:angryfireI love this site. You can come here, blow off steam, and no one thinks you're horrible (or most don't, anyway). I went through this about 9 months ago. My dear departed grandmother was in a house fire, and came to this particular rehab for therapy after she got out of the burn unit. I had worked at this place years before, it was absolutely horrible, and I quit. The day I gave notice, one of the charge nurses told me that I had to give 3 weeks notice. Well, 1) It was none of her business, since I had it worked out with the supervisor, and 2) Alabama is one state that you do NOT HAVE TO give notice in. I informed her of that and she said, "I'd be really careful going home if i were you....traffice can get real nasty about 7 o'clock". That was what time I got off. I told her to consider my notice effective immediately and that I would not be back the next day.Now it was owned by a new company, and they asked me to work PRN while Grandmother was there. I agreed, and on my first day of orientation, I was lambasted by the supervisor for "only intending to work as long as my grandmother was there"! That was what I agreed to in the first place. I should have walked then and there. This place had minimal staff, nurses who looke like something the cat dragged in, one male nurse who never, and I do mean never combed his hair, just pulled it back in a ponytail. He had a nasty habit of trying to figure out what color undies I was wearing every time I worked. (A visit by my hubby stopped that). My question is, with more staff than not on drugs, nurses that are not allowed to give narcotics, 70-odd patients to 1 nurse, multiple visits by state, rats the size of housecats, and more roaches than I care to enumerate, why are they still in operation? Is this typical? When we brought the pest problem to the higher-ups attention, they refused to call an exterminator, and told us to "stomp" the little critters. Ugh.I left the second time after several incidents over a month. One, A resident fell, and had to go to the hospital. As the EMS squad picked her up, they dropped her on one of my hands and broke it. It staere swelling immediately. The sup refused to let me go to the ER, told a tech I was to find my own replacement, and that if I left, the TECH was to drug screen me! She also said that I would need to come in and "talk"to her about it. This was a morning that I came in at 3, unscheduled, after the same sup called me in tears, having no one to work. Two, After my grandmother died, I was not called to work for about a month. I called as usual to see about days, and was told that "you can't work until you do the skills fair" which was a bunch of videos to watch. I agreed and asked when it was. "Last week. You should have been here. The sign was up for 2 weeks." Like I was going to see it while I was not there. They refused to set up the TV for me, even though I offered to come in several times. I was eventually told, "I don't have time to deal with you right now, state's coming." Yeah, for the 5th time in as many weeks. The last straw was when, get this, the PAYROLL lady called and said, "We need to know why you have not been here. Are you coming back? You need to set up some days." At that point I told her to tell the sup where to go. I've never been so mad in my life. Does this sound right. It's the only LTC I ever worked, and I was just wondering. Sorry so long. Thanks.