The world may think you are only one person--But to one person, you may be their world.
The Online Magazine
for Certified Nursing Assistants
Patient Care Technician Resources
4 Things That CNAs Need to Stop Doing to Their Coworkers
When working a healthcare setting you are bound to find all different types of people. Sometimes it’s not all about trying to blend in. Sometimes there are some habits that are very difficult to tolerate and the best thing that Certified Nursing Assistants can do is try to work together as a team.
Listed are a few things that coworkers need to stop doing to one another:
CNAs should stop berating their coworkers, this behavior is very discouraging and emotionally draining and should be avoided. It is crucial to appreciate a job well done by a coworker. Just because you have a certain way of doing things doesn’t mean that others are doing it wrong.
Being an open book
Certified Nursing Assistant should make sure they aren’t being too open with their fellow workers. Constantly complaining about all your personal information and homelife can become a nuisance.
CNAs need to lend the extra hand to their coworkers when needed. It is hard to deal with the one who sits around browsing the internet and phone when other CNAs are running up and down handling all the work. Aside from the fact that they do not help, they are getting pay just for sitting around and doing completely nothing. Anyone that has worked in the healthcare field knows that there is plenty to do during a shift.
Complaining about Coworkers
Healthcare workers need to put a stop to the habit of airing out their complaints to their fellow workers every time they have a problem. There are relevant sources in the healthcare setting to take complaints to
It is important for Certified Nursing Assistants and other healthcare workers to set their own boundaries to avoid getting on each other’s nerves.