work there after being fired?

  1. I was terminated from a facility 2 years ago, worked elsewhere since then and now am going to an agency. The agency works extensively with the facility that fired me. Can or should I go and work there as agency? thanks for your answers...
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  3. by   marycarney
    Probably not - and you need to be upfront with the agency about this NOW to avoid big problems LATER.
  4. by   uRNmyway
    Eh, I think it would depend on the circumstances. I agree with marycarney that you should be honest with the agency though. But 2 years is a long time. There could be change of administration during that time, change of charge nurses, HR, etc. Up to you I guess.
    You could always just give it a shot, if they will even accept your profile. That is one of the advantages of being agency, is we have the freedom to tell our employers we don't want to return somewhere.
  5. by   SuzieVN
    Does the agency know? If yes, they should have contacted the place for clearance- many places have policies that former employees cannot work there via agency, either for a set term, or forever. (Used to be you could quit, go agency for much more money, then you'd end up working in the same place anyway- that's where I'm told that policy hails from).

    Two years is a long time- I'm sure the whole staff has changed at least once, so the person who fired you is long gone, might not matter any longer.
  6. by   NamasteNurse
    thanks everyone. I decided to tell the agency the whole story and they were very understanding and accommodating. I'm getting lots of work else where