I'm getting terminated from my first nursing job - page 8

by Nurseadam

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I have violated a hospital policy, not in patient care or a hippa violation, but I've made a mistake of hooking up with a coworker in the parking lot after work. This ended up to the manager, and we had a meeting with HR, and now... Read More


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    So you did admit you did a stupid thing. Congratulations! Next step would be to face the consequences - good or bad. If you get fired, man up just like what some folks here said, try to not to burn (or blow up) the bridge, exit quietly with whatever dignity you have left. You seem like a good person who just made an unwise decision so I am sure that there are other coworkers out there whom you can use as a reference. If you don't get fired, work there until you reach one year but at the same time, keep looking for a job at another place. Then leave the place in good terms. It will be a fresh start for you. OP, you really are going to be okay. Things happen for a reason and perhaps somewhere down the line several years from now, you will look back and think about this incident and tell yourself that you DID survive and have become a wiser person because of it. Good luck!

    PS.
    This IS a public forum so people are allowed to express their opinions (good or bad). You willingly aired your laundry out for the entire neighborhood to see. The good thing though is that we truly don't know you from Adam's housecat because we are all hiding behind our computer screens. So, take no offense from those who offer advice, flame, condemn, or even crucify you for being a horny bastard.
    Not_A_Hat_Person, Red35, and Tina, RN like this.
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    I guess OP wanted a pat on the back and thumbs up. Oh well. You made your bed...

    I would resign. I would want to make a fresh start AsAP without being known as the one that was boinking in the parking lot. Awkward! Coworkers have elephant memories.

    I'm young..I'm all for having fun and whatnot but you can't just live in the moment. Plenty have done what you did and didn't get caught.
    SoldierNurse22, KelRN215, and Tina, RN like this.
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    This thread is crazy. Everyone on this thread has exercised poor judgement at times. Some nurses need to step down from their pedestal and reread OP. He wasn't asking for absolution or a ranking of the seriousness of his transgression. He was asking for advice on how to move forward and salvage his career. If you don't think he is worthy of support move on to another poster you think is worthy of your comments.

    OP, I wish you the best of luck. I don't know what the best course of action is, but I hope things work out.

    Oh, and for the poster who compared sex between consulting adults to murder, I would suggest you buy a sex education book. You seem to have some basic misconceptions.
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    Thanks for everyone;s opinion and judgement .

    I wasn't asking for a pat on the back, i was asking for opinions, but people just came in here insulting me and telling me how stupid I am, well, hello? i already know how stupid i was.
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    Quote from Nurseadam
    Thanks for everyone;s opinion and judgement .

    I wasn't asking for a pat on the back, i was asking for opinions, but people just came in here insulting me and telling me how stupid I am, well, hello? i already know how stupid i was.
    Dude, that was their opinion. LOL!.
    SoldierNurse22, KelRN215, Tina, RN, and 1 other like this.
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    Quote from Daisy_08

    Well the fact that I'm hear garuntees at least one perfect person
    As evidenced by your incorrect use of the homonym here and spelling of guarantees. Lol I'm sorry, I couldn't help it! ( I'm the worst typer this side of the entire world)
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    Quote from britishnomore

    I really have no opinion in this matter other than hoping that we all can take something from reading a thread like this and strive to all be as professional as possible. In that same vein for the love of god OP, or whatever you pay homage to, use proper grammar! It is so distracting to see you use i's instead of capitalizing and other mistakes. You are a graduate RN, write like one!
    Jeebus that bugs the heck out of me!

    Other than that good luck. I hope you get an amazing new job where your past will stay your past. And keep your snake in your trousers.
    I would suggest you review some grammar basics. I would review comma usage, run on sentences and the capitalization of proper nouns. It would, for the love of God, lend credibility to your opinions.
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    Well, if you're going to air your dirty laundry on a public message board, you should probably grow thicker skin.

    My advice from a few pages back still stands. Find a coworker you're buddy-buddy with and have them be your professional reference. And keep looking.

    If this all blows over, great. But from the way you described the situation, it looks like it probably won't.

    Personally, I don't think they
    should fire you over this one indiscretion. But what I feel on that count is irrelevant. What you feel on that count is irrelevant. The ball is in their court now.
    SoldierNurse22, anotherone, and Altra like this.
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    Quote from gaonsi
    As evidenced by your incorrect use of the homonym here and spelling of guarantees. Lol I'm sorry, I couldn't help it! ( I'm the worst typer this side of the entire world)
    I am too, but in this case the here/hear was me have fun (in my head i know I'm hilarious, and perfect. Hilarious and perfect I am). The rest was my phone "fixing" my spelling
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    Definitely try to resign if they are going to fire you. And as another poster said, if they decide to keep you around, keep looking for another job. As soon as you get one, put in your 2 weeks and leave on good terms.
    I'm sure you feel like a complete idiot for what y'all did, and I'm sure you are terrified about what is going to happen next. I've had my fate in someone else's hands before and it is a gut wrenching feeling. Mistakes and bad judgement calls create opportunies to improve yourself. This sounds like a wake up call for you that will hopefully lead you to making better decisions in the future... both in your professional and private life. This will pass and whatever the outcome, you will eventually be just fine! Don't ever let something like this happen again!! That kind of bad judgement has gotta go out the window.... for good.
    CherylRNBSN likes this.


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