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Tooting my own horn.. so happy!

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So, I work in EMS, I had a crazy day on Monday that started off with a possible stroke call, ended with a pedestrian struck by a vehicle and in the middle was filled with call after call and none were crap calls or boring. Well, one just sucked badly because it was a five floor carry down. I had one call for an insanely combative hostile patient. Due to her behavior, the entire call took over 2 hrs. Let's just say my trainee got a lot of hands on experience. On Tuesday, I walked into the office for a monthly accident prevention committee meeting. The owner of our company, all the supervisors and the v.p. were there ... along with the committee, those attending and employees about to go out on the road. My boss called everyone into the office, including employees about to go out on the road. He told me to stand so I did. He pointed at me and asked if everyone knew me.. they said yes. He went on about the day i had the day before. Then he said, " today i received an email from the nurse manager, director of social works and the E.D. medical director of xyz hospital. They came together to write this email to talk about this unit. N, had a trainee that day and her partner J did such an amazing job on every call they took to this hospital, including one fucking insane patient that was attacking everyone. They had a crazy day, and they didn't lose a single patient. Which is a miracle given the nature of their calls. These big wigs at the hospital singled out N by name and went on and on For about a paragraph about how ..." he then went on about the details of their email. He ended it by looking at me and saying, "if any of you take anything away from N's training, let it be how she conducted herself yesterday . Crazy doesn't fuck with crazy which is why we sent N to all those insane calls. N you're getting a commendation!!" Everyone started clapping and I was embarrassed and shocked.

Tomorrow is going to be a small ceremony for my commendation! I'm super excited! Dh is coming with the kids and my parents. This is only my third commendation, so it's a big deal for me. Toot toot!
Posted by Anonymous on Nov. 18, 2017 at 12:11 AM
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Anonymous
by Anonymous 2 on Nov. 18, 2017 at 12:14 AM
Congratulations!
littlesippycup
by Baby T-rex Arms on Nov. 18, 2017 at 12:15 AM
Yay!! Congrats!! I also hope you're the one who made the lady move her car!!!
Anonymous
by Anonymous 3 on Nov. 18, 2017 at 12:15 AM
If this is the same chick who posted like 2 weeks ago, I still say you need a friend to talk to about all this boring crap.
NutraNut17
by Bronze Member on Nov. 18, 2017 at 12:15 AM

That's awesome!




But I'm not sure what a commendation is/means in your industry.  :/

But YAY for getting one!

Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on Nov. 18, 2017 at 12:18 AM
Thank you!

Quoting Anonymous 2: Congratulations!
Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on Nov. 18, 2017 at 12:19 AM
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Lmao, you remember that huh? Lol yes, I am.

Quoting littlesippycup: Yay!! Congrats!! I also hope you're the one who made the lady move her car!!!
Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on Nov. 18, 2017 at 12:21 AM
Oh im sorry, not everyone has a movie worthy life of thrills and explosions like you. This is an open forum to talk about whatever I want.. don't like it.. don't read it. It's not hard. I have friends.. they already know. In fact they knew on Tuesday, I'm sharing on here today.

Also, yea I'm the same person.

Quoting Anonymous 3: If this is the same chick who posted like 2 weeks ago, I still say you need a friend to talk to about all this boring crap.
Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on Nov. 18, 2017 at 12:22 AM
Good riddance *peace sign* later hater.

Quoting Anonymous 4: Oh, Christ. You again. I'm out.
peekaboo813
by Gold Member on Nov. 18, 2017 at 12:22 AM
High five!!! Congrats.
Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on Nov. 18, 2017 at 12:24 AM
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Thank you!!! It's basically a little ceremony.. I get dressed in my fancy uniform.. stand in front of a flag on stage.. my boss gives a speech, I get a metal and a piece of paper. We shake hands and kiss babies all politician style while posing for the camera. However, commendations are things that can go on your resume. It looks good for just getting one, let alone multiple.

Quoting NutraNut17:

That's awesome!

But I'm not sure what a commendation is/means in your industry.  :/

But YAY for getting one!

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