog

pinkiepieRN's Nursing Blog

pinkiepieRN, BSN, RN 9,513 Views

I'm awesome and that's not an understatement - I really am! I take what I do seriously and am great at getting to the bottom of things and documenting the whole story. :) It may not always be a party, but I make sure that fun is part of the day! I'm likeable but not a pushover.

The Admission Process: Make sure you actually say something of importance!

by pinkiepieRN - I work in LTC so this may not be applicable across the board, but here goes. We've picked up some new grads on 3-11 and I'm not exactly happy with them. The one that's off of orientation and...

Playing to my strengths - sometimes having "job ADD" isn't always a bad thing!

by pinkiepieRN - I've been working at my current nursing home since late May. I realize that it's a bit of short time to be in a position and transition into a different one, but I feel like it's a good fit. I'm...

Getting back in the saddle again

by pinkiepieRN - After being bitten by a patient with no concern or debriefing from my nurse manager, I made plans to high-tail it out of that unit as fast as I could because my mental health was already a little...

Supervising and delegating: Why I don't stay 3-4 hours late like the 3-11 supervisor

by pinkiepieRN - Adventures in supervising land: Wearing multiple hats and at the same time, being yourself From the moment where I covered my first shift on 11-7 as a floor nurse for a no-show rather than...

You don't just stop being a nurse.

by pinkiepieRN - The tail end of 2011 was bad for me. All of 2012 was a roller coaster, mostly full of valleys. This year began with me hitting what felt like rock bottom, but then things started ticking upwards....

My travels down the path of mental illness towards wellness and health.

by pinkiepieRN - Ironically, it was nursing school that made me realize that my symptoms of self-perceived madness weren't just eccentricities. I'm sure we all were self diagnosed hypochondriacs but the shoes...


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