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10 Ways to Make Yourself an Unfireable Nurse

Tania Khadder

8. Watch Your Back

Think your head nurse doesn’t notice all those personal calls? Or how much time you spend on flirting with the new internist? Think again. Often, they’re paying closer attention than you think. And if ever they suspect you’re wasting their time, they can easily look up phone, email, or internet records.

Now is not the time to be sloppy about personal communications on the job.

Depending on your place of employment, it might be okay to take the occasional, quick phone call, or send an email or two on your lunch break. But if you’re on Gmail every time your DON walks up to your desk you’re currently manning, you’re asking for trouble.

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