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  1. How to handle a coworker who is giving poor care
    I feel like if anything I am trying to help the situation. I did go to my manager along with 2 other nurses. My manager is concerned and seemed to take our concerns very seriously. I don't think...
    Jun 6
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. How to handle a coworker who is giving poor care
    Thank you for your response. I know what you mean about handling a baby with a firm confident hand. She does this but is cursing at the same time. So she may not be hurting the baby but when she...
    May 27
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. How to handle a coworker who is giving poor care
    Well y'all have definitely opened my eyes. If she was beating a baby I would intervene immediately and protect the patient. It is more being rough. Which you say is subjective. Rougher than I would...
    May 27
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. How to handle a coworker who is giving poor care
    Thank you CBlover for your advice. I don't need anymore rude comments from any other members. I will take the advice I have received and go from there. This nurses behavior is not my fault and I am...
    May 27
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. How to handle a coworker who is giving poor care
    I was trying originally to find out how to handle the situation without having to give many details. Then I got accused of trying to get someone in trouble for not liking their personality. So I...
    May 27
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. How to handle a coworker who is giving poor care
    Well that is why I made this post. I'm concerned about the babies in her care and I am concerned that something will happen when I am there with her. Or when I am not there. How do you have proof of...
    May 27
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. How to handle a coworker who is giving poor care
    So how do you draw the line from being rough and not nice to being abusive?
    May 27
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. How to handle a coworker who is giving poor care
    And there has been education recently regarding poor heel stick technique. My manager has addressed this multiple times due to staff's concerns. She continue to stick the arch of the foot and bruise...
    May 27
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. How to handle a coworker who is giving poor care
    There are only two of us scheduled per shift. So yes I do go soothe her baby.. What is completely unacceptable is that I have to walk past her playing solitaire in order to get to her screaming baby....
    May 27
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. How to handle a coworker who is giving poor care
    I have been keeping a log with specific examples with times and dates. Not soothing crying infants mostly. Rough with the babies. Neglecting to put babies on the monitor. Sticking babies multiple...
    May 26
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. How to handle a coworker who is giving poor care
    So I have been at a new job for a year and a half. I am at the same hospital I have always been at. I love my new job. However, I work with a nurse that has been in this current unit for 20 years....
    May 26
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. Nurses allowing infants to cry excessively with no attempts to soothe.
    We don't have an educator. :/ We are a small unit. But we are starting to rotate months on who does the education bulletin board. It is in the hallway where family can see so maybe I can simplify it...
    May 23
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  13. Nurses allowing infants to cry excessively with no attempts to soothe.
    Just to update. I spoke with the manager who has since told me that she addressed the issue. I haven't seen much improvement. I am keeping a log of extremely bad instances for my own personal...
    May 23
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  14. Nurses allowing infants to cry excessively with no attempts to soothe.
    We have a small handful of nurses in our unit that let their babies cry without attempts to soothe. We have private rooms and often they shut the infants door and sit at the desk where they pretend...
    Mar 6
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  15. Attending high risk deliveries as a NICU nurse. Traumatic experience
    At my hospital NICU nurses attend high risk deliveries if our census allows. Also, if our census allows one of us is assigned to be baby nurse and will attend all deliveries including low risk. ...
    Sep 22, '14
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  16. New job on 3rd shift. Struggling. Need tips
    Well when I do the weekend he goes to his Grandparent’s house Sunday. So I leave for work Saturday afternoon and don’t see him until I wake up Monday afternoon. And My son sleeps with me so I guess I...
    Jun 10, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Pregnancy and being a nurse
    I worked full time in ICU all the way until 41 weeks. Had my little man at 41 2/7. It was rough. I was tired. Smells didn't bother me too bad but randomly emptying a foley or something would make me...
    Jun 10, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. New job on 3rd shift. Struggling. Need tips
    As of right now I have decided to stay where I am in the NICU on nights. I have been doing better. I think I was really really sleep deprived and it was making me emotional and down. I’m feeling...
    Jun 10, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Really struggling with my transition to NICU
    Thanks for the support everyone. I have been doing better. At this time I am planning to stay in the NICU. I am drinking more water and I think that has helped with the headaches. I am pretty sure I...
    Jun 10, '14
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  20. New job on 3rd shift. Struggling. Need tips
    Well dayshift asap isn’t really an option. There are only like 15 staff total. The ones on days have been there for many moons with no plans to leave......
    Jun 3, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Really struggling with my transition to NICU
    I have always been lucky to work 1st shift during my nursing career. I recently changed from ICU to NICU which put me on 3rd shift. I work in a level 2 nursery and our census is anywhere from 1 -8...
    Jun 3, '14
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  22. Days or Nights with kids?
    My 2cents is this. I have always worked day shift. I just transferred to nights because I wanted to change specialities. I have a toddler and I am miserable. I have childcare for him for when I...
    Jun 3, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. New job on 3rd shift. Struggling. Need tips
    So I found out today that I may be able to go back to my ICU dayshift position. I don’t want to be that flake that only lasts a few months at the new job. But I don’t know if 3rd shift is going to...
    Jun 3, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. New job on 3rd shift. Struggling. Need tips
    Thanks everyone. Doing 3 12 hr shifts a week. The weekends are the toughest because I feel so separated from my son. I think the headache is stemming from dehydration. Going to work on that. I am...
    Jun 2, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. New job on 3rd shift. Struggling. Need tips
    I took a new job in a specialty I've always wanted. I've been working day shift in Adult ICU for years and just switched to NICU. I love the babies and am exciting to be there but 3rd shift is...
    Jun 1, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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