best i quit or fired story

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This isnt mine personally.

The administrator pulled the housekeeper in her office to let her go. Apparently when the boss told the housekeeper(slim female) she turned into the terminator and FLIPPED the 50inch(just estimating) desk on the boss. Chile i never seen such jerry springer like behavior on the job in my life.

Now THATS a way to go out with a bang.

any stories?

sallyrnrrt, ADN, RN

Specializes in critical care, ER,ICU, CVSURG, CCU.

:) oh my gosh, going to be a good thread

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typo....

westieluv

Specializes in Med/Surg, Tele, Dialysis, Hospice. Has 26 years experience.

A new nurse at a facility that I used to work at just didn't "get it", even after many weeks of orientation. She was sassy, disrespectful to patients, and lazy. One day she called half an hour before her shift was to start and said she wasn't coming in that day or ever again. Then she proceeded to ask the CM if she could use her for a reference for future employment and if she knew how you go about getting unemployment. :sarcastic:

Edited by westieluv

A new nurse at a facility that I used to work at just didn't "get it", even after many weeks of orientation. She was sassy, disrespectful to patients, and lazy. One day she called half an hour before her shift was to start and said she wasn't coming in that day or ever again. Then she proceeded to ask the CM if she could use her for a reference for future employment and if she knew how you go about getting unemployment. :sarcastic:

Lawd have mercy.

if people share their experiences I will tell yall about my DON being escorted by the cops story :-)

meanmaryjean, DNP, RN

Specializes in NICU, ICU, PICU, Academia. Has 44 years experience.

I've told this on another thread, but it REALLY needs repeating. I was house supervisor at a small, rural hospital the week of Thanksgiving.

Thanks giving Day, one of two ICU nurses calls off because 'her cat is missing'. Fast forward to Sunday. Same nurse calls off again. Cat has returned but seems 'emotionally needy' and she cannot leave it. ICU manager was sitting next to me at the time, I just put the phone on speaker and asked her to repeat what she had just said. It was awesome.

icuRNmaggie, BSN, RN

Specializes in MICU, SICU, CICU. Has 24 years experience.

I was working nightshift with a bored goth girl CNA who got up off her chair at around 9:30 and said

"that's it, I'm done, I'm leaving."

A nurse coworker and I couldn't help laughing, waving good bye and my coworker called out "bye nice knowing you!"

It still makes me laugh ten years later.

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Roman1

Specializes in Cardiac Step down/ LTC.

In my previous career I was a vet tech. The hospital manager asked me to come in her office so I could be with her when she had to fire one of the guy's, who worked in the kennel. This guy had only been with the hospital 3 weeks, but had called off something like 4 shifts already and late numerous times, plus he seriously creeped everyone out. The manager fires him and he says ok, so how much are you giving me in severance pay. He was totally serious about this. I just walked out of the office smh.

firstinfamily, RN

Has 33 years experience.

When I was supervisor at a LTC facility I had a CNA call out because she was having her "cycle"!! In fact, she called out for an entire week because of her "cycle" I had never heard this excuse before and just wondered why she would think it was an excuse to call out??

meanmaryjean, DNP, RN

Specializes in NICU, ICU, PICU, Academia. Has 44 years experience.

When I was supervisor at a LTC facility I had a CNA call out because she was having her "cycle"!! In fact, she called out for an entire week because of her "cycle" I had never heard this excuse before and just wondered why she would think it was an excuse to call out??

My daughter works with someone who spends one week a month moaning "Well, I'm hemorrhaging again!"

No Stars In My Eyes

Specializes in Med nurse in med-surg., float, HH, and PDN. Has 43 years experience.

When I was supervisor at a LTC facility I had a CNA call out because she was having her "cycle"!! In fact, she called out for an entire week because of her "cycle" I had never heard this excuse before and just wondered why she would think it was an excuse to call out??

Maybe her tribe stuck her in a menstrual hut because she was 'unclean'?

sjalv

Specializes in CVICU. Has 1 years experience.

I work at an Italian eatery that also does pizza delivery. There was this delivery driver who had recently been hired and he was just wasn't catching on. He was taking an exorbitant amount of time to make just one delivery, and he sucked at washing dishes (no idea why it's such a hard task to perform but apparently it is). It was about 10 minutes till close and he was out on a run when we got a call from a customer wanting to place a delivery. We had to take it because we were not yet closed, and when he got back about 30 minutes later seeing that we were technically closed but he had another delivery to run, he FREAKED OUT in the parking lot. He was like "God **** it, **** this place! **** pizza! **** that customer! I'M LEAVING!!!!" and got in his car and drove off. Unfortunately we had to call the police because he still had his money bag with him and would not answer our calls to return it to the restaurant.

Ruby Vee, BSN

Specializes in CCU, SICU, CVSICU, Precepting & Teaching. Has 40 years experience.

I worked with an RT years ago who was scary. Not only did he take it upon himself to write "verbal orders" for Lasix or packed cells or whatever else HE thought the patient needed, he was once caught (or so the story goes) medicating a patient with some narcotics he found at the bedside. (Used to be you'd check out 10 mg. of morphine and give 2 mg. or 4 mg. or whatever the order was and keep the syringe so you could give more later.) Word was he was going to be fired . . . .

On the news one day, there's a "Breaking News!" story about a shooter perched on a bridge overlooking the highway and threatening to take pot shots at anyone exiting the highway towards the hospital. A helicopter zoomed in to show a picture of the "unidentified man." You guessed it. Our RT. Legend has it that his boss called him into a meeting immediately before the event, but it doesn't say (and the boss won't confirm or deny) whether they RT was fired prior to the event. He never came to work again.