Should i call sick or no? - page 2

I started feeling sick since Monday night when I was working in my home unit, congestive cough with sputum, running nose, headache, so I told my charge nurse I couldn't work since Tuesday (my regular... Read More

  1. by   aywl
    Quote from edimo

    I work with hematology oncology patients; we have strict rules regarding visitors who are not well...managers are aware of the sensitive nature of our population...yet, we get slapped with sick letters from corporate if we have four sick days in a six month period (based on 12 hour shifts)
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    U should ask ur manager the secret how to not be sick? Especially in the winter time?
  2. by   Fiona59
    Quote from aywl
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    U should ask ur manager the secret how to not be sick? Especially in the winter time?

    According to AHS, it's hand hygiene! lol. Never mind the patient coughing in your face, hand washing!
  3. by   aywl
    Quote from Fiona59

    According to AHS, it's hand hygiene! lol. Never mind the patient coughing in your face, hand washing!
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    LOL
  4. by   edimo
    Quote from aywl
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    U should ask ur manager the secret how to not be sick? Especially in the winter time?
    Haha please, they're sick just as often if not more.

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