do you call this harassing someone? - page 2

by grandma rn38

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i'm a charge nurse on evening shift, and a lpn has been just walking out and going home. not tell me she is leaving. one night she left me with 22 pt and 1 other nurse. and we were getting admits about 4 or 5 d/t a school bus... Read More


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    Sounds like this little duck needs to work at the BANK rather than a place of significant responsibility. Document EVERYTHING, write her hiney up and get her the "H" out of there. If administration isn't backing you the board of nursing will! Report her and save the rest of us the agony of having to deal with her. Good luck!:angryfire

    QUOTE=rjflyn]Sounds like you need to report her to the board of nursing as well.

    Rj[/QUOTE]
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    Grandma:
    My previous job was in law enforcement where I often taught workplace harassment issues.
    First of all you should have documented everytime she left work without permission, second of all she has to prove the harassment not you...

    Go by the book from this moment on. Remember if it wasnt documented it wasnt done......

    If you need anything else let me know

    defibu


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    i'm a charge nurse on evening shift, and a lpn has been just walking out and going home. not tell me she is leaving. one night she left me with 22 pt and 1 other nurse. and we were getting admits about 4 or 5 d/t a school bus wreck. so some one that had already work aday shift had to come out and work. i wrote her up. now she said i'm harassing her, and she said i would pay for what i have done. do you think she has grounds for harassment.
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    up date on this
    the lpn, has now threaten me, stated she was going to beat the he?? out of me. i told my D.O.N. and nothing was done. when she was ask about it,she said yes i have been threatening her, but i was mad. i have ask to be removed from this shift, but was not. so i have resigned as charge nurse.since i have resigned she has walked out in the middle of the shift with out telling anyone 3 times.she still says i harass her when i wrote her up.
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    If you haven't documented the dates and times she has done this, you should. If she threatens you, inform your manager that you are notifying the police, as this is battery, if I remember correctly. If she is abandoning her pts, call the Board of Nursing. She is putting YOUR license @ risk as well, as it is an untenable situation to be responsible for so many pts.

    If management is ok w/this crazy situation, you need to get the heck outta there.
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    What you have is a hostile work enviroment. An EEOC complaint! Document EVERYTHING. Make sure you ask up the chain to be moved to another shift. If you don't get it, you have a great law suit which is very winable!
    Last edit by Maggie in NC on Aug 8, '04


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