Why I Quit My Job as a Nurse

Healthcare workers are facing an impossible task

Ellie Daforge
3 min readAug 4, 2021

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Photo by Vladimir Fedotov on Unsplash

I just quit my bedside job. I worked as a nurse at the bedside for past few years, but I finally threw in the towel.

My breaking point came when I couldn’t even enjoy my days off. I was constantly being texted or called asking if I could cover a shift. I put my phone on “do not disturb,” but I would still…

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Ellie Daforge

Aspiring novelist. I write about healthcare, technology, and lifestyle.