Common hospital personality types—a simple breakdown


Whether the experience is pleasant or not, you’re constantly striving to know and understand your patients. You question them, you observe them and, last but not least, you apply your best instincts to make sense of them. That’s because you’re a nurse, and it’s your job to become well-acquainted with the unique temperament of each patient.
But what about your co-workers?

In this week’s episode of “The Katie Duke Show” on ScrubsBeat, Katie explains why it’s just as vital to recognize all the personalities that exist within the framework of your team, and how to respond accordingly so their behavior will only make (not break) you.

Check out the video below to hear more about the different scrubs-sporting characters you’re likely to encounter. Then share with us an any additional types in the comments section below, along with your own strategy for working alongside them.

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