Sleeping on duty
The employee was found sleeping on duty three times, including one incident where a patient he was assigned to observe, fell from his bed and struck the leg of a doctor who was performing a bone marrow biopsy on a patient in the adjacent bed.
The employee also failed to document his observations of patients every 15 minutes, as required.
Additionally, the employee had a significant disciplinary record including a previous suspension for sleeping on duty.
Health & Hospitals Corp. (Bellevue Hospital Ctr.) v. Ogbonna, OATH Index No. 165/17 (Jan. 17, 2017), adopted, Hosp. Dec. (Feb. 14, 2017)