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  1. Coworker nurse trying to ruin my reputation...
    I agree with Sunny. Do go to your supervisor or HR. Tell them what is going on. This nurse may very well have a reputation for this kind of behavior, and they are just waiting to get the goods on...
    Jan 7
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. Flexible med times
    Micki72 that looks like a great schedule. Thanks for sharing. We will be implementing EMAR in 3 weeks and have been trying to figure out flexible scheduling. :) Glad it is going well for your...
    Jan 5
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  3. When a med runs out
    "Borrowing" medications is not an accepted standard of practice. It is also considered misappropriation and reportable to the state. A nurse at my facility did this, and state did catch it, and we...
    Jan 5
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  4. Is this abuse?  Emotional blackmail?
    I really don't want to terminate her, just want her to do her job, listen to direction, abide by state and facility regulations, and STOP getting the residents all riled up....she just likes to keep...
    Jun 2, '12
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  5. Is this abuse?  Emotional blackmail?
    She has been receiving ongoing counseling for awhile now. This is not the first inappropriate thing she has said, she has caused a lot of hard feelings by telling the residents things about staff...
    Jun 2, '12
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  6. Is this abuse?  Emotional blackmail?
    Activity director was overheard by staff talking to several residents "I gave up a $60,000 a year job last week to stay with you guys because you are my friends! State is coming soon, I hope you...
    Jun 2, '12
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  7. New On Call procedure. Need ideas, suggestions
    Sorry posted wrong.
    Jun 2, '12
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  8. If you have rec' d the H1N1 vaccine - please report
    Got the injection last month. No problems that I am aware of!
    Jan 4, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Need to Vent !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    I used to work for the VA, great benefits, but you described it perfectly. Sad, must be the same all over...:uhoh21:
    Jan 3, '10
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  10. Tuition Reimbursement
    That's what we were told. At least we still have jobs!! Guess that is a good way to look at it, but still, would have been nice to have been told before Chrismas...:cry:
    Jan 3, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Tuition Reimbursement
    They did not tell me this. They said there is "fine print on the back of the policy" that says that, but that was never mentioned to me, and if I signed anything, I certainly am unaware of it.
    Jan 3, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Tuition Reimbursement
    Just want your thoughts on this please. Started at this facility last Jan. 09. Closer to home, took a slight pay cut. Tuition reimbursemnt was part of the pkg they offered. I figured the tuition...
    Jan 3, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Legal implications?
    Well, I turned in my resignation letter, a couple of days ago; and taking your advice, I told them in three pages exactly why I was leaving. I apologized for not giving notice, but under the...
    Feb 1, '08
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  14. Legal implications?
    You are right. I guess I hadn't thought about the "at will" employment policy. I have just never left any job where they haven't offered me a joby anytime I wanted to return, and have never burned...
    Jan 26, '08
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  15. Legal implications?
    I worked today, it was more horrible than any other day. I still feel sick to my stomach thinking about not giving notice, but.....I am listening to your advice, and I know you are right; another...
    Jan 25, '08
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  16. Legal implications?
    Yes, I just got off the phone with the DON from my previous job. She said she will call me tomorrow with a schedule, and is so excited to have me come back. I won't have as good of hours,...
    Jan 24, '08
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  17. Legal implications?
    I recently started a new job, med/sug. Small hospital that has no ICU, but have already had a pt with multiple PE's on hep drip, Afib with RVR on Card drip,titrated; bowel resec with insulin drip,...
    Jan 24, '08
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  18. Moving to Arkansas
    How long has it been since you worked at the VA? I work at the VA in D.M., my husband has accepted a transfer to the Fayetteville area. Does the VA there have much turnover? Positions in D.M. are...
    Feb 21, '06
    Forum: Arkansas Nursing
  19. Work at the VA in DM, moving to AR
    Do you work for the VA? Wondering if they have many openings there. We really don't have a lot of turnover in DM. Thanks for responding. I am excited about the possibility of the move, but like I...
    Feb 20, '06
    Forum: Arkansas Nursing
  20. Work at the VA in DM, moving to AR
    Hi, I am an RN at the DesMoines VA. My husband has been offered a position with his company that would mean moving to the Fayetteville area. Anybody here work at the VA? I really don't want to...
    Feb 20, '06
    Forum: Arkansas Nursing


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