Thursday, October 25, 2012

The one where I get called into work...only to be sent home


Not right home, but I got called off this morning due to low unit census, (lc for those of you who don't have to do this), and then called back in at 1145 to take one patient.


One that was supposed to go to a floor that was "full".

I had her for 3 hours, when I was told to transfer her to the floor she was supposed to go to, which left me with zero, 0, no patients.

Then I was told I might as well go home.


People, I drive an hour and a half to work.  An hour and a half back.  I was called in because no one in the ICU wants to work my unit.  Seriously.

On the up side, I'm home before 9 at night.  Downside...I have 2 more days of work left!

Remember, it's just a ride.


  1. I will be your backup ninja when you need me to help kick ass. just sayin

  2. R U freaking kidding me.. you drove three hours to work for two .. and they call that a job? What is wrong with employers these days. So many laws have been passed to protect them, that they just screw over everyone.

    it's time for a revolution.

  3. It takes an hour and a half to get to work? That's rough. Farthest I ever had to drive to a job was 50 minutes and that drove me nuts. If I drove an hour and a half to get to work and then had to turn back I'd probably strangle someone... which would give you something to do, right? Win/win.

  4. 3 hours commute to work? Commute hours should be made billable you know. People cross states for job that is just wrong.

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