toooldinohio? 562 Views
Joined: Mar 3, '07;
Posts: 6 (0% Liked)
I am in my second week of home health nursing. Things were going well until yesterday. I ended up in this dark basement with one lamp on the table and cock roaches everywhere. I kept kicking them off our belongings while my preceptor was talking. There were also other critters that it was too dark to identify! I don't know if I can handle this!!
I couldn't stop thinking about it. The worst part is you schedule these visits in the morning to avoid safety issues. Then you go to your next visit in an upscale area. I worry about dragging infestations all over town.
I have never been a quiter but I am having serious doubts.
Thanks for your suggestions. I just accepted a position in home health.
Wish me luck!
The ride along went great. Home Infusion nurses give most any kind of IV therapy, chemo,etc and do some wound care. Seems like a great job. Most patients have Picc Lines. The case load here is 5-6 cases per day. I should know next week if I get the job. Everyone seems really nice.
That is a bummer about the insurance issue- You have to do what is best for you. If you really want to stay at this company, maybe they would offer you more pay to cover the difference if you explain the situation? Couldn't hurt to try.
Sounds like a breath of fresh air! I think I'm in!
I am on my way to a "ride along" to see if I might like to be a home infusion nurse. How's the new job going?
I recently moved to the Columbus area. (My husband was transferred here.) I have my Ohio license am looking for a part time job. At 58, I am past the point where I want to do heavy lifting and work all those off shifts. I worked in ICU for many years and most recently was in Education for the past 3 1/2 years. I am a CPR and ACLS instructor and have good computer skills. There don't seem to be many part time jobs posted here.
Would an agency be my best bet? If so, what agencies in Columbus would you recommend? Any other suggestions?
I am getting really bored at home, since I don't know too many people yet.
I want to work! Thanks!
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