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We hire into straight nights. That gets rough at times but we usually have enough of those long term night shifters who help us through with purposeful mentoring (formalized sit downs where they go through patients and things they should focus on). Our charge nurse is out of staffing so that helps.
Lynn Lawson, RN, MSN, CPHON, NE-BC
Clinical Manager of Operations Children’s Cancer Center and Blood Disorder Center
Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health
705 Riley Hospital Drive
Indianapolis, In. 46202
317.948.0835 (office) 317.403.0790 (cell)
——————————————- Original Message: Sent: 5/28/2021 5:25:00 PM From: Mary Lynn Rae Subject: RE: Hiring for Straight Nights
Hi-we hire all of our new grads into day/night rotations every 6 weeks
Mary Lynn Rae, MSN, RN, NPD-BC, CPHON
Nursing Professional Development (NPD) Practitioner/Clinical Educator Hem/Onc/SCT (LC17/LC18)
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
225 East Chicago Avenue, Box 248, Chicago, Illinois 60611-2991
Make kindness the norm
APHON Chicago Chapter President
——————————————- Original Message: Sent: 5/18/2021 6:22:00 PM From: Tristyn Kruger Subject: Hiring for Straight Nights
Hello all, Currently at PCH our hiring practice is to hire into a rotating schedule, doing both days and nights, with a percentage of your shifts having to be nights/weekends. We have struggled meeting our needs for nights and especially weekend nights. The hospital is looking at changing practices and starting to hire into straight nights and we are trying to figure a few things out, especially where skill and experience are concerned. I would love to know what all of your current practices are.
If you hire to straight nights: 1. How long is your orientation process for new grads and those with little experience? 2. Do you train to chemo administration upon hire or later on? What about BMT? 3. What are your differentials for nights, weekends and weekend nights? 4. What is your process for when staff can/want to move to straight days?
Does anyone hire into a rotating format?
—————————— Tristyn M. Kruger BSN, RN, CPHON Assistant Nurse Manager | Cancer Transplant Unit Primary Children’s Hospital 100 N. Mario Capecchi Drive Salt Lake City, Utah 84113 Work: 801.662.4571 |Tristyn.Staley@imail.org