Last week was rough.
My boss added it up for me:
One nurse left.
One of the travelers left.
The other traveler was not suited to our fast-paced OR and left.
One nurse was out on FMLA.
Two nurses were on vacation.
SIX nurses down, out of 16 is a lot of man hours that need to be covered.
And last week was uncommonly busy.
I added 4 cases a night.
Plus the three or so that came in during the day.
All the hours were worked.
Oof, no wonder I napped all the naps today.