Competing Hemispheres

Left Brain Report To: Nursing Manager 1. Washer is unplugged and non-functional. Based on the electrical burn odor I suspect the motor is ruined. Reason: overfill and industrial use of home style washer. 2. Budget Justification: Replacement of appliances, mattresses, bedding and supplies necessary to care for growing number of patients who are incontinent not … [Read more…]

Ugly Mean

I have been the villainous Nurse Ratched more times than I care to admit. Efficient, superior, and unbending. I have exploited power by harshly enforcing those deal-breaker “policies” like Visitation 600.29 when it suited me. I have been demanding and downright intimidating to some coworkers. I did all of this under the immature guise of … [Read more…]

Band-Aids

Nothing is as useless as a band aid that won’t stick. You know the ones. The off brand deal that sat in a drawer or first aid box too long, maybe more thought went into the packaging than the product. But a band-aid that covers and sticks can be magical. It can be a minor … [Read more…]