Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Healthcare woes



The hospital beast is starting to get the best of me its all so stressful, raw, and vulnerable for everyone involved! I become so immersed in every person I encounter, then obsess about their iv, medication, or whether I charted something after I left work....its so all consuming, yet unequivocally fulfilling. What's a good-nurse wannabe to do?
I really really want to believe I'm actually helping people, but in such a broken healthcare system its like swimming against the current. Between conflicting doctor's orders, chest pain, and patient's smoking in the bathroom, its a wonder anyone comes out of there alive! Just needed to vent, thanks for listening to my ramblings!

3 comments:

SweetPea said...

I have days where I feel the same way, but I know that we really are helping them. I mean just think about what any hospital would be like without nurses....They need us.

Pink to Green said...

I admire your dedication and conviction; knowing that your job makes such an impact can be the best and worst thing about it!

Pink to Green said...

I admire your dedication and conviction; knowing that your job makes such an impact can be the best and worst thing about it!

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