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- by nurseariana Feb 27I was on call over weekend and had a pt i was suppose to resume. I called the patient saturday morning and family stated she was still admitted. So i ended up admitting all 3 of my other assignments.
I got called into the office today stating i am being difficult and refusing assignments and therefore being negligent and then she terminated me. I have never been written up or verbally warned prior to this.
Boss has been in retaliation mode because i didn't want to take an assignment the previous week that would of been 50+ miles one way.
I feel not only betrayed but more defamed of my nursing integrity/character.
Not too sure what to do with this? Pursue with HR? Move on?
- Feb 28 by erika.RNSo you got fired because the pt was still in the hosp so you could not do a SOC? Did the pt get discharged on Sunday? Maybe they felt you should have followed up? Otherwise, I don't think that's really grounds to fire...
- Feb 28 by paradiseboundRNIs this the only reason they gave? Is it about more than these instances?
- Mar 1 by NRSKarenRNTime to dig out your agency's policy manual regarding "Grivence Policy or Terminations" and submit ASAP.
Many have very narrow time frames to submit request 2-3 days up to 1 week in some cases.
If small agency, need to weigh is it better to fight or just move on.
Definately file for unemployment: Without any record of counciling, most states grant unemployment.
Feel free to PM me if more info needed.
- Mar 1 by tktjRNCollect unemployment and move on. This company doesn't deserve you. Good luck!