AS SOON AS I GET ALL CAUGHT UP ON MY CHARTING
This happens far too often for my liking.
i’m just like,
Sometimes I hit up the room while the patient is sleeping.
"Always work as if you’re getting the next admit."
That piece of advice has served me so well in my career. Not only does it get me in the frame of mind to hustle hustle hustle and manage my workload efficiently, but it also makes me not cranky when I do get the admit, since in the back of my head I was already telling myself “you’re getting an admission.”