Cellphones at work - page 2
Cellphones at work - are they really that important? For those who cary them for emergency puposes I can kind of understand but have they ever been called? Any ideas how to keep the curse of the smartphones undercontrol? Looking... Read More
- 2Feb 15, '12 by nelcoy4My manager doesn't mind that we carry our cellphones on us. She just doesn't want us to take calls in pt's rooms and we have to keep it on silent. I don't talk on my phone at work, but my phone has come in handy a few times. I downloaded Goggle translate to help me communicate with non-english speaking pts (this helps when I can't find the translator phone). The drug app, calulator, stopwatch, setting alarms for pts that want their prn pain meds the exact time it's due, & finding music to calm down anxious pts.
- 0Feb 24, '12 by niko1999I know we are technically not allowed to have our cell phones on us, because there are people who sit in the hallway and text message while on the clock. I think I am one of the only ones besides our PA and Dr's who use their cell phone to look up drugs (I have a pocket drug guide for nurses, and clinician drug guide and an Iv drug guid on my phone.) I think it's kind of a matter of finding out who is using their phone for texting, IE: PT and CNA and OT are most likely NOT looking up drugs when theyre in a pt room
- 0Aug 24, '12 by NurseBrookittyOmg I know! I'm so sick of this! When I first started working I kept getting these calls to the facility for this same person and thought this person must be really important! Then I realized it was this chick's boyfriend. I seriously feel like professionalism is a joke these days. Grr.