Low census days (whine) - page 3

I just got called off for the second time this pay period due to low census...there are 8 pts. on the med-surg floor, none in L&D where I often work, and only 2 in the ICU. I can't believe it.....a... Read More

  1. by   joyflnoyz
    The facility I work at now has been sending nurses and cnas home all summer. The policy is: 1st to be sent home is anyone on overtime. Then the shift supe asks who wants to go home, by seniority..he who has the most seniority has 1st choice. If no one volunteers, then it's by reverse seniority..low man on totm pole goes home. 99 times out of 100 I say NO. By the time I split my day (I work afternoon shift) get ready adn drive the 20 some miles to work, I don't want to go home without being paid!
    Saturday I was exhausted <dad in chemo, other stuff going on including a flat tire n my way into work Sat) So I went home. Didn't realize until about 9 PM how much I NEEDED just to crash!