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The New Generation RN’s are a Bit Sociopaths

As told by a former CNA:
I’ve never in my life seen such a dysfunctional career setting as the Nursing profession. What a disgrace and cry for help!! What has happened to this profession? When I was growing up, I remember going into hospitals to visit relatives, friends, etc. and seeing these women, GROWN ADULT women [...]

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How Mini-Strokes Affects My Performance as RN

I received my RN license in 1981. Yahoo! I’m a nurse I thought. Time goes by, I learn a lot, wanted to be in ICU but my blood pressure said “No!” Got on BP meds, stepped down to PICU, then to home health care (“ahh, I thought at last Nursing Mecca!”). Went to Alaska>Utah>Florida>Arkansas back [...]

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Hotel Front Desk Job is No Fun

Every chain is different, every property is different, each management team is different. However, I have worked for three major competing hotel chains. All of the four properties in which I worked had corrupt and shady management. The general manager and sales director would take two and three hour lunches, demand that I lie through [...]

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A Story of Unfairly Fired McDonalds Worker

My friend got fired unfairly at McDonalds recently because her boss received emails in which people talked good about her. She got fired because those emails were made up; however, she did not do it. When my friend went home, she found out that her co-worker was jealous of her and that girl is the [...]

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An Underpaid Housekeeper in a Hotel

I worked for a hotel for the last 8 yrs. The general manager decided to hire and give all her family and friends jobs and most of the hours. But they never had to housekeep they paid for dusting…… any way I was demoted each time I was anything other than housekeeping so her [...]

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A Retired Nurse Manager’s Sad But True Story

I worked in a City Hospital for 43 years.  One day this passed April me and 2 other nurses under me where called to the boss’ office and told we no longer had a job the hospital was losing so much money that we had to be let go and will be replaced by [...]

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Working at RAC Store is a Joke

When I first started working for RAC I was madly in love with the job. I got to meet different people and it paid pretty well for me being young and single. I worked there for 2 and 1/2 years and I won many awards for my sales skills. But around my last year things [...]

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The Hidden Truth: Nurses Workplace Stressors and Bullying

Have any of you watch the serious “Deadly Women”? Or the movie “Mean Girls”. Well it’s true, working with women is like being walked on.You will find one true friend out of the bunch, but sometimes that friend stabs you in the back. If your pretty, thin, young.. you better really think about another profession. [...]

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Hate Every Minute of Nursing School

So I typed in “nursing sucks” and found this site where i found that many people agree with me. I really do not enjoy nursing…and i almost quit in my first semester but was told it would get better..so I’m about to start my second semester and i have a feeling I’m going to hate [...]

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Quitting the Nursing Job is not the ANSWER!

I read a lot of nursing woes here,really disappointing. I have been a nurse for 10 years and now working towards a Master’s degree in Nursing. I know we nurses feel unappreciated and underpaid and overworked. But at the end of the day you are a hero.  Pat yourself for a great job well done, [...]

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The Nursing Profession: Not What I Expected

So I know, that title says a lot huh? I’m kinda all over the place with that one. I suppose I should start from the top. I spent 2 HARD years and 25K obtaining my BSN, and finally graduated in Dec ‘10. Whoopty whoop! The hard work is over I thought, “Girl you have JOB [...]

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Healthcare Nurses are Poorly Treated by Patients

I have been a nurse for too long and I am looking for a way out!! Patients don’t listen and families are not only realistic but they are also abusive to nurses. There is a reason your family member is in the nursing home or hospital. Healthcare is not magic just because you treat nurses [...]

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The Substitute Teacher Horrible Story

I’ve worked as a substitute teacher for years, in-between full-time positions and when looking for full-time teaching positions.
For the vast majority of the time you are treated by school administrations and teachers alike as if you are a piece of human garbage or a ghost who does not exist.
I cannot count the number of times, [...]

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Fired for Doing the Right Thing!

Brought home a sealed syringe of Demerol after a busy 14 hour shift. I Immediately called the charge nurse and emailed the unit director telling them what had happened. I was fired and accused of illegal narcotics possession! Guess I should have not told anyone about it. To HELL with integrity, it [...]

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Nursing Life and Everything that Comes with It!

Hi,
I have been a nurse for seven years and HATE the hospital as well!  No help, no lunch or dinner. Can’t drink because you don’t have time to go to the bathroom. When you finally feel like you are going to pass out, you go into the kitchen and shove something down your throat. I [...]

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Nurses think they are Better than Others

I am a housekeeper been a housekeeper for 10 years. I just went and got my cna. Anyway i just wanted to say that nurses make you feel like your lower then a grain of sand, suicidal even the way they talk to you is crazy. I don’t even talk to my dog that way [...]

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Saying this Loud: Mcdonalds job is CRAPPY!

I started working at Mcdonalds around Dec. It’s been 2 months working there and I hate it. I get treated like crap all the time. Mainly from my managers. One of my managers is a devil worshiper no JOKE. He has tattoos all over his arms and neck that have triple 6 and his knuckles [...]

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Forgettable Experiences Working at a New Zealand Security Company

I have been working for an undisclosed security company in New Zealand for approximately one year. From my time working in security I have found there is serious breach of basic human rights, breaks, holiday entitlements and sick leave. Additionally, there is a large amount of favouritism that arises from working in security.
In New Zealand [...]

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ER Scribe Job… A Total Nightmare

I was just recently hired for a scribe position at a hospital where I live. A scribe for those of you who might not know is a person who works closely with a doctor, follows them throughout their shift, see’s all their patients with them, and completes all the charts for those patients for them.
I [...]

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Thinking Positive is the Key to Survive

I have been working for this company for five and half years. I have grown a lot in the past years, everyday is different. I am a skillful practitioner, i am always on the road and dealing with different people everyday and every week. The most important thing about my job is to stay positive.

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