I dont think that CCM implied that she doesn't care, I am sure she does, she was just spelling
out the reality that we all (even outside of the USA) are dealing with. We have no control over when admissions arrive, we all have less staff on the evening shift than the morning and the pt load is the same- supposedly there is less work in the evenings- fewer meds, fewer meals and baths, no PT etc....
Yes we deserve more staffing, we are doing superhuman work, no question about it....
This is why there is Nurse Appreciation week and no Administrator Appreciation Week.
I dont mean to sound critical, we are all in the same boat, we do care, we should be supporting one another.
A helpful tip, if there is too much work on evenings and the admissions are too much, ask to leave some of the admission processing work for the following shifts, see what work can be left for another shift to do,
Investigate what hours are quieter and try to even out the work load, and if that is impossible, then appeal to your administrator with hard facts of why you need more staff.