medical jobs

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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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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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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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.
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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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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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Under paid and Under appreciated Nurses

I really hate nursing. I have done everything at one time or another in my 20 years on the job. I did 2 years med-surg. I did 8 years ICU/CVICU. I did 7 years as a DON for nursing homes. Then 1 year again in ICU. Then the last 2 years [...]

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