This story starts about 3 weeks ago, when I called the Safeway Pharmacy at 3rd and Franklin to try to refill my Trazodone prescription. Much to my surprise their automated system said that the prescription was no longer valid; I tried 5 separate times, thinking that I’d entered the prescription number incorrectly. I got the… Continue reading Trazodone Tribulations
http://www.aarp.org/home-garden/livable-communities/info-11-2011/10-Great-Sunny-Places-to-Retire-AARP.10.html http://www.scmc.org/ St Charles Medical Center may be a small hospital to AARP (226 beds) but it is the largest hospital in central Oregon. It is also a level 2 trauma center; in fact, it is the only level 2 trauma center in eastern Oregon. The St Charles Health Care system also owns and manages… Continue reading I Beg To Differ: Life in the AARP lane
“look in the employment section of your new paper or go to the unemployment office they will help you look for work all so are go around the grocery stores in restaurants in fill out a application,” Thanks for the condescending comment. I call it condescending because since April 2009 I have applied for 332… Continue reading Only been doing this for over 2 years now
The first person I blame for this mess is my mother. I have been whining about my IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Irritable_bowel_syndrome) for months now, so she suggested I ask my primary care provider (Mark Press at Mosaic Medical) about the problems. I was diagnosed with IBS at least 10 years by a doctor in… Continue reading Colonoscopies, or Adventures With DUMB People
I have applied for 44 positions at St Charles Medical Center since February 2010. My joke to friends is that I intend to keep applying there until they give up and hire me just so they won’t have to look at another application from me. I have applied for everything from Environmental Services Attendant (aka… Continue reading When Oh When Will St Charles Medical Center Hire Me?
I have several medical bills from my recent hospitalization. http://www.i-dont-think-so.com/?p=739 http://www.i-dont-think-so.com/?p=748 Shortly after I got out of the hospital I was approved for the Oregon Health Plan. I was told by the receptionist at my medical clinic that the Oregon Health Plan will go back 2 months from the date of eligibility. I was also… Continue reading It Wasn’t Necessary to be RUDE!!
The job I was applying for was a part time seasonal custodian at a local museum. In light of the fact that my custodial experience is 20 years ago, I decided when preparing the cover letter that it was probably better to go with the line in the classified ad about “an enthusiasm and love… Continue reading Selling Myself, or Adventures in Job Hunting