hello everyone! havent posted since i was in school and im glad to say that i passed my boards in april! yay! but now im realizing that finding a job in an actual hospital as a new VN is like finding a golden needle in a haystack! im feeling pretty hopless right now so i figured i would ask you all and see if anyone works at or knows of a hospital that hires new LVNs in the riverside, elsinore, corona areas. any help with this would be great because i REALLY dont want to be a waitress anymore....lol...
Thanks in advance!
Oct 3, '09
I graduated in Feb 2009 Started working as a Wellness Director in May 2009 My Job promissed to promote me to LVN when I recieved my lisence. Wll in August I past my test and by the end of Aug. Had my lic card. Gave a copy to my boss and asked for my raise and change of duties. On Sept 15 I was "layed off due to LVN downsizing" of course I was the only LVN there. I got denied for unemployment because I didn't work last year (you know when I was in school) and thats what they counted. Well the story gets tougher. Student loans (the whole 19,000) kicked in in Aug. In July I bought a house. Now I am jobless cant find one to save my life. (I put in every app online all the way to san diego which is a three hour drive for me there and three hours back.) and in my region 25 miles every way from home. And still I had one interveiw the woman said she really like me in the first interview called me back for a second interview only to say owww wait your a new grad. Oh No we cant take that kind of risk. I mean I am broken hearted. I have two weeks or I am going to have to turn to Welfare. I have never been on Welfare and I doubt it will even pay half of my house payment. I don't know what me and my daughter are going to do. Both of my parents are dead so I can't ask them for help and I have no one else. Sorry just really frusterated. I did this for me and my baby and here I am still cant get a job and about to go apply at Mcdonalds (prob with better luck). and I have been in healthcare since 2000 and have experience as a Med Tech, MA, CNA, Wellness Director, Supervisor and Head of Department (But the catch is.... NOT AS AN LVN!)!! Please help I am getting desperate! If anyone knows of ANY job they can hook me up with for now ill mow lawns if I keeps a roof over my childs head please tell me.
Last edit by mgemel on Oct 3, '09