Ree Visanian (treebones) wrote,
Ree Visanian
treebones

State of the Tracy, Wednesday, June 15.

About a week and a half into the new hospice job. Still in orientation, unsurprisingly, but, if all goes according to plan, I'll be following a full-scale, at-work, hospice nurse around beginning next week. While judging from this point is difficult at best, what I can say with certainty is that I really, really, like and respect the people who've hired me.

If you've ever worked for a large organization, or even a small organization that involves health care, you will likely be able to bring to mind the hours and hours of lectures given to make sure your employer was in compliance with regulations about the Things All Employees Are Supposed to Know and Do.

These folks actually went out of their way to connect the quality of our compliance to the quality of our patient care. The people giving those lectures? They not only understood their topics, but they cared, and were able to make me understand why I should care.

I know, I know, it sounds like I've drank the Kool-aid, and possibly I have. But I really *do* want to go read the policies and procedures that apply to me.

Anyway, I'm coming home exhausted, and expect I'd better plan on that for at least the next few weeks. This is steadily improving, but I'm holding off on all my normally scheduled activities, so if I need to call in dead, no one has made plans around me.

Still. Health is good. Cats are well. Housemates are all essentially well. Life's pretty good, and heading towards getting even better.

*hugs* to you all, and safe travels until I see you next.
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