Monday, July 28, 2008

work keys!!!

after four full years as a member of the M........t hospital staff, they have finally given me my own set of to the social work office and the "P3" key, which opens all the doors on the inpatient psychiatric uit.

i left my other job about two months ago. i didnt love the job- i was a very underpaid secretary/errand girl/driver/editor- and when my new supervisor at the hospital approached me and asked me to take on more hours, i gave my notice to my other boss...i think there was some question in my social system as to why i did this, i was told that "you cant just leave jobs because you dont like them", but the reason i left was to go from 15-20 hours a week to 25-35 at the hospital each week,depending on need....i love being a psychiatric social worker...and besides, it pays 2 and 1/2 what the secretary job did...who wouldnt make the choice i made?

anyhow, having keys, i believe that i am an important employee, wanted, and that i am slowly learning all the intricacies of working with both chronic mental illness and dementia...

Song of the day: she works hard for her money- donna summers

1 comment:

HitThaFloor said...

Ummm, who says you can't leave a job just because you don't like it. That's the BEST reason to leave a job. Why would you stay someplace miserable???

Congrats on the's almost like giving a significant other who doesn't live with you your keys......yea...

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