Being a part of a healthcare institution is not an easy job, especially if you are serving as a nurse. It is not a casual 9 to 5 office job where the issues and problems could be suspended in the night time and resumed in the morning; instead, this job is more about being physically and mentally available for the patients that are admitted into the hospital and need medical attention. This infographic concisely sheds light on the detailed routines of two nurses working in two different shifts, i.e., morning and night shifts.
Appropriate scheduling of duties for better results
Healthcare institutions or hospitals do not only involve heavy medical equipment, but it is also their responsibility to keep an eye on their patients all day long. For this purpose, nurses are assigned different shifts in different departments to provide a 24-hour service to the patients. Every hospital has a common rule for assigning its staff to two to three shifts, namely morning shift, evening shift, and night shift. Appropriate scheduling of duties makes the simple tasks of the day very easy for the staff because the traffic associated with the hospital is intelligently divided hence providing equitable relief to all the nurses and doctors.
Preparation for the night shift duty
However, the staff who work under the night shift have a relatively different routine than those serving in morning and evening shifts. For instance, the trouble of having no fresh meal at midnight or having a deranged sleep schedule are a few problems night shift nurses struggle with. These problems could easily be pushed out of the way if the nurses are well prepared to live through their night shifts because, with practice, everything gradually falls into place and eventually blends in.
Infographic by: Online.king.edu