do you call this harassing someone? - page 2

i'm a charge nurse on evening shift, and a lpn has been just walking out and going home. not tell me she is leaving. one night she left me with 22 pt and 1 other nurse. and we were getting admits... Read More

  1. by   prmenrs
    If you haven't documented the dates and times she has done this, you should. If she threatens you, inform your manager that you are notifying the police, as this is battery, if I remember correctly. If she is abandoning her pts, call the Board of Nursing. She is putting YOUR license @ risk as well, as it is an untenable situation to be responsible for so many pts.

    If management is ok w/this crazy situation, you need to get the heck outta there.
  2. by   Maggie in NC
    What you have is a hostile work enviroment. An EEOC complaint! Document EVERYTHING. Make sure you ask up the chain to be moved to another shift. If you don't get it, you have a great law suit which is very winable!
    Last edit by Maggie in NC on Aug 8, '04