Giving the Manager my Brains - page 2
What do you think about a manager asking for my notes I take during a telephone report so he can save it "to show to JCAHO?" The manager also wants everyone to use the same "brains" instead of... Read More
Nov 14, '07Occupation: Dialysis Nurse Specialty: 8 year(s) of experience in dialysis ; Joined: Apr '06; Posts: 830; Likes: 791The hospital where I am clinicals now has a sheet that we use to get report, but it it not considered part of the permanent record. I think I would have an issue with that too.
The clinic I work for is involved in a lawsuit, so anything, ANYTHING that we write on a piece of paper has to be saved. This is not a JCAHO requirement. This is just to satisfy the terms of the lawsuit. As an aside, though, no is standing over us to make sure we do it.
Bottom line - I guess it varies from one facility to another for various reasons. If it's not a requirement, I certainly wouldn't turn them over to anyone. I'd shred them too.