hort.net Seasonal photo, (c) 2006 Christopher P. Lindsey, All Rights Reserved: do not copy
articles | gallery of plants | blog | tech blog | plant profiles | patents | mailing lists | top stories | links | shorturl service | tom clothier's archive0
Gallery of Plants
Tech Blog
Plant Profiles
Mailing Lists
    Search ALL lists
    Search help
    Subscription info
Top Stories
sHORTurl service
Tom Clothier's Archive
 Top Stories
New Trillium species discovered

Disease could hit Britain's trees hard

Ten of the best snowdrop cultivars

Plant protein database helps identify plant gene functions

Dendroclimatologists record history through trees

Potato beetle could be thwarted through gene manipulation

Hawaii expands coffee farm quarantine

Study explains flower petal loss

RSS story archive

Re: gainful employment/burnout

I can certainly understand your frustration, Judy.  It is rather
deplorable that hospitals are doing this type of thing - probably
have done in the past as well.  I know bills have to be paid and
money earned and all that, but one would think that proper patient
care - which means adequate staff who are not overburdened - would
come first...

Marge Talt, zone 7 Maryland
Editor:  Gardening in Shade
Current Article: Corydalis
Complete Index of Articles by Category and Date
All Suite101.com garden topics :

> From: Judy L Browning <judybrowning@lewiston.com>
> Pam is the one who isn't getting the pay or bennies.
> Actually, I'm paid well, and time and a half for overtime. I just
don't like
> having to wait until the next shift arrives to do my documentation.
> frosts me is the assumption that one patient is the same as
another. Doesn't
> take into account the big crippled lady that takes 15 minutes to
> from the bed to a chair. Do that 4 or 5 times in 8 hours plus the
> minutes it takes to shuffle furniture to do it safely and you feel
> you're never out of that room. That's a task I could happily
delegate to an
> assistant some of the time. Did I mention she was demented and
> remember which foot to move if not told. Exhausting, physically and
> emotionally, and that was 1 of 5 folks I was responsible for.
Should be able
> to spend more time with the least stable person, doing frequent
> Ended up dashing in & out of other rooms, just making sure
> breathing & talking while I check vital signs.
> Understand, I love my profession, usually find a lot of
satisfaction in my
> job, just very frustrated with this particular situation. It's not
about the
> money for me, although I do like to spend it!

Support hort.net -- join the hort.net fund drive!

Other Mailing lists | Author Index | Date Index | Subject Index | Thread Index

 © 1995-2017 Mallorn Computing, Inc.All Rights Reserved.
Our Privacy Statement