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  1. Freedom of speech in the United States is protected by the First Amendment to the United States Constitution and by many state constitutions and state and federal laws. 9) Freedom of Speech in Health careWe are brought up to believe that we are entit...
  2. A huge problem in healthcare can be an employee who is constantly late to work, or calls off frequently. Sometimes this is due to genuine problems in their personal life but often it is a pattern of behavior which is difficult to manage. This problem...
  3. Mamma said there'd be days like this.......what she DIDN'T say was that there'd be so durned many of them. Of all the things in life that I hate the most, interviewing has got to be right up there near the top of the list. I loathe interviews. One re...
  4. VivaLasViejas

    Fired After Fifty: Redux

    Several years ago when I was laid off from my LTC job due to low census, I remember despairing of ever finding another job. I was in my early fifties then. At the time I had a bad knee that had ended my floor career despite surgery, and to add insult...
  5. Future Trends - BirthsAs stated in the introduction, future trends related to the Covid-19 virus are pure speculation. What we can look at to give us an idea of how America will respond, is to look at what has happened in the past. But first, let’s l...
  6. Unemployment/ PRN nurses

    Does a PRN nurse qualify for unemployment? Cant find anything on the unemployment site about this. My facility just cancelled all elective surgeries per the CDC guidelines and put the OR/Periop/Pacu/PST staff out for at least 45 more days. They were...
  7. Continuing with the series of 'Top ten reasons we get fired' Number 4 comes in as "Poor Performance" at work. Problems with performance can result from any number of factors. Organizational change, new technology, inexperienced nurses, issues outside...
  8. Same shinola, different day: I received twin rejections between breakfast and lunch today. One was from the hospice where I'd aced two interviews, only to lose out to someone who lives closer, and the other from the local hospice where I'd really, re...
  9. Falsification of documentation is number 6 on the list of 'Ten reasons why we get fired' Documentation is a large part of a nurse's daily routine; everything we do, say or plan has to be documented. The greatest nurses saying has to be 'If you didn't...
  10. The tide has turned at last. Yes, ladies and gentlemen, I am once again gainfully employed. As a nurse. At a nursing facility only ten minutes from my front door. I know what my ortho doc said about my knee, but it's healed better than either of us e...
  11. It was Tuesday, 3:20 PM. The phone on my desk rang and I saw the extension was "1961"... I knew. This was it! Our Chief Nurse wanted to meet with me in Nursing Administration. The ride down the elevator and the walk down the long hall were surreal. I...
  12. Number 5 in my series of Articles about the top ten things to get fired, discusses medication errors. Making mistakes in health care tends to be frowned upon more than any other career, the general public simply do not tolerate any form of mistakes w...
  13. I have not personally been fired for being sick, but I have witnessed other nurses suffering that fate. I felt bad for them and I can’t imagine what they must have gone through. We want things to be fair and just, and to be able to trust the company ...
  14. Like many on this board I went to RN school hoping to improve my life both personally and financially. Like many I have prior student loans that have gone into and out of default and I was hoping finally getting my RN would help me to finally meet al...
  15. Hello. My name is Marla and I'm an unemployed nurse. There, I said it. Now's the time when everyone's supposed to shout "HI, MARLA!" and applaud. Oh, wait---that was AA, circa 1992. Oops. *blushes* I've talked about this revolting development here on...
  16. As a newer nurse (RN or LPN / LVN), you should feel very proud of the milestones that you have worked tirelessly to achieve over the past year. For starters, you have successfully completed a challenging program of study that would perplex the majori...
  17. Five months ago, my life took a sudden hairpin turn and went down a 200-foot embankment. Five months ago, I was laid off from my comfortable nursing-home job and found myself unemployed, broken, and depressed. I had knee surgery and regained over for...
  18. Most of us agree that there is much enjoyment and pleasure gained from being part of a social website. My own weakness includes Facebook and of course allnurses.com. I have never been able to get a handle on Twitter but I do know that the so-called c...
  19. Well, if I've learned anything from this chapter of my life, it's to be grateful for the simple things that keep me going, even in the face of repeated disappointments and the ennui that tends to accompany an extended period of idleness. Yesterday, I...
  20. madwife2002

    Top 10 Reasons We Get Fired!

    Unless you are wrapped in cotton wool and live in a fantasy world, we have all experienced or know somebody who has experienced problems at work. Sometimes the situation is self-made and sometimes the situation is pure and simple harassment or bullyi...
  21. I know a lot of healthcare employees are worried or concerned they may be on the ladder from a verbal warning to written warnings and then fired. For many, this is not an unrealistic fear it is something which is affecting their daily working life an...