Hi everyone:). I notice you all give great advice so i feel comfortable posting on here. As you all know I started my first CNA job 5 months ago. It hasnt been very easy let me tell you! And it's the co-workers that cause more problems then I can ever immagine. But I have kept my mouth shut, and ignored their rude comments and behavior. If the other CNA's dont like you, they will get you fired, and out that door! I have seen how quickly they can gang up on you. My problem is this one particular CNA. He has been a CNA for a few years and thinks he knows EVERYTHING. He's rude and lazy too. He expects you to do extra work of his, and if you dont he will throw a hissy fit. When I asked him for help with changing a heavy patient he looked at me and said "you need to toughen up". I asked him what he ment... and he replied that I should learn how to change heavy patients by myself if I want to last around here. And I told him I'am not the only one to ask for help with changing this patient. He tried to play stupid with me after that. Whenever I work with him he makes several other rude comments too. And the comments are getting to me. Yesterday I was so irritated by him that I wanted to cry. He doesnt work my schedule (THANK GOD) he just picks up extra days on my shift when someone calls off. WHICH I HATE! Also, I work with his cousin and brothers wife. So everyone that I work with is kinda related. I want to snap back at him, but I am afraid they may all gang up on me. What would you all do in this situation. Oh and I heard he is my supervisor's favorite aide! So I feel discouraged reporting him to our nurse manager.