I think I am looking for no more pt interaction. No more families. No more acute care. No more confused people that are a huge liability to my license.No more MD's that won't do their job( therefore being a huge liability to my license). No more ridiculous documentation I spent more time covering my behind with note after note after note. I do have insurance. That's not the problem. I am so tired of the shift work.I am not new to shift work. I worked evenings in my previous job for 17 years in a factory/union shop.You would think I could get straight eves- no one likes eves, right?yet I still have to rotate.Tired of the cutting of staff, and still being blamed for pt falls( well me and all my coworkers)Tired of the silly Jcaho hoops to jump through. We cant even keep our linen/supply carts on the floor anymore because of them. Totally ridiculous.
Not sure if I am burnt out on people in general, or just hospital people.I know my coworkers are also getting very disgusted with things. That doesnt help either. They are leaving in droves now.But I read here that things are the same everywhere else too, so I know it's the job, not the co workers.
People always say they hate being bored. I would welcome bored. I wouldn't mind being stuck in a little cubicle. That would suit me just fine to have little to no interaction with anyone, at least for a little while.
I have looked for other local work. Seems to be nothing but acute care/LTC available.A lot of the rep jobs want prior marketing and sales experience, of which I have none. My spouse doesnt want to move,and we would never get what we owe on our house anyway.
So that's why I was looking for suggestions. I'd be willing to retrain.
I find out tonight that we are losing a tech each shift too- eves has only two techs for 28 pts. doesnt sound so bad, except that literally,24 of those 28 pts are confused and on bed /chair alarms, mixed with the occasional cath lab pt who could bleed out, or IV drips.It wasn't like this 5 years ago