Advice needed - Should he be fired? - page 4

by melissa_rn

I am a new grad and new nurse manager. We have a nurse working with us who has 18 years experience. He works 2nd shift which starts at 2:30pm. Probably 85% of the time he is late (arrives at 3:00 or later, sometimes up to 2... Read More


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    Quote from barefootlady
    So, you have had some really good advice here. What decision have you made? Have you taken any action? I am curious because it seems that slackers like this always get more chances than a hardworking, dedicated nurse. Why are screw-ups more tolerated than a honest mistake by a hardworking nurse? :angryfire
    I finally did it - adios to this nurse. I feel bad, he was a nice guy, but the other nurses have thanked me and I believe I have earned their respect. (A very unpleasant conversation, though!)
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    A+ for courage!!
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    Quote from melissa_rn
    i finally did it - adios to this nurse. i feel bad, he was a nice guy, but the other nurses have thanked me and i believe i have earned their respect. (a very unpleasant conversation, though!)


    b r a v o ! ! ! ! ! ! !


    :hatparty: :melody:


    these are for you. :flowersfo that could not have been an easy thing to do. keep us posted on how things are going. (during all you free time with the piles you have on your plate, that is. :chuckle )
    Last edit by NurseyBaby'05 on Jun 3, '05
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    Quote from melissa_rn
    I I have earnedfinally did it - adios to this nurse. I feel bad, he was a nice guy, but the other nurses have thanked me and I believe their respect. (A very unpleasant conversation, though!)
    You should be proud you finally told him to hit the road. I know morale will improve, not to mention patient care. I hope you continue to do the right thing for staff and patients. It really pays off in the end.


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