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ADN_Is_Complete has 3 years experience as a ADN and specializes in Cardiac & Vascular.

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  1. ADN_Is_Complete

    Suspicion About Med Error

    Without any proof or even talking to the nurse first?
  2. ADN_Is_Complete

    I’m very distressed-my med error

    As someone who has made a med error, I know the gut wrenching feeling. Take this as a lesson, always review your algorithms. You said the patient is okay. Please be kind to yourself. Hopefully, this will just be a learning experience and management will leave it at that.
  3. ADN_Is_Complete

    Travel RNs please emerge!

    Yeah, I know if I leave staffing will only get worse . But I'm worried because ultimately everything falls back on the RN.
  4. ADN_Is_Complete

    Travel RNs please emerge!

    Hey Ned, I appreciate you chiming in. You mentioned some good points. I agree that getting warmed up make take some time, but I do have safety concerns. I feel the workload is just impossible. Most nurses leaving at 830 or 9 after their shifts. I left at 0930 today! It's kind of hard to refuse since who else is going to take the patients? I know the assignment isn't just because I'm a traveler because everyone's assignment has been heavy. Nurses are constantly complaining about the acuity, lack of assistance, and safety issues. We're told there is no extra staff to help and we just have to do our best. Based on what I'm seeing, I'm concerned for these patients. They deserve better. 😞
  5. ADN_Is_Complete

    Travel RNs please emerge!

  6. ADN_Is_Complete

    Travel RNs please emerge!

    Hi everyone, long time no post. I'm on my 2nd week on a travel assignment for CV stepdown. And this is what I encountered, I had 2 insulin drips one day. One of them was getting blood and had a peg. I think the other ones were an AKA and a man who doesnt have a pulse in his foot and is awaiting surgery. I find out 3 hrs into shift I wasnt supposed to have 2 insulin drips.There were 3 drips on the whole floor and I managed to have 2 of them. Luckily a nurse switches with me. I'm a little frustrated because I just feel they're expectations are unreasonable. No real support. Techs can't do alot of things. Charge always has 4 pts (full load). Are there repercussions for wanting a contract elsewhere?
  7. ADN_Is_Complete

    I never thought this would happen

    I went PRN 3/29. I have only worked 24 hrs in 3 weeks. One shift screening visitors and one shift on the medical floor. My floor closed and combined with cards for the time being. Our full time staff is constantly being called off as well. These are some pretty scary times. Hopefully, it'll get better soon. ❤
  8. ADN_Is_Complete

    I quit

    For the most part, I feel I'm pulling at ideas too. And how much experience do they want with Home Health? And I do have to work on saying no, it's very hard. I've been a part of 1-2 codes on other Nurse's pts. I don't particularly enjoy the adrenaline rush plus I haven't had any of my own yet. Maybe I could look into surgery too.
  9. ADN_Is_Complete

    I quit

    Hey all, I did speak with my director and I went PRN. I'll do that until I figure what area I want to work in. I'll keep you all updated. I'll check around my area and apply. I hope so. I still haven't heard back from CCU, CVICU or trauma yet.
  10. ADN_Is_Complete

    I quit

    I'm not sure. Maybe I would become a vet tech or something. And I like being a nurse for the most part. I just don't like working in the area I'm in. I want to try out a few more areas before I give up. And you're right. Things are not changing for the better. I just have to find an area I can tolerate.
  11. ADN_Is_Complete

    I quit

    Yeah, I'm kind of wary about this. But if push comes to shove and I can't find anything else, I'll have to take whatever is willing to hire me. I just don't know how to juggle 23-44 pts.
  12. ADN_Is_Complete

    I quit

    I have but shouldn't I have more experience?
  13. ADN_Is_Complete

    I quit

    I'm willing to try it. It feels like I've been applying for Dr. Offices and other non-bedside positions but I keep getting passed over for more qualified candidates. It's so frustrating. I've applied to CVICU and CCU so we'll see where that goes.
  14. ADN_Is_Complete

    I quit

    I'm reluctant to have that talk with my director. She really seemed not to care when I resigned. I don't know. Maybe I need to humble myself LOL. For the most part, I enjoy taking care of patients. I just don't like the bull, politics, and staffing issues. I want to try a few more areas before I give up entirely.
  15. ADN_Is_Complete

    I quit

    @ Golden_RN..That's makes me feel better. I felt like I should have things figured out but I dont. That's makes me hopeful I'll land where I belong some day.
  16. ADN_Is_Complete

    I quit

    I honestly dont know where I belong. I'd be willing to try ICU or outpt.