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ICURN1010 has 5 years experience and specializes in ICU.

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  1. COVID-19 Testing

    That is absolutely unsafe! I've gotten tested before and I couldn't help but cough in the poor nurse's face because of how far they have to stick the swab. Luckily she had on a face shield, n95, tyvek suit, etc. Please protect yourself a surgical mas...
  2. Do I take my dream job while pregnant during the pandemic?

    You might run into issues when it comes time for maternity leave if you've been at this hopsital for less than a year. As far as covid patients see what that hospital's policy is, some are much more active in protecting their staff than others. I'm a...
  3. COVID 19 patient and the pregnant nurse

    I've heard of hospitals attempting to reassign pregnant nurses to noncovid areas of the hospital. The hospital where I work is not one of them. I've been in a fight to be reassigned to a floor where I'm not directly caring for covid patients. I've ha...
  4. Pregnant caring for covid19 patients

    I'm 24 weeks pregnant and refusing to care for covid patients in the ICU. My request for a transfer to a noncovid floor has been met with a lot of pushback and I had to contact lawyers, my union VP of nurses, OSHA, hospital administration. And after ...
  5. Pregnant during covid crisis

    I'm 6 months pregnant and asthmatic and working in a hospital that is pushing back really hard at my refusal to care for covid patients. They at one point told me I had no choice but to leave and I contacted a lawyer and a higher up in my union and t...
  6. Pregnant and working during covid

    I am 6 months pregnant and have severe asthma and currently getting a lot of pushback from my employer because they dont want to reassign me stating that other pregnant nurses are caring for covid patients throughout the hospital and I'm making every...
  7. Am I a coward for going on FMLA due to COVID?

    Not at all. I also attempted to file for fmla because I'm pregnant and asthmatic and work in an ICU and got a lot of pushback from my job about caring for covid patients. Maybe see if they can switch your assignment.