Even if you’re an excellent healthcare employee, there are always areas of opportunity and ways to stand out in the workplace. Standing out at work will not only get you into good graces with your boss or improve the potential of a promotion, which you may have been hoping for, but it will ultimately result in a gain of self-confidence and will aid in the growth of your professional development.
There is a stigma attached to staying home sick from work that all employees are aware of. There is always a choice to be made. Should I call in sick? Can I just tough it out? Can I afford to call in? Will we be short staffed if I’m out? Healthcare Professionals struggle with these same questions that go along with deciding if you are too sick to go to work. Here are a few suggestions to consider when deciding if you are truly too sick to go to work.