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.
Well I just finished reading all the comments on the nursing profession and I can totally relate to how they are treated like shit, and then when they complain about it people give them trite bs replies like “just find another job” Come the fuck on, there are no jobs!
I wanted to tell my story [...]
I don’t live in America, so our job description is a little different then yours.
We mostly work with ventilated patients, but we trouble shoot monitors and other medical equipment. We are technicians, and therapists.
Anyways, I get a call at 1 am saying the HFO isn’t working on a 2 year old. Little did I know then [...]
I waited my whole life to go to nursing school and become a nurse. Nursing school was rough and I had one abusive instructor, but I stuck with it until I graduated with my BSN. After school, I went from one nightmare job to another. I suffered horrible anxiety attacks, vomiting and severe [...]more
When I was younger, all I cared about was animals. I persuaded everyone around me that I was going to be a vet. Times changed, I grew up, and people became my number one priority. I am very outgoing, I love helping others, and I figured heck-why not nursing! Plus I can handle blood, guts, [...]more
I wake up every morning and say the Our Father to myself in order to get me through another day of backstabbing, demoralization, and disappointment in humanity. I am a RN-BSN.
PLEASE reconsider if you are considering becoming a nurse because I know once that time/money is invested in a education, you have reached the [...]
Ring Ring, hello… “It’s 5am, where in the sam hell are you!?!?” Oh, hey Bill. Don’t worry – I’m leaving now. Bill is my agent; he gets me all my jobs. Right now I’m on my way to do a shoot for some catalog.
Ya see, people think models have these glamorous lifestyles who do not [...]
I am working with a Preservation Company and it sucks. I have worked in some very high level professional roles and am not used to this kind of environment at all.
Owner burps, farts and curses like crazy. Constant F bombs being dropped. His wife is just as bad. Last week she brow [...]
This past weekend I worked a 12 hour shift both Saturday and Sunday. By the time I reached home I was burnt toast. It was impossible to complete what was expected of me in the 12 hours that I worked. I was so exhausted by the time I got home, I couldn’t unwind.
I am a fast food worker and have been for 5 years. During college, I decided to work at one to gain extra money to keep me afloat. I was crew and of course it fine at first. The restaurant at the time was slow and I basically felt that my minimum wage pay out [...]more