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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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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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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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The Untold Horror Stories of Older Nurses

Younger nurses need to know the following. After the age of 40 when your at the top of your game the following has happened to many many nurses. Budget crunch time comes and they need to make the figures work.  Nurses who are at the top of their salary range are targets. They will [...]

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I Love Working at McDonalds Everyday

I’m phakama 22 years old from South Africa. I have a passport and currently working for Mcdonals SA. I’m very happy to work for the company that got the award as ‘best company to work for! I love meeting new people, making my customers happy , offering my service and loves Mcdonalds.

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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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Dismissed from my LPN Duties without Warning

I’ve been an LPN for 3.5 years. In this time, I have learned that the people we entrust our loved ones to are the biggest hypocrites. We are taught to cause no harm, yet for the most part many of the nurses I have come across would put a knife in many people’s backs. [...]

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Simon Market Place Working Hours… Not too Shabby!

I worked at a Simon mall as a guest information representative at the booth in the middle of the mall. I was responsible mainly for selling the Visa gift cards as well as general customer service (location of stores, lost & found, renting wheelchairs, information about the surrounding area, you get the gist of it).
I’ll [...]

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