A NURSE has been positioned on go away after bragging about not carrying a masks in a TikTok video which has since gone viral.
The so-far-unnamed Oregon nurse uploaded the clip to the video sharing platform shunning fundamental COVID-19 measures and gloating about travelling and letting her kids have “play dates”.
An Oregon nurse who uploaded a clip to the video sharing platform shunning fundamental COVID-19 measures has been positioned on administrative go away
In one other video, the identical nurse could be seen wearing scrubs and is captioned: “When coworkers come at me for not carrying my masks once I’m outdoors of labor … over this masks at this level”
“When my coworkers discover out I nonetheless journey, don’t put on a masks once I’m out and let my children have play dates,” the since-deleted video from consumer @Loveiskind05 was captioned.
Within the clip, the nurse is seen wearing hospital scrubs with a stethoscope tied round her neck.
Background audio of Dr. Suess’s Grinch from the movie ‘How the Grinch Stole Christmas’ will also be heard.
After viewers recognized the girl and notified the hospital the place she works at Salem Well being, the nurse was “positioned on administrative go away pending an investigation.”
“Yesterday, a nurse employed with Salem Well being posted a video on social media which displayed cavalier disregard for the seriousness of this pandemic and her indifference in the direction of bodily distancing and masking outdoors of labor,” the hospital mentioned in an announcement on Saturday.
“This video has prompted an outcry from involved group members. We wish to thank these of you who introduced this to our consideration and guarantee you that we’re taking this very severely. This particular person doesn’t communicate for Salem Well being and has been positioned on administrative go away pending an investigation.
“Salem Well being believes all of us have to do our half to guard the weak and cease the speedy unfold of COVID-19. This contains requiring employees, sufferers and guests to comply with steering from the CDC and others about masks carrying and social distancing. The COVID pandemic is critical and requires a critical response. And at Salem Well being we’re very critical about our method to COVID.”
“OVER THIS MASK”
In one other alarming video from October, the identical nurse could be seen wearing scrubs seemingly taking a break throughout her shift.
The video is captioned: “When coworkers come at me for not carrying my masks once I’m outdoors of labor … over this masks at this level.”
A screengrab from the video was uploaded by a girl who claims her mother-in-law receives most cancers remedy on the similar hospital the place the nurse labored.
“She [the nurse] posted the above on 10/24 clearly stating her co staff have been ‘conscious’ of her blatant disregard and endangering of sufferers – it is fairly sick and albeit horrifying,” the girl wrote.
Though many applauded the hospital for the motion taken, others steered she ought to have been fired.
“There ought to be no investigation. Hearth her and take away any of her licenses. She doesn’t need to be a nurse if all she’s going to do is endanger a few of the most immunocompromised individuals,” one individual mentioned.
“She deserves to be fired! She is working with probably the most immunocompromised crowd of individuals at their absolute worst after which bragging about it on Social Media?! I truthfully hope she’s by no means in a position to get a job within the medical subject ever once more!” one other lady fumed.
“Paid go away so she will journey some extra and put sufferers at much more threat when she returns?” somebody requested.
A girl who claims to have recognized the nurse uploaded the video in a ‘duet’ model to her personal TikTok web page underneath the caption, “Think about being an oncology nurse and bragging about not taking precautions?”
She added: “To every their very own, however why would you brag about it to others?”
After viewers recognized the girl and notified the hospital the place she works at Salem Well being, the nurse was positioned on administrative go away
Background audio of Dr. Suess’s Grinch from the movie ‘How the Grinch Stole Christmas’ will also be heard