poor managment B. Mc...as OR DIRECTOR
Pros: other slave staff was nice. have a nurses union.very helpful
Cons: no breaks, lucky to get a lunch, if you did not get a lunch break, they would make you punch out, for 30 minutes and punch back in to avoid labor laws
required to work too many areas within the surgical dept.
pre-op,post-op,pacu 2,GI Lab,PICC Lines, getting pulled at any time to anywhere while in the middle of your original assigned task.TYRANNICAL rule of OR Director.
very rare to get a break during shift. often not even allowed a lunch break after working 6-7 hours of shift which was open ended
as – more... to when the work and computer charting was finished.
working with antiquated computer system which required me to enter the same data in 3 or more fields,no cross-over of data.
They do have a nurses union but management would drag there feet and while I was there the nurses did not have a valid contract for over a year.
the hospital used the cheapest equipment. IE; IV needles which everyone complained about but admin would not listen.We even had other hospital magazine articles stating the same problems with these IV needles but to no avail. I consider myself to be an expert IV access nurse but these needles were not user friendly – less