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    One of the nurses comes 2 hours late everyday even after several warnings from my side

    I am working as a Doctor in a private hospital. One of the nurses, working under me, has been constantly coming 2 hours late to the hospital from the past one week. Even after my several warnings she does not seem to improve. I don’t want to complain against her as she is quite poor and has three children to look after. What to do in such a situation?

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    Re: One of the nurses comes 2 hours late everyday even after several warnings from my side

    Hello ..,

    Such type of situation is generally seen among the working people. The nurse is not arriving at time even after several warnings by you, then you must try to find reason behind this. As you have claimed that she is a quite poor and has to look after three children, then she must be having that much of sense that she has to be sincere towards her work. And if she is not able to come on time , there must be some reason. Ask for it. If she gives a justified reason for which she is unable to be there on time, you ask higher authority to change her working schedule because you also can't afford late service to the patients. And some other nurse can be appointed under you.

    But if you find she is giving a lame excuse and trying to take the undue advantage of you mercy and leniency , the you should not tolerate such things. T
    Talk to your seniors regarding the matter and tell her she can be removed from her job if such actions persists. You will get plenty of nurses who are sincere towards their job.

    Thank You.

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    Re: One of the nurses comes 2 hours late everyday even after several warnings from my side

    Hello Friend,

    In hospital discipline is considered as a virtue. But still many are not yet aware of the benefits of discipline in health care industry. Nursing is a very noble profession and in our society nurses are given great respect. You can take disciplinary action against that nurse any time but we also have to consider her three children and her financial condition. Sometimes we have to make decision based on humanitarian grounds and this is another case where you have to take decision based on that. You should talk to her and tell her that she needs to realize that as a professional nurse she should come to her work place early. You should also say that you understand her problem well. May be this will encourage her to change her atitude towards her work.

    Bye,

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    Re: One of the nurses comes 2 hours late everyday even after several warnings from my side

    As you said that the nurse is committing the mistake continuously after getting the warning for the same so according to me if there is nothing in the written you give to the employee then it is not treated as a serious problem.
    So it might be you have given her the warning verbally so every employee who are warned verbally never take that thing seriously.
    So for this issue you can type an warning letter against that employee that she has coming 2 hours late every day and its not good as per the companies norms and if it is reeated again then company is bound to take the serious action against the employee.
    You can also mention that if the employee is not doing the 9 hour shift every day then he or she will not get the salary for the same.
    Well if she is coming 2 hours late then you can deduct the 2 hours salary on the daily basis, this will be the good for her because if any employee is not taking the things seriously then he /she wull be punished in a same manner.
    After that either she come on time or she will find another job where late comers are entertained.

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    Re: One of the nurses comes 2 hours late everyday even after several warnings from my side

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    I am working as a Doctor in a private hospital. One of the nurses, working under me, has been constantly coming 2 hours late to the hospital from the past one week. Even after my several warnings she does not seem to improve. I don’t want to complain against her as she is quite poor and has three children to look after. What to do in such a situation?
    Dear Aspirant,

    Really you seem a very kind hearted man,because despite of your disobedience of your order,you don’t want to complain against a nurse,seeing her present situation. In this connection,you can do one thing.Call her to your chamber & try to convince her to be punctual in duty otherwise “you may feel problem in case I report the matter to the higher authority.Also ask her why she is ignoring my instruction.If she does not care for it you can either leave the matter which may not be good because the work will hamper or you should request to post to some where else.Also You should remind her why I have not reported the matter so far to the higher authority.


    Hope she will realize her fault & be punctual in duty otherwise you should report the matter to the higher authority.


    Thanks & good luck.

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    Re: One of the nurses comes 2 hours late everyday even after several warnings from my side

    If you have warned that nurse already and instructed seriously to come on time then also she is not coming on time everyday and you know that she has 3 children to care everyday and also belongs to a poor family and you understand her situation at this time that is why tolerating everything otherwise if any other doctor had been at your place then he would have definitely punished her and complaint her to the management but you didn't do the same thing that is why you should not worry

    Do not complaint her to the management otherwise she may be punished that is why you should talk to her personally and ask her more about his compulsion that does she really worried and in tension then you should help her but profession is also something then you can instruct her that if you are coming late to the hospital then I have no problem but I am going to decide fix work for you everyday and that you will have to complete on time everyday and for that you can stop here after working hours but I want my work completed otherwise I will file a complain against you to the management and you may loose your job so think about it first and get your duty completed on time so I am sure that she will complete her duties even after coming late to the office

    All the best

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    Re: One of the nurses comes 2 hours late everyday even after several warnings from my side

    Such type of scenario is usually noticed among the the significant people. This health care worker is just not coming to time period even after various dire warnings by you, you then should search for basis for this. As you've claimed in which nancy any quite poor and contains to take care of some children, after that your lover should be obtaining in which a lot of sensation that she ought to be honest toward your ex work. If your lover can't can happen time period , there should be several reason. Request it. If perhaps your lover provides normal rationale is actually your lover is not able to always be generally there punctually, you may larger power to improve your ex performing routine because you likewise cannot afford overdue want to the actual patients. Along with a few other health care worker could be appointed underneath you.

    Nevertheless if you locate nancy providing any useless reason and seeking to accept unwarranted advantages person mercy and also leniency , the actual you can't endure like things. T
    Speak to your golden-agers with regards to the issue and also let her know your lover is easy to remove out of your ex employment in case like activities persists. You will definately get lots of nurses that are honest toward his or her job.
    Within hospital self-discipline is known as any virtue. But nonetheless lots of people are not even conscious of the main advantages of self-discipline in healthcare industry. Nursing jobs is a very noble industry and also in our society nurses get wonderful respect. It is possible to bring disciplinary motion from in which health care worker whenever however we all also need to take into account your ex some children and also your ex economic condition. Occasionally we must help make choice depending on humanitarian reasons and also this is another scenario in which you must bring choice depending on that. You need to talk with your ex and also let her know that she has to understand that as a qualified health care worker your lover really should come to your ex a workplace early. It's also wise to point out that you understand your ex trouble well. Could be this will stimulate your ex to improve your ex atitude toward your ex work.
    Really an individual sound an incredibly style hearted dude,due to the fact in spite of your own disobedience within your get,you won't want to complain from any health care worker,finding your ex current situation. On this network,you can apply one thing.Call your ex to the appropriate slot & aim to encourage your ex to generally be punctual in responsibility otherwise “you could possibly feel problem in scenario I actually record the issue for the larger authority.Also check with your ex exactly why nancy overlooking my own instruction.If your lover isn't going to treatment because of it either you go away the issue which often will not be beneficial considering that the operate is going to obstruct or you will really should obtain to share to some place else else.Also You need to point out to your ex exactly why Irrrve never noted the issue up to now for the larger authority.

    Trust she might realize your ex mistake & always be punctual in responsibility or perhaps you really should record the issue for the larger authority.

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    Re: One of the nurses comes 2 hours late everyday even after several warnings from my side

    Its really difficult to manage three kids and come for work you should understand her commitments.. Coming late is not good but you should look out about the fact that she is late for about a week so there might be some problem with her you should take up the matter immediately or you should speak to her personally not when all are present if there is any problem with family or any problem with she doesn't want to disclose it then you can ask her to take a change of shifts within a specific working hours it would be better for you and her as well.. If the nurse is coming late its better you go and talk to the management to give her 2 hours reprieve or permission to join the hospital late within the period of 2 hours and the same can be compensated as total of 6 hours you can really convert them into day itself so there is no problem that she compensates her permission to work with hospital as a working day.. So you can convert the deal into convenience so there are many ways or it can also be like join 2 hours late can be taken back by leaving the hospital 2 hours late so there are many options with her its her decision that will benefit her.. Every day coming late is not good you cannot predict the working conditions sometimes there might be some emergency then you really need assistance so you cannot blame it on her as there is no scope of blaming nurses during emergency either you take up the issue to the management or you apply the same as said above.. So you can never predict situations in the hospital never take chances in your service to patients..

    Its not about giving out sympathy to her she should also feel the responsibility of being a nurse its the nurse who is responsible for attending the patients in discharging their duty and for their recovery.. Nurses at hospital should be punctual at work if she is really finding it difficult then you should ask the management to find an alternative in allocating the nurse who are late and with the nurse who is coming late should be asked for shift change this is only way to deal with situation.. 2 hours is not a small hours of period its about the period which a nurse should always assist the doctor no matter what you should have the back up.. Leaving everything to a doctor is not advisable it takes a lot of pressure so you should really have talk with the schedule of allocating shifts to nurses..

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