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Male user algrob 24 posts

I understand what you are saying about working with the inmates families. I try to work lcosely with the nurse when we are in the facility at the same time, escort for rounds and hang out when a thug is in her office. I also try to act as an interface with officers and med staff so there are fewer misunderstandings. So I understand what you are talking about. Try to find one officer that you can work with, it will make things a little easier for you.

 
Female user sotxmedic 4 posts

Thanks for the encouraging works from the CO side stand point. You have pinpointed an area that the majority of my co-workers (the officers) seem to overlook in my line of work of medical. I am a one man (or woman) show in our 124-bed county facility, which is fixing to expand to a 200-bed facility within a year. I wish I could find the help and or support from my co-workers to do my job it would make my life a lot easier. Little to they know I am working one on one with the Capt. and the Sheriff and with that responibility come frequent butt chewings that they don’t see. Then… dealing with the inmate’s Mommies and Daddies this is the worst! I am to drop EVERYTHING and rush their baby to the ER for hemerriods, because their infant that screwed up is dying… Please. But on the key note having more days of would be extremely helpful for the medical staff to NURSE our health and sanity.

 
Male user algrob 24 posts

Mst respect for the ladies on the nursing staff. You all get verbal abuse from a lot of ignorant people, both inmates and officers. Keep up the good work.

 
Male user ecso11 5 posts

at my facility we have at least 2 and sometimes 3 nurses at all times. it helps us out alot

 
Female user www.sweet_ja... 1 post i am the only medical staff at the county jail that i work at and have requested i be allowed to work the 12 hour shift but not on nights. they of course will not let me as i am on call 24/7 anyway. i would love to have 4 days off after every four. oh well such is the life of medical in jail. nurse parker

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