by jadelpn - "Old nurses are just so mean!"
"Young grads are really mean!"
"The doctors are mean!"
"My co-workers are mean!"
"The patients are demanding and mean!"
How... Read More →
by jadelpn - In the novel "The Lazarus Project" one quote comes to mind-- "There are moments in life when it is all turned inside out--what is real becomes unreal, what is... Read More →
by Mully - You know what I'm freaking sick of?
Mixed-unit and mixed-discipline hostilities.
Or at least that's what I call it.
I'm talking about the constant... Read More →
by VivaLasViejas - It was just an ancient nursing home, with Vander lifts parked in the too-narrow hallways and the hustle and bustle of staff members on their way to answer the... Read More →
by CheesePotato - Warning: Proceed with caution! The following is so sickeningly sweet, so saccharine, that it will rot your teeth.
And I do mean rot 'em good. I am a cynic to... Read More →
by madwife2002 - Everybody around me at work reacts to situations by becoming angry, retaliatory, vindictive and mean. Nobody I work with and I mean nobody I work with looks at the... Read More →
by TheCommuter - Unfortunately, many of our coworkers and colleagues are self-made victims who have the 'woe is me' outlook on life. According to Phin (2012), there can be no doubt... Read More →
by TheCommuter - One of my sweet patients, a gentleman in his late 80s, died not too long ago. To keep things short and sweet, I will leave out the major details surrounding his... Read More →
by TheCommuter - I first noticed this serious problem when I was 19 years old and working at a grocery store.
One of my coworkers, a middle-aged mother of three who had been... Read More →
by CheesePotato - It is said that no man is an island entire of itself. At one point in one of my more contemplative less than sober moments, I pondered if the disagreement with... Read More →
by SarahLeeRN - I don't seem to process everything that I see, hear and do at work until I am home. My lack of reflection until later might have something to do with running around... Read More →
by jaelpn - My name is Julie- I've been employed at S***** since January 2009. I am the full-time LPN in the evening. Throughout these last four years, I've come to learn... Read More →
by CheesePotato - The following contains real life tasteless jokes told by a healthcare professional. Proceed with caution.
In every family there are different traditions and... Read More →
by TheCommuter - Even though the telephone conversation took place more than four years ago, I remember the details with striking clarity.
My best friend, who was working as a... Read More →
by TheCommuter - As a nurse, is it really worth it to show loyalty to your place of employment? Perhaps there truly are benefits to being a loyal employee. Maybe not.
Your... Read More →
by madwife2002 - How to balance work and home life has been a challenge. As a nurse, I do not know how I have done it through the past 24 years. I have encountered many obstacles... Read More →
by TheCommuter - Forewarning: this is an open letter that contains explicit material with which not everyone will find agreeable. However, these are my inner thoughts.
Dear... Read More →
by madwife2002 - Discrimination, sexism and bullying in the work place appear to be on the increase which concerns me a great deal. It comes under many guises and is not always easy... Read More →