Nurses punished for TikTok video joking about patients
Emory Midtown University Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia, punished four nurses for a TikTok video joking about patients.
The clip shows the former nurses describing their “Labour Delivery Icks”, WSBTV reported on Saturday.
“My problem is when you come for your initiation saying ‘Can I take a shower and eat? “said one of the nurses in the video.
“My problem is when you ask me how much the baby weighs and he’s still in your hands,” said a second nurse while another commented: “Another problem, when you go from room to room room between one baby mama and your other baby mama. Fuck.”
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Emory Health job a statement online Friday that read, “We are aware of a TikTok video that included disrespectful and unprofessional comments about maternity patients at Emory University Hospital in Midtown.”
Breitbart News was unable to immediately confirm whether the nurses were terminated, but the health system’s statement called them “former employees.”
“We have investigated the situation and taken appropriate action with the former employees responsible for the video,” the statement said, adding that the clip “falls far below the values and standards we expect of every member of our team that ‘he respects and demonstrates’.
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— Emory Healthcare (@emoryhealthcare) December 9, 2022
A social media user said she was happy that the problem was solved because her beloved was soon to have a baby there.
“Because when you have a baby it’s definitely not something you have to worry about, it’s the nurses who don’t appreciate or like their job,” she wrote.
The hospital’s website said its mission is “to care for patients and their families with concern not only for their illnesses but also for their mental, emotional and spiritual well-being.”
In November, Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI) called for a ban on TikTok, Breitbart News reported.
Gallagher said: “TikTok should be banned. Senator Marco Rubio and I have a law that does exactly that. TikTok is digital fentanyl, which makes our children addicted.
“And just like real fentanyl, it ultimately goes to the Chinese Communist Party. TikTok is owned by ByteDance. ByteDance is controlled by the CCP. This means that the CCP can track your location. It can track your keystrokes. It can censor your news,” he added.