After termination: A Great Update

  1. Hello All Nurses! I wanted to say something positive after seeking everyone's support following a wrongful termination. Thank you all for your kind words and steadfast support...

    I also wanted to give hope to others who have found themselves a target for harrassment and horizontal violence. Although I spent some time feeling down and out, I refused to be a victim and looked at this experience as a blessing in disguise. This was not exactly a "safe" place to work, if you know what I mean.

    My update? After closing an interview on Monday, I walked towards the exit and heard the unit manager tell her charge nurse, "Do I even have to interview someone else?" Human Resources called me on Wednesday morning to offer me the position! This job is at the hospital I always wanted to work, 15 minutes from home, and better pay and benefits!

    Thanks again, allnurses! You guys rock!!! D
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  2. 24 Comments

  3. by   Sanuk
    The older I get the more I believe that everything happens for a reason. Call it God's plan or karma or what have you, certain bad things have to happen for the good to enter your life. I am very happy that you've found some good.
  4. by   nerdtonurse?
    When bad things have happened to me, I'm always able to look back at a later date and say, "gee, if that bad hadn't happened, then this wonderful thing couldn't have happened." Always. There's a plan and a purpose and a path...sometimes, I don't think I'm on the path, sometimes, I'm not even sure if I'm anywhere near the path or anyone who can say "path" -- but it's true.

    Congrats!
  5. by   rn4ever?
    Congratulations! God works in mysterious ways.
  6. by   imintrouble
  7. by   NocturneNrse
    Fantastic!!! Wonderful!!! I TOO was fired abt a yr ago d/t those that were bullying me making false accusations that I COULD DISPROVE.. but still, i was let go. AND, I found myself happier OUT of that hell hole. YOU are so much better off!! I'm still trying to become more strong in dealing w/those bullies as they are everywhere.. but YAY for you!!!!!!!!!! Awesome!!!!
  8. by   classicdame
    Congratulations!! As they say, living well is the best revenge.
  9. by   OCNRN63
    Quote from Sanuk
    The older I get the more I believe that everything happens for a reason. Call it God's plan or karma or what have you, certain bad things have to happen for the good to enter your life. I am very happy that you've found some good.
    OT, but I don't believe God/something else lets bad things happen to people for a "reason." Bad things just happen. I just don't think that philosophy squares with the parents of a child who died, the person who was just diagnosed with cancer, the person who was paralyzed in a crash with a drunk driver, etc.

    OP, I am so glad things worked out for you!
  10. by   NickiLaughs
    Congrats! That's great!
  11. by   Jay406
    Congratulations dear, everything does happen for a reason!
  12. by   DarkBluePhoenix
    Congrats! When God closes a door he opens a window...and this was one great window of opportunity!
    I may not be in the nursing industry yet but I am experience some harassment of my own. I am glad someone got through it and found light at the end of the tunnel! I am hoping to find the same thing before my back stabbing dept fires me for no reason
  13. by   DeLana_RN
    Congratulations, that's excellent! I wish you success in your new position, please keep us updated.

    If you don't mind my asking, as it could help nurses in a similar situation, how did you deal with the "were you ever terminated" question on the application/during the interview?

    Again, all the best to you!

    DeLana
  14. by   bsyrn
    I am happy for you

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