Jump to content

Unhappy Hospital

Nurses   (4,810 Views | 39 Replies)
by lilbitgeeky lilbitgeeky (New) New

471 Profile Views; 7 Posts

You are reading page 4 of Unhappy Hospital. If you want to start from the beginning Go to First Page.

374 Posts; 13,459 Profile Views

How about every time the Charge Nurse takes a new admission when we're slammed we give him/her a bag of M & Ms. Wonder how that would go down. Or maybe if the Nurse Manager turns a patient or gets them some ice' date=' we hand her a lollipop?[/quote']

Read between the lines... OP isn't trying to belittle anyone. It's just a gesture of kindness. C'mon now I'm sure you can see that.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

374 Posts; 13,459 Profile Views

I do not consider the different responses in this thread 'cranky vs happy', to me it is more a matter of different personality types. In this thread the answers reflect harmonizer personality types vs analytical personality types. Nurses who have harmonizer personalities are uncomfortable with conflict and respond by trying to smooth things over. Whereas nurses who have anaylitcal personality types think about conflict in a linear way and respond with solutions that address the source of conflict.

and one can be both. They aren't mutually exclusive. We need both ''harmonizers'' and those who analyze, but I like your thinking we do need more solutions and less bickering..

In fact the very bickering founds in many threads throughout this very site mirrors the lack of cohesion in our profession. Nurses... we're our biggest stumbling block. Forget managements, administration, corporate, the gov't, unions.. etc...

We need to do some housekeeping first!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

icuRNmaggie has 24 years experience as a BSN, RN and specializes in MICU, SICU, CICU.

1,970 Posts; 25,278 Profile Views

Putting a bag of hersheys kisses on the counter improves everybody's mood by preventing hypoglycemia and general crabbiness.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Gooselady has 23 years experience as a BSN, RN.

601 Posts; 7,297 Profile Views

All4NursingRN said:

In fact the very bickering founds in many threads throughout this very site mirrors the lack of cohesion in our profession. Nurses... we're our biggest stumbling block. Forget managements, administration, corporate, the gov't, unions.. etc...

We need to do some housekeeping first!

This ^^

Our 'culture' as nurses is steeped in oppression, victimization, and it's whipped up by nurses as if it were an enjoyable thing.

I wonder, honestly, if what we are always complaining about, what we're always putting up with, is a direct result of our lack of solidarity, or 'cohesion' as nurses. We barely look out for one another. Perhaps the 'cause' of this came from outside the nursing profession, and is a result of sexism and classism, but we're the ones with the power to resist and refuse to 'agree'.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
×

This site uses cookies. By using this site, you consent to the placement of these cookies. Read our Privacy, Cookies, and Terms of Service Policies to learn more.