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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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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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Not a Good Pay for Dominos’ Driver’s

I work for Dominos being their for 8 months. It really stinks the pay is only 55o an hour and would be lucky to get a dollar a run gas is 312 those bastards in head office.  They don’t give a shit about us drivers all they care about is their stupid ads on tv. [...]

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Dealing with Crappy Nursing Practice These Days

Nursing has changed drastically over the last 3 decades. Staffing ratios are unsafe, support staff is a joke and management is clueless. Hospital admin thinks patients are to be handled like an assembly line, and time is not alloted for adequate care. Reimbursement and government regulations have destroyed our ability to provide safe [...]

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Respiratory Therapist Unfairly Blamed for Death

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 [...]

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McDonalds Employee: Unfairly Judge by People

I have been a manager at McDonalds for six years and employeed for a total of 8. During my time in management, I left and started a job in real estate but found my way back to McDonalds within 12 months.
It was unbelievable the respect I was automatically given for the simple reason I [...]

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From an OB to Nurse to Rehab Nurse

I am an RN in my 23rd year. When I was in nursing school I only liked OB, L&D, and Mother/Baby. I proceeded to follow my dream and worked many tears in L&D and I found out that doctors can be abusive. So when the unit I was working on closed, I never [...]

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Case Management Assistant – Awesome Job But..

I’ve held other jobs after the one I’m writing about now. I was a case management assistant, and it was the BEST job ever except people ruined it! If i had to work for a big organization and put up with the p.c. crap THAT still was the only job that would make me do [...]

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The Never Been Told Nursing Horror Stories

I’m currently on my 4th semester of nursing school and like many postings here, i love what nursing implies and obviously i want to help people and make a difference but i have been discouraged since i started nursing school despite how hard i have worked only to be disappointed. i’ve realized that in this [...]

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