One of the hard parts about being a nurse manager is evaluating another nurse’s performance. It’s tough to look another nurse in the eye – your co-worker and sometimes even your friend – and telling them how well (or not!) they perform.
Last week I sent an email to my boss explaining that I am interested in moving up the ladder. I received an email back that really just shot me down. I am seriously considering leaving because of the lack of support she’s given me.
Here’s one: Equality. Playing favorites is probably my biggest pet peeve. Level the playing field and hold all staff members accountable to the same standards regardless of experience, history or status.
Just a little gratitude goes a long way. Here’s a list of ways that your bosses can make your life just a little sweeter. Just print it out and post it anonymously in the nurse’s station, the break room, and drop it on your manager’s desk as you walk by…
This week I had a big issue with a couple of my CNAs. I saw that on Facebook, one of the CNAs posted the “Top 5 things to being a good Boss” and “Top five things not to do as a boss.” These were obviously directed at me…
On a recent shift, a physician pulled me aside to tell me she did not have confidence in one of my coworkers. Now, what am I supposed to do with that information? Oh yeah, and I was the charge nurse that night.