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  1. Commute for Job I would love, or less travel to Job I don't like
    unless the job you don't like has a MASSIVE advantage (lots of money) over the other one, I'd say get a decent car with a half decent stereo and enjoy the drive every day. Sure, the closer job...
    Oct 12, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  2. Vacation/Holidays - New game to play
    Last time I booked off well in advance, and was told 3 days before hand that "well... we couldn't really find anyone who wants to cover"... I forwarded her a copy of the approval email she had sent...
    Oct 12, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Pulled from floor by "Men in Black"
    Maybe these were friends of the patient, and this was some not-so-elaborate set up for the patient to sue the hospital for HIPAA violations. (you apparently did answer questions to some random...
    Oct 10, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. Why does every unit have a princess?
    90% of the daystaff where I work are princesses. We've been referring to them as such for a few years.
    Oct 10, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. Ethical question...give their alcohol back or not?
    Shouldn't it have been put with the rest of his personal property, rather than being destroyed? Obviosuly nobody is saying they should keep the bottle with them in their room.... that's just...
    Sep 27, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. patient privacy
    Does everyone who's going in to observe read the PTs consent form to see if they've crossed out that part? edit: Pretty much figured consent forms were frequently ignored... you just...
    Sep 27, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. Gifts vs. bribes...is there a line?
    Never do anything you wouldn't do if they just asked. if they take back the plate of cookies, then oh well... your job isn't worth a few cookies. Unless they're ~REALLY~ good cookies.......
    Sep 27, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Name Badges Worn Backwards
    1- get a safteypin and glue a piece of magnetic sticker/tape to it 2- put a washer in your badge cover. pin the pin to your shirt at the right spot so it grabs the washer, and it "should" keep...
    Sep 27, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Nursing In My Blue Jeans
    I've always kinda been a substance over flash kinda guy.... I'll take the reliable but beat up bondo-mobile over the shiny new sports car that doesn't actually start any day. ;)
    Sep 27, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Nursing In My Blue Jeans
    Assuming you change to a different set of clothes when needed (an incident at the start of shift leaves you covered in blood, urine, or other.... uh... "residues".... you're not going to wear those...
    Sep 27, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Ethical question...give their alcohol back or not?
    Awfull lot of folks seem to think it's fine to (basicaly) steal a PT's personal property...... Hope I'm not the only one that finds that a tad bit troubling.
    Sep 23, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Total Disregard for Visiting Hours
    When my Mom was in the hospital (in and out for several days at a time over a few months), my sister took notes. Long story short, it was an emotional time, and she knew she wouldn't remember what...
    Sep 20, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. Shift Swap Vent
    Where I work, most communication with co-workers is done over email (well... the ones who work a different shift and would be looking for me to swap with.... the ones I see pretty much work the same...
    Sep 20, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Do Other Professionals Skip Restroom Breaks And Meals?
    part of what I do is maintain the systems that monitor for pathogens and other impurities in water supplies for a few communities. if you screw up badly, a few people could die. if I screw up...
    Aug 19, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Do Other Professionals Skip Restroom Breaks And Meals?
    I don't think there's a job on the planet (that involves some sort of responsibility) that doesn't make you miss meal breaks from time to time when things get hectic. Lots of jobs (mine included)...
    Aug 18, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. sunscreen in school
    "but perhaps you guys have been following the latest media frenzy: the need to have drs orders for sunscreen in school" I actually had to google that to make sure it wasn't a joke. (haven't heard...
    Aug 9, '12
    Forum: School Nurses
  17. Speaking of Head Lice...
    Nope. I think I'm scratching hard enough to draw blood soon.... I don't have kids, but my nephew comes over for lunch a lot... I'd be bloody furious if the kid was sent home with even a chance...
    Aug 9, '12
    Forum: School Nurses
  18. What kind of little "Thanks" does your hospital give, or are they too cheap?
    As long as my paycheck clears, and the working conditions are acceptable for the money I get paid.... then I'm good. Guess again. We had one "super special" manager who would give us write...
    Aug 9, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. Lacking Conflict Resolution and Delegation Skills...Really?
    When I read the title of the thread ... "Lacking Conflict Resolution and Delegation Skills...Really?".... my first thought was that an easy way to demonstrate both at the same time would be to simply...
    Aug 9, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. done with orientation...gift for my preceptor
    I've always been a fan of pendants as gifts. You can usually find something related to why you're giving it, or related to their interests, and unique enough to stand out and be remembered.
    Aug 9, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Not even a word of English
    Wow... 11 pages. Anyhoo, I haven't gotten through all of them, but.... What about kids shows like sesame street? My brother got sent to Japan for several months for work, and yeah, he...
    Jul 27, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. wow- I guess resumes are not enough!
    I'm all in favor of actually being able to do the job you're trying to get hired for. If the job requires you to be able to perform physical tasks, then you shouldn't have issue demonstrating your...
    Jul 20, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. WWYD?
    I'd deffinately imform the powers that be of someone trying to get into a position of authority / responsibility / trust that has personality / control / anger issues. That being said, I wouldn't...
    Jul 20, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  24. I am officially broken. Vent.
    I love how so many places (non medical included) respond to concerns about an impossible workload by helping out the day staff (which are usually already outnumbering the night shift)
    Jul 20, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Obese Nurses
    *puts popcorn away, walks away slightly disappointed*
    Jul 19, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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