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unemployable due to age??

  1. 0 I have recently moved to Colorado Springs. I am a 58 yrs old RN. I am not getting call backs on my applications. I have a great deal of experience (13yrs ER, 4 yrs PACU, 9 yrs Radiology, Amb Surg and ENDO experience). I worked at my prior employer for 26 years. Is anyone else having this problem? I have heard of new grads not getting call backs, but I thought everyone wanted experienced RN's. Any help is appreciated. Thanks
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  3. Visit  mandyc profile page
    #1 0
    I live in Pueblo and I am employed in Denver. I have 3 years experience as a nurse...one of those as a LPN. I filled out 50 (or close to) applications with 4-5 call backs for interviews, but only after I actually called the hospital recruiters directly...I think It is a tough job market out there right now for any age or level of experience. Keep trying...something will come up with your experience. I am sure of it. If you dont mind Denver or Pueblo, try in those areas as well. Good luck to you.
  4. Visit  nurse2033 profile page
    #2 2
    Maybe they just don't want to pay you what you're worth...