How to organize my time as agency nurse in LTC facility? - page 2

Hi, For all of you experienced agency nurses, is there a specific way you organize(or try;-)your shift?i.e., look at the MAR, see if anyone needs their meds now, and vs you will need to get, any... Read More

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    I too, like to get to the nsg station 30-45 min early and start planning my day, but sometimes I run into a few glitches. The MARs may not be available, as the prev shift nurse is still passing meds (which is totally understandable, given LTC/SNFs huge nurse/pt ratio) Pts or nsg staff wanting you to start care before your shift begins, also don't forget to watch the clock and go back and punch in (which i have done) then it looks like your late. ARRRRRGH! Keep sending tips nurses, and share the wealth, or as Phil Donahue used to say,"let's mine the gold." And fellow nurses, nobody deserve's the name "GOLD" more than YOU!