“As a new graduate, one of my biggest challenges has been calling a physician on the phone. I often feel flustered and unsure of myself. Then they get frustrated. Can you help? Does this get easier with experience?” —Flustered on the Phone
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…
It’s not as if nurses don’t have a sense of humor. Heck, you have to be able to laugh to do what we do, right? But there’s a line—and it’s not that fine a line—between laughing with nurses and laughing at them.
But I can say, that with the economy the way it is, and insurance being so hard to obtain, it is hard for me to understand why there would be a bias against those people who have to resort to using government programs (legitimately) or have no options at all. And why in the world would that make a difference in the care they receive? It blows my mind.